2021-2022 C+V Graduate Fellow Application Information
Community + Values is hiring graduate fellows for the upcoming year!
* Please note, this position is listed in the Career & Professional Development PCO employment portal. Graduate students can visit the Apply Today link at the bottom of this page to apply.
The Community + Values Graduate Fellow for the Office of the Provost will serve as the project management support for the initiative as a whole. The Community + Values initiative is an initiative to build community and a sense of belonging and to explore what values we hold. We carry out this work through different events, programs, initiatives, and communications.
The Graduate Fellows will work an average of 20 hours per week under the supervision of the Senior Project Manager in the Provost’s Office and the Provost. Responsibilities and expectations are indicated below:
Specific responsibilities will include:
- Collaborator and inspirer: Support Provost Mary Clark and Senior Project Manager, Chase McNamee, by thinking creatively and optimistically about how to implement various Community + Values initiatives, events, and programs; Work with all leaders of the C+V initiative to inspire their creativity and passion for realizing the vision of C+V. Promote a collaborative culture by helping to problem-solve and/or identify the right problem-solvers and thought partners for different events, programs, and initiatives; and generate creativity by encouraging and supporting bold work.
- Project and administrative support: Carry out basic research and assessment for various projects; Values exploration with the C+V team and broader DU Community with a focus on how we do or do not live these values out; schedule and attend regular meetings; taking and distributing notes from meetings afterwards; and provide other administrative and organizational duties as required for efficient tracking and monitoring of the initiative’s progress.
- Event management: Brainstorm, plan, and carry out numerous events and programs for C+V throughout the year. This includes all event logistics, including date and time finalization, campus partners/thought partners, location scouting and booking, calendar updates, participant liaison and communications, and post-event follow-up; update C+V webpages with events/program information.
- Writing & Editing: Write, edit, and disperse event/programming/initiative communications, reports, summaries, and more as needed.
- Communication: Communicate regularly with the C+V integration and steering committee members, other C+V fellows, and supervisors, serving as a liaison between the Chancellor’s Office, the Office of the Provost, and the C+V initiative committees. Communicate effectively with steering committee members, which is one of the most inclusive and broad reaching groups on campus that includes faculty, deans, staff, students, affinity group representatives, alums, and more; create and share social media posts from time to time.
- Student outreach: Serve as a liaison to the student body. Help the working groups and the C+V initiative to engage students intentionally and meaningfully throughout the year.
Additionally, the C+V Fellow will be expected to:
- Assist with C+V programming as needed;
- Meet regularly with supervisors;
- Attend regular meetings with C+V team and Integration, Steering, and other C+V sub-groups and committees
- Show professionalism in all areas of work;
- Provide research and assessment, as needed;
- Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Qualifications: A successful candidate will be able to demonstrate an ability to, or demonstrated desire to, engage inclusively with a diverse group of individuals from across and outside of the institution. The candidate must be enrolled at the University of Denver as a graduate student. The candidate must have excellent oral and written communication skills, possess the ability to work cooperatively and creatively with staff, students, faculty, alumni and partners. Must be able to manage multiple tasks, meet deadlines, work independently, and demonstrate sound judgement.
Compensation: This is a 9-month non-benefitted position paid hourly at $20/hour. This position is expected to work an average of 15-20 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends from time to time.
Priority Deadline for Application: The priority deadline is August 6, 2021 by 11:59 am, and we will begin reviewing applications the following week; however, we will continue to keep the application open until the position is filled for the upcoming year.
Please include in your cover letter an explanation or story about why you feel compelled to support this initiative (Details can be found on the C+V Website or by contacting Chase McNamee, firstname.lastname@example.org.
To Apply: Submit your application, including a resume and cover letter, by selecting ‘Visit PCO’ on the on the right hand menu for students at the link below, logging in, and searching for the position title ‘Community + Values Graduate Fellow.’ (PLEASE NOTE, ONLY STUDENTS CAN UTILIZE THIS LINK TO APPLY)
If you are a student and having questions about the PCO system, please see below for resources from Career & Professional Development:
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* Please note, this link leads directly to the PCO system login and will only work for graduate students to apply. Graduate students can log in via their PioneerWeb id and password.