2016-2017 Graduate Assistantships

UCSF LGBT Resource Center 
2016-2017 Graduate Assistantship Positions


The primary role of the Graduate Assistant for the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Resource Center (LGBT Resource Center) is to support the Center’s programming efforts; gain practical experience working with LGBTQI, underrepresented, underserved, and ally communities; and collaborate with diverse populations of students, faculty, staff, trainees, alumni, and community members.  This position works directly with the Director and Program Manager to increase student involvement and to enhance students’ experience by supporting the initiatives of the Center and creating a more inclusive campus environment.
Duties and Responsibilities:

The Graduate Assistant reports directly to the Director of the LGBT Resource Center and works approximately 10 hours per week, including some evening and weekend hours.  This one-year position runs from September 2016 to June 2017 (9-month appointment).  In this role, the Graduate Assistant will:

  •  Assist in the planning and implementation of campus-wide events, for example: National Coming Out Day/Coming Out Monologues, Transgender Day of Remembrance, LGBTQI Health Forum, Diversity Graduation, End of Year LGBT Pride Celebration, and SF Pride Parade Contingent

  • Collaborate with Registered Campus Organizations (RCOs), UCSF campus departments, and community partners in programming and educational initiativea

  • Identify LGBTQI resources and develop engaging online content to regularly feature on social media platforms

  • Support in the management and development of online resources, including webpages, email outreach campaigns, social media campaigns, and infographics

  • Represent the Center at various events, committees, and outreach activities

  • Other duties assigned


Learning Outcomes

  • Gain a deeper understanding and appreciation of diversity and social justice issues

  • Enhance and develop critical thinking, communication, and leadership skills

  • Develop comprehensive event planning skills through implementation of campus-wide events


Required Qualifications:

  •  Full-time enrollment in a graduate degree program at the University of California, San Francisco

  • Work-study eligibility 


Preferred qualifications:

  • Former experience in student affairs, intercultural work, sexuality education, or social justice programming

  • A firm understanding of LGBTQI populations, intersectionality, ethnic & racial diversity, and social justice





To Apply:

Please send the following to Evolve Benton (evolve.benton@ucsf.edu) in a PDF format with the subject line that reads “LGBT RC Graduate Assistant Application” by Friday, September 9th:

  • Cover letter

  • Resume

  • List of 3 References