Student Social Justice Educator - 12063BR

Student Social Justice Educator

Multicultural Affairs
University of Kansas - Lawrence
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Position Overview

Student hourly position within the Office of Multicultural Affairs. The student will be a part of the Peer Education Team that will be tasked with serving as an ambassador, facilitator, and educator to the office and its overall mission of creating an inclusive campus community through social justice.

Job Description

  • Serve as an ambassador to the Office of Multicultural Affairs and its mission
  • Facilitate diversity education and social justice training, workshops, and/or presentations to student organizations, classes, and/or units or groups on campus
  • Engage with fellow peer educators to create workshops concerning issues about diversity education and social justice
  • Collaborate with fellow peer educators to promote training, workshops, and/or presentations
  • Research and create educational materials for upcoming workshops and trainings
  • Complete administrative tasks including but not limited to: keeping office hours, answering routine questions, maintaining the shared spaces in the building, and finishing projects and tasks requested by Diversity and Equity Staff
Selected candidates would be required to:
  • Attend weekly meetings with the Administrative Assistant, Program Coordinator, Graduate Assistant & other peer educators
  • Complete facilitator training and other periodic training with the Administrative Assistant, Program Coordinator, Graduate Assistant and /or D&E Staff
  • Attend orientation & training session in August 2018

Required Qualifications

  1. Must have weekday evening availability.
  2. Interest in social justice and diversity education, and working with individuals from various backgrounds as evidenced in application materials.
  3. During the semester term of the appointment, the student hourly must be enrolled in no fewer than 6 credit hours. For summer periods the student hourly must: 1) have been enrolled in no less than 6 hours in the past spring semester or 2) be pre-enrolled in upcoming fall semester in no less than 6 hours or 3) be enrolled in summer session or 4) be admitted to study in the upcoming fall semester. Student Hourlies may be undergraduate or graduate students. (Exceptions granted for GRA/GTA/GA appointments DO NOT apply to Student Hourly appointments).

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Prior experience working on projects and/or organizations related to social justice and diversity education work
  2. Prior experience in office and/or customer service settings
  3. Availability to work 6-8 hours a week during the 2018-2019 academic year
  4. Knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Outlook
  5. Work Study eligible

Additional Candidate Instructions

Please include with your online application:
  • Resume
  • Cover letter detailing your relevant experience, academic training, and reasons for pursing the position
  • Names with contact information of three references
To ensure consideration submit application by 11:59 pm on July 1, 2018. Application review begins July 2, 2018.

Contact Information to Applicants

Sarah McCall, Administrative Assistant,

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Multicultural Affairs
University of Kansas - Lawrence
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