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    Graduate Assistant - Multicultural Center Student and Leadership Development

    Graduate assistants in the Multicultural Center assist in all areas of Center programming, Center hours coverage, and general support of the events and activities of the Multicultural Center. All assistants develop, with the Center Director, office hours, short-term and long-term goals, and specific tasks related to their specific position description and general support of the mission and purposes of the Center. The main job responsibilities for this specific graduate assistant are to (1.) develop and implement the Multicultural Center REAL Academy, a student personal development project. The REAL Academy prepares students to lead from a place of commitment and purpose by guiding them through self-exploration and experiences that develop their higher potential. REAL is designed to strengthen students sense of self-worth; readying them to become intentional leaders. The graduate assistant will help “prepare our students to meet lifelong challenges and opportunities;” (2.) work with All Org/Diversity Committee leadership to set meeting schedules and agendas and facilitate the meetings when needed. Encourage, promote, and facilitate collaboration of programs and solution to issues as needed; and, (3.) encourage Multicultural Center-related organizations and their leadership to attend leadership development programs across campus or host periodic workshops in the Center. This also includes to develop, plan, and execute the annual Ujima Conference. The Center encourages applicants from all areas; however, job duties and experiences most directly relate to academic course work in Student Affairs, Counseling, Public Administration, and Education.

    Application deadline is Tuesday, March 21st. Interviews will be conducted via Zoom by the end of March. Please email multicultural@kutztown.edu with any questions.

    This position is for 20 hours/week of work (300 hours for the fall and spring semester), and it provides a tuition waiver for 9 graduate credits plus a stipend of $3,750 per semester.  Please contact Melinda Quinones for additional information if needed at quinones@kutztown.edu.

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