The Center for Sexual and Gender Diveristy is excited to begin the hiring process for our Student Programming Assistants! For a link to the application, see the bottom of this page.
Student Programming Job Description
Student Programming Assistants assist the CSGD professional staff in creating a more inclusive campus community through the development and implementation of dynamic campus programming in alignment with the Center for Sexual and Gender’s mission of “provid[ing] education, advocacy, support, mentoring, academic engagement, and space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, transsexual, intersex, questions, queer and allied students, staff, and faculty at Duke.” We are looking for individuals with a strong commitment and passion for building a strong community for LGBTQ students, staff and faculty at Duke; working towards the continued empowerment of underrepresented students; dedicated to building cultural awareness; and creating a more socially-just and inclusive campus and university climate. The Student Programming Assistant position is best suited for people who are excited about developing positive relationships with community members.
- Assist with the development and implementation of dynamic programmatic efforts in line with the Center’s mission of “provid[ing] education, advocacy, support, mentoring, academic engagement, and space for lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, transgender, transsexual, intersex, questions, queer and allied students, staff, and faculty at Duke.”
- Attend and assist major CSGD programs as outlined during Fall and Spring Training, including but not limited to: Fall Welcome Reception, Fall East Campus Social, North Carolina Pride Parade and Festival, Coming Out Day, Parents and Family Weekend Social, Profiles in Sexuality Research Series, Transgender Day of Remembrance Programming, World AIDS Day Programming, Alumni Reception, Lavender Graduation, Educational Speakers, Black History Month Programming, etc.
- Plan, implement and attend weekly Kickback Friday social programming
- Retain a main responsibility in one of the following roles: 1) Ally Training Assistant; 2) Discussion Group Leader; 3) Library and Reference Assistant; 4) Social Media and Advertising Assistant; 4) Announcement and Education Assistant; 5) Community Partnership Assistant; 6) Graduate Community Liaison
- Lead and assist with the facilitation of discussion groups such as Women Loving Women, Man to Man, and Spectrum.
- Assist in the development of publicity, coordinate the dissemination of marketing materials, and ensure all social media is up-to-date.
- Participate in leadership development opportunities as guided by the Student Affairs Leadership Model
- Attend bi-weekly staff meetings and bi-weekly one-on-one meetings with your supervisor
- Participate in mandatory staff training retreat during fall orientation and the beginning of the spring semester
- Assist with the staffing of the front desk in absence of the Staff Specialist.
- Attend outreach events during undergraduate, and graduate orientation and preview events
- Assist with creating a welcoming, and friendly space for all students, staff and faculty.
- Assist with the maintaining and updating of the Center library.
Must be a full-time graduate or undergraduate student.
Tuesday, February 4, 2014: Application Opens
Wednesday, February 19, 2014: Application Closes
Monday, February 24 – Monday, February 28, 2014: Interviews Held
Friday, March 7, 2014: Decisions Made and Candidates Notified
Wednesday, August 20 – Sunday, August 24, 2014: Mandatory Fall Student Staff Training and Orientation Events
Sunday, January 11, 2015, 12:00pm-4:00pm: Mandatory Spring Student Staff Training
Contact Nick Antonicci at firstname.lastname@example.org, 919-684-6607, or come to 100 Bryan Center.