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Graduate Intern for LGBTQ+ Initiatives

Company:
Regis College
Job Location:
Weston, 02493-1571
Category:
Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Services
Type:
Full-Time

Summary

The Center for Inclusive Excellence seeks to foster a culture and campus community in which all types of diversity are valued, engaged with, have access, and contribute to the holistic development of our community members, and the institutional excellence of the university. Regis is committed to ensuring that each individual is known and accepted for who they are. We consider this an essential tenet of the founding values of this institution. The university is committed to fostering a community that values, is welcoming to, and accepting of the range of human experiences. These are key to maintaining a competitive workforce advantage as well as to living out the vision and values of Regis' founders: the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Boston. Integrating diversity within academic programs, student life, faculty and staff experiences, and community relationships is critical to Regis' strategic goal of inclusive excellence, where diversity and inclusion are central objectives to institutional excellence.

Center for Inclusive Excellence Responsibilities:

  • As a member of the Center for Inclusive Excellence (CIE), you will gain exposure to and familiarity with CIE initiatives, planning and research and data analysis at Regis College. In doing so you will develop transferrable skills in areas such as strategic planning, problem-solving, project management, program development and data analysis as it relates to the LGBTQ+ community and other marginalized populations.
  • This position involves working with the Campus Pride Index Taskforce to develop an assessment of LGBTQ+ experiences at Regis College, and current student supports in relation to the LGBTQ+ community, collaborative coordination and/or facilitation of programs (OUTober, Trans Day of Remembrance, Campus Pride month, PRIDE, etc.), assistance with development of internal documents, and diversity, inclusion and equity related data. CIE will also work to align the experience with the interests and skills of the Graduate Intern in a manner that fits the Centers goals.
  • The Graduate Intern will serve as the center liaison for the Gay Straight Alliance (GSA) student organization.
  • The Graduate Intern for LGBTQ+ Initiatives will regularly meet one-on-one with the VP for Inclusive Excellence/CDO, attend CIE staff meetings, and participate in other relevant meetings. The Grad Intern can expect to develop learning outcomes, receive coaching in higher education administrative work and engage in other campus wide professional development opportunities.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Residence Life Responsibilities:

  • Train in incident management and crisis protocol with the Office of Residence Life.
  • Serve as a member of the Professional Staff On-Duty (PSOD) rotation. Rotation consistency is variable and agreed upon at the beginning of each semester. Responsibilities include:
    • Respond to on-campus issues or concerns as they arise, facilitate response with appropriate parties, serve as support staff to resident assistants and Campus Police wherever needed, and submit incident reports when needed.
    • Communicate with appropriate campus offices regarding the welfare of residents.
    • Complete and distribute duty log by 9am for weekday duties.
    • Participate in regular Residence Life meetings, including Tuesday morning staff meetings and any trainings related to on-call policies or procedures.
Additional Information

Requirements:

  • Internship applicants must be accepted, provisionally or fully, into an eligible graduate program.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong administrative skills.
  • Ability to uphold the University's commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
  • has an interest in gaining experience in facilitation, curriculum development, and / or data collection and assessment
  • has background or interest in best practices for supporting LGBTQ+ community members
  • Interest/experience in working with students, health promotion, or higher education.
  • Some evening and weekend hours required.

Salary & Benefits:

  • $6,000 stipend (12-month)
  • Free room and full meal plan.
  •  Tuition remission for two (2) eligible Regis graduate courses/semester, with a maximum of six graduate courses (18 credits) per academic year.
    • The following campus-based programs are eligible for tuition remission:
      • 30 credits of MA in Strategic Communication
      • 60 credits of MA in Counseling (24 credits are not covered by tuition remission. The supervised field experience must be completed after the graduate intern role is complete.)
      • 33 credits of MS in Regulatory and Clinical Research Management
      • 33 credits of MS in Health Administration
    • The following fully online programs quality for tuition remission on a space-available basis:
      • 36 credits of MEd in Student Success
      • 30 credits of MS in Product Management
      • 42 credits of Master of Public Health (6 credits are not covered by tuition remission)
      • 30 credits of Master of Social Work
    • Courses in the graduate Nursing, Occupational Therapy, Applied Behavioral Analysis, and Doctor of Education programs are not eligible for tuition remission. 
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Flexible schedule

NOTE: This is a 12-month position, with the opportunity to continue the position for an additional 12-month terms pending satisfactory performance evaluations (24-month maximum).

Working Conditions/Physical Demands:

  • Conditions include a normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc. 
  • Some evening and weekend work is required.
  • Staff will work indoors and outdoors.
  • May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
  • Provide assistance during major campuses events (e.g., convocation, commencement, weather-related emergencies).

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to do this job. The above is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and duties required.

Protecting the Regis Community

All faculty, staff, and students who live, learn, and work on Regis College's Weston MA campus are strongly encouraged to be vaccinated for COVID-19. COVID-19 immunization is required for faculty, staff, and students who learn and work in the Regis College Dental Center and Autism Center, consistent with federal mandates. For further information, please review Regis College's health and safety protocols.

External and internal applicants, as well as position incumbents who become disabled as defined under the Americans With Disabilities Act, must be able to perform the essential job functions (as listed) either unaided or with the assistance of a reasonable accommodation to be determined by management on a case-by-case basis.

In employment, as in education, Regis College is committed to equal opportunity and affirmative action. Regis does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, religion, creed, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, ethnic or national origin, ancestry, citizenship, marital or parental status, physical or mental disability, genetic information, pregnancy, veteran's status, membership in uniformed services or any other protected status.

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