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Student Coordinator
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Job ID 39526
Job Type All Jobs
Employer Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs
Date Posted Oct 05, 2018
Category Professional/Administrative
Job Description

Office Overview:  The mission in the Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Affairs (MESA) is “to promote student development and empower the campus community around issues of diversity and social justice through the lens of race and ethnicity”.  We aim to meet the needs of all students via community engagement, social justice education and leadership development.  Our work is grounded in theory and strives to grow the knowledge, skills and awareness of our students and translate skills into action.

 

Job Summary/Responsibilities

Students will be responsible for facilitating and coordinating anti-racism and coalition building workshops. The workshops will focus on Coalition building and dismantling racism  through interactive exercises, dialogic based exercises, storytelling and critical reflection.  Responsibilities will include:

 

  •  Working alongside a full-time MESA staff member to co-coordinate and implement different MESA foundational coalition building and anti-racism peer-led teach-in which will include the facilitation and ongoing development of curriculum  
  • Promoting workshops by conducting outreach to students and student organizations
  • Assisting in the assessment and tracking of workshop attendance and effectiveness  
  • Attending required trainings, meetings, and professional development sessions designed for students to develop facilitation and leadership skills; this includes weekly meetings with supervisors and with the peer facilitator team
  • Supporting the publicizing of peer-led teach-in, including but not limited to posting fliers, sending email messages, visiting offices  student organizations, and using social media

 

     

      Job Requirements

      Position Requirements

       

      • Possess an ability to work as a member of a team
      • Capacity for being creative, self-motivated, responsible, reliable, detail-oriented and willing to take initiative
      • Ability to work independently and within a team environment
      • Highly responsible for their work and strives for excellence in work product
      • Prior experience in facilitating dialogues, meetings and or workshops  
      • An interest in and/or increasing familiarity with social identities, specifically race and ethnicity, along with social justice and U-M campus climate
      • Demonstrated commitment and understanding of diversity, equity and inclusion
      • Comfortable delivering presentations/workshops and speaking in public

       

      Other Duties and responsibilities

       

      • Assist informational  presentations to on-campus departments/units on workshops content
      • Help build connections with student organizations and student communities on behalf of the office so that MESA can better understand student needs and work to fulfill and support the diverse student communities we serve.
      • September 8th, Mandatory Full Day Training

       

      Preferences:  

      • Please submit a resume and cover letter expressing your interest and highlighting your strengths for this position.

       

      Note: Open until the position is filled.

      Available Openings 2
      Hours 10.0 hours per week
      Hourly Rate $10.00/hour
      Time Frame Fall/Winter
      Contact Name Sarah Mercedes Burch
      Contact Email smburch@umich.edu
      Work Location 1443 Washtenaw Ave
      Phone 7347639044
      Fax N/A


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