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Program Assistant
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Job ID 66212
Job Type Student Jobs
Employer Shared Services Center
Date Posted Sep 01, 2021
Category Professional/Administrative
Job Description
CEW+ is seeking a graduate student to serve as an Advocacy Program Assistant to support the following CEW+ advocacy initiatives; the CEW+ Annual Advocacy Symposium, the Carol Hollenshead Inspire Awards Program, and  Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist Program. 
The Advocacy Program Assistant will be under the direct supervision of the Advocacy Program Manager. All candidates will be required to exercise independent judgment; employ superior reasoning skills and manage concurrent multiple projects.
This administrative and program support position is through June 30, 2022 
CEW+ Advocacy Initiatives
CEW+ empowers women and underserved individuals in the University of Michigan and surrounding communities by serving as an advocate and providing resources to help them reach their academic, financial, and professional potential. CEW+ advocacy seeks to create space for diverse voices. 
To apply for this position, please submit the following information for consideration:
A. Cover Letter: please include answers to the prompt questions in your cover letter
Prompt Questions:
1. Please share your thoughts on the relationship between advocacy work and DEI (diversity, equity, and inclusion) in higher education (2-3 paragraphs).
2. What excites you about working as the CEW+ Advocacy Program Assistant position (1-2 paragraphs)?

B. Resume

Current Program(s) or Degree(s)

Job Requirements
Qualifications & Skills: 
? A demonstrated interest in advocacy, diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice reform in higher education
? As demonstrated through your application materials, strong written and verbal communication skills as well as attention to detail
? Experience setting priorities and working simultaneously on numerous tasks in order to meet project deadlines. 
? Highly proficient computer skills including knowledge of Google Drive, MicroSoft Office Suite and Zoom
? Experience developing content for social media platforms. 
? Assist in the coordination of the Advocacy Symposium, the Carol Hollenshead Inspire Awards Program, and  Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist project meetings including material preparation and recording meeting minutes
? Draft content for event descriptions, flyers, online registration forms, reports and promotional materials as directed for Advocacy Symposium, the Carol Hollenshead Inspire Awards Program, and  Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist.
? Review and edit content for the Advocacy Symposium main webpage 
? Provide administrative support for the selection processes of the Carol Hollenshead Inspire Awards and the Twink Frey Visiting Social Activist (TFVSA  including scheduling selection committee meetings and sending out meeting reminders).
? Provide logistical support for the CEW+ Advocacy Symposium event  as needed on event day.
? Draft project summary reports for the symposium event, the Carol Hollenshead Inspire Awards selection process, and the TFVSA selection process.
? Identify potential speakers for the  CEW+ Charlotte Mullin Welch and the Christobel K. Weerasinghe Lecture Series.
Educational Value
? Learn how to develop project implementations plans for special events,  symposia, lectures, and awards
    including project coordination and management
? Strategic thinking and planning 
? Coalition-building with diverse constituencies across campus
? Supporting events tailored for multiple constituent groups 
? Opportunity to meet a diverse cross-section of leaders and activists from multiple disciplines.
? Participation in CEW+ seminars and workshops
Available Openings 1
Hours 12.0 to 20.0 hours per week
Hourly Rate $16.50/hour
Time Frame Fall/Winter/Spring/Summer
Contact Name Justin Shafer
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Work Location Office position
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