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Employment Opportunities

Student Employment Opportunities

The Center for Women's and Gender Equity is committed to student involvement and campus experiences outside of the classroom at UNC. To support the growth and development of UNC students, we offer student employment opportunities.

  • Position Availability

    All positions are currently filled. Please check back soon for open positions at our Center!

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  • Requirements to Apply
    • Be currently enrolled as a student at the University of Northern Colorado
    • Two-semester commitment required
    • Position works approximately 10-15 hours a week (determined by the current work study allotment) - position will work both set and flexible hours with occasional evening hours will be required
    • Dedication and commitment to women’s and gender issues with a social justice perspective

  • General Responsibilities
    • Position reports directly to the Coordinator and is accountable to all professional staff at the Center for Women’s and Gender Equity (CWGE) and Stryker Institute for Leadership Development (SI)
    • Provide office coverage and support in general office related tasks
    • Provide support for services and programs offered through the CWGE and SI
    • Work within a collaborative/team environment
    • Responsible for content delivered through programs and services of the CWGE
    • Commitment to growing personally and professionally through training opportunities 
  • Questions?

    For more information or questions, please contact Luz Sosa, Coordinator, at luz.sosa@unco.edu or 970-351-1492.

Graduate Assistant

The Center for Women’s and Gender Equity is looking for a Graduate student who demonstrates passion and commitment to women’s and gender issues and who seeks an opportunity to grow both personally and professionally through the mentorship offered by CWGE staff in the Graduate Associate (GA) position

  • Position Availability

    We are currently accepting applications!

    Application information is available on the Graduate School Website.

  • Qualifications
    • Be admitted into a graduate degree program at the University of Northern Colorado
    • Awareness of women's and gender issues and concerns
    • Knowledge and awareness of social justice and a desire to engage social justice within this position
    • Program planning and event organizing experience
    • Demonstrate excellent verbal and written communication skills, a high level of self-direction, organization, initiative, and reliability
    • Previous leadership or other experience working with students
    • Ability to engage an audience during group presentations or committee meetings
    • Experience with program development and implementation
  • Responsibilities

    Specific duties include, but are not limited to:

    • Support Associate Director with the programming aspect of the CWGE, including planning programs and events that address women’s and gender issues, assessing campus needs, providing staffing support at events and activities, and provide support in the development of innovative strategies to address women’s and gender issues 
    • Mentor student staff and provide support to students with programming responsibilities such as interns and volunteers (when applicable)
    • Represent the CWGE, it’s goals, and activities to various other organizations across campus
    • Possess the desire and ability to provide services to UNC community and others accessing the CWGE
    • Be available to respond to walk-in students and phone concerns
    • Managing publicity and public relations for programs and events
    • Assume responsibility for other tasks within the office
    • Must be available for some evening and weekend hours
    • Provides support for Stryker Institute program including event organizing
  • Compensation

    This is an Academic Year contracted appointment. It is an 18-hour per week position and includes some evening hours and weekends. Included is tuition remission up to 10 credits and a monthly Master’s level Graduate Assistant stipend. Visit the Graduate School for more information regarding Graduate Assistantships (GA).

  • Applying

    Please submit the following materials to Luz.sosa@unco.edu

    • Completed GA application - found on the Graduate School website
    • Resume - be sure to include references
    • Cover letter that speaks to your interest in the position and how you meet the qualifications
  • Questions?

    For more information or questions, please contact Luz Sosa, Coordinator for the Center for Women's and Gender Equity & Stryker Institute for Leadership Development, at Luz.sosa@unco.edu or (970) 351-1492.

For any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact us at cwge@unco.edu.