LGBTQ Center

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning Center

Job Opportunities

 

Undergraduate Student Worker

The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) Center at Wake Forest University seeks a Graduate Assistant. The LGBTQ Center exists to provide education, advocacy, and support for WFU students, staff, and faculty around issues of gender identity and sexual orientation. The Student Worker will support the Center Director and Program Coordinator in overseeing administrative responsibilities, planning events and programming, and managing the Center’s space.

 Duties may include:

  • Staffing the Center welcome desk;
  • Answering visitor questions;
  • Promote Center events through distributing promotional materials;
  • Record Center visitor statistics;
  • Assist Program Coordinator in planning and implementing Center events;
  • Providing supplementary office coverage and administrative support for the Director and Program Coordinator;
  • Planning and developing campus-wide events, such as speakers series, films, concerts, etc;
  • Overseeing the LGBTQ Center Library;
  • Help maintain a welcoming a safe space in the Center;
  • Manage the Center bulletin boards to keep them current and organized;
  • Grant card access to students.

The ideal candidate has interest in and/or experience working with LGBTQ and allied communities, as well as strong administrative, organizational, and communication skills. We welcome candidates with an academic interest in LGBTQ studies or Women’s and Gender Studies. The LGBTQ Center recognizes the intersectionality of identity with regard to race, class, gender, religion, ability, nationality, age, sexual orientation, and gender identity, and seeks candidates with a strong commitment to campus-wide diversity and inclusion.

Applicants must be work-study qualified.

To apply, please send an email that briefly describes your interest and qualifications, along with a copy of your resume to Rob Powell, LGBTQ Center Program Coordinator at powellrw@nullwfu.edu .

 

Graduate Intern

 The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer and Questioning (LGBTQ) Center at Wake Forest University seeks a Graduate Intern. The LGBTQ Center exists to provide education, advocacy, and support for WFU students, staff, and faculty around issues of gender identity and sexual orientation. The Graduate Intern will support the Center Director in overseeing administrative responsibilities, planning events and programming, and working with undergraduate students.

Duties may include:

  • Developing programming content for educational programs such as our Safe Zone workshop series;
  • Running student support groups as appropriate (graduate students, students of color, faith-based, etc.);
  • Assisting Dr. Mazaris in preparing course materials;
  • Researching and developing a Peer Mentoring Program;
  • Providing supplementary office coverage and administrative support for the Director and Program Coordinator;
  • Planning and developing campus-wide events, such as speakers series, films, concerts, etc;
  • Overseeing the LGBTQ Center Library;
  • Overseeing the Restroom Data Collection Project;
  • Providing guidance and mentorship to undergraduate student employees;
  • Updating the LGBTQ Center website and social media;
  • Helping to develop and implement campus-wide education, advocacy and support programs, as determined by campus needs.

The ideal candidate has interest in and/or experience working with LGBTQ and allied communities, as well as strong administrative, organizational, and communication skills. We welcome candidates with an academic interest in LGBTQ studies or Women’s and Gender Studies. The LGBTQ Center recognizes the intersectionality of identity with regard to race, class, gender, religion, ability, nationality, age, sexual orientation, and gender identity, and seeks candidates with a strong commitment to campus-wide diversity and inclusion.

Applicants must be work-study qualified.

To apply, please send an email that briefly describes your interest and qualifications, along with a copy of your CV, to Rob Powell, Program Coordinator, at powellrw@nullwfu.edu