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.

The LGBTQ+SC has completed our hiring for Fall 2021. Please check back in Spring 2022 for any potential openings.

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

Undergraduate Positions

Programming Assistant

  • 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 partnerson intersectional programming 
  • Help staff LGBTQ+SC and SEIP signature events (SEIP Welcome, LGBTQ+SC Open Houses, Lavender Celebrationetc) 
  • 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 

Operations Assistant

  • 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 

Digital Outreach & Social Media

  • 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 

Graphic Design

  • 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

Graduate Positions

Graduate Assistant

  • 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.

The LGBTQ+SC has completed our hiring process for space facilitators for Fall 2021. Please check back in Spring 2022 for any potential openings.