Student Development Opportunities

WGST Jobs

We are hiring for the Fall 2024 semester! The deadline to apply is April 12 at 5pm. 

 

Program Advisor

Reporting to the Assistant Director and Lead Program Adviser, the Women and Gender Studies Program and Center seek to hire a Program Adviser to join our program adviser team. The position is responsible for coordinating our programs such as Women's History Month, annual Sojourner Truth Lecture, World Aids Day, and others. This position is also responsible for a variety of design and video editing tasks and social media promotion and management. Also, this position will have the opportunity to develop new programs. This position would begin Fall 2024 with the potential opportunity to work some hours over the summer if desired.

Note: Interviews for this position will be available either in-person or on zoom.
 
This position will require students to work in person. The position is set at 10 hours per week (evenings and weekend availability will be requested for programs occasionally based on scheduling availability). The Women and Gender Studies Center is open typically Monday-Friday 9:00am-6:00pm, so working hours are within this time frame.  

Qualifications:

  • Some sort of background or interest in at least one of these areas related to our mission (perhaps through coursework, a student organization, a job, or volunteer opportunity):  social justice, diversity, equity, inclusion, intersectionality, activism, community engagement, and/or other areas as listed in our center description below.
  • Solid communication skills both oral and written
  • Familiarity or experience using social media to engage a variety of audiences
  • Comfort representing and promoting the center at university events
  • Video editing and graphic design skills are valuable
  • Preference will be given to students not graduating in or before Spring 2025

To apply to be a program advisor click here!

 

Center Mentor 

The Women and Gender Studies Program and Center is seeking a self-motivated, eager, and creative individual for a work-study position in our center. Women and Gender Studies welcomes all undergraduate students from all disciplines but prefers students who aren't graduating in Spring 2025. This position would begin in Fall 2024 with the option to work some hours over the summer if available.

Reporting to the Assistant Director and Lead Center Mentor, the position is responsible for the following: 

  • Maintaining a clean, friendly, and welcoming atmosphere for students, faculty, and staff in the Women and Gender Studies Center
  • Making sure the computers and printers are functioning properly (including supporting students using these devices)
  • Facilitating our Intersectionality 101 training module
  • Conducting center presentations in classes
  • Answering telephones, making copies, creating flyers
  • Coordinating outreach and marketing efforts for the space
  • Planning and hosting events in the center
  • Other duties as assigned 

Qualifications:

Some sort of background or interest in at least one of these areas related to our mission (perhaps through coursework, a student organization, a job, or volunteer opportunity):  social justice, diversity, equity, inclusion, intersectionality, activism, community engagement, and/or other areas as listed in our center description below. 

  • Solid communication skills both oral and written
  • Effective organizational and project management skills 
  • Experience with public speaking and/or workshop facilitation  
  • Strong interpersonal skills with a genuine commitment to providing support and assistance to students, faculty, and staff
  • Preference will be given to students not graduating in or before Spring 2025 

To apply to be a center mentor click here!