Summary The Center for Inclusive Excellence (CIE) seeks to foster a culture and campus community in which all types of diversity are valued, engaged with, have access, and all contribute to the holistic development of our community members and the institutional excellence of the University. As a member of the Center for Inclusive Excellence (CIE), the Graduate Intern for LGBTQ+ Initiatives 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. The Graduate Intern for LGBTQ+ Initiatives is a 12-month, 30 hour/week position that promotes developmental and professional learning while pursuing a graduate degree, starting July 1, 2021. The graduate intern works to support the CIE through program development and research in partnership with other areas on campus.
Essential Job Functions Responsibilities/projects may include but are not limited to:
LGBTQ+ specific programming, research & support - 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.
Office administration and program development – Assist with the logistics, administration, and management of the CIE; support the creation and facilitation of training materials for faculty, staff, and students; participate in research projects; support the maintenance and organization of the CIE marketing communications, including email and social media; assist with event/program development and reserving spaces on campus.
CIE representative – Represent the CIE at campus and community meetings as well as external conferences and events; participate in CIE team meetings and Inclusive Excellence Council meetings; serve on institution-wide committees for programs and events; jump in to help with CIE and Inclusive Excellence Council programs as needed.
Other duties as assigned.
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.
Interest/experience in working with students or higher education.
Some evening and weekend hours required.
Salary & Benefits
$6,000 stipend (12-month)
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.), and 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, 39 credits of MS in Accountancy (3 credits are not covered by tuition remission.), 42 credits of Master of Public Health (6 credits are not covered by tuition remission.), and 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
NOTE: This is a 12-month position, with the opportunity to continue the position for 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.
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.
Internal Number: 79094
About Regis College
Rooted in the Catholic intellectual tradition and inspired by the social justice values of our founders, the Sisters of St. Joseph of Boston, Regis College is a welcoming and inclusive community. We are called to provide access to an academically rigorous education through innovative learning opportunities and collaborative engagement at all degree levels. We educate the whole person, preparing our students to pursue excellence, to become change agents in their own communities, and to serve and lead as advocates for a more just and compassionate global society.