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Graduate Student Employee/Intern (Hourly position)

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Position Type: Hourly
Campus: UMass Boston
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Job Title:  Graduate Student Employee or Intern
General Summary of Position: 

The Restorative Justice Commission is looking for a graduate student employee/intern to support the activities of the Restorative Justice Commission (RJC). The RJC is an advisory body established by the Chancellor to assess, develop, and recommend policies, practices, and other initiatives to advance Restorative Justice at UMass and its anti-racist and health promoting mission. The RJC is composed of committees, which include the Policies and Practices committee, the Curriculum committee, and the Community Engagement committee.

Examples of Duties:
The RJC needs support with meeting coordination and scheduling of meetings, file organization and management, note-taking, and supporting communications about the RJC to the broader UMass Boston community. The successful candidate may also support the activities of individual committees, as they develop or evaluate proposals for the use of RJC funds or the endorsement of restorative justice initiatives. This may include information searches and tracking proposal progress, among other project management duties.
Minimum Qualifications: 

The applicant should have strong organizational and communication skills, and familiarity with project management, calendar, and team collaboration tools like Teams or Google Docs. They must demonstrate an interest and commitment to restorative justice work. The RJC is committed to supporting the graduate intern’s professional and academic goals through mentorship and networking.

Application Process: 

Candidates should provide resume/CV and cover letter to Joseph Cooper, Associate Professor by mail []In the cover letter, applicants should explain why they would like to serve in this role, their qualifications for serving in the role, and their expectations for how this role connects with their current and future career aspirations.

Position restricted to matriculating UMass Boston graduate students.
Submit applications via email to:  Joseph Cooper, Associate Professor []

Hours:  5 – 9 hours a week

Hourly pay: $25 - 30 / hour

Duration: Summer 2024 (with expectation to extend into Fall 2024)


Applications close: Eastern Daylight Time

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