Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Graduate Assistantship Vacancy

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Department

Center for Community Service and Justice

Position

Graduate Assistant for Service-Learning

Scope

The Service-Learning Graduate Assistant provides support for all service-learning projects and initiatives throughout the University.  Also assists with other programs of the Center for Community Service and Justice.  Reports to the Assistant Director of Service-Learning in the Center for Community Service and Justice.  Nine-month position (September to May), approximately 15 hours/week (225 hours/semester).

Responsibilities

  • Assist with service-learning research through data collection and entry, implementation and data analysis of the end-of-semester assessment survey of service-learning students, community partners, and faculty.
  • Maintain and update service-learning website, including list of courses and map of service-learning sites.
  • Serve as graduate student representative on the Committee on Engaged Scholarship, the advisory group of the Office of Service-Learning, and record the minutes.
  • Provide support to Assistant Director and Director of Service-Learning with faculty development initiatives, research, and other projects as needed.
  • Participate in and support other programs of the Center for Community Service and Justice as needed.

Qualifications

  • Experience with SPSS and website development/maintenance strongly preferred.
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication, organization and data management skills.
  • Current, ongoing experience with community service, service-learning, and social justice education/work.
  • Ability and willingness to work with students, faculty and community representatives.

Terms of Employment

  • Must be enrolled as a graduate student at Loyola University Maryland.
  • Period of employment: One or two academic years, not including summer.
  • Recipient will work approximately 15 hours per week each semester, or approximately 240 hours per semester. 
  • Must attend parts of student staff training scheduled for the last two weeks in August, depending on availability and scheduling of relevant sessions.  Dates TBD. 
  • Remuneration:  $3600 per semester, following a 50 percent stipend and 50 percent scholarship model ($1800 will automatically go towards tuition, $1800 will be provided as a stipend).

 **This amount is based on 240 hours/semester.  It may be prorated depending on when position is filled and how many hours of work will actually be completed during the semester.

Contact Information

 

For more information, please visit www.loyola.edu/service-learning.  To apply, contact kefigiel@loyola.edu with cover letter and resume. 

Kate Figiel, Assistant Director of Service-Learning

410-617-2909

kefigiel@loyola.edu

 

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