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The Dowdy Multicultural Center Graduate Student Assistant- Mentoring Program & Brothers of Excellence Initiatives

The Dowdy Multicultural Center Graduate Student Assistant-  
Mentoring Program & Brothers of Excellence Initiatives 
The Dowdy Multicultural Center Graduate Student Assistant is a paraprofessional position. The GA’s responsibilities are to: 
Peer Mentoring Program 
  • Support the overall planning, communication, and implementation of the Peer Mentoring Program 
  • Work with the Associate Director to Advise and support 2-3 Peer Advisors and 15-30 Peer Mentors 
  • Tracking communication and information related to reports and email correspondence 
  • Assist and plan Monthly Mentor Development Days 
  • Assist in planning and implementing programs for Mentors and Mentees 
  • Assist in evaluating programs, mentor performance, and overall Mentoring Program effectiveness. 
Brothers of Excellence Initiatives 
  • Planning, coordination, and implementation of the Brothers of Excellence Initiatives geared towards Men of color 
  • Setting agenda for BOE committee  
  • Evaluation of the initiatives 
  • Assist in the publicizing and outreach of the initiatives 
Additional responsibilities: 
  • Attend regular one-on-one meetings with supervisor. This position reports to the Associate Director of the Multicultural Center.  
  • Participate in collaborative projects, including but not limited to; the Multicultural Student Summit, Kente Graduation Celebration and the Ruby Jones Conference.  
  • Cultivate and maintain good working relationships with staff, faculty and students across the campus community. 
  • Additional duties as assigned by the Dowdy Multicultural Center Staff. 

Desired Qualifications:  
  • Previous experience with planning and implementation of programs and initiatives.  
  • Self- starter in thinking about next parts of the planning process.  
  • Ability to work in a team environment by taking, providing, and asking for input.  
  • Excellent communication skills in receiving instructions, making requests, asking questions, and listening to student needs.  
  • Understanding and previous involvement with diversity and social justice topics.  
  • Willingness to learn about programming, diversity, and social justice topics. 
Salary includes stipend and 9 credit hours. 
Must be available to work for 15 hours/week within 9am-4:30pm Monday-Friday time frame. 
Priority Deadline: March 3 
Final Deadline: March 31 
Interviews: March 4- April 10 
About WCU Lawrence A. Dowdy Multicultural Center 
The Dowdy Multicultural Center promotes the holistic success and development of Students of Color (SOC) at West Chester University. We implement collaborative co-curricular experiences that; promote multicultural awareness, creates a sense of belonging, affirms racial and cultural identity, and empowers all students to challenge systems of oppression. 
Please check out the DMC website ( and the DMC instagram (dowdyMC_WCU)