College of Arts and Sciences

Graduate Studies

Arrupe Scholars

Arrupe Scholars Program

  • Hours and Wages – 20 hours per week in exchange for tuition and fees (excluding graduation fee) for up to 9 credit hours in the fall and spring semesters (a total of 18 credit hours) and a stipend paid twice per month (September-May).
  • Qualifications – Full-time, matriculated, degree-seeking graduate student. Seeking an individual who is committed to service, social justice, and social action. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of Jesuit pedagogy in higher education.
  • Responsibilities- A goal of the Arrupe Scholars Program is to support Arrupe students as they engage the campus community in service and social justice. The graduate assistant would assume responsibility for special project management associated with the program including Footprints for Fatima, the Thanksgiving Food Drive, Hunger Awareness Week, and Community Day. A portion of time would also be dedicated to supporting our recruitment and selection process.The graduate assistant would be expected to work collaboratively with various offices on campus to implement and execute the programming. A graduate assistant working with this program would serve as a student mentor and thus strengthen listening and facilitating skills, would also develop outreach skills by working with community partners and various campus offices, and would have the opportunity to hone organizational and administrative skills.Depending upon the graduate assistant’s skills, interests, and abilities, the duties may include:
    PROGRAM SUPPORT
  • Manage Arrupe work study students to ensure maximum learning from work experiences
  • Facilitate student organization executive board development
  • Participate in Arrupe Advisory Board meetings
    SPECIAL PROJECT MANAGEMENT
  • Support Arrupe Scholars in the implementation of semester projects including Arrupe Community Day, Footprints for Fatima, Fatima Food Drive, Hunger Week, etc.
  • Support Arrupe Scholars initiating campus events focused on service and social justice projects.
    RECRUITMENT & SELECTION
  • Support promotion of Arrupe Scholars program to high school students, counselors, etc.
  • Administrate program selection process including: application reading, interview day, and selection.
  • Develop materials for use during summer orientation meetings with selected scholars.


Contact Information

Dr. Margaret Finucane
216.397.4698
mfinucane@jcu.edu