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Student Employment

The LGBTQ+SC hires a team of student workers to help influence and carry out the work of the Center each year. Please see below for a list of our current undergraduate and graduate student worker positions as well as information about our weekly program and affinity space facilitators.

If you are interested in volunteering for the LGBTQ+SC, please check out of LGBTQ+SC volunteer program.

The LGBTQ+SC has completed its hiring for Fall 2022. Please check back in November to see if there are any open positions for Spring 2023. Applications for the 2023-2024 academic year will open in April.

Undergraduate Postions

  • Facilitate weekly affinity spaces 
  • Work with Center Supervisor to create, implement, and assess one-time events
  • Incorporate accessibility and universal design best practices into all events and programs
  • Collaborate with student orgs & campus partners on intersectional programming 
  • Help staff LGBTQ+SC and SEIP signature events (SEIP Welcome, LGBTQ+SC Open Houses, Lavender Celebration, etc) 
  • Lead LGBTQ+SC Orientation events, introducing new students to LGBTQ+SC programs and resources
  • Assess affinity spaces, workshops, intersectional programs, and desired LGBTQ+ student programs
  • Assist with staffing the LGBTQ+SC front desk, greeting visitors, answering the front desk phone, and maintaining LGBTQ+SC space
  • Attend weekly student staff meetings and meet once a week with the Center Supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • Check LGBTQ+SC email – respond to inquiries or forward messages where appropriate 
  • Maintain inventory lists of LGBTQ+SC lounge and office supplies 
  • Create weekly EngageSC LGBTQ+SC attendance swipe link
  • Scan event sign in sheets and upload to Google Drive folder 
  • Schedule student workers/volunteers & maintain LGBTQ+SC calendar
  • Send biweekly timesheet reminders to student workers
  • Archive LGBTQ+SC materials 
  • Assist with LGBTQ+SC student staff onboarding
  • Assist with staffing the LGBTQ+SC front desk, greeting visitors, answering the front desk phone, and maintaining LGBTQ+SC space
  • Attend weekly student staff meetings and meet once a week with the Center Supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • Manage LGBTQ+SC social media accounts 
  • Promote the LGBTQ+SC’s events and programs through email, website, social media
  • Ensure all LGBTQ+SC digital content is accessible (screen-reader compliant, uses alt-text, provides image descriptions, etc)
  • Search for, generate, and post educational materials and resources on the Center’s website and social media accounts
  • Assemble & send out the LGBTQ+SC’s weekly newsletter
  • Track social media analytics & digital engagement
  • Monitor the Center’s social media communication
  • Outreach to student orgs and campus partners to advertise LGBTQ+SC events on their platforms and promote relevant student org/campus partner opportunities on LGBTQ+SC platforms
  • Update & maintain LGBTQ+SC website  
  • Outreach to QuASA/Rainbow Floor/student orgs/campus partners to advertise on their social media accounts/listservs, etc 
  • Assist with staffing the LGBTQ+SC front desk, greeting visitors, answering the front desk phone, and maintaining LGBTQ+SC space
  • Attend weekly student staff meetings and meet once a week with the Center Supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned 
  • Create flyers for events and programs that align with accessibility best practices
  • Develop LGBTQ+SC branding and marketing materials 
  • Update LGBTQ+SC resource guides 
  • Adhere to USC Identity Guidelines
  • Assist with staffing the LGBTQ+SC front desk, greeting visitors, answering the front desk phone, and maintaining LGBTQ+SC space
  • Attend weekly student staff meetings and meet once a week with the Center Supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Organize, implement, and staff tabling opportunities for the LGBTQ+SC at campus events and programs
  • Develop education and outreach materials relevant to specific intersectional communities
  • Staff Admissions/campus partner outreach events for perspective & incoming students
  • Coordinate and train outreach volunteers
  • Assist with staffing the LGBTQ+SC front desk, greeting visitors, answering the front desk phone, and maintaining LGBTQ+SC space
  • Attend weekly student staff meetings and meet once a week with the Center Supervisor
  • Other duties as assigned 

Graduate Positions

  • Coordinate Peer Mentoring Program 
  • Organize and implement graduate student programming 
  • Help Center Supervisor coordinate Lavender Celebration
  • Plan and lead large events 
  • Facilitate weekly affinity space 
  • Co-facilitate educational trainings 
  • Conduct assessment, analyze data, and create assessment reports 
  • Assist with staffing the LGBTQ+SC front desk, greeting visitors, answering the front desk phone, and maintaining LGBTQ+SC space
  • Attend weekly student staff meetings and meet once a week with the SEIP Manager
  • Other duties as assigned

Space Facilitators

In addition to our larger commitment student worker positions, the LGBTQ+SC also hires students to facilitate our weekly programs and affinity spaces at a 2 hr/week commitment. Our weekly programs and affinity spaces are important community-building programs for either specific intersectional LGBTQ+ identities or broader, interest-based spaces open to anyone. The duties of our space facilitators include:

  • Facilitating the discussion space on a weekly basis
  • Pre-plan the activities, discussion topics, etc. that will occur during weekly meetings
  • Ensuring participants sign in at each meeting
  • Request any and all purchases of materials needed for activities in a timely manner
  • Receive and implement feedback from space participants
  • Other duties as assigned.

Internships

The LGBTQ+SC frequently partners with Gender and Sexuality Studies to provide internships opportunities for the Gender and Sexuality Studies internship course, SWMS 311.

Students interested in interning at the LGBTQ+SC for their course should contact LGBTQ+SC Center Supervisor, a.b. Monzon.

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