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Graduate Coordinator

Nature of the Position:

  • Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters
  • Participates in the organization of graduate-focused events (including the GSS doctoral colloquium), based on graduate student interests and in coordination with schedule of events for the program. Events typically include workshopping graduate student materials/projects, but can also include book discussions, visits from journal editors, social events, workshop with fellowship office, workshop with career center etc. [See this example from Science in Human Culture Program]
  • Grad coordinator solicits interest, plans calendar, conducts outreach, sends reminder emails, and facilitates meetings
  • Grad coordinator may also submit a quarterly or yearly mini report to the DGS on the activities and meet regularly with DGS to coordinate schedule across the program
  • The person could also maintain a helpful resource database on Canvas for resources such as:
    • Course list in sister departments that people might be interested in Colloquium
    • Program information
    • Travel information
    • Grants and Fellowship Information
    • Reading lists
    • Job material examples

Stipend: $750


  • Graduate students within their first 5 years of study
  • Priority will be given to GSS certificate/cluster students who have participated in the GSS colloquium

Application Documents:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter: Please state your engagement in GSS so far, any programming experience, and what you envision working towards or prioritizing in the position. 


Direct any questions to Marquis Bey (GSS Director of Graduate Studies) and/or Liv Caldwell (GSS Program Assistant.)