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Queer Resource Center Program Coordinator

The Program Coordinator of the Queer Resource Center creates programs, services and events within the Center for the benefit of the Center’s community and the Amherst College campus community. The Program Coordinator also maintains records of events such as participant evaluations. 

Job Responsibilities: 
o Works (8-10) hours per week, including office hours and off-site work
o Attends regularly scheduled meetings, such as one-on-ones with the Center’s Director, staff meetings, and All-Center Staff In-Services

o Organizes and implements at least three (3) programs per semester

o Writes at least one (1) article or other contribution to PERSPECTIVES magazine o Collaborating with staff members on advertising and implementing upcoming events (facebook, twitter, snapchat, etc.)

o Completes, submits and maintains files of paperwork associated with program planning, implementation and evaluation in a timely manner

o Delivers, receives, or executes any other tasks around campus

o Greets guests and creates a safe and welcoming space for all visitors

o Work directly with the Resource Center Administrative Assistant to complete task related to your position

o Work directly with the Program Coordinator in the MRC & WGC. Collaborating on a semester, Center wide program
o Participates in staff training and co-facilitates staff meetings 

o Must be a currently enrolled student at Amherst College.

o Must be in good academic standing for the term prior to selection and during entire period of employment.

o Must have demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to traditionally underrepresented students (including, but not limited to, Asian/Pacific Islander, Asian- American, African, Black, Chican@, Latinx, Native America/Indigenous, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Questioning, Intersex, Pansexual, and Asexual students). 

To apply, please submit the following via Handshake: (1) a resume, (2) letter of intent, and (3) responses to the following three questions:
  • What qualities and skills would you offer as a student staff member at the Queer Resource Center?
  • Describe how a position at the Queer Resource Center will benefit your personal and professional growth. 
  • Share any ideas for enhancing the services provided by the Queer Resource Center. 

If you encounter difficulties submitting via Handshake or have questions, please contact:
Jxhn T. Martin
Director Queer Resource Center

The Queer Resource Center is committed to creating an inclusive working environment by seeking out and hiring a diverse workforce. We encourage all to apply.

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