Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

CCSJ: Student Leadership & Development - Graduate Assistantship

Department

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

Position

Graduate Assistantship for Student Leadership & Development

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)

Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled as a degree seeking graduate student at Loyola University Maryland
  • Experience with developing and facilitating student leadership and/or anti-racism or racial justice curriculum. 
  • Demonstrated written and oral communication, organization, detail oriented, and data management skills.
  • High cultural competency required.  Must demonstrate skills and knowledge in supporting the needs of undergraduate students who identify as BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and Other People of Color). 
  • Knowledge of statistics and data entry software such as SPSS, Microsoft Excel, R, etc. strongly preferred.
  • Experience with and interest in community service, service- learning, community engagement, community organizing or social justice work.
  • Ability and willingness to work with community partners, students, faculty, and campus partners.

Scope and Responsibilities

This position will support initiatives for CCSJ + YRI’s student leadership cohorts including but not limited to its undergraduate student employees and fellowship recipients.  The position will primarily support the CCSJ + YRI Assistant Director of Student Leadership & Development with implementing a holistic student leadership and development model.

Position Duties

  1. Oversee and support France-Merrick scholars with community engagement placements and provide regular development opportunities on topics such as civic participation, place-based community engagement efforts and career readiness. 
  2. Support the recruitment, interview and selection efforts for the department’s 2024-2025 undergraduate student intern team.
  3. Assist with the implementation of a racial justice/anti-racism training model for the department’s student leaders.  This can include but is not restricted to developing facilitations and reflection spaces, creating lessons plans, and conducting assessment measures to track students’ growth in knowledge, behaviors and skills pertaining to racial justice/anti-racism.
  4. Other duties as assigned or desired.

This position will report to the Assistant Director, Student Leadership & Development and ongoing support will be provided. 

Application and Contact Information

Application Process: Please submit a cover letter and resume, and direct questions to Lemoine Joseph, Jr. (he, Him, His) – Assistant Director of Student Development & Leadership at ljoseph1@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