Advise graduate students in one-on-one meetings to help students become acquainted with university resources, apply to fellowship opportunities, and develop essential career skillsets.
Develop and lead fellowship programming related to various aspects of scholarly development; regular events include general information sessions, workshops, departmental presentations, and sessions targeted to specific fellowship programs.
Coordinate and organize content for information sessions and writing workshops, including inviting speakers, delivering presentations, and conducting outreach to ensure high levels of attendance at events.
Provide verbal and written feedback on all aspects of fellowship applications.
Contribute to three professional development newsletters for masterâ™s students, STEM doctoral students, as well as doctoral students in humanities, social sciences, and related divisions and schools. With interns, build monthly fellowships newsletters.
Aid in developing website content and fellowships Canvas site to ensure accessibility and continued relevance.
Support annual assessment and data collection for fellowships team, including redefining metrics as the unitâ™s needs develop.
Serves as liaison with internal and external stakeholders; performs outreach, maintains collaborative partnerships with campus partners, participates in presentations on-/off-campus about UChicagoGRAD services.
Assist with supervision of interns with Director of Fellowships.
Other duties as assigned, especially for all-hands-on-deck events at UChicagoGRAD.
Advises graduate students and postdocs on various aspects of their scholarly development.
Develops and leads programs and workshops related to various aspects of scholarly development.
Performs other related work as needed.
Advanced degree in related field.
At least three years of experience working in higher education or nonprofits.
Strong familiarity with graduate education and the varied needs of doctoral and masterâ™s students.
Familiarity with the range of competitive fellowship opportunities.
Familiarity with the culture of a research university and the breadth of university systems.
Excellent interpersonal skills.
Sound judgement and ability to anticipate potential problems.
Demonstrated commitment to student success and cultivating a supportive environment that meets each student where they are.
Independent decision-making skills.
Orientation toward collaboration and teamwork.
Confident public speaker and comfort presenting to a variety of audiences.
Excellent written, editorial, and communication skills.
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