Cultural Centers Position Descriptions

How to Apply to Work for Us

Internship Applications For the 2018-2019 school year are open beginning Tuesday, February 27, 2018 and close for priority applications on Friday, March 9, 2018.  Work Study students are strongly encouraged to apply.

The IC and GSC staffs work closely in a highly collaborative and creative environment. The Centers, located on the fourth floor of the University Center, are multi-use spaces that serve as staff work and meeting space as well as student organization meeting space and event venue. We are looking for individuals who are committed to being an agent of change! Interns should also be friendly, willing to help whenever and wherever, a quick learner, customer service oriented, able to work in a dynamic environment and be committed to working towards social justice in all its forms.

Positions:

  • Diversity Education Intern (multiple positions available with an Intercultural Center focus and Gender and Sexuality Center focus)
  • Arts Programs Intern (two positions available)
  • Graphics and Market Intern (two positions available)
  • For more information or questions on these positions, please contact Lionell Daggs <ldaggsiii@usfca.edu>, Assistant Director of the Cultural Centers.

    Position Descriptions

    Position Title: Arts Programs Intern

    Title of Supervisor: Graduate Intern for The Intercultural Center or Gender & Sexuality Center
    Salary: Starting at $15.00/hour
    Schedule: up to 14 hours/week during the Academic Year for Federal Work Study Students, and between 7-12 hours for non Work study students.

    Job Description:

    The Cultural Centers (composed of the Intercultural Center and the Gender and Sexuality Center) are seeking two highly motivated, energetic, organized, creative, and committed interns who are dedicated to supporting the mission of the IC and GSC and the Division of Student Life and is passionate about creating arts-based (such as spoken word/poetry, performance, painting, creative writing, crafting, etc.) social justice programs.

    The primary responsibilities for this Intern will be:

  • Implement The Lyricist Lounge or Post Script
  • Implement arts-based programs
  • Support Cultural Centers' staff programs
  • The learning outcomes of this position include:

  • Gain experience developing and collaborating with Cultural Centers' interns and USF community in implementing arts-based programs
  • Develop intercultural dialogue and facilitation skills
  • Develop basic advocacy skills, and
  • Expand knowledge of social justice and diversity issues.
  • Duties and Responsibilities:

    The Arts Programs Intern works closely with the Cultural Centers' staff to fulfill duties and responsibilities including:

    Programming
  • Develop, plan, implement, and assess The Lyricist Lounge (monthly open mic, spoken word program) or Post Script (monthly open mic, storytelling program)
  • Develop, plan, implement, and assess arts-based programs focused on exploring race/ethnicity, socio-economic status/class, gender identity, sexual orientation, and intersections of identity (training and development provided on understanding these identities if needed)
  • Be an advocate for students and voice their social justice concerns through community and capacity building.
  • Collaborate with the Cultural Centers' staff, develop and implement weekly and monthly programs
  • Support other Cultural Centers' interns on implementing weekly and monthly programs
  • Attend other diversity-related campus programs
  • Advocacy/Community Building
  • Serve as an IC representative and communicate services and programs to students, staff, and faculty
  • Facilitate conversations about diversity issues impacting groups including but not limited to minority/students of color, first generation, working class/low-income students, women, LGBTQ groups
  • Provide support and resources for victims/survivors of traumatic experiences in the forms of bias-related incidents, racism, homophobia, sexism, and sexual assault as needed (training will be provided)
  • Administrative
  • Staff the Cultural Centers' lounges including posting current social justice news on social media outlets, welcome visitors and provide resources, hang out
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and bi-weekly one-on-one meetings with supervisor
  • Attend staff trainings on Saturday, April 28, 2018 and August 13-17, 2018 and Friday, January 18, 2019.
  • Begin work on Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • Participate in mid-year and end of the year staff evaluations
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications:

  • Creativity and passion for arts and creative expression required (Arts education and/or arts instruction experience a plus but not required)
  • Program/event planning experience a plus
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and good disciplinary standing
  • Demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity, multiculturalism, leadership and social justice
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required (comfort speaking in front of groups a plus)
  • Available to work 7-14 hours/week, including evenings and weekends
  • Organized, punctual, and dependable
  • Able to take initiative on projects, multi-task and problem solve
  • Team-oriented as well as independent worker
  • Preferred qualifications:

  • Federal work study award (strongly preferred)
  • Proficient in computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point; Google Docs and Forms; Adobe Photoshop a plus)
  • Familiarity with IC and GSC programs and resources
  • Prior classes and/or training related to diversity or social justice
  • About working at the Intercultural Center and Gender and Sexuality Center (also known as The Cultural Centers):
    The IC and GSC staffs work in a highly collaborative and creative environment. The Centers, located on the fourth floor of the University Center, are multi-use spaces that serve as staff work and meeting space as well as student organization meeting space and event venues. The successful intern candidate must be friendly, willing to help whenever and wherever, a quick learner, customer service oriented, able to work in a dynamic environment and be committed to working towards social justice in all its forms.

    Position Title: Graphics and Marketing Intern

    Title of Supervisor: Co-Director of the Cultural Centers
    Salary: Starting at $15.00/hour
    Schedule: up to 14 hours/week during the Academic Year for Federal Work Study Students, and between 7-12 hours for non Work study students.

    Job Description:

    The Cultural Centers (comprised of the Intercultural Center and the Gender and Sexuality Center) is seeking two creative and skilled Graphics and Marketing Interns who are dedicated to supporting the mission of The Cultural Centers and the Division of Student Life. The primary responsibilities for this intern will be A) the design and distribution of advertising material; and B) implementation of marketing strategies for all programs and services.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, develop, and update (as needed) marketing materials including flyers, posters, brochures, etc.
  • Oversee and coordinate publicity for all programs and services including distribution, media communications (Facebook, Twitter, USF Connect, The Phoenix newsletter, the Culturally-Focused Clubs Council newsletter, inter-campus mailings, direct email, etc.)
  • Provide staff coverage for the GSC and/or IC
  • Serve as a Cultural Centers representative and communicate the services and programs associated with the Cultural Centers to multiple campus constituents
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and bi-weekly one-on-one meetings with supervisor
  • Attend staff trainings Saturday, April 28, 2018 and August 13-17, 2018 and Friday, January 18, 2019
  • Begin work on Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • Participate in mid-year and end of the year staff evaluations
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications:

  • Ability to handle high-volume, managing multiple creative projects at a time in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong customer service and ability to communicate clearly and effectively with multiple clients at a given time
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required
  • An eye for detail (proofing and copy editing experience a plus)
  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and good disciplinary standing
  • Must be proficient in Word, Adobe Creative Suite, Google Docs/Forms (other programs a plus)
  • Ektron and Drupal website administration experience a plus but not required
  • Applicant must be able to work independently in an efficient manner and multi-task between concurrent projects
  • Demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity, multiculturalism, leadership and social justice
  • Team-oriented as well as independent worker
  • Familiarity with IC and GSC programs and resources
  • Prior classes and/or training related to diversity or social justice (preferred)
  • Federal work study award (preferred)
  • About working at the Intercultural Center and Gender and Sexuality Center (also known as The Cultural Centers):
    The IC and GSC staffs work closely in a highly collaborative and creative environment. The Centers, located on the fourth floor of the University Center, are multi-use spaces that serve as staff work and meeting space as well as student organization meeting space and event venue. The successful intern candidate must be friendly, willing to help whenever and wherever, a quick learner, customer service oriented, able to work in a dynamic environment and be committed to working towards social justice in all its forms.

    Position Title: Diversity Education Intern (IC focus or GSC focus)

    Title of Supervisor: Graduate Intern of The Gender and Sexuality Center or Intercultural Center
    Salary: Starting at $15.00/hour
    Schedule: up to 14 hours/week during the Academic Year for Federal Work Study Students, and between 7-12 hours for non Work study students.

    Job Description:

    The Cultural Centers are seeking highly motivated, energetic, organized, creative, and committed interns who are dedicated to supporting the mission of the Cultural Centers and the Division of Student Life. The primary responsibilities for these interns will be:

  • Support the development and implementation of programs focused on exploring women and gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, sexual assault prevention and intersections of identity (if Gender and Sexuality Center focus)
  • Support the development and implementation of programs focused on exploring race, ethnicity, socio-economic status/class, and intersections of identity (if Intercultural Center focus).
  • Provide collaborative support to the Cultural Centers' staffs
  • Be an advocate for students and voice their social justice concerns through community and capacity building.
  • The learning outcomes of this position include:

  • Gain experience developing and collaborating with Cultural Centers' staffs and USF community in implementing programs
  • Develop intercultural dialogue and facilitation skills
  • Develop basic advocacy skills, and
  • Expand knowledge of social justice and diversity issues.
  • Duties and Responsibilities:

    Cultural Centers interns work closely with the Cultural Centers staff to fulfill duties and responsibilities including:

    Programming
  • Collaborate with the Cultural Centers staff, develop and implement weekly and monthly programs
  • Support other Cultural Centers interns on implementing weekly and monthly programs
  • Develop informational bulletin boards related to social justice issues
  • Evaluate programs
  • Advocacy/Community Building
  • Serve as a Cultural Centers representative and communicate services and programs to students, staff, and faculty
  • Facilitate conversations about diversity issues impacting groups including but not limited to women, men, and trans*, lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, and questioning individuals, and sexual violence victims/survivors (if Gender and Sexuality Center focus)
  • Facilitate conversations about diversity issues impacting groups including by not limited to students of color, first generation, working class/low income students (if Intercultural Center focus)
  • Support diversity- and social justice-related student organizations
  • Visit classes and student organizations to provide GSC information and resources
  • Provide support and resources for victims/survivors of traumatic experiences in the forms of bias-related incidents, racism, homophobia, sexism, and sexual assault as needed (training will be provided)
  • Administrative
  • Staff the GSC desk including posting current social justice news on social media outlets, welcome visitors and provide resources, hang out
  • Attend weekly staff meetings and bi-weekly one-on-one meetings with graduate supervisor
  • Attend staff trainings Saturday, April 28, 2018 and August 13-17, 2018 and Friday, January 18, 2019
  • Begin work on Tuesday, August 21, 2018
  • Participate in mid-year and end of the year staff evaluations
  • Participate in staff socials
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Qualifications:

  • Minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5 and good disciplinary standing
  • Demonstrated commitment to issues of diversity, multiculturalism, leadership and social justice
  • Demonstrated leadership and administrative skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills required (comfort speaking in front of groups a plus)
  • Available to work 7-14 hours/week, including evenings and weekends
  • Organized, punctual, and dependable
  • Able to take initiative on projects, multi-task and problem solve; Team-oriented as well as independent worker
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Federal work study award (strongly preferred)
  • Proficient in computer skills (Word, Excel, Power Point; Google Docs and Forms; Adobe Photoshop a plus)
  • Familiarity with IC and GSC programs and resources
  • Prior classes and/or training related to diversity or social justice
  • About working at the Intercultural Center and Gender and Sexuality Center (also known as The Cultural Centers):
    The IC and GSC staffs work closely in a highly collaborative and creative environment. The Centers, located on the fourth floor of the University Center, are multi-use spaces that serve as staff work and meeting space as well as student organization meeting space and event venue. The successful intern candidate must be friendly, willing to help whenever and wherever, a quick learner, customer service oriented, able to work in a dynamic environment and be committed to working towards social justice in all its forms.

    Cultural Centers

    Location: University Center, 4th Floor, Rooms 411-413
    School Year Hours: Mon-Thurs, 10am-6pm; Fri 10am-5pm
    Email: culturalcenters@usfca.edu
    Intercultural Center: 415-422-6484
    Gender & Sexuality Center: 415-422-4431


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