Employment Opportunities

Peer Inclusion Educator Intern

Work closely with the Assistant Director of Social Justice Education to assist with developing Peer Inclusion Educator Program Logistics and Recruitment. Serve as logistics manager, developing email templates and developing relationships with students to increase capacity of PIE workshops, creating new outreach strategies and plans for growing and expanding the SJE reach.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 2.5 Cumulative G.P.A. Required for Hire
  • Written/verbal communications skills; specifically, ability to write content for diverse audiences
  • Advanced knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Hootsuite, etc.)
  • Digital photography and/or video skills
  • Excellent team development skills
  • Aspire to utilize this opportunity as an ongoing professional development experience
  • Previous facilitation experience
  • Interest in and knowledge of social justice

PIE Logistics Coordinator responsibilities include:

  • Attend student group meetings and events to promote and recruit for PIE
  • Provide support to PIE in the form of:
    • Scheduling workshop planning meetings between Assistant Director and PIE student facilitators
    • Ordering food for trainings (when necessary)
    • Preparing materials for workshops
    • Creating email templates and sending follow up emails for pre and post workshop communication
    • Provide ongoing support of training and development of PIE facilitators through Monthly Meetings.
    • Attend facilitator training and assist in workshop facilitation as needed. 
    • Inputting completed workshop evaluations into database
    • Help maintain a PIE social media presence (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter) by regularly crafting posts and updates to promote events, share news, and engage dialogue
    • Assist with creative graphic design and layout as necessary
    • Attend weekly check in meetings (coordinated by supervisor)
    • Participate in SJE sponsored programs (when feasible)

 

PIE Logistics Interns are paid a wage of $10.00 hour and are expected to work 10-12 hours/week.  This person is required to attend the PIE Facilitator training on 10/27 from 6-9pm and 10/28 from 9-5pm. 

 

*Work Study preferred but not required*

Social Justice Education Graduate Assistant

The Graduate Assistant (GA) for Social Justice Education is a part-time employee and a full-time graduate staff member who is directly supervised by the Assistant Director for Social Justice Education. The Individual in this position assists the Assistant Director in all matters pertaining to the development, implementation, and assessment of opportunities for dialogue, experiential learning, leadership development, multicultural education, and social justice training with the Northwestern community. Specific areas of responsibility are outlined below. 

Responsibilities Include: 

  • Assist the Assistant Director in overseeing the Sustained Dialogue Program 
  • Assist the Assistant Director in developing and implementing trainings on inclusion and cultural competence with faculty, staff, and students
  • Assist the Assistant Director in creating and implementing assessments for programs and trainings
  • Develop and/or continue topics of discussion and coordinate programs around diversity, social justice, inclusion, and dialogue, such as "How I See It," "Dinner Dialogues," and "Student Activism"
  • Work with Student Affairs Marketing to market programs and events
  • Opportunity to create and implement new initiatives around dialogue, experiential learning, leadership development, multicultural education, inclusion, and social justice
  • Create end of quarter reports
  • Secure space for sessions
  • Perform additional duties as assigned

Graduate Assistants should have a strong sense of interpersonal skills, flexibility, cultural awareness and sensitivity, and the ability to complete a broad range of responsibilities and programs. GAs must be at leaset part-time students and are expected to work 20 hours per week at $15/hour. We are not able to offer a tuition waiver, health insurance, or other benefits. 


To apply, please email a cover letter, resume, and the names, addresses, and phone numbers of three (3) references to: 

Michele Enos, Assistant Director

Social Justice Education 

michele.enos@northwestern.edu

Campus Inclusion & Community Graduate Assistant

The Graduate Assistant (GA) for the Department of Campus Inclusion and Community is a full-time graduate staff member directly supervised by the Assistant Director for Social Justice Education.   The primary responsibility of this individual will be to support the implementation of the Step Up! Bystander Intervention Program, as well as the Peer Inclusion Educator (PIE) Program.  This position assists the Assistant Director in all matters pertaining to the development, implementation, and assessment of opportunities for dialogue, experiential learning, leadership development, multicultural education, and social justice training pertaining to PIE and the Step Up Bystander Intervention Program. Specific areas of responsibilities are outlined below.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assist the Assistant Director in overseeing the Step Up Bystander Intervention Program and PIE.
  • Assist the Assistant Director in developing and implementing trainings on bystander intervention and social justice education with faculty, staff, and students.
  • Assist the Assistant Director in creating and implementing assessments for programs and trainings specific to bystander intervention, social identity, power, privilege oppression, social justice key concepts, and more.   
  • Work with Student Affairs Marketing to market programs and events.
  • Create and implement new initiatives around bystander intervention, leadership development, multicultural education, inclusion, and social justice.
  • Create end of the quarter reports.
  • Recruit, train, and schedule facilitators for trainings and workshops, prepare materials, and secure space for sessions.
  • Perform additional duties as assigned by the Assistant Director or Director.
  • Obtain professional development on issues related to bystander intervention and social justice education as needed.

Graduate Assistants should have strong interpersonal skills, flexibility, cultural awareness and sensitivity, and the ability to complete a broad range of responsibilities/projects. Familiarity with some or all of the following would be beneficial: bystander intervention, dialogue, social justice, and gender-based violence. Candidates should be interested in social justice and bystander intervention, and the ideal candidate will be an experienced trainer or have experience supporting community education programming.

Graduate Assistants must be at least part-time students and are expected to work 10 to 20 hours per week at $15.00/hour through June of 2018, with the opportunity to renew for the following academic year. We are not able to offer a tuition waiver, health insurance, or other benefits. There are, however, funds available for Professional Development.  The position is funded by a three year grant from the Office on Violence Against Women to address sexual violence, relationship violence, and stalking on campuses.

To apply, please e-mail a cover letter, resume, and the names, emails, and phone numbers of three (3) references to: