Graduate Assistant, Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

DeSales University Center Valley, PA

Position Summary:

The Graduate Assistant (GA) position in the Office of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) works collaboratively with the Associate Vice President for DEI to provide support in engaging with the University’s diverse student populations.  The GA will engage with diverse student leaders and develop activities as needed to assist in their leadership development, create collaborations with the diverse student organizations on campus, engage with Student Life professionals and promote cultural awareness by coordinating events to honor ethnic heritage months (such as, African American Heritage Month, Hispanic Heritage Month, Native American Heritage Month, Women’s History Month, etc.).  


·         Bachelor’s degree required

·         Acceptance to, and continued enrollment in a DeSales University graduate program required (Master’s in Higher Education program preferred)

·         Experience in Higher Education encouraged, experiences in student engagement and support preferred.

·         Experience in an academic setting is strongly preferred.

·         Demonstrated success in building and contributing to initiatives that facilitate cultural awareness, understanding and inclusivity in the academy.

·         The position requires occasional evening and weekend work to support DEI events during the year.

·         Awareness and and actively engaged in supporting our campus diversity, equity and inclusivity.

·         Dedicated to the mission of a small, Catholic, liberal arts institution.

DeSales University is an EEO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled
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