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.
- 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.
- 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