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ASOSU Associate for Multicultural Affairs

Please see Special Instructions for more details.

Please apply into this posting and provide all required application materials. OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Position Details

Position Information

Position Title Student Support Services
Job Title ASOSU Associate for Multicultural Affairs
Appointment Type Student Employee
Job Location Corvallis
Position Appointment Percent 100
Appointment Basis 12
Min Hourly Rate $12.00
Max Hourly Rate *
Position Summary

The Associate for Multicultural Affairs will
work to outreach and advocate with and on behalf of students of
color, working to ensure that communities of color on campus are
supported, and assisting students of color in gaining access to
resources that can be useful to the mission of ASOSU within
Oregon State University. The Associate for Multicultural Affairs
will also work closely with other members of the ASOSU Executive
branch and the Diversity Team to develop diversity-based
initiatives and programs to raise awareness and engage the
student body on issues related to multicultural affairs and other
diversity focuses.

This recruitment will be used to fill one part-time (a maximum of 20 hours per week) Student Support Services position for ASOSU at Oregon State University.

Position Duties

Collaboration and Advocacy Work
40%
● Create collaborative programs pertaining to multicultural
student, intersectionality, and issues impacting communities of
color locally, nationally and internationally.
● Continually and consistently work with other members of the
Diversity Team to create, advocate, and achieve diversity-based
initiatives and campaigns.
● Work within the diversity and community programs teams on
their campaigns and issue work that is not directly related to
your issue area but that still has an impact on OSU’s diverse
communities.
● Attend and be visible and present in events and programs on
campus that are relevant to multicultural affairs and
intersectional work regarding multicultural affairs.
● Recognize areas of funding deficiencies in relation to
multicultural affairs and advocate for greater funding in those
areas.
● Work closely with faculty, administrators, ASOSU, as well as
connect with Intercultural Student Services, Diversity Cultural
Engagement, the Cultural Resource Centers, Ethnic Studies
department, APASU, BSU, MASA, NASA and MEChA and other
multicultural student resources
● Attend weekly staff meetings at, at least, two different
cultural centers (alternating between weeks if necessary).
● Outreach to other student organization, academic colleges and
administrative areas addressing similar issues including, but not
limited to, INTO OSU, University Housing and Dining Services
● Outreach to the Office of Institutional Diversity and
Diversity & Cultural Engagement for updates on university
initiatives regarding diversity and social justice projects
● Communicate thoroughly, as well as bring all updates to the
Executive Director of Diversity Programs and Executive Director
of Community Affairs on multicultural student issues on a weekly
basis OSU
● Support in the planning of the Oregon Students of Color
Conference in November at OSU
● Support and Serve on the Oregon Student Association’s
Oregon Student of Color Coalition (OSOC) to build network and
collaborate with student leaders in the state

Community Development
20%
● Work closely with other members of the ASOSU staff on issues
and policies concerning multicultural students in higher
education, including but not limited to Vote OR Vote and Unite
the Vote
● Conduct research projects, such as surveys, petitions and
focus groups in order to gather student concerns and interests,
and represent those interests to ASOSU branches and OSU
administrators
● Be informed on recent and relevant knowledge of ASOSU and
ASOSU programs
● Foster positive and welcoming working relationships not only
with ASOSU members, but also campus and community members

Administration
20%
● Create and maintain an Oregon Students of Color Coalition
Chapter at OSU
● Identify and develop areas of involvement in multicultural
affairs in which ASOSU should engage itself
● Advise the Executive Cabinet on multicultural issues
● Report to the ASOSU Senate and House of Representatives at
least once per term on the campaigns and goals currently under
way or that have been reached.
● Maintain office hours per week during the academic year to
connect with students and ASOSU staff
● Meet bi-weekly with the Director of Diversity Initiatives.
● Meet weekly with the Diversity Team.
● Work at least 7 in-office hours, and 8 other hours, totaling
15 hours completed weekly during the academic year

Other Campaigns and Initiatives:
20%
● Promotion and work within ASOSU’s external campaigns such
as the Vote OR Vote Voter Registration Drive, the ASOSU
Elections, and others.
● Other duties as assigned

As a Member of the Associated Students of Oregon State University Executive Branch, you are obligated to be active in the
recruitment of new interns and volunteers, maintain a clean
office environment and work space, actively participate with the
ASOSU team, maintain a strong presence at campus and community
events, and actively reach out to other student groups.

Minimum Qualifications

Employment Eligibility Requirements (http://fa.oregonstate.edu/stu-manual/500-employment-eligibility-requirements)

Additional Required Qualifications

o A commitment to promoting and advancing diversity and creating
an atmosphere of inclusion
o A commitment to advocating for student issues
o Must be a currently enrolled student at Oregon State University
for at least 6 academic credits.
o Must have a minimum GPA of 2.0 for undergraduate students and a
GPA of 3.0 for graduate students
o Must be in good academic standing and conduct for the term
prior to selection and during entire period of employment.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications

o Strong communication skills, interpersonal, public speaking,
digital, etc.
o Be able to manage time well
o Have a knowledge and/or willing to learn about social justice
foundations, identity, and intersectionality
o Strong organizational skills
o Ability to work independently as well as in a team
o Willingness to be adaptable, to accept changes and try new
things
o Work well under pressure
o Ability to exercise flexibility, initiative, good judgment, and
discretion
o Ability to work accurately, with interruptions, to meet a
deadline
o Experience working with organizations such as ASOSU, OSUPC,
SEAC, DCE, and other student organizations

Working Conditions / Work Schedule

The student worker may be required to work up to an approximate 20 hours per week.

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number P03540SE
Number of Vacancies 1
Anticipated Appointment Begin Date 09/04/2018
Anticipated Appointment End Date
Posting Date 04/02/2018
Full Consideration Date
Closing Date 05/04/2018
Indicate how you intend to recruit for this search Competitive / Student - open to ALL qualified/eligible students
Special Instructions to Applicants

Please apply into this posting and provide all required application materials.

OSU commits to inclusive excellence by advancing equity and diversity in all that we do. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer, and particularly encourage applications from members of historically underrepresented racial/ethnic groups, women, individuals with disabilities, veterans, LGBTQ community members, and others who demonstrate the ability to help us achieve our vision of a diverse and inclusive community.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Oregon State University, as a campus and as a community, consistently works to promote diverse initiatives and strives to solve problems at a local, state, and national level. Identify an issue you feel is important to students at OSU, provide a solution to this issue, and describe the actions you would take to implement this solution.

    (Open Ended Question)

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents