Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Graduate Assistantship Vacancy

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Department Center for Community Service and Justice, SumServe
Hours & Wages

Schedule

Summer Session I, with possible start date in early May (if possible)

Recipient will work approximately 15 hours per week during employment period (for a maximum of 6 weeks).  May include possibility of limited evening and weekend hours.

Remuneration

$1350 per summer term, following a 50 percent stipend and 50 percent scholarship model ($ 675 will automatically go towards tuition, and $675 will be provided as a stipend). This is based upon $15 hour, 15 hours-per-week for maximum of 6 weeks. (Total of 90 hours per summer term).
Qualifications
  1. Must be enrolled as a graduate student at Loyola College.
  2. Current, ongoing experience with community social service, service-learning, community service, and/or social justice education/work.
  3. Demonstrated communication skills.
  4. Experience in group facilitation
  5. Excellent organizational and leadership skills
  6. Ability and willingness to work with faculty, students, and community representatives.
  7. Must be available on Mondays from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m.
Scope This position will assist with planning and administration of the SumServe Practicum and Seminar, a class offered by the Sociology class in collaboration with the Center for Community Service and Justice. The class involves students in a community-based practicum and a weekly social justice seminar. This position is responsible for overseeing logistics and preparation for the community placements, making arrangements for the seminar, and assisting the professor in facilitation of the seminar sessions. The position will be responsible for other duties as needed.
Responsibilities
  1. Make arrangements for and oversee logistics of community placements, including transportation and related paperwork.
  2. Assist with preparations for seminar sessions, including administrative tasks, research and general planning.
  3. Assist in facilitation of seminar sessions, leading discussion and group learning activities.
  4. Arrange weekly agency visits through consultation with agencies and professor/class members.
  5. Compile results of participant and agency evaluations and learning goals, and make recommendations for program revisions.
Contact Information Submit application and your resume to Christina Harrison, Associate Director, CCSJ, 410-617-2771.

Graduate Assistant Employment Application