Graduate Intern for Commuter Life and Multicultural Student Engagement
Location: Weston, Massachusetts
Required Education: Bachelor’s
Higher Education Institution
Internal Number: 81983
The Graduate Intern for Commuter Life and Multicultural Student Engagement is a 12-month 30 hour/week program coordinator position that promotes developmental and professional learning while pursuing a graduate degree starting July 1, 2020. The role serves as member of the Center for Student Engagement team, supporting student leadership development and facilitating a variety of co-curricular learning opportunities in partnership with student clubs and organizations.
Essential Job Functions
Student Engagement Responsibilities
Serve as a co-advisor to the Multicultural Student Association with the Director of the Center for Student Engagement (CSE).
Coordinate bi-monthly meetings of the Multicultural Student Association.
Support multicultural student engagement through recruitment and promotion of events hosted by the Multicultural Student Association and the Center for Inclusive Excellence.
Serve as the primary advisor to the cultural organizations on campus.
Create and implement vibrant commuter programming including the Commuter Café, Commuter Breakfast, and Commuter Advisory Council.
Oversee commuter student resources including a Commuter Newsletter, Commuter Central (via Regis Engage), Commuter Lockers, and Transportation/Shuttle Information.
Attend professional development opportunities, including the regional National Association of Campus Activities conference.
Assist with the coordination and management of club and organization events, CSE evening and weekend events, and traditional college-wide events (i.e., Welcome Week, Student Club Fair, Christmas Tree Lighting, and Spring Week).
Support the outreach, public relations, and advertising efforts for the CSE.
Perform other related duties as required.
Residence Life Responsibilities
Train in incident management and crisis protocol with the Office of Residence Life and Housing.
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 to include the following:
Respond to on-campus issues or concerns as they arise, facilitate response with appropriate parties, and serve as support staff to resident assistants and Campus Police wherever needed.
Communicate with appropriate offices on campus regarding the welfare of residents.
Complete and distribute duty log by 9 am for weekday duties.
Participate in regular Residence Life meetings, including Tuesday morning staff meeting and any trainings related to on-call policies or procedures.
Directly supervise an RA staff of 4-6 students plus participation in all staff trainings (para professional and professional).
Internship applicants must be accepted, provisionally or fully, into an eligible graduate program.
Ability to uphold the University’s commitment to inclusive excellence in a diverse educational community.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Interest/experience in higher education, leadership development and event management.
A positive attitude and an understanding of the importance of being open-minded and flexible.
Proven experience in managing projects and people.
Proficiency in social media platforms.
Considerable evening and weekend hours required.
A valid driver’s license desirable.
Considerable 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.), 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
Normal office environment, not subject to extremes in temperature, noise, odors, etc.
Occasional exposure to extreme noise at campus events.
Requires work outside during events.
May spend extended periods at terminal, on telephone, or operating other office machines, requiring eye-hand coordination and finger dexterity.
Involves attendance at evening and weekend events.
This is a live-in position.
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.
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.