Office of Multicultural Affairs

The Office of Multicultural Affairs in the Sabatini Multicultural Resource Center must have the common goal to collaborate with instructional and non-instructional departments in academic preparation, recruitment, retention, and programming for students of color. We must assist all students who are committed to the acceptance, appreciation, and understanding of diversity and multicultural issues. Our office must strive to articulate a strong sense of campus community among all students while promoting the academic mission of our institution. The fundamental role of our office must be to assist students of color in successfully participating in every level of the University experience and becoming successful graduates.

 

Graduate Assistant, Emphasis on Hawk Link Program (50%)
(For the 2017-18 year, this position is available)

The Graduate Assistant will work in the development and coordination of multicultural and diversity programs and services for the university community in conjunction with the rest of the office staff.  Further, this position will require the graduate intern to have a specific focus on the Hawk Link Program. Hawk Link is an academic retention based program, specifically targeting students of color and first generation students in their first year at KU. Moreover, any student that would have transitional issues progressing through the University of Kansas is welcome to join the program (Students from rural areas, out of state students, etc.).

Graduate Assistant, Emphasis on Kauffman Scholars Program (50%)

(For the 2017-18 year, this position is unavailable)

The Graduate Assistant will work in the development and coordination of multicultural and diversity programs and services for the university community in conjunction with the rest of the office staff.  Further, this position will require the graduate intern to have a specific focus on the Kauffman Scholars attending the University of Kansas. The goal of the Kauffman Scholars program is to increase the number of college graduates from the urban school districts of Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas. Kauffman Scholars will accomplish this by working with large cohorts of students and their families for ten years, starting when the students are in the seventh grade and continuing through college.

Graduate Assistant, Emphasis on Programming & Diversity Education (50%)

(For the 2017-18 year, this position is unavailable)

The Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) provides programs and services specifically designed to assist in the recruitment, retention and graduation of students of color.  One of the components of the OMA is promoting multicultural education programming for the KU community.  The Graduate Assistant will work in the development and coordination of multicultural and diversity programs and services for the university community. 

Contact

Precious Porras
Associate Director
Office of Multicultural
  Affairs
Sabatini Multicultural
  Resource Center
1299 Oread Avenue
Lawrence, KS 66045
(785) 864-4350
pporras@ku.edu

 

 


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