Graduate Assistant - Cross Cultural Student Involvement & Advocacy
College Park, MD
Job Description

Housed within the Office of Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy (MICA), the Graduate Coordinator for Cross Cultural Student Involvement and Advocacy will provide support to the Multiracial, Native American/Indigenous, and Interfaith student involvement areas. This includes supporting students and identity-based organizations and encouraging their involvement in campus life and leadership development opportunities. The Graduate Coordinator will assist in the development of new programmatic initiatives to support department, division, and institutional goals.

  • Provide support to the Coordinator for the Multiracial and Native American Indian/Indigenous Student Involvement Areas
  • Assist with Native American Indian Heritage & Multiracial Heritage Months and support arts-based programming initiatives
  • Attend programs and activities especially geared for these student populations and programs sponsored by respective student organizations, when needed
  • Work with the Interfaith and Spiritual Diversity area and corresponding with this area's undergraduate student intern
  • Collaborate with coordinators of other student involvement areas (i.e., Asian American and Pacific Islander, Latinx, Black, and LGBTQ) on cross-cultural programs and initiatives
  • Support the activities and initiatives of the MICA office
  • Perform duties as assigned.
Minimum Qualifications:

Must be a registered student enrolled full-time in a graduate degree program and in good academic and conduct standing at the University of Maryland, College Park.


Experience and interest in working with multiple, intersecting identity student issues is preferred. Direct experience with and knowledge of diverse college student populations is also preferred.

Additional Certifications: Additional Information: Posting Date: 06/11/2019 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Yes Best Consideration Date 07/05/2019 Physical Demands Diversity Statement:

The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.

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Job Type Full-time