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Employment Opportunities

Available student positions in OIED

The Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED) is committed to fostering an inclusive, accessible, and diverse intellectual and cultural campus experience at North Carolina State University (NC State). The OIED facilitates and supports efforts to ensure equity and equal opportunity, offers diversity education and training, and promotes inclusive excellence among students, faculty, and staff.  There are four OIED units: Campus Community Centers; Inclusive Excellence and Strategic Practice; Equal Opportunity and Equity; and Bias Impact Response. These units collaborate to ensure accountability to compliance, policy, and community care standards. They also monitor and respond to campus climate needs, facilitate equity and inclusion assessment, education, and training, and support underrepresented and marginalized identity groups within the NC State community.

The Campus Community Centers are a unit within the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity. The Campus Community Centers are comprised of the African American Cultural Center, GLBT Center, Multicultural Student Affairs, and the Women’s Center. Our community efforts play a role in increasing the participation, retention, and success of students, faculty, and staff from historically underrepresented groups. They ensure that NC State is an equitable and inclusive environment, one that is free from prohibited discrimination and harassment. Together, creating a community that provides a unified, campus-wide approach ensures that students, faculty, and staff learn and work within a campus defined by the best practices in equity, diversity, and inclusion.

Graduate Level Positions

Multicultural Student Affairs

Multicultural Student Affairs researches, designs, and implements programs that promote the academic success, retention, and graduation of students, with an emphasis on students from historically underrepresented and marginalized ethnic populations. Our programs and services aim to expand students’ horizons while honoring their respective cultural experiences. The Office of Multicultural Student Affairs stays actively engaged and connected to the growth, learning, and research of culture.


The Graduate Program Assistant in Multicultural Student Affairs will work with staff and students to create programming, outreach, and advocacy that meets the mission of Multicultural Student Affairs.  Job duties could include creating and implementing programs, events, and training, assisting with social media management and outreach, fostering student engagement and volunteer/involvement opportunities, organizing marketing, outreach and visibility efforts.  Specific responsibilities will be determined based on the Center’s needs in conjunction with desired learning outcomes and goals of the selected Graduate student.

Duties:

  • Assist with the coordination of the annual Symposium for Multicultural Scholars
  • Coordinate the Multicultural Graduate Student Orientation
  • Coordinate the College Success Series workshops
  • Assist in the coordination of a Multicultural Student Leadership Conference
  • Assist with recruitment, training, and evaluation of MSA Volunteer Ambassadors
  • Develop and facilitate programming initiatives for graduate students
  • Assist with the development of student employees, interns, and volunteers
  • Work as a part of an interdependent staff team

Minimum Education:

  • Graduate student  in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, Counselor Education, Psychology, Social Work, or a related area of study

Department Required Skills

  • Knowledge of challenges facing historically underserved students and first-generation college students
  • Demonstrated leadership experience in a higher educational setting
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, social justice, and multiculturalism
  • Demonstrate strong communication,  organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule, including evenings and weekends as needed

Terms of Position:
2021-2022 Academic Year, M-F, 20 hours per week, with occasional weekend and evening hours, depending on program activities and center needs.  This position offers a stipend of $15,000 and also covers student health insurance.

Application Procedure: 

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. To apply for the position, please complete the form found at:

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The Women’s Center

Thanks to years of advocacy from students, faculty, and staff across the institution, NC State founded the Women’s Center in 1991. Since its founding, the Women’s Center has worked to create culture change for gender and equity, affirm all identities, and cultivate connections and relationships across campus and in the community. Through examining links between systemic issues and institutional oppression and creating spaces for dialogue intended to critique assumptions and beliefs, the Women’s Center aims to transform social justice education into local and global action.  The mission of the Women’s Center is to build and create a community of authentic and engaged allies and leaders to pursue gender equity and social justice, enhancing the campus climate through education, advocacy, support, and leadership development.

The Women’s Center directly serves all students at NC State while also serving as a resource, connection, and partner for faculty and staff at the institution. We take an intersectional approach to serving the campus community. Our practices are social constructivist in nature and rooted in social justice education and trauma-informed care.


The Graduate Program Assistant in the Women’s Center will work with staff and students to create programming, outreach, and advocacy that meets the mission of the Women’s Center.  Job duties could include creating and implementing programs, events, and training, assisting with social media management and outreach, fostering student engagement and volunteer/involvement opportunities, organizing marketing, outreach and visibility efforts.  Specific responsibilities will be determined based on the Center’s needs in conjunction with desired learning outcomes and goals of the selected Graduate student.

Minimum Education/Experience

  • Graduate student  in Higher Education Administration, College Student Personnel, Counselor Education, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology, or a related area of study

Department Required Skills

  • Demonstrated commitment and passion for gender, equity, and social justice issues.
  • Demonstrate strong communication,  organizational skills, and attention to detail
  • Experience in program planning and development
  • Experience in facilitating dialogues, leading training, presentations, or workshops
  • Experience managing social media and using it as a tool for education and promotion
  • Commitment to student learning, leadership development, and support
  • Ability to work as part of an interdependent staff team.

2021-2022 Academic Year, M-F, 20 hours per week, with occasional weekend and evening hours, depending on program activities and center needs.  This position offers a stipend of $15,000 and also covers student health insurance.

Application Procedure
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

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Undergraduate Level Positions

Campus Community Centers

Work Location: Women’s Center – 5210 Talley Student Union
African American Cultural Center – 355 Witherspoon Student Center
Multicultural Student Affairs – 4261 Talley Student Union
Available Positions: 2
Hourly Pay: $12.00
Term(s) Job Available: Academic Year
Average Hours Per Week: 10 – Student may have to work: Days, some nights and weekends

Job Description and Special Skills
The Campus Community Centers Marketing position will work directly with the Campus Community Centers (African American Cultural Center, Multicultural Student Affairs, GLBT Center, and the Women’s Center) to assist in creating and designing marketing materials, print and electronic publications, posters, social media images, electronic billboards and other items which will help promote Center events.  This position may also assist taking pictures at events as needed and time allows.  All work created will need to meet University brand specifications.  A successful candidate will have experience with Adobe Creative Suite products and have work samples.

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African American Cultural Center

Position: African American Cultural Center Student Programming Intern
Hours: Range from Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with some nights and weekends.
Recruitment: All students are encouraged to apply. Students with work-study or who anticipate work-study are encouraged to apply and note such in their application materials.
Applications: To apply, please complete the CCC Student Staff Application Form
Compensation: Payment is $10 per hour. Increases $0.50 for every year following.

About the African American Cultural Center
The African American Cultural Center directly serves all students at NC State while also serving as a resource, connection, and partner for faculty and staff at the institution. We take an intersectional approach to serving the campus community. Our practices are social constructivist in nature and rooted in social justice education and trauma-informed care.

The NC State University African American Cultural Center is a part of the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED) and located in Witherspoon Student Center (3rd floor). Our student staff is a vital part of the African American Cultural Center team. Our student leaders support the office as a whole, including the provision of customer service, administrative support, and logistical work that furthers the mission of the African American Cultural Center. This position is intended to provide students with hands-on experience and professional development opportunities that will be useful to them in a wide variety of fields post-graduation including the ability to plan outcome-based programs, coordinate events, engage in critical discourse, hone scholarly writing, and facilitate small and large group dialogue.

Major Responsibilities
Student Programming Interns are integral to the success of the African American Cultural Center. As an African American Cultural Center student staff leader, you will be able to explore new ways of engaging with your community in an effort to advance the goal of achieving a more just and equitable society.

  • Provide customer service and maintain a warm and welcoming environment by greeting center users, answering phone calls, assisting visitors with any questions/concerns, connecting center visitors to appropriate resources, and maintaining a safe, clean, and organized African American Cultural Center space.
  • Stay informed and contribute to the knowledge base of others about campus and community events via newsletters, social media, and direct outreach.
  • Contribute two articles to be featured in the African American Cultural Center Newsletter, Diversity Digest, and/or blog. This could include a program review/reflection or a current event/article. (1/per semester).
  • Participate in designated training sessions, weekly student staff meetings, and monthly one-on-one meetings.
  • Under the supervision of professional staff, assist with programming including, but not limited to: administrative office tasks, logistics coordination, marketing/outreach, program delivery, event clean up, and assessment.
  • Utilize trauma-informed care to support and provide resources to students who may experience interpersonal, domestic, and/or racial violence or trauma. There may be times when no other staff is in the office, so having the knowledge and skills to respond to crisis situations is imperative.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Must be committed to the work of the African American Cultural Center and display a willingness to serve as an enthusiastic representative of the AACC.
  • Demonstration of consistency and dependability.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse students, staff, faculty, and community members.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and multiple projects.
  • Available occasional nights and weekends.
  • Ability to fulfill work responsibilities in accordance with expectations.
  • Preferred: Knowledge of Microsoft programs, Google Drive, and have social media familiarity/usage.

Conditions of Employment and Mandatory Dates

  • Priority placement for work-study students; please check with the Financial Aid Office to confirm eligibility.
  • Provide two references who can speak to qualifications as written above.
  • Available to work 6-10 hours per week in shifts at least 3 hours long. Strongly prefer academic year-long employees.
  • Payment is $10 per hour. Increases $0.50 for every year following.
  • Weekly Staff Meeting
    • Co-lead a professional development discussion by sharing an article and leading a discussion.
  • MANDATORY PROGRAMS – Students will be asked to sign up for and/or assigned tasks/roles at AACC signature programs and events. Dates and times will be made available prior to the beginning of the academic year. Academic courses take priority over these programs. These will be paid time if you have an assigned role/task at that event. Must be available for:
    • Harambee – August/September
    • Kwanzaa – November
    • MLK Campus Commemoration – January
    • BHM – February
    • Spring Exhibit – February
    • Ebony Harlem – April

Learning Objectives and Evaluation Expectations
The African American Cultural Center is a space where students are able to cultivate skills and knowledge that will enhance and support their personal, academic, and professional experiences at NCSU. The overall goal of the African American Cultural Center experience is to provide an opportunity for students to be involved in all aspects of the Center’s work from idea development to execution.

Learning Outcomes
The learning outcomes provide a framework for how student workers broaden their knowledge, skills, and ideologies to work towards a more socially and racially just community.

  • Students are able to identify, locate, and share information about the NC State African American Cultural Center, other campus community centers, and the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity through the provision of customer services. (Knowledge)
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of Black diasporic culture, history, and futurity through a variety of lens including social justice education, advocacy, and support as provided by the African American Cultural Center. (Comprehension)
  • Students will apply an intersectional lens to leadership and facilitation at the African American Cultural Center and opportunities on campus. (Application)
  • Students will begin to examine social justice issues and equity through theory. (Analysis)

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The GLBT Center

Position: GLBT Center Student Coordinator
Hours: Range from Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with some nights and weekends.
Recruitment: All students are encouraged to apply. Students with work-study or who anticipate work-study are encouraged to apply and note such in their application materials.
Applications: To apply, please complete the CCC Student Staff Application Form
Compensation: Payment is $10 per hour. Increases $0.50 for every year following.

About the GLBT Center
The GLBT Center, located in Talley Student Union 5230 (5th floor), is one of four campus community centers housed under the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED). OIED facilitates efforts to ensure equity and opportunity, increases awareness of diversity issues through education, and strengthens relationships across diverse groups. Through these efforts, the OIED promotes cultural competence development, thereby fostering a welcoming and respectful campus.

Mission
The mission of the NC State GLBT Center is to engage, develop, and empower members of the gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender communities and their allies. To fulfill that mission, we

  • help students connect to form social support networks
  • offer identity-based and health-related information and resources
  • consult with students individually and collectively on issues related to personal identity and academic success
  • refer students to a wide variety of resources on campus and in the local community
  • provide professional and leadership development opportunities
  • host educational events and programs

Major Responsibilities
As a student coordinator, you are an extension of the GLBT Center. While you are in the Center, we ask that you help us create a welcoming, inclusive, and safe space for all students.

  • Provide professional and courteous customer service and maintain a warm and welcoming environment by: greeting all those who visit the Center, assisting visitors with any questions/concerns, connecting Center visitors to appropriate resources, and maintaining a safe, clean and organized GLBT Center space.
  • Stay informed and contribute to the knowledge base of others about campus and community events related to OIED and each center’s mission
  • Advance marketing efforts by sharing information on campus, via social media, and newsletter
  • Under the supervision of professional staff, assist with programing including but not limited to: administrative office tasks, logistics coordination, marketing/outreach, program delivery, event clean up and assessment related to programs and events
  • Participate in any designated training, meetings, events, activities, or assigned readings, including select OIED Signature events
  • Be available on Mondays for a weekly Zoom check in with staff
  • Flexible availability for evening shifts during exam times
  • Other duties as assigned by the Program Coordinator or Administrative Support Associate

Qualifications

  • Must be committed to the mission and vision of OIED and the GLBT Center to serve as an enthusiastic representative
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse students, staff, faculty, and community members
  • Ability to effectively manage time and multiple projects
  • Ability to fulfill work responsibilities in accordance with expectations and a high degree of professionalism
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Preferred: Knowledge of Microsoft programs, Google Drive and social media platforms
  • Must be available to work

Conditions of Employment and Mandatory Dates

  • Priority placement for work-study students; please check with the Financial Aid Office to see if you are eligible
  • Provide two references that can speak to candidate qualifications as written above
  • Must be available to work 8-12 hours per week, able to work in shifts at least 2 hours long, and have occasional night and weekend availability
  • Payment is $10 per hour. Increases $0.50 for every year following.
  • MANDATORY PROGRAMS – Students will be asked to sign up for and/or assigned tasks/roles at these events. Dates and times will be made available prior to the beginning of the academic year. Academic courses take priority over these programs. These will be paid time if you have an assigned role/task at that event. Must be available for:
  • Student leader training (TBD by group availability)
  • Symposium – Move-in weekend in August
  • Open House – First week of classes in August
  • PRIDE Durham – In September
  • GLBT History Month Speaker/Signature Event- In October
  • Open House – First week of classes in January
  • Lavender Graduation – In April

Questions? Please contact the GLBT Center at 919-513-9742 or glbt-center@ncsu.edu

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Multicultural Student Affairs

Position:  Student Coordinator
Hours: Range from Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with some nights and weekends.
Recruitment: All students are encouraged to apply. Students with work-study or who anticipate work-study are encouraged to apply and note such in their application materials.
Applications:  To apply, please complete the CCC Student Staff Application Form
Compensation:  Payment is $10 per hour. Increases $0.50 for every year following.

Minimum Qualifications: 

  • Currently enrolled student at NC State University
  • Be in good standing with the university
  • Demonstrate the ability to work effectively with a diverse group of people
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in an environment with frequent interruptions

General Tasks:

  • Provide support for office staff by answering phone calls, staffing the reception area and performing other office tasks
  • Assist in keeping the office clean and organized
  • Provide excellent service to all campus partners and community members
  • Attend regular student coordinator staff  meetings
  • Other duties as assigned

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The Women’s Center

Position:  Women’s Center Student Programming Intern
Hours:  Range from Monday – Friday 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. with some nights and weekends.
Recruitment: All students are encouraged to apply. Students with work-study or who anticipate work-study are encouraged to apply and note such in their application materials.
Applications:  To apply, please complete the CCC Student Staff Application Form
Compensation: Payment is $10 per hour. Increases $0.50 for every year following.

About the NC State Women’s Center

The Women’s Center directly serves all students at NC State while also serving as a resource, connection, and partner for faculty and staff at the institution. We take an intersectional approach to serving the campus community. Our practices are social constructivist in nature and rooted in social justice education and trauma-informed care.

The NC State University Women’s Center is a part of the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity (OIED) and located in Talley Student Union 5210 (5th floor). Our student team members are a vital part of the Women’s Center staff. As a team member, student staff will support the office as a whole, including customer service and providing administrative support, while furthering the mission of the Women’s Center by providing/supporting services and programs focused on gender, equity, and social justice issues. This position is intended to provide students with hands-on experience and professional development opportunities that will be useful to them in a wide variety of fields post-graduation.

Mission
We build and create a community of authentic and engaged allies and leaders to pursue gender equity and social justice; enhancing the campus climate through education, advocacy, support, and leadership development. The NC State Women’s Center serves as a resource and catalyst; using evidence-based practices for transformative learning on both the individual and institutional level around issues of gender, equity, and interpersonal violence.

Major Responsibilities

  • Provide customer service and maintain a warm and welcoming environment by greeting center users, answering phone calls, assisting visitors with any questions/concerns, connecting center visitors to appropriate resources and maintaining a safe, clean and organized Women’s center space.
  • Stay informed and contribute to the knowledge base of others about campus and community events related to gender, equity, and social justice.
  • Contribute to two articles to be featured in the Women’s Center Newsletter, Diversity Digest and/or blog. This could include event review/reflection or a current event/article.
  • Assist with marketing Women’s Center information on campus, via social media, and newsletter.
  • Participate in designated training sessions, monthly student staff meetings and biweekly one-on-one meetings with the Assistant Director.
  • Under the supervision of professional staff, assist with programming including, but not limited to: administrative office tasks, logistics coordination, marketing/outreach, program delivery, event clean up, and assessment.
  • Utilize trauma-informed care to support survivors of interpersonal and domestic violence, including but not limited to, greeting survivors as they come in, helping to find resources, maintaining confidentiality. There may be times when no other staff is in the office, so having the knowledge and skills to respond to crisis situations is imperative.
  • Other duties as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications

  • Must be committed to the mission and vision of the Women’s Center and serve as an enthusiastic representative of the Women’s Center.
  • Ability to demonstrate consistency and dependability.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work collaboratively with diverse students, staff, faculty, and community members.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and multiple projects.
  • Must be available occasional nights and weekends.
  • Ability to fulfill work responsibilities in accordance with expectations.
  • Preferred: Knowledge of Microsoft programs, Google Drive, and have social media familiarity/usage.

Conditions of Employment and Mandatory Dates

  • Priority placement for work-study students; please check with the Financial Aid Office to see if you are eligible.
  • Must be available to work 6-10 hours per week in shifts at least 3 hours long. Strongly prefer academic year-long employees.
  • Payment is $10 per hour. Increases $0.50 for every year following.
  • Attend Monthly Staff Meeting

MANDATORY PROGRAMS – Students will be asked to sign up for and/or assigned tasks/roles at these events. Dates and times will be made available prior to the beginning of the academic year. Academic courses take priority over these programs. These will be paid time if you have an assigned role/task at that event. Must be available for:

  • Student leader training (TBD by group availability)
  • Domestic Violence Awareness Month Speaker/Big Event – In October
  • Sisterhood Dinner – In February
  • Women’s History Month (speaker or select events) –  March
  • Gender and Equity Symposium – In April
  • Sexual Assault Awareness Month Speaker/Big Event – In April
  • Take Back the Night – In April

Learning Objectives and Evaluation Expectations
The overall goal of the Women’s Center experience is to provide an opportunity for students to be involved in all aspects of the Center’s work. Student Programming Interns are integral to the success of the Women’s Center. The overall goal of the Women’s Center experience is to provide an opportunity for students to be involved in all aspects of the Center’s work from idea development to execution. The Women’s Center is a space where students are able to cultivate skills and knowledge that will enhance and support their personal, academic and professional experiences at NCSU. As a Women’s Center student staff leader, you will be able to explore new ways of engaging with your community in an effort to advance the goal of achieving a more just and equitable society. The learning outcomes provide a framework for how student workers broaden their knowledge, skills, and ideologies to work towards a more socially just community.

Learning Outcomes

  • Student is able to identify, locate, and share information about the NC State Women’s Center, other campus community centers, and the Office of Institutional Equity and Diversity through the provision of customer services. (Knowledge)
  • Student will demonstrate an understanding of social justice education, advocacy, and support as provided by the Women’s Center. (Comprehension)
  • Student will apply an intersectional lens to leadership and facilitation at the Women’s Center and opportunities on campus. (Application)

Students will begin to examine social justice issues and equity through theory. (Analysis)

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