Position TitleSLCC Student, Work Study - Specialist, Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs
Open Internally or ExternallyExternal
If faculty, tenure track statusNot Applicable
Reports to (title)Coordinator 2, Multicultural Center
DepartmentOffice for Diversity & Multicultural Affairs - Student Affairs
Job CategoryWork Study - Variable
Initial Work LocationTaylorsville Redwood Campus
Starting Salary$10.25 - $11.40
Job Open Date09/23/2019
Open Until FilledYes
Serves and supports the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs staff (ODMA) by greeting and assisting visitors and students who frequent the space. Serves as administrative, programmatic and computer lab support for ODMA and as peer mentor to underrepresented and multicultural students.
Essential Responsibilities and Duties
The ODMA specialist will be responsible for:
• Welcoming and/or assisting every person who visits the office.
• Scheduling appointments for ODMA staff, as appropriate.
• Scheduling meetings in the ODMA conference room, open area and other locations as necessary.
• Assisting in the planning, coordination, advertising, setting up and breaking down of programs/activities hosted by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs (ODMA).
• Keeping the ODMA space clean and professional.
• Light filing; storage organization; typing correspondence and other routine support functions.
• Researching, securing and updating resources that respond to student and campus needs.
• Supporting ODMA student success initiatives and its scope of work by helping students register for classes and communicating with students at the request of the coordinators.
• Assisting with the development of ODMA marketing and informational materials.
• Performing the following clerical functions: word processing; data entry; spreadsheet maintenance; mail distribution; document filing; scanning; faxing; photocopying and group emailing. – Answering multi-line telephone, checking voicemail, redirecting callers, taking messages for staff and answering general questions.
• Making appointments for Multicultural Student Success Coordinators (MSSC) with students when or/as needed.
• Supporting students within the lab area.
• Supporting and working with the refugee and immigrant students to navigate SLCC.
• Other duties as assigned.
Preference will go to candidates who demonstrate:
a) One (1) year office, receptions or customer service experience preferred.
b) Experience working with a varied and diverse population, working directly in delivering services to people from multicultural backgrounds.
c) Bilingual or multilingual ability.
d) Familiarity or involvement with SLCC services, resources, or student organizations.
Must be a current, degree-seeking SLCC undergraduate or School of Applied Technology (SAT) student.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
The applicant must possess:
- 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.
- Skills 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.
Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties
Shifts may include evening or weekend hours for events hosted and/or sponsored by the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs.
Part-time, approximately 10-15 hours per week.
Applicants must attach a resume to be considered for this position.
SLCC may complete a background check on the selected 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.
Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.
SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”).
This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.