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JOB POSTING: Digital Scholarship Support Team
By CSLR | Emory Law | Jun 2, 2021 12:06:00 PM

Digital Scholarship and Administrative Support Team
Center for the Study of Law and Religion at Emory University


The Center for the Study of Law and Religion (CSLR) seeks highly motivated students to work on our Digital Scholarship and Administrative Support Team.

Law and religion are two of the most powerful forces in human history. If you are a detail-oriented, creative, and ambitious person who wants to help advance human understanding in these fields of study, we hope you will apply.

CSLR is based in Emory School of Law. We produce and promote path-breaking scholarship, teaching, and public programs about the interaction of law and religion around the world. We are dedicated to facilitating challenging conversations, convening the best minds, and training the next generation of academics, lawyers, and religious leaders to advance the global conversation on law and religion.

CSLR publishes Canopy Forum, a rapidly growing online publication focused on cutting-edge research and digital scholarship, and recently launched the Interactions podcast. Our student team assists with web-design and formatting, editing articles, developing marketing strategies, podcast recording/production, soliciting new articles and multimedia publications from leading scholars, and more. Students with an entrepreneurial spirit flourish at CSLR and have opportunities to develop skills and experience relevant to their specific career goals. We view our students as full team members with the potential to make substantive contributions to our Center’s mission. You will be treated as a professional, encouraged to grow, and expected to deliver results.

Successful applicants for this position will assist CSLR scholars with a range of tasks and projects; develop and format new forms of digital scholarship; perform administrative/office work; compile and organize contact lists of scholars and other leaders in our field of study; provide insights, ideas, and feedback about CSLR’s marketing and outreach strategies; support social media design and curation; and assist with other projects and administrative tasks. There may also be opportunities to participate in academic research with CSLR faculty and fellows.

Summer employees may work remotely and/or in the CSLR office suite at Emory Law School, depending partly on Emory’s evolving social distancing guidelines during the COVID-19 pandemic.



  1. Web design and digital production (videos, podcasts, etc.)
  2. Provide administrative assistance to CSLR Fellows and Faculty
  3. Build and manage contact lists
  4. Contribute ideas and feedback for communication/marketing strategy
  5. Help manage social media accounts
  6. Other projects and miscellaneous tasks



  1. Currently enrolled students at Emory University are preferred; recent graduates may also apply.
  2. Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and customer service skills
  3. Eagerness to learn new skills and solve difficult problems as part of a team of students, faculty, and staff.
  4. Experience with, or willingness to learn Microsoft Office software suite, especially Word and Excel.
  5. Experience with social media, marketing strategies, and/or political/community organizing is a plus
  6. Data tracking/analysis
  7. Experience in WordPress and/or Cascade software
  8. Experience in video editing
  9. Experience in sound/audio editing
  10. Experience with Photoshop, Canva, and/or other design software


HOURS: 10-30 hours per week

COMPENSATION: $9-13 / hour based on prior experience, skills, and other qualifications 


TO APPLY: Please submit your resume and a 1-page (max) cover letter outlining your qualifications via Handshake to: 

Dr. Justin Latterell
Director of Academic Programs, CSLR