2023-2024 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.
Community + Values in Human Resources & Inclusive Community will be hiring graduate fellows to support the initiative.
To Apply: Submit your application, including a resume and cover letter, via the Apply Today button below.
Priority Deadline for Application: The priority deadline is August 4, 2023 by 11:59 pm, and we will begin reviewing applications soon after; however, we will continue to keep the application open until the position is filled for the upcoming year.
Position Description: The Community + Values Graduate Fellow 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 Fellow will work an average of 20 hours per week under the supervision of the Senior Project Manager. Responsibilities and expectations are indicated below:
Specific responsibilities will include:
- Collaborator and inspirer: Support Human Resources & Inclusive Community, DU leadership, 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 and HRIC 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 steering committee members, other C+V fellows, HRIC staff members, and supervisor. 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 Steering and other C+V sub-groups and committees;
- Staff on-campus events, programs, wellness hours,
- Show professionalism in all areas of work;
- Provide research and assessment, as needed;
- Other responsibilities and duties as assigned.
Qualifications: Applicants must be a current or incoming DU graduate student. To be eligible for this position, the applicant cannot be holding a full-time position at DU. Candidates must be on-campus students with the ability to work at minimum 50% of the time in-person on the DU campus. Please note, this position will be required to staff on-campus events weekly. These are between 4-5 hours each week depending on time of the year.
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.
Working Environment :
- Standard office environment.
- Unexpected interruptions occur often, and stress level is moderate to high.
- Noise level is quiet to moderate.
- Ability to sit in front of a computer for an extended period.
- Occasionally required to move about the office/campus with the capability of transporting objects and supply cart up to 30 lbs (Our C+V team values all individuals and works to be as inclusive as possible so if this is something the candidate is unable to do, we can work as a team to find a solution so that the candidate can still be a part of the team).
Compensation: This is a 9-month non-benefitted position paid hourly at $22/hour. This position is expected to work an average of 15-20 hours per week, including some evenings and weekends from time to time. Again, please note, this position will be required to staff on-campus events weekly. These are between 4-5 hours each week depending on time of the 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, email@example.com
When uploading your resume to PCO, please save it as a PDF using this naming format: last name, position title. Example: Stevens, Career Peer Advisor.
Please note all resumes submitted through PCO will go through an automatic review process by the Career & Professional Development staff. While this may take extra time on your part if revisions are needed, it’s to support you in submitting the most competitive application possible. You will not be able to submit your full application until the resume has been reviewed and approved. Please allow at least 3 days before the application deadline for this step. Due to the expected volume of applications, do not wait until right before the deadline to apply as your resume could be delayed in the review process.
To be proactive, check out our website with resume and cover letter samples. Make changes prior to submission. For help with this process, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law. We welcome applications from underrepresented communities, veterans and persons with disabilities.
All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check. These are required for all part-time, full-time and student employee hires.
To Apply: Submit your application, including a resume and cover letter, by clicking the Apply Today button below (PLEASE NOTE, ONLY STUDENTS CAN VISIT AND UTILIZE THE APPLY TODAY LINK).
If direct link does not work, visit the DU Career & Professional Development page and select the button "Pioneer Careers - PCO" on the right hand side of the page. Then log in and search for the position title ‘Community + Values Graduate Fellow.’
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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