Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

CCSJ: Special Projects & Programs


Center for Community Service and Justice (CCSH) + The York Road Initiative (YRI)


Special Projects & Programs Graduate Assistant

Hours & Wages

Position Schedule: 2023-24 academic year. Recipient will work approximately 12-15 hours per week. may include some evening hours.

Remuneration: $1,800 will automatically go towards tuition. Student compensation will be $15/hour for approximately 16 weeks.

Position Term: 2023-24 academic year (Aug 2023– May 2024)


  • Must be enrolled as a graduate student at Loyola University Maryland.
  • Demonstrated project management, event planning, and logistical coordination abilities. 
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication, organization, and data management skills.
  • Experience with and interest in community service, service- learning, community engagement, community organizing and/or social justice work.
  • Ability and willingness to work with students, faculty, and campus and community partners.

Scope and Responsibilities

This position is responsible for the planning, management, and implementation of CCSJ signature programming for special projects and events that occur throughout the academic year. The position works collaboratively with both professional staff and undergraduate student interns to successfully plan, facilitate, and assess departmental programs conducted in partnership with local organizations and schools.  

This position will report directly to the Assistant Director for Academic Engagement. The position directly supervises the CCSJ + YRI Special Projects Program Coordinator (undergraduate student intern). 

Position Duties

  1. Plan, market, and coordinate Loyola’s annual holiday gift drive in partnership with local organizations and schools. 
  2. Coordinate, recruit, and prepare service participants for the annual Special Olympics Maryland Swim Qualifier - annual swimming event at the Fitness and Aquatic Center, hosting Special Olympics athletes from all over Maryland.
  3. Manage and support additional CCSJ + YRI specialty projects and events including but not limited to visitation days with partnering schools, community engagement and post-graduate service fairs, community engagement award processes, etc. 
  4. Supervise and mentor CCSJ + YRI Special Projects Program Coordinator (undergraduate student intern) who is responsible for supporting the  projects and programs noted above.
  5. Assist with data collection and program assessment for position related events and programs. 
  6. Provide support to the Associate Director for Programs with other projects as needed.

Application and Contact Information

Application Process: Please submit a cover letter and resume, and direct questions to Pat Cassidy (he/him) – Associate Director for Programs at pjcassidy@loyola.edu.

Priority Deadline for Applications: Position is open until filled. For priority consideration apply by Friday, June 2nd. Applications submitted after this deadline may be considered on a rolling basis. 

For more information, please visit: 

CCSJ Website

CCSJ Racial Justice Commitment Statement

Graduate Assistant Employment Application