The Ph.D. Program in History

at the Graduate Center of the City University of New York

Job Opportunities

DSC seeks a Social Media Correspondent

The Doctoral Students’ Council seeks candidates for the position of Social Media Correspondent.

The Social Media Correspondent will help promote the events, announcements, and activities of the DSC, its affiliates, and its chartered organizations by utilizing various social media platforms.The correspondent will also coordinate with the DSC steering committee officers to help disseminate timely news related to issues concerning the DSC and students of the Graduate Center at-large. The Social Media Correspondent will also provide suggestions to steering officers for social media usage that will make better use of these technologies moving forward.


Duties of the Social Media Correspondent may include:

Live-tweeting of DSC plenaries; mobilizing students via social media for public hearings or forums where administrative decision-making on behalf of students takes place; keeping students abreast of vital GC deadlines; publicizing for DSC affiliates and chartered orgs


The position is temporary and will end on July 30th of  2018. The rate of pay is $20/hr for 3 hours of work per week, up to a maximum total of $2500. The rate will be paid as 1099-Misc income bi-weekly.

Successful candidates should have familiarity and experience using multiple social media platforms as well as a working knowledge of the structure of the DSC, its various affiliates, organizations, and types of events.

Interested candidates should forward a statement of intent and 1-page cv/resume documenting relevant experience to the DSC Co-Chair for Student Affairs, Charlotte Thurston (, by Monday, November 27, 2017.