Student Employment

Graduate Intern

Other

Job #: 100040
Location: Multiple Locations
Department:Intergroup Relations (IGR)
Rate: $16.00
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

Core Responsibilities:

The two CommonGround Interns are members of the CommonGround Programming Team, the group of undergraduate and graduate student staff that oversee the programmatic aspects of CommonGround. In addition to serving as members of the Programming Team, the Graduate Interns will also have the following responsibilities.

Core Programming Team Responsibilities – Both Interns:

● Support the mission of CommonGround as an active member of the Programming Team.
● Participate in weekly Programming Team (staff) meetings
● Co-facilitate workshops, weekly meetings, and training retreats.
● Assist with marketing, recruitment, and selection of new members.
● Perform administrative tasks and other responsibilities as assigned by supervisor.
● Commit to a regular 20 hour/week work schedule, with some additional nights and weekends for meetings, events, and retreats.

Additional Internship Responsibilities – Each Intern will be responsible for some of the following:

● Supervising undergraduate staff – potentially the Program Coordinators, Logistics Coordinator, and Program Assistant.
● Training & supporting workshop facilitators – workshop facilitators are student workers who facilitate the requested social justice education workshops. Training and support happen through a training retreat once a semester; bi-weekly meetings to enhance facilitators knowledge of social justice issues, activity curricula, and facilitation techniques; and one-on one-coaching.
● Training & supporting curriculum specialists– curriculum specialists are student workers who focus on assessing and enhancing workshop content.
● Workshop oversight & management – ensuring individual workshop schedule.
● Curriculum Development – creating/enhancing the activities, exercises, or other content to be used in workshops and trainings.
● Marketing/Recruitment – Overseeing the process of recruiting new workshop facilitators and student coordinators to CommonGround.
● Community Building – Ensuring that students are supported, feel a sense of community, and have a meaningful experience with CommonGround. This includes identifying student needs, planning events, and improving retention.

This internship is ideal for those who are interested in which areas of higher education?

➢ Diversity, equity, inclusion, social justice
➢ Developing and facilitating educational trainings, workshops, etc.
➢ Program development/management
➢ Leadership development
➢ High student contact; supporting student learning and engagement

What skills/knowledge will the intern gain from this internship?

➢ Interns will continue learning how to work effectively in a diverse, team-based, highly collaborative professional environment (making decisions, resolve conflict, etc.).
➢ Interns will experience a department that is part of both the Divisions of Student Affairs and Academic Affairs.
➢ The framework and pedagogy of social justice education; the opportunity to put identity development and social justice education theories into practice.
➢ Interns will engage further in their own identity development, and gain a better understanding of how one’s own social identities relate to the role of a social justice educator.

What are the benefits of working here?

The opportunity to be involved with a nationally recognized program that is developing new curricular, co-curricular, and community-based initiatives on an on-going basis. The staff, faculty and students who work with our program are passionate about the work that we do and are continually challenging each other to stay current and knowledgeable about the social issues that are part of society. Not to mention that laughter and fun are a part of our everyday lives in IGR.

Job Requirements:

● Must be available at the end of August 2019
● Strong understanding and commitment to social justice education, inclusivity, and student development
● Strong knowledge of intergroup relations and multicultural education practices.
● Excellent organizational, written, and interpersonal communication skills
● Preferred experience in program development and implementation, either as a student or professional and have good leadership and management skills
● Preferred experience in supervising staff
● Must be able to interact and work effectively with students, faculty, and staff
● The successful candidates will be creative, self-motivated, responsible, reliable, detail oriented and willing to take the initiative.

To apply: Please upload your cover letter and resume.

Student Services Assistant II

Other

Job #: 600048
Location: Michigan League
Department:University Unions
Rate: $14.75
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Non-Work-Study Position

The Center for Campus Involvement (CCI) is seeking a motivated and talented Graduate Intern for the 2019-2020 academic year to work with the University Activities Center (UAC). The University Activities Center provides the campus community with a wide array of social, artistic, cultural, and educational campus involvement programming, while creating opportunities for the extra-curricular development of students through a full range of experiential learning. The UAC intern provides leadership, advisement, and event planning/execution for student leaders and student organizations focused on performing, written, and media arts. These groups include:

Amazin’ Blue – Acapella
Big Ticket Productions – Concert Planning
Comco – Improv Comedy
Every Three Weekly – Satirical Newspaper
Groove – High Energy Percussion
Impact Dance – Jazz and Lyrical Dance
M-Agination Films – Film Making
M-Flicks – Film Showing
Michigan Academic Competitions – Quiz Bowl
MUSKET – Musical Theater
Photonix – Glowsticking
Pops Orchestra – Student-led orchestra
Rhythm Tap Ensemble – Tap Dance
Rude Mechanicals - Theater

Job Responsibilities:

Event Planning/Execution:
o Support and serve as a resource to student organization’s planning major performances
o Manage all aspects of event production (i.e. scheduling University Police, bagging parking meters, coordinating ushers, ticketing set-up, stage-management, sound and lighting
o Gather and evaluate post event data and assessments
o Ensure safe and successful events by attending events and serving as the On-Site Event Coordinator, as assigned -- programs take place on nights and weekends

Assist in Fiscal Oversight:
o Monthly account reconciliation of all group accounts
o Advising student leaders around proper accounting/processes
o Assessing financial and purchasing practices
o Aid in the development and execution of fundraising initiatives

Student Organization Advising:
o Advise student orgs in aspects of event production
o Meet with student orgs on a regular basis to develop a close working relationship
o Attend weekly executive board meetings with five elected student leaders
o Help plan and execute monthly board meetings with student leaders from all UAC orgs
o Advise student orgs on organizational efficiency and longevity
o Assess student organization learning outcomes with UAC orgs

Additional Responsibilities:
o Develop, present, and/or facilitate workshops or round table discussions addressing Student Organization use of UM’s Major Performance Venues
o Assist the UAC Advisor with projects, evaluation of services, processes and procedure development
o Assist the Center with major events such as Welcome Week programs, student training workshops, and orientations
o Attend and actively participate in CCI and Programs team staff meetings (schedule permitting)
o Contribute to the overall office culture and environment of the Center for Campus Involvement
o Other duties as assigned by supervisor and as needed by the department

Additional Opportunities for all Graduate Interns:

In addition to the specific responsibilities listed above, Interns will have the opportunity to work on departmental projects that will increase their skills and knowledge in student development (i.e. CCI’s Strategic Goals implementation). Interns are encouraged to participate in departmental committees and various staff development opportunities, and attend the Association of College Unions International (ACUI) regional conference (expenses paid). Upon successful completion of the first year and departmental funding, Graduate Interns can interview for a second full year of employment, pending funding approval.

Qualifications:

Candidates must be enrolled in a graduate program and be committed to working with students and have an appreciation for the college student development process. Candidates must have an understanding of and appreciation for diversity. Candidates must be able to interact and work effectively with students and staff. Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, are also a necessity. It is preferred that candidates will possess experience in performing or visuals arts management. Skills in social technology are necessary; Photography, Photoshop and Illustrator experience are a plus. Successful candidates will be organized, resourceful, creative, self-motivated, flexible, responsible, reliable, detail-oriented, and willing to engage with multiple types of audiences.

Program Lead

Other

Job #: 100039
Location: Multiple Locations
Department:Intergroup Relations (IGR)
Rate: $11.00
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

The Program Coordinator’s main responsibility is managing workshops. The process includes working with workshop requesters and facilitators to create the workshops. The Program Coordinator also helps develop curriculum (activities and discussions) about social identities, power, privilege, and oppression.

Core Responsibilities:

● Manage workshops: conduct intake meetings, choose facilitators for workshops, organize and lead workshop planning meetings
● Develop curriculum for CommonGround workshops and other material/activities
● Advise and support workshop facilitators
● Support the mission of CommonGround as an active member of the programming team
● Attend weekly Programming Team (staff) meetings
● Co-facilitate workshops, weekly meetings, and sections of the training retreats
● Assist with marketing, recruitment, and selection of new members
● Attend weekly supervision meetings and perform other administrative tasks/responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
● Commit to a regular 10-12 hour/week schedule, with some additional night and weekends for training retreats and meetings

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
● Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
● Can work independently and in a team environment with other students and staff
● Preferred: experience with teaching, training, or facilitation

To apply:

Please upload your resume and responses to the following questions:

● Why are you interested in the Program 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.

Student Coordinator

Other

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.

Program Assistant

Other

Job #: 100037
Location: Multiple Locations
Department:Intergroup Relations (IGR)
Rate: $11.00
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

The Program Assistant keeps a thorough record of CommonGround’s workshops, activities, and supplies. This role is also responsible for the evaluation and assessment of our workshops. Additionally, the Program Assistant provides valuable support to other team members by providing input on the direction of the program.

Core Responsibilities:

● Maintain “all workshop” database
● Update and maintain CommonGround webpage
● Manage all workshop evaluation surveys
● Manually enter survey responses using CampusLabs platform
● Analyze evaluation data to create reports/presentations each semester and
recommend changes to workshops
● Complete other small research/assessment/evaluation projects, as needed
● Assist in updating workshop curriculum
● Assist in preparing materials and purchasing food for retreats and biweekly meetings
● Maintain/organize CommonGround materials and office
● Support the mission of CommonGround as an active member of the programming team
● Attend weekly Programming Team (staff) meetings
● Co-facilitate workshops, weekly meetings, and sections of the training retreats
● Assist with marketing, recruitment, and selection of new members
● Attend weekly supervision meetings and perform other administrative
tasks/responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
Programming Team work
● Provide leadership and direction for CommonGround program
● Attend 1.5 hour weekly Programming (staff) meetings
● Help create and lead training sessions for workshop facilitators
● Assist with recruiting and selecting new staff and facilitators
● Attend weekly supervision meetings and perform other administrative
tasks/responsibilities as assigned by supervisor
● 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 Campuslabs, 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.