Safe Zone Allies Student Coordinator (Two Open Positions)

Employer
University of Arkansas
Location
Cumberland County, NC
Posted
Aug 02, 2022
Closes
Aug 08, 2022
Ref
368070048
Position Type
Coordinator
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
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Type of Position:

Clerical

Workstudy Position:

No

Job Type:

Temporary (Fixed Term)

Work Shift:

Sponsorship Available:

No

Institution Name:

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation's top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation's strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

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Department:

Multicultural Center Mentoring & Leadership

Department's Website:

Summary of Job Duties:

The Safe Zone Allies Student Network is a partnership between the University of Arkansas Center for Multicultural and Diversity Education and Counseling and Psychological Services. The Network welcomes students of all sexualities and gender identities who are interested in and committed to addressing issues and topics of importance to the LGBTQIA+ community. The network meets weekly to learn about and discuss LGBTQIA+ history, gender and sexual identities, community cultures and norms, the laws and policies that affect the LGBTQIA+ community, heteronormativity and oppression, and more. Students who participate in the network can gain certification.

The Safe Zone Allies Student Network Student Co-Coordinators are responsible for network marketing and recruitment, creating and gathering materials for presentations, facilitating weekly meetings, and cultivating a connection with and community among network members. The co-coordinators will also work with the staff coordinator, meeting weekly to discuss progress and planning. Administrative tasks, such as taking attendance during meetings and managing network files, also fall on the student co-coordinators. This position will be filled by two people, so it is crucial that the two co-coordinators work together to accomplish the required tasks.

Regular, reliable, and non-disruptive attendance is an essential job duty, as is the ability to create and maintain collegial, harmonious working relationships with others.

Qualifications:

Minimum Qualifications:
  • University of Arkansas undergraduate student, sophomore standing or above
  • Microsoft Suite proficiency
  • Strong communication, facilitation, and presentation skills
  • Ability to work independently and remotely as needed
  • Knowledge of and experience with Safe Zone Allies and/or other campus LGBTQIA+ initiatives
  • Experience working with diverse groups of people

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Safe Zone Allies student certification
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75

Additional Information:

Graduate students subject to background checks.

Salary Information:

$12.00 per hour

Required Documents to Apply:

List of three Professional References (name, email, business title), Resume

Optional Documents:

Proof of Veteran Status

Recruitment Contact Information:

Adrain Smith

All application materials must be uploaded to the University of Arkansas System Career Site https://uasys.wd5.myworkdayjobs.com/UASYS

Please do not send to listed recruitment contact.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Pre-employment Screening Requirements:

Criminal Background Check, Sex Offender Registry

The University of Arkansas is committed to providing a safe campus community. We conduct background checks for applicants being considered for employment. Background checks include a criminal background check and a sex offender registry check. For certain positions, there may also be a financial (credit) background check, a Motor Vehicle Registry (MVR) check, and/or drug screening. Required checks are identified in the position listing. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication or adverse financial history information alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

The University of Arkansas seeks to attract, develop and retain high quality faculty, staff and administrators that consistently display practices and behaviors to advance a culture and climate that embeds inclusion, diversity, equity, and access. For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Division of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.

Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

Constant Physical Activity:

N/A

Frequent Physical Activity:

N/A

Occasional Physical Activity:

N/A

Benefits Eligible:

No