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Student Leadership & Development - Graduate Assistant

Department Center for Community, Service, and Justice (CCSJ) + The York Road Initiative (YRI)

Graduate Assistant for Student Leadership & Development

Hours and Wages
  • Position Schedule: 2024-25 academic year. Recipients will work approximately 11 hours per week.  May include some evening hours.  

    Remuneration: Student compensation will be $18/hour for 11 hours per week. It will average out to about $7,680 for the academic year. 

    Position Term: August 5, 2024 – May 16, 2025. Start date flexibility is possible at request. 

  • 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.

  • 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 2025-2026 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.  

  • • 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 Microsoft Excel 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.
Application and Contact Information

Application Process: Please submit a cover letter and resume, and direct questions to Isabella Cronin Favazza (She, Her, Hers) – Assistant Director of Student Leadership & Development at

Priority Deadline for Applications: Position is open until filled. For priority consideration, apply by Friday, June 14th. Applications submitted after this deadline may be considered on a rolling basis.

For more information, please visit: 

Center for Community, Service, and Justice

Graduate Assistant Employment Application