Martin Luther King Center Signature Programming Intern
Martin Luther King Center Signature Programming InternRequisition Number:
18401:Martin Luther King Jr Ctr for Div EducWork Location:
Gatton Student Center, Lexington, KYSalary Range:
$8.00-$8.50Type of Position:
StudentPosition Time Status :
Undergraduate pursuing a degreeRequired Related Experience:
sitting for extended periods of time; attend events around campusShift:
Monday – Friday, approximately 10 hours per week working around class scheduleJob 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
organization and attention to detailDoes this position have supervisory responsibilities? :
NoDeadline to Apply:
05/14/2021University 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.
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