Loyola University Maryland

Office of Human Resources

Graduate Assistantship Vacancy - Women's Center

Department Women’s Center
Hours & Wages

20 hours per week (including nights and weekends)

$6,750 for the semester ($4,050 towards tuition, $2,700 stipend)/ $13,500 for the year

Department Description  The Women's Center's mission is to promote gender equity through education, support and advocacy, and to respond to issues affecting the status of female students, faculty, and staff on campus, as well as women in the community and in society. The graduate assistant will promote the Women’s Center’s mission by assisting in the coordination of programs and services. The Women’s Center promotes a campus community that values the safety, equality, and intellectual advancement of women at Loyola University Maryland. 
Qualifications
  • The Women’s Center is seeking a reliable, dedicated self-starter to work in a women centered environment, which strives to promote awareness and understanding of issues that affect all women and provides assistance to women in achieving their professional, educational and personal goals
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Must be able to work with people from diverse social, cultural, racial, economic and educational backgrounds.
  • Ideal candidates will have a commitment to actively creating a welcoming environment for all women, including, but not limited to women who face additional challenges due to their race, nationality, class, sexual identity, religion, age, and physical or mental ability.
  • The Women’s Center is committed to strengthening and enhancing the experiences and learning of students, staff and faculty, as well as developing, supporting and empowering student leaders with a focus on women’s issues.
  • There will be some evening and weekend work hours required
  • This is a two-year assistantship pending a satisfactory performance after the first year
Responsibilities 
  • Programming: Responsible for planning and following programs from start to finish. This includes organizing, preparing, networking, working the event, and conducting post-event evaluations
  • Program Evaluation: Responsible for creating assessment tools for the Women’s Center events, and measuring the effectiveness of programming efforts. Responsible for modifying programs based on assessment outcomes
  • Provide information, assistance, and referrals for students and visitors to the Women’s Center
  • Assists in the development and distribution of program publicity, materials, programs for events and posting flyers on campus
  • Assists with the Center’s public relations outreach, including social media, website & other sources of communication
  • Works cooperatively and collaboratively with other Women’s Center staff
  • Researches issues related to gender equity, women’s issues, best practice programs to identify benchmarks and prepares reports of findings
  • Attends weekly staff meetings
  • Other duties to be assigned by the Director, in addition to assisting with general office tasks.
Contact Information Melissa Lees
mklees@loyola.edu
410-617-6769

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