Student Employment

Student Coordinator


Job #: 100038
Location: Multiple Locations
Department: Intergroup Relations (IGR)
Rate: $11.00
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

The Logistics Coordinator oversees most of the communication, scheduling, and organization of CommonGround. They ensure that everyone in the community stays connected and informed about what is going on. This position can also include being involved in programming and workshop management to a varying degree.

Work Responsibilities:

● Manage a system for workshop requests, including scheduling incoming requests, communicating with requesters, and organizing the waitlist process
● Create and send out the “CommonGround Digest” twice a week using the MailChimp email platform; the Digest is the main communication with the CommonGround community and includes workshop facilitation sign-ups, program updates, campus announcements
● Participate in strategic planning for recruitment cycles
● Work closely with Graduate Intern to organize recruitment efforts
● Maintain Google calendars, Google Drives, email account, and contact lists for CommonGround.
● Manage communication and attendee information for CommonGround training retreats every semester
● Support the mission of CommonGround as an active member of the Programming Team
● Attend weekly Programming (staff) meetings
● Co-facilitate workshops, weekly meetings, and sections of the training retreats
● Assist with marketing, recruitment, and selections of new members
● Commit to a regular 8-10 hour/week work schedule, with some occasional nights and weekends

Educational Value of this Job:

Student employee will increase their awareness of diversity, inclusion, social justice issues. Student employee will learn and develop skills related to peer education/facilitation, relationship & community building, program development and assessment/evaluation.

Job Requirements:

● Must be able to start working by August 20th, 2019
● Must be a current/enrolled undergraduate student at the University of Michigan
● A strong understanding and commitment to social justice education & intergroup relations; knowledge of social identities, power, privilege, and oppression
● Excellent organization & time management skills, attention to detail, reliable, self-motivated, and can meet deadlines
● Can work independently and in a team environment with other students and staff
● Preferred: familiarity with Mailchimp, familiarity with scheduling tools (e.g. when2meet), experience with teaching, training, or facilitation

To apply:

Please upload your resume and responses to the following questions:

● Why are you interested in the Logistics Coordinator position and being part of IGR/CommonGround?
● What relevant skills/experiences would you bring and how do you hope to grow in this position?
● How do you think about social identities, privilege, and oppression on UM’s campus (or within another professional/community setting)? Please provide an example.