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.

Program Assistant

Other

Job #: 300157
Location: West Quad
Department:Housing
Rate: $13.00-$15.00, depending on experience
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

Diversity and Inclusion, University Housing
Graduate Intern (Assessment)

In alignment with the mission of University Housing, the overall purpose of Diversity and Inclusion is to assist in the development of a community that is socially just and inclusive of students across all social identities. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s core work is to support student and staff development in the areas of intercultural competence and social justice awareness.

Diversity and Inclusion in coordination with the Student Life Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) Strategic Plan has established a twenty hour per week graduate-level intern position that will strengthen programming and trainings around DEI topics, advocacy work, and provide student support. This position will specifically focus on moving the Student Life DEI Strategic Plan forward by developing and implementing assessment for Housing’s DEI offerings to strengthen the residential experience. This will include assessing the office’s Identity Related Incidents Protocol Training, ALA 421 efforts, and helping to coordinate efforts with the You Belong Here Campaign. In addition, the Graduate Intern will be involved in programming efforts of the department as well as campus-wide initiatives related to diversity, equity, and inclusion where Housing is actively involved.

Responsibilities

Assessment of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives – 75%
-Work with Associate Director to assess the effectiveness of Diversity and Inclusion programs and social justice interventions in residential communities.
-Coordinate Diversity and Inclusion Identity Related Incidents Protocol Training assessment including data management, data collection, analysis, reporting, and presentations
-Work with ALA 421 coordinating team to assess ResStaff learning within the context of our Student Learning Outcomes
-Strengthen the connection between what ResStaff are learning and how to create a better residential experience for residents.
-Collect, compile, and analyze both qualitative and quantitative data
-Conduct student and professional staff focus groups as needed
-Assist in the planning and review of potential and current assessment projects to strengthen residential communities
-Strengthen offerings for the You Belong Here Campaign via student support, education, and advocacy work.

Administration - 25%
-Assist with various projects of the department. This includes tasks such as research, writing proposals, facilitating workshops, and creating training modules.
-Other duties as assigned in collaboration with University Housing.

Position Requirements
-Enrolled as a graduate student for the 2019-2020 academic year. U-M undergraduate students may be considered, depending on experience.
-Experience with social justice and multicultural education programming in a higher education setting.
-Experience working in assessment, evaluation, and/or data monitoring.

Additional Information
-Supervision received by the University of Housing Associate Director, Diversity and Inclusion.
-The position is an approximately 20 hour a week commitment, with 10-12 scheduled work hours in the Diversity and Inclusion Office between 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday and some evening and weekends required.
-Compensation is $13-15/hour, depending on experience.

Position duration: August 2019 - May 2020

Program Assistant

Other

Job #: 300156
Location: West Quad
Department:Housing
Rate: $13.00-$15.00, depending on experience
Resume Required? Yes
Work-Study? Either, Work-Study or Non-Work-Study Available

Diversity and Inclusion, University Housing
Graduate Intern (Programming)

In alignment with the mission of University Housing, the overall purpose of Diversity and Inclusion is to assist in the development of a community that is socially just and inclusive of students across all social identities. The Office of Diversity and Inclusion’s core work is to support student and staff development in the areas of intercultural competence and social justice awareness.

To this end, Diversity and Inclusion has established a twenty hour per week graduate-level intern position that will focus on assisting to manage student staff including the Multicultural Lounge Community Assistant (MLCA) program, Diversity Peer Educator (DPE) program, and the Connector Community Assistants (CCA) program. In addition, the Graduate Intern will be involved in programming efforts of the department as well as campus-wide initiatives related to diversity, equity, and inclusion where Housing is actively involved.

Responsibilities

Diversity and Inclusion Student Staff – 40%
-Assist with management, advising, and training of Multicultural Lounge Community Assistants, the Connector Community Assistants, and the Diversity Peer Educators.
-Assist with management, advising, and training of the Multicultural Councils.
-Attend student staff meetings of the Multicultural Lounge Community Assistants, the Connector Community Assistants, and the Diversity Peer Educators.

Administration and Assessment – 20%
-Work with Associate Director to assess the effectiveness of Diversity and Inclusion programs and social justice interventions in residential communities.
-Assist with recruiting and hiring student staff.
-Assist with various projects and initiatives of the department. This includes tasks such as research, writing proposals, facilitating workshops, and creating training modules.

Social Justice Education and Programming – 40%
-Collaborate closely with student staff on creating, implementing, and evaluating ongoing educational programs.
-Work with student staff on developing training sessions, workshops, and programs for ResEd student staff and/or residents that address campus climate issues, diversity, equity, and/or inclusion.
-Provide support for multicultural initiatives and programs in the Multicultural Lounges and the Connector.
-Develop programs to create an inclusive community in the Residence Halls.

Other duties as assigned in collaboration with University Housing.

Position Requirements
-Enrolled as a graduate student for the 2019-2020 academic year. U-M undergraduate students may be considered, depending on experience.
-Experience with social justice and multicultural education programming in a higher education setting.
-Must have flexible work schedule; evening and weekends required. Approximately 10-12 hours must be scheduled hours in the Diversity and Inclusion Office between 9am-5pm, Monday-Friday.

Additional Information
-Supervision received by the University of Housing Associate Director, Diversity and Inclusion.
-The position is an approximately 20 hour a week commitment; evening and weekends required and 10-12 scheduled hours during business hours.
-Compensation is $13-$15/hour, depending on experience.

Position duration: August 2019 - May 2020

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.