LGBT Specialization Student Assistant
Average number of Work Hours per Week: 20 hours
Hourly Pay Rate: $15.00
Student May Have to Work: Days: [YES] Evenings [YES] Weekends [YES]
Hiring Department: LGBT Specialization
Primary Supervisor: Dr. Tenika Jackson, AULA LGBT Specialization Director
Job Description and Minimum Qualifications:
Work collaboratively with LGBT Specialization Director and Affiliate Faculty to:
- Help identify and connect with outreach events aligned with the LGBT specialization and AULA mission and vision to recruit students and create community involvement.
- Maintain contact list (current students, faculty, alumni, friends of the LGBT specialization).
- Help organize the LGBT specialization quarterly dinner, speaker series, and other events as needed (including working with LGBT Specialization Director and Faculty to solicit and coordinate appropriate speakers for LGBT Specialization speaker series).
- Assist with LGBT Specialization Newsletters, including securing articles, editing, and helping with newsletter production and dissemination
- Assist with updating and editing LGBT specialization webpages as needed.
- Check Facebook/LGBT Specialization social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc) for announcements/ necessary follow-up.
- Order and/or pick up LGBT specialization supplies, including copies, books, etc.
- Organize and maintain both electronic and hard copy files related to LGBT specialization pedagogy, curricula, and other necessary documentation.
- Work with the co-directors on incorporating best practices and innovative teaching materials into the specialization curricula, including performing library literature searches, finding references, etc.
- Other duties as assigned.
- At least one year left studying at Antioch
- Strong social media skills
- Demonstrated ability to work productively and independently
- Experience with conflict identification, negotiation and resolution skills
- Excellent oral and written communication skills
- Flexibility, adaptability and integrity
- Computer skills required: word processing, spreadsheets, and social media.
- Some flexibility in schedule to accommodate special projects and events.
About the AULA LGBT Psychology Specialization within the M.A. in Psychology program
A pioneer in social justice for over 150 years, Antioch University Los Angeles launched the nation‘s first graduate psychology specialization devoted to clinical psychology for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) individuals––thus opening a new frontier in LGBT liberation. Antioch University‘s graduate psychology coursework introduces learners to a wide range of theories and techniques that will prepare them to work in today‘s increasingly diverse society. In addition, learners are challenged to look inward and to arrive at new insights that will help them develop greater depth as psychotherapists. Dedicated to the spirit of LGBT liberation, the LGBT Psychology specialization helps students effectively address the destructive effects of internalized homophobia, biphobia, and transphobia that can be seen as primary causes for the depression, anxiety, substance abuse, unsafe sex, and other difficult challenges faced by many LGBT individuals. Colors is an initiative of the LGBT Specialization.
To apply for this position, send your resume to: [email protected].
Antioch University reserves the right to change the duties of the job description at any time. Antioch University provides equal opportunity for all qualified applicants and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, veteran status, or any other protected classification.
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