The Rule of Law Collaborative (ROLC) is accepting applications for one Graduate Assistant position for the 2018-2019 academic year. The Graduate Assistant will receive a stipend of $6,625 per semester and tuition abatement.
ROLC interacts with various disciplines and academic units at the University of South Carolina, including but not limited to Anthropology, Criminology and Criminal Justice, Education, Geography, History, Library and Information Science, Philosophy, Political Science, Public Health, Social Work, and Sociology. Candidates from any discipline or academic unit eligible for a Graduate Assistantship are eligible to apply.
Duties Include: The Graduate Assistant will be responsible for assisting with ROLC programs, events, and research, as well as website maintenance. Work may include researching topics in rule of law; summarizing publications on rule of law topics for a practitioner audience; assisting with preparation of materials on justice sector reform; curating web and social media content; and other projects as assigned. The Graduate Assistant may have the opportunity to travel to training workshops in Washington, DC, as well as conferences in Washington, DC or abroad.
Required Qualifications: The Graduate Assistant must be a full-time graduate student at either the doctoral or master’s level, and he or she will be expected to work a maximum of 20 hours per week. Applicants should consult their academic units to verify their eligibility for a Graduate Assistantship with ROLC before applying.
Desired Qualifications: Applicants should demonstrate substantive knowledge of rule of law issues and possess relevant professional or academic experience. Applicants should also demonstrate organizational skills, attention to detail, and an ability to work in a team. Country- or region-specific expertise, including foreign language proficiency, is a plus but not required. Web development and graphic design experience are also a plus but not required.
Application Instructions: Interested applicants should apply by submitting a cover letter, a résumé, a transcript (unofficial is acceptable), and a list of references to Mr. Kiel Downey at firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants can also view this posting on Handshake (ID #1381020). Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the positions are filled or until 5:00pm on Friday, April 6.