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Professional Development Assignments for GSAS Students

Hourly rates for all GSAS students unless otherwise noted:
Master's Students - $18.05/hour
Doctoral Students - $20.35/hour


Professional Development Opportunities

Our mission is to enhance both the academic experiences and quality of life for our graduate students. There are no professional development opportunities available at this time.


Graduate Assistantship: Faculty Development 

The Special Advisor to the Provost on Faculty Development works in close collaboration with the Chief Diversity Officer on issues connected to Inclusive Pedagogy, Student Engagement. Dr. Fernald facilitates conversations with faculty on best practices for teaching at a 21st century university and supports faculty development more generally, which includes support for faculty in their research. Some of this may involve collaborations with the Chief Research Officer, but it also involves hosting weekly writing boot camps,

The Faculty Development will work approximately 15 – 20 hours a week (flexible schedule), will report to the Special Advisor, and work in collaboration with the Office of the Chief Diversity Officer. Pay is $20.35/hour.

Faculty Development Responsibilities

  • event planning and follow-up: manage details relating to planning events: order food, reserve rooms, invite guests, coordinate schedules with presenters, etc.
  • student engagement planning: create database of student groups for outreach & work on a system for getting student input
  • coordination with Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) program
  • support for faculty pedagogy seminar: organize readings, etc.
  • research pedagogical innovations
  • research grant possibilities
  • develop text for website
  • research structure and functions of faculty development areas & centers for teaching excellence at peer and aspirant schools
  • other initiatives tbd by student interest & ability

To apply, send a cover letter and resume to Anne Fernald at fernald@fordham.edu.


Other Job Opportunities


ZUMA International Education - Summer Teaching Opportunity for Graduate Students

ZUMA International Education junior summer courses have been specially designed to cater for the needs of students who travel to New York to learn and improve their general English language skills. Students who take part in one of our courses receive 15 hours of English language tuition each week together with an exciting activity and excursion programme to discover New York.

If offered a position, you will be responsible for delivering stimulating and communicative lessons to classes of international students between the ages of 12 to 18.

What are we looking for?

  • Live in New York City and be resident with the right to work in the USA
  • Graduate degree
  • CELTA or Trinity TESOL/Masters in TESOL
  • Available for the whole month of July
  • Native or native level English speaker
  • Clear and confident communication skills
  • Ability to be flexible and adaptable

Contract Dates & Terms 

  • Teachers who are available to teach in the month of July (8th - 26th July)
  • Teachers are required to teach in the morning from 9 a.m. - 12.15 p.m. or in the afternoon from 1.30 p.m.  - 4.30/4:45 p.m.
  • Teachers are paid $20 an hour gross and will teach for a minimum of 15 hours a week 

If interested, please send your resume to Zuleika De Aguiar- Director of Studies at z.deaguiar@zumaeducation.com.