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Black Student Initiative Coordinator
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Job ID 2352
Employer Brown Center for Students of Color
Employer Type On Campus
Date Posted Apr 19, 2018
Category Program Coordination
Job Type On-Campus Jobs
Job Description The Black Student Initiative Coordinator (BSI) fosters community among the various Black student groups on campus. In addition to being aware of community needs and communicating those needs to the administration, the Black Student Initiative coordinator maintains a close relationship with Black Alumni, specifically, the Inman Page Black Alumni Council (IPC). BSI coordinators spearhead the ONYX Rites of Passage Ceremony, an annual commencement event. NOTE: Please complete the supplemental application form found at in addition to this application. Responsibilities include: - Planning and organizing at least ONE Blackboard meeting monthly, and striving for attendance from all Black student groups - Maintaining a current list of all the leaders in the various Black organizations - Drafting BSI’s weekly newsletter gathering student group and BCSC events that specifically focus on issues pertinent to the Black community - Updating the Black Activities calendar weekly - Fostering collaboration and communication between the various groups within Blackboard and with Black students - Aiding Black student groups in event planning and in the promotion of their events - Planning and executing the annual ONYX Rites of Passage Commencement Dinner - Communication and collaboration with the Asian American Student Initiatives, Latinx Student Initiatives, and with Heritage Series programmers - Attendance at all monthly BCSC staffer meetings
Job Requirements - Must be an undergraduate student at Brown University in good academic standing - Familiarity and knowledge of issues relevant and of interest to Black students at Brown - Possess an understanding of group dynamics and basic conflict management skills - Dedication to promoting campus awareness about diversity issues - Strong organizational, communication, and time management skills along with basic social media proficiency - Willingness to compromise, collaborate, and work independently in a manner that is in the best interests of the community
Number of openings 2
Hours 4.0 to 6.0 hours per week
Hourly Rate $10.40/hour to $12.00/hour, Stipend of $655 per semester.
Time Frame Academic Year
Start Date Tuesday, September 11, 2018
End Date Friday, May 31, 2019
Primary Contact Shay Collins
Email Address
Work Location Brown Center for Students of Color
Phone Number 401-863-2003
Fax Number 401-863-1184
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