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Graduate Assistant for Faculty Programs

The Carolina Center for Public Service (CCPS) seeks a qualified individual to serve as graduate assistant for faculty programs. The position is classified as part-time EPA student, reports to the director of the Center and is open to UNC graduate and professional students. To the degree that the assistantship can be structured to meet any requirements of the individual’s degree program, we will work with the person hired to do so.


The graduate assistant for faculty programs will have the following responsibilities:

  • Revise and update print and online faculty development resources for engaged teaching and research
  • Support faculty programming efforts within the Center, including Skills & Practices of Engaged Scholarship workshops, Thorp Faculty Engaged Scholars sessions, Service-Learning Course Development Institute and other sessions for APPLES Service-Learning course faculty
  • Research and recommend offerings for faculty programming related to engaged teaching and research
  • Prepare materials designed to communicate resources and opportunities with faculty
  • Participate in bi-weekly staff meetings and related program meetings


Prior experience with engaged teaching or engaged research is preferred. The graduate assistant for faculty programs must be able to research, collect and synthesize information from a variety of sources. Attention to detail as well as the ability to work effectively both independently and with a diverse group of people are necessary skills for this position. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required. An understanding of the campus community and principles of engaged scholarship is desired.

Application deadline:     Sept. 1, 2014

Anticipated start date:   Sept. 15, 2014

Anticipated end date:    April 30, 2015

Hours:                          12 hours per week, flexible scheduling

Pay:                              $3,000 each semester (based on $20 per hour) – $6,000 total

Interested applicants may apply by submitting a cover letter and resume via email to:

Lynn Blanchard, Director
Carolina Center for Public Service
(919) 843-7568

Public Relations Assistant II

The Carolina Center for public Service currently has one work-study position available:

Public Relations Assistant II (ID #4515) one opening

  • S2 level: $8.30-$10.05
  • Location: Wilson Street office
  • Prior experience with PR/communication tasks
  • Write, proofread and edit documents
  • Knowledge of The Associated Press Stylebook
  • Ability to work under deadline pressure
  • Design skills a plus