Martin Luther King Center Signature Programming Intern

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Job Title:

Martin Luther King Center Signature Programming Intern

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Department Name:

18401:Martin Luther King Jr Ctr for Div Educ

Work Location:

Gatton Student Center, Lexington, KY

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Required Education:

Undergraduate pursuing a degree

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Physical Requirements:

sitting for extended periods of time; attend events around campus


Monday – Friday, approximately 10 hours per week working around class schedule

Job Summary:

This position provides support for the Associate Director & Administrative Assistant Specialist.

•Meet regularly with Associate Director to create, organize, and execute signature King Center programs such as Student Center Spectacular-Diversity Project, King Café/Word is Born, Martin Luther King Week, etc.
•Completes the Program Proposal for multicultural programming centered on these three focuses: empowerment, educational development, & cultural awareness under the supervision of the Assistant Director and in collaboration with entire interns team. Present Program Proposal to the MLKC leadership team for approval during bi-weekly staff meetings.
•Create forum and dialogue sessions that relate to issues of race, class, gender, and a variety of multicultural identities for MLKC’s Soup & Substance: Real Talk, Real Issues, & Real People Series every Third Thursday of the month
•Serves as a committee member for MLK Day of Service which is a collaboration with the Center for Community Outreach (CCO) as they do a day full of service to honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr
•Recruit students, organizations, and departments to participate in MLKC programming through bi-weekly tabling & bi-weekly flyering throughout the school year.
•Meet one-on-one with the Associate Director bi-weekly (minimum) in order to effectively balance academics, personal and MLKC obligations
•Serve as a MLKC Staff member, participating in regular staff meetings, retreats, & trainings, and working at least 5 MLKC events a semester

Signature Programming Interns are expected to demonstrate high levels of confidentiality and a desire to learn new skills. The students in this position must be a self-starter and have an understanding of working in a professional environment, and have excellent customer service skills. This position requires a positive attitude and a willingness to assume a variety of roles. The Signature Programming Intern is expected to report to work on time, dressed appropriately and show respect for colleagues in the workplace.
Start Date: August 23, 2021

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities:

organization and attention to detail

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University Community of Inclusion:

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.




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Posted: 5/7/2021
Application Due: 5/9/2021
Work Type: Full Time