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Dialogue & Education Programs Assistant

Date: Apr 17, 2021

Location: Washington, DC, US, 20016

Company: American University


The Center for Diversity & Inclusion (CDI) is seeking an undergraduate student to provide support to the center’s dialogue & other student programs and initiatives.

Work Environment

  • The Center for Diversity & Inclusion (CDI) promotes a diverse, respectful, and inclusive learning, living, and working environment for the university community.
  • CDI enhances the personal growth of our students by providing specialized university-wide educational programs and training; Intergroup Dialogue; supports first generation, LGBTQ+, multicultural, and the Summer Transition Enrichment Program (STEP) students.

Expectations/ Responsibilities

    • Facilitate and design peer educational programs & dialogues
    • Support program management, facilitator training, and implementation of educational programs, specifically Intergroup Dialogue
    • Develop assessments for each program/dialogue in consultation with Coordinator, Dialogue & Diversity Programs
    • Support the administrative functions of Center’s operations by:
      • Organizing virtual meeting spaces/platforms
      • Promoting program logistics via media
      • Developing registration processes
    • Provide administrative support during Center programs to admit participants, track attendance, etc.
    • Assist in hiring processes by reviewing applications, interviewing, and participating in the selection of applicants
    • Other duties as assigned


  • Strong facilitation skills with the ability to navigate difficult conversations about social issues & identity
  • Knowledgeable of multi-layered aspects of identity, including ability, race, religious belief and practice, socioeconomic status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and ethnicity.
  • Works well with other students, staff, and faculty on collaborative projects
  • Ability to provide program recommendations based on students’ needs
  • Strong organization skills to effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Strong written communication skills with attention to inclusive language

Position Type/ Expected Hours of Work

  • Part-time 10 hours per week

Salary Range

  • $15 per hour


  • Open to all undergraduate students with Federal Work-Study.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  • Students enrolled in an American University degree program for the 2021-2022 academic year

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC