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The Dowdy Multicultural Center Graduate Student Assistant - Social and Cultural Programming and Leadership Education

The Graduate Student Assistant role is a critical position that supports the mission of the Dowdy Multicultural Center (DMC). The GA’s responsibilities are to: 
  • Implement and coordinate multicultural awareness and social justice education initiatives within the Dowdy Multicultural center such as: the Ruby Jones Conference on Race, Social Justice and Civic Leadership and the Dowdy Emergent Leaders Program. 
  • Support in the planning of cultural heritage month celebrations throughout the academic year. 
  • Support in planning and coordination of the Fall and Spring Kente Graduation Celebrations.  
  • Collaborate with staff to support the Multicultural Organization Advisory Board. 
  • Serve as a resource for training and program development for student focused diversity initiatives and increasing multicultural competence. 
  • Support the Dowdy Multicultural Center staff in the writing and preparation of assessment, evaluation, research projects. 
Additional responsibilities: 
  • Attend regular one-on-one meetings with supervisor. This position reports to the Assistant Director of the Dowdy Multicultural Center.  
  • Attend student and full-time staff meetings. 
  • Participate in collaborative projects, including but not limited to: the Multicultural Student Summit and Brothers of Excellence Conference.  
  • Cultivate and maintain good working relationships with staff, faculty and students across the campus community.  
  • Serve on campus wide committees and initiatives as a representative of the DMC. 
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Dowdy Multicultural Center Staff. 

Desired Qualifications: 
  • Previous experience with planning and implementation of programs and initiatives. 
  • Self- starter in thinking about next parts of the planning process. 
  • Ability to work in a team environment by taking, providing, and asking for input. 
  • Excellent communication skills in receiving instructions, making requests, asking questions, and listening to student needs. 
  • Understanding and previous involvement with diversity and social justice topics. 
  • Willingness to learn about programming, diversity, and social justice topics.

Salary includes stipend and 9 credit hours.

Must be available to work for 15 hours/week within 9am-4:30pm Monday-Friday time frame.

Priority Deadline: March 3 
Final Deadline: March 31 
Interviews: March 4- April 10