2020-21 Student Staff Positions

CHECK OUT THE AVAILABLE POSITIONS for the 2020-2021 ACADEMIC YEAR BELOW!

DIRC offers employment across all five identity-based cultural and community resources, as well as the department.

To apply for a position at DIRC, visit Titan Connection and acquire additional information by contacting DIRC@Fullerton.edu

DIRC Staff Positions

Diversity Initiatives and Resource Centers
African American Resource Center
Asian Pacific American Resource Center
Chicana & Chicano Resource Center
LGBT Queer Resource Center
Titan Dreamers Resource Centers

 Each resource center and the department will be hiring three student assistant positions; two programming activities leads and one communications and graphic design lead at 15 hours per week. These positions are open to all undergraduate and graduate scholars at California State University, Fullerton. Please read each position description carefully, understand the expectations and responsibilities of each applicant, and apply for any and all positions interested via Titan Connection.

Hours: 15 hours maximum per week during the academic year + training during summer and winter breaks

Pay rate: $13 per hour

These positions are open to undergraduates and graduate students.
Work study preferred but not required, please indicate your work-study status in your cover letter.
Applications Close Monday, April 6th 2020

Programming Activities Lead (2)

Position Description

Under the general direction of the Center Coordinator, the Student Support Lead is responsible for providing comprehensive support and service to ensure that the mission of the Center is realized. The position will foster a sense of community and belonging in the Center, develop and maintain relationships with Center stakeholders, represent the Center at various programs and events, using a social justice lens to create learning and identity development opportunities for students, and coordinate programs that engage students and encourage critical thinking about current issues.

Essential job duties include:

  • Assist in developing, nurturing, and maintaining relationships with various on- and off-campus groups, including attending events and programs hosted by groups outside of the Center as assigned by Coordinator
  • Assist in tabling and preparing and delivering presentations about the Center and the services it provides
  • Assist in creating programs or events that promote community building within the Center’s community and across multiple identity-based communities
  • Assist in facilitating opportunities for students to connect with faculty and staff through co-curricular programming
  • Assist in planning, organizing and evaluating collaborative programs on the topics of identity development and intersecting social identities
  • Assist in planning, organizing, publicizing, and evaluating social justice training and cultural competency building programs for the Center and/or campus partners
  • Engage in learning opportunities as assigned by Coordinator, to increase knowledge base and educational capacity

General duties include:

  • Provide coverage at center or department front desk
  • Nurture a welcoming environment for visitors to the center
  • Provide office coordination, provide accurate information to students, faculty, staff, and community members via walk-in, online, and phone communication.
  • Provide publicity support to garner interest and recruit participants for programs
  • Assist with DIRC or center administrative duties including data entry, photocopying, and respond to Center emails and phone calls
  • Assist in facility maintenance including, but not limited to basic cleaning, furniture arrangements, and supply inventory
  • Assist in setting up and taking down equipment for events and programs
  • Attend one-on-one meetings with a Center Coordinator or Graduate Student Assistant
  • Attend weekly all staff Center meetings
  • Lead tours, information sessions, and workshops with campus visitors (K-12, community college students, and campus community)
  • Provide ongoing, individual, and critical team feedback for the overall growth and development of entire team
  • Collaborate with student leads from all centers
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Maintains full-time student enrollment in Fall and Spring semesters
  • Maintains a semester and cumulative, 2.5 minimum G.P.A.
  • Ability and willingness to understand and articulate issues of multiculturalism, cross-cultural communication, racism, sexism, heterosexism, homophobia, classism, ableism, xenophobia, religious oppression etc.
  • Ability to work within DIRC mission statement
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage time and multiple projects
  • Proven experience working cooperatively as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively in one-on-one and group settings
  • Ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff and the wider community
  • Ability to stay abreast of current events on campus and general campus climate
  • Must be able to work some nights & weekends
  • Has working knowledge of desktop publishing software and PC computers
  • Self-motivated, strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, and meet deadlines

Communications and Graphic Design Lead

Position Description

The Communications & Graphic Design Lead is responsible for using a social justice framework to design marketing materials, publicize upcoming events, and manage social media content. This student lead must have a proficiency in Canva, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and social media platforms. 

Essential job duties include:

  • Design marketing and educational materials for the Center’s events, including but not limited to flyers, invitations, posters, and social media posts
  • Create content and social justice education material for the Center on social media platforms, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and Tumblr
  • Manage and create content to promote the Center’s events on online and print platforms including but not limited to CSUF portal, social media platforms, electronic newsletter, website, and campus publications
  • Maintain the Center’s social media presence, including, but not limited to, scheduling Facebook and Twitter updates
  • Develop content for the Center’s newsletter and maintaining the newsletter’s subscribers
  • Manage the content for the center’s e-newsletter
  • Design semester calendars for the center’s programs and events
  • Table at events as needed

General duties include:

  • Provide coverage at center or department front desk
  • Nurture a welcoming environment for visitors to the center
  • Provide office coordination, provide accurate information to students, faculty, staff, and community members via walk-in, online, and phone communication.
  • Provide publicity support to garner interest and recruit participants for programs
  • Assist with DIRC or center administrative duties including data entry, photocopying, and respond to Center emails and phone calls
  • Assist in facility maintenance including, but not limited to basic cleaning, furniture arrangements, and supply inventory
  • Assist in setting up and taking down equipment for events and programs
  • Attend one-on-one meetings with a Center Coordinator or Graduate Student Assistant
  • Attend weekly all staff Center meetings
  • Lead tours, information sessions, and workshops with campus visitors (K-12, community college students, and campus community)
  • Provide ongoing, individual, and critical team feedback for the overall growth and development of entire team
  • Collaborate with student leads from all centers
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • Enrolled full-time student in Fall and Spring semesters
  • Maintain a semester and cumulative, 2.5 minimum G.P.A.
  • Proficiency in Canva, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, and social media platforms
  • Ability and willingness to understand and articulate issues of multiculturalism, cross-cultural communication, racism, sexism, heterosexism, homophobia, classism, ableism, xenophobia, religious oppression etc.
  • Ability to work within DIRC mission statement
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively manage time and multiple projects
  • Proven experience working cooperatively as part of a team
  • Strong interpersonal skills, ability to communicate effectively in one-on-one and group settings
  • Work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff and the wider community which the university serves
  • Ability to stay abreast of current events on campus and general campus climate
  • Must be able to work some nights & weekends
  • Working knowledge of desktop publishing software and PC computers
  • Self-motivated, strong organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, and meet deadlines

Scheduling and training requirements:

  • Must be able to work at minimum 15 hours per week
  • Must attend weekly staff meetings on Fridays 9am-11am during academic year
  • Must attend department training, known as DIRC Advance on the Following dates:

    Monday, August 10thThursday, August 13th, 2020 from 9am-5pm

    Wednesday, January 13thThursday January 14th, 2021 from 9am -5pm
  • Attend professional development opportunities suggested/recommended

 

 

ALPHA OMEGA: UNDERSTANDING CULTURE AND CULTURAL DIFFERENCES

Students will be able to:

  • Explore and state attributes of different communications styles
  • Listen to/connect the communication style to their own experiences 
  • Analyze their own communication style and its effect on their interest

This workshop highlights various aspects of different individuals (what is observable, what is assumed), how culture impacts behavior, and the meaning that individuals attach to culturally-influenced behaviors. Through a role play exercise students can begin to understand what affects one’s perspective, and how to work with others from different cultures and communication styles.