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Professional Development Assignments for GSAS Students

Hourly rates for all GSAS students unless otherwise noted:
Master's Students - $17.70/hour
Doctoral Students - $19.95/hour


Professional Development Opportunities

Our mission is to enhance both the academic experiences and quality of life for our graduate students. Below, please find an available Graduate Assistant position for GSAS students.


FCLC Graduate Assistant

Schedule: Up to 10 hours per week
Salary: Masters Students - $17.70/hr, Doctoral Students - $19.95/hr

Responsibilities include assistance with student retention; FCLC events; diversity issues; and community building. This assistant will be in collaboration with the dean and associate deans of FCLC in their assessment and planning for the College. 

Please forward a CV and a letter of interest to mbly@fordham.edu.


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Graduate Assistant

Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL)
Mission Integration and Planning

Part-Time/Hourly (<19 hours/week maximum)/ Non-benefited

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

Primary Purpose

The Graduate Assistant for the Center for Community Engaged Learning (CCEL) will work directly with the Executive 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.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provides organizational and programmatic support for the Executive Director.
  • Connects with on campus partners on behalf of the Executive Director.
  • Develops programs and events in coordination the leadership.
  • Collects data connected to engaged scholarship.
  • Conducts research concerning faculty work and engaged scholarship best practices.
  • Carries out other duties as assigned by the Executive Director CCEL

Specific Responsibilities:

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

Qualifications:

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

Requirements:

Must 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.