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Hourly rates for all GSAS students unless otherwise noted:
Master's Students - $18.50/hour
Doctoral Students - $20.86/hour


Professional Development Opportunities

Our mission is to enhance both the academic experiences and quality of life for our graduate students.


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Project Manager

The Carpenter Archive for LGBTQ+ Religion and Spirituality at Fordham University

Deadline to apply: March 1, 2021
Hourly rate: $25/hour
Weekly hours will vary, but will not exceed ten hours per week or thirty hours per month

Fordham is honored to have received funding to create the Carpenter Archive for LGBTQ+ Religion and Spirituality (“Archive”), a digital collection archive of audio, video, and text interviews with LGBTQ+ religious leaders, scholars, and activists across the spectrum of major religious traditions.

We seek applications from current graduate students for the position of Project Manager. The individual holding this hourly position will be responsible for the day-to-day operation of the project, including coordinating the scheduling of interviews and the work of affiliated faculty, supervising undergraduate assistants and managing events, and collaborating with technical and library professionals in relevant departments at Fordham. The project manager will provide maintenance for the Archive once assembled.

We seek candidates with experience with or interest in digital humanities scholarship and, in particular, familiarity with database management and basic audio and video editing. The successful candidate will be a collaborative, solution-oriented individual who is capable at managing and organizing complex projects. We will look for candidates with skills in logistics, scheduling, and cross-cultural communication, as well as candidates who are able to work with minimal day-to-day supervision. Applicants must have a solid understanding of and experience with Google G Suite applications, Zoom (particularly its advanced functions), and Microsoft Excel. Applicants should also have an academic interest in the intersection between religion, spirituality, and sexuality.

We ask for a minimum commitment of thirteen months, from April 2021 through the end of May 2022, subject to renewal. The ability to work during the summer of 2021 is essential. Weekly hours will vary but will not exceed ten hours per week or thirty hours per month. Pay is $25.00 per hour.

To apply, by March 1 please submit a letter of interest, CV, and the names and contact details of two references to Patrick Hornbeck at hornbeck@fordham.edu.

Center for Community Engaged Learning
Graduate Assistant

Part-Time/Hourly: <19 hours/week maximum, Non-benefited

I. Primary Purpose

The Graduate Assistant for the Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) will work with the Associate Director in building the structure of the CCEL through administrative and organizational support vital to the success and advancement of the Center’s mission and programming. Areas of responsibility will include research, data management, organizational development, and follow up with key constituents including faculty members. This is a part-time, fixed term, hourly position (not to exceed more than 19 hours a week), and will report to the Center for Community Engaged Learning.

II. Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Provides organizational and programmatic support for the Director and other team members; builds out smooth processes and support Center operations.
  2. Connects with internal and external on behalf of the Director, and other team members; supports events, meetings and other Center priorities.
  3. Develops programs and events in coordination with leadership.
  4. Collects data connected to engaged scholarship.
  5. Conducts research concerning faculty work and engaged scholarship best practices.
  6. Carries out other duties as assigned by the Director.

III. Specific Responsibilities

  1. Provides organizational and programmatic support to the Director
    1. Work directly with the Director to organize and create programs for faculty engaged scholarship.
    2. Handle the logistical elements for various CCEL programs.
    3. Develop timelines and processes for the Engaged Scholars Committee.
    4. Take meeting notes and corresponds with key constituents for CCEL
  2. Connects with on campus partners on behalf of leadership.
    1. Conduct follow up on behalf of the center with CCEL constituents.
    2. Initiate contact with partners and stakeholders via email, phone and correspondence.
  3. Develops programs and events in coordination with the leadership.
    1. Work collaboratively to plan meetings, events, and receptions.
    2. Develop strategy to create programs for faculty and community members.
  4. Collects data connected to engaged scholarship.
    1. Assist in cataloguing all courses with engaged scholarship elements.
    2. Collect examples of faculty community engaged research and teaching in the Bronx, Manhattan, Westchester, and globally. 3. Develop a list of monetary and other resources for faculty.
  5. Conducts research concerning faculty work and engaged scholarship best practices.
    1. Search peer reviewed articles and academic resources that could be useful for the CCEL model.
    2. Review national models of engaged scholarship and find lessons that could be used at Fordham.
  6. Carries out other duties as assigned by the Director.

Qualifications:

Understanding of the mission and vision of Fordham University and CCEL. Candidate should be in a graduate program. Must be willing to work on a part-time schedule, 19 hours per week maximum.

Requirements:

Must have experience with developing programs and projects. The person should be cooperative, flexible, and respectful of staff, students, visitors and community partners. Must be honest and trustworthy. Initiative, motivation and job development is encouraged and valued. Must have strong written and oral communication skills, knowledge of social media, and full understanding of Microsoft Office and Google Applications is a must.

Please submit all resumes and cover letters to: jgafney@fordham.edu with the title of position in the subject line.