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Graduate Research Assistant/ELC Civic Engagement & Social Justice

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Position Information

Position Information

Position Availability:
Position Title: Graduate Research Assistant/ELC Civic Engagement & Social Justice
Requisition Number: 0406072235
Location New York City
Position Type: Student
Department: ELC/Dean's Office
Responsibilities:

The Office of Civic Engagement and Social Justice (Lang CESJ) is situated within the Dean’s Office at Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts and is dedicated to promoting, supporting and implementing purposeful community-based teaching, learning and engagement within a social justice framework at Lang, The New School and beyond. Lang CESJ is seeking a Research Assistant for 6-10 hours per week to develop and implement program assessment tools to evaluate CESJ’s impact on campus and in the community. This position includes, but is not limited to, the following responsibilities:

- Work closely with Lang CESJ Director and Gural Faculty Lead to develop and implement assessment and program evaluation tools
- Research effective evaluation strategies for office programming
- Implement impact measures across CESJ programs
- Collect and analyze data gathered from assessment and evaluation tools
- Create reports on CESJ’s impact on students, faculty, staff and community partners
- Participate in strategy and planning meetings for future programming

Details:
- Graduate Students only
- 6-10 hours per week
- Reports to: Christina Dawkins, Director
- Start date: negotiable

Minimum Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
- Graduate student at The New School, actively enrolled during both Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 semesters
- Strong interest in and/or demonstrated commitment to social justice
- Experience in development of assessment and evaluation tools
- Strong analytical skills using qualitative and quantitative data
- Advanced proficiency in Excel and other data software
- Proficient in Google Apps (including Drive/Docs), Microsoft Office
- High attention to detail with excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to commit to the role from September 2017 through May 2018
- Ability to work between the hours of 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
- Advanced graduate student
- Previous experience measuring impact of college programs
- Familiarity with data analysis software (SPSS, NVivo, etc.)
- Proficiency creating infographics and other data visualization tools

Job Family: Eugene Lang College of Liberal Arts
Posting Date: 09/01/2017
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled Yes

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  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
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