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Graduate Assistantship

Position Available:

Programming/ Outreach/ Student Training and Development Graduate Assistantship in Womens Center


Administrative Office

Employment Start Date:


Length of Appointment:

Full Academic Year


20 hours per week

Salary:$10,000 for the academic year plus full stipend
In addition to the salary/stipend, both full-time and part-time graduate assistants are eligible for partial tuition remission based on appointment type.


General Description The Women's Center Graduate Assistant will be responsible for the following: Plan, implement and publicize diverse educational programming, including Women on Wednesday and National Women’s History Month. Provide effective student leadership to assist in developing responses to issues affecting the status of female students and gender equity on campus. Provide information, support and referral on issues unique to the needs of college women. The GA will be a member of a team to address gender issues on campus and to network with other organizations with similar goals. The Graduate Assistant will also coordinate the volunteer program and staff training program, including training and supervising students. • Organize and implement educational programming and other events on women's and gender issues; • Assist in writing copy for advertising and publicity pieces; • Conduct outreach activities to advertise Women's Center programming and market programs and services; • Provide leadership for planning committees to develop and implement programming; • Serve as a lead staff to train, support, mentor and supervise Women's Center student employees; • Implement and lead student social media activities, including blogging, website posts and facebook; • Research and stay updated on current women's and gender issues; • Provide office coverage, represent the Center at events, assist with publication development, and other duties as assigned. This is a 20 hour a week position that may include occasional evenings, weekends and additional hours.


Qualifications: Must have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in women’s studies, human relations, sociology, counseling, social work, mass communications, psychology, or related field. Candidate must have a solid working knowledge of women’s and gender issues. Strong communication skills (both verbal and written) are essential. Ability to work on Wednesdays is required to coordinate the Women on Wednesday series. The candidate should be able to demonstrate a commitment to diversity and social justice. Program development and supervisory experience helpful. Must have a working knowledge of Windows/Microsoft Word, Powerpoint and social media tools.

Apply to:

St. Cloud State University
Women's Center
Judy Diederichs
Women's Center St. Cloud State University
720 Fourth Ave. South
St. Cloud, MN 56301

Application Deadline:

May 1, 2014

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SCSU is committed to excellence and actively supports cultural diversity. To promote this endeavor, we invite individuals who contribute to such diversity to apply, including minorities, women, GLBT, persons with disabilities and veterans.

SCSU is an affirmative action/equal opportunity educator and employer.

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