Draper alumna Kathleen Reeves wrote to share the following employment opportunity for a graduate assistant at The Center for the Study of Transformative Lives (a Provostial institute at NYU). The position details and application information are all below. To apply, please email a cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Center for the Study of Transformative Lives, a Provostial institute at NYU, is seeking a Graduate Assistant. The position is 10 – 15 hours per week, paid hourly. The Graduate Assistant is the Center’s chief administrator; responsibilities include planning and coordinating events and lectures, facilitating payments and reimbursements, and being the point of contact for all internal university business. Previous office experience is required and previous experience with NYU’s administrative systems (Accounts Payable, etc.) is preferred. The candidate should be comfortable corresponding with and greeting high-level donors. Experience coordinating all aspects of events, such as catering, tech, etc., is preferred. The candidate should be very articulate and detail-oriented.
The Center for the Study of Transformative Lives at New York
University fosters research, teaching, and education centering on the lives of exemplary individuals whose dedication, genius, and moral vision helped shape the course of human events. The work of the Center is motivated by the conviction that the example of a great and good life, studied in depth and at length, can become a guiding influence on people’s lives today as they confront their own choices, decisions, and opportunities. Focusing on well-known and less-well-known figures from the present and the past, students and researchers study inspiring individuals in the context of their times and the circles in which they moved, using them as powerful lenses through which to view history and understand societal change.