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Student Specialists  

Student specialists are an essential asset to the daily functions of the Cross-Cultural Center (CCC). They assist professional staff in various areas and the work opportunity provides CSUSM students with professional, academic, and personal development through co-curricular programs. They support the mission of the center to encourage identity exploration and appreciate differences. They assist in creating space for marginalized communities to belong and achieve academic success. They engage in the important work of social justice and make a difference on campus.

We are currently looking to fill all positions for the 2020-2021 academic year. Please complete the Student Life Centers application. First review deadline is Thursday, March 12 at 10am.

All students will be responsible for the following primary duties. Specialized responsibilites may be accessed by selecting the position:

  • Answer phones, green and respond to visitors, ensure check-in for services
  • Support front desk coverage as well as for events and programs
  • Respond to basic inquiries about programs (email, phone, in person)
  • Check and maintain reservation system for library books
  • Provide direction on the process for utilizing supplies and services
  • Ensure spaces are clean and functional
  • Attend meetings, trainings, and personal development workshops
  • Support center related programs and events through attendance or preparatory needs
  • Other related duties as assigned
  • Administrative/Social Media specialist (1 position)

    • Develop a social media plan with deadlines for concepts to increase followers and outreach consistent with current social media trends
    • Assist with management of CCC social media accounts using platforms like Hootsuite or Sprout Social for postings and any necessary responses to account followers
    • Coordinate with the Graduate Assistant, graphic design student specialist, and CCC staff to create and advertise content for upcoming events including educational posts
    • Organize calendar of events for each semester to share with CCC staff and campus partners, where appropriate
    • Create videos with graphic design specialist around social justice topics and issues
  • Administrative/Student Organizations specialist (1 position)

    • Serve as a student liaison with cultural student organizations affiliated with the CCC
    • Facilitate communication with student organizations about policies and programming
    • Support funding/grant processes with registered campus student organizations
    • Update student roster/directory information and coordinate visits to meetings
    • Support the Multicultural Student Leadership Council
    • Create regular newsletters including management of circulation and distribution
    • Assist with CCC social media accounts
    • Compile survey feedback from programs
  • Graphic Design specialist (1 position)

    • Use University style/branding guides to communicate the identity of the Center
    • Create marketing materials for events and programs to be used for social media, fliers, A-frames, digital signage, publications, banners, and special projects
    • Coordinate digital signage posts for the center and outreach to digital signage managers
    • Assist with CCC social media accounts
    • Assist in creation of any assets or copy for the newsletters
    • Assist with maintaining CCC website
    • Edit photos and videos in preparation for posting on CCC website and/or social media outlets
    • Maintain and adhere to file storage specifications, keeping online file storage sites organized and updated
  • Programs specialist (2 positions)

    • Assist in developing programs with an emphasis on multicultural competency, leadership, advocacy and activism, current issues and social justice
    • Assist in logistics and coordination of programmatic initiatives
    • Compile and assess survey feedback from programs
    • Facilitate and present workshops and trainings on campus
    • Manage participant database (Presence) and coordination of marketing efforts
    • Assist in coordination of the Civility campaign and related events