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Professional Development Assignments for GSAS Students

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.


Please check back for professional development opportunities.


Other Job Opportunities


A&S Racial Equity Fellow

The Arts and Sciences Anti-Racism Advisory Committee seeks an A&S Racial Equity Fellow for Summer 2021. The Fellow will assist the Committee beginning with the following responsibilities:

  • Data collection

  • Writing and editing of documents

  • Compilation of reports and minutes

  • Support with coordination and organization of initiatives from the advisory

  • Digital content development and dissemination

  • Social media engagement and online presence/newsletter

  • Under the supervision of the committee co-chairs, the A&S Racial Equity Fellow will provide oversight for the undergraduate assistants. 

The position is scheduled to begin in late May and will conclude at the end of July, 2021. The Fellow will play an instrumental role in supporting the work of the Anti-Racism Advisory Committee. Students in the GSAS community who have not already received summer funding awards (e.g., Summer Research Fellowships) are invited to apply for this position.

Kindly direct questions and resumes to Dr. Christie-Belle Garcia at cgarcia@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.