Specialist I, Diversity & Multicultural Affairs (Work Study)

Position Information

Position Information

Position Title Specialist I, Diversity & Multicultural Affairs (Work Study)
Open Internally or Externally External
If faculty, tenure track status Not Applicable
Reports to (title) Administrative Assistant
Department Office for Diversity & Multicultural Affairs - Student Affairs
Requisition Number W17050
Position Type New position
Job Category Work Study - Variable
FT/PT Part-time
Initial Work Location Multiple Locations
Starting Salary $10.86 - $11.93
Job Open Date 08/22/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Priority Review Date
Job Summary

Serve as reception for the Center for Diversity and Multicultural Affairs (CDMA) through greeting and assisting everyone entering into the CDMA. Serve as administrative, programmatic and computer lab support for the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs (ODMA). Refer students to resources available on campus and in the community.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties

The Specialist I is responsible for welcoming and/or assisting each person entering the CDMA; for scheduling appointments for ODMA staff, as appropriate; scheduling meetings in the conference room, open area and other locations as necessary; assisting in the planning, coordination, advertising, setting up and breaking down programs/activities cosponsored and/or hosted by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs (ODMA); keeping the CDMA tidy and clean; answering the phone; light filing; storage organization; typing correspondence and other routine support functions. Researching, securing and updating resources that respond to student and campus needs. Support ODMA student success initiatives. Assist with the development of ODMA marketing and informational materials. Coordinate, a student-led staff-supported social justice educational awareness program per (each) year. Perform the following clerical functions: word processing; data entry; spreadsheets; mail distribution; document filing; scanning; faxing; photocopying and group email. Answering multi-line telephone, checking voicemail, redirect callers, take messages for staff answer general questions; Make appointments for Multicultural Student Success Coordinators (MSSC) with students when or/as needed. Support students within the lab area, directly in front of the Student Involvement Center, as needed. Specialist I will also be given additional special projects from time to time and perform other duties and assigned.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued

This job functions 5-20 hours a week depending on work-study award.

Preferred Qualifications

Currently enrolled SLCC student for at least two semesters.
Ability to speak and understand more than one language Spanish preferred.
Experience working with a varied and diverse population, working directly in delivering services to people from multicultural backgrounds.
One (1) year office, receptions or customer service experience preferred. Experience working with confidential information.
Experience with SLCC processes preferred.
Technology savvy

Minimum Qualifications

Currently enrolled SLCC student for at least one semester.
Experience working with a varied and diverse population, working directly in delivering services to people from multicultural backgrounds.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities

Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs (Word, Excel, Publisher, etc.); Ability to proficiently use basic office equipment (phone, email, copiers, printers, fax); Knowledge of campus resources (financial aid, student express, student services departments, etc.) Ability to effectively utilize social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.) for information and marketing purposes. Skilled at interacting professionally with students, staff and community member through both written and verbal communication; Ability to use warmth and empathy when interacting with students on campus; Ability to assist students in learning and accessing campus resources; Ability to design marketing materials i.e. handouts, flyers and brochures.

Ability to communicate effectively with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College. Ability to work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties

May include evening or weekend hours for events hosted and/or sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.

Special Instructions

Salt Lake Community College may complete a criminal background check on the finalist.

Work Study is awarded to SLCC students through the Federal College Work Study program, which requires establishing financial need through the FAFSA application from the Financial Aid Office. If you do not have work study awarded to you, you will not be eligible for work under work study positions.

FLSA Non-Exempt

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How did you first learn about this position?
    • Newspaper
    • Ethnic Media
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Professional Organization
    • HigherEdJobs.com
    • SLCC Website
    • Referral Agency
    • Workforce Services
    • College Placement Center
    • Friend
    • Employee
    • SLCC Email
    • SLCC HR Office
    • Other (please specify below)
  2. If other referral source, please specify:

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Do you have a Work Study award from Salt Lake Community College's Financial Aid Office?
    • Yes
    • No
    • I don't know what Work Study is

Required Documents

Required Documents
Optional Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume / Curr. Vitae
  3. Letters of Reference
  4. Transcripts