Diversity Programming Intern


Department: Office of Student Life

Position: Office Assistant

Reports to: Coordinator of Diversity & Multicultural Affairs

The Diversity Programs intern must be dedicated to the diversity and multicultural needs of the campus and must demonstrate through their actions inclusiveness with all students on campus. The intern will assist with all aspects of the Diversity needs on campus including event planning, promotion, and execution of said events. This position is not for academic credit and consists of no more than 10 hours per week. 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Includes but not limited to the following:

  1. Must sit on the Diversity Council meetings as an ex officio member.
  2. Promote, market and publicize Diversity initiatives utilizing social media (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, The Buzz, etc.), and tangible flyers/posters.
  3. Serve as the contact point for clubs, organizations, and departments who wish to collaborate on diversity events.
  4. File, record, and maintain all paperwork related to the diversity (PO’s, contracts, invoices, ect.).
  5. Help develop and execute surveys, evaluations, assessments and to maintain records of events success and trends.
  6. Write up an assessment after every event by the following Wednesday.
  7. Help with the tracking of trends and needs for diversity programming across campus.
  8. Reserve appropriate spaces and setup.
  9. Help with Safe Zone training.
  10. Maintain the SEC Kitchen by keeping the area clean and tidy, organizing cabinets, and discarding any out of date perishable items.
  11. Other duties as assigned

Qualification Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to accomplish each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities, training and experience required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  1. Well-developed oral and written communication skills.
  2. Ability to work collaboratively with students, colleagues, and staff.
  3. Skills in time-management and organization.
  4. Ability to work independently.
  5. Knowledge off Microsoft Office.

Working Conditions/Physical Demands

The majority of the duties of this position are performed under normal office conditions, however, this job does require that the intern be able to work weekends, evenings and flex periods. The Intern must be able to work outside for extended periods of time and will be required to traverse uneven ground in unpaved, undeveloped areas. The Intern will interact with professional colleagues, students, parents of students, alumni, College volunteer groups and off-campus agencies. 4/18