Date:     March 7, 2014

To:          All UF Graduate Students, Coordinators and Staff

From:    UF Multicultural & Diversity Affairs

RE:          Graduate Assistantship Now Available

Asian Pacific Islander American Affairs (APIA), Intercultural Engagement (IE), & Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Affairs (1 position open Fall 2014)

The Multicultural and Diversity Affairs Graduate Assistant works as part of the staff of Multicultural and Diversity Affairs. All Multicultural and Diversity Affairs graduate assistants work to facilitate student learning about one's self and diverse others by planning educational programs, supporting student organizations, promoting leadership development, and helping to build community among students, particularly students from underrepresented backgrounds. We are seeking energetic students with a passion for multicultural education, APIA and LGBT issues. A successful candidate will be tasked with some of the following responsibilities: APIA student support, LGBT student support, program advisement, planning and management; University Minority Mentoring Program; leadership conference development; Native American and religious diversity initiatives; assessment initiatives; social justice workshops and service events; assist with supervision of paraprofessional students employees/volunteers; establish campus partnerships for collaborative projects and trainings; and other duties as assigned.

Students of all backgrounds with an interest and passion for multicultural affairs and student development are encouraged to apply. Salary includes in-state tuition waiver for 9 credit hours per semester, $5,500 stipend per semester and Gator Grad Care health insurance. This is a 9-month assistantship starting mid-August through mid-May.

Deadline: Open until filled.

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