Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity
Have you ever thought about the effect gender has on your life, your choices, and your success on campus? The Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity provides information, resources, and assistance on women's and gender-related issues for you to:
The first step to taking action and taking charge is educating yourself about the many ways gender affects you.
The next step is to apply your knowledge and connect with others by taking an active role in the community.
Use your knowledge and involvement to find your voice, advocate for yourself and others, and make a difference in the world.
What are the Center's goals?
- To contribute to the recruitment, retention and graduation of KU students by providing gender-focused services, resources and assistance that enhance success and challenge barriers;
- To promote equity, opportunity and advocacy; to address issues affecting campus climate; and to provide resources for awareness, growth and empowerment;
- To support women and men working together to challenge existing barriers and unequal treatment so all students may achieve their full potential.
Who can use the Center?
The Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity focuses on the needs of KU students of all genders. We also provide consultation, information and resources to staff, faculty, community members and individuals at the Edwards campus by request. Appointments are recommended, but not necessary. Services are private.
Graduate Assistant - Emily Taylor Center for Women & Gender Equity (50%)
The primary focus of this position is to coordinate the Emily Taylor Center volunteer program. This includes actively recruiting new volunteers, meeting one-on-one with volunteers, planning volunteer meetings, communicating opportunities to volunteers, and working with volunteers to create programs for the Center. This Graduate Intern also assists the ETC Director, Assistant Director, and Program Coordinator in overseeing and coordinating educational programming. This includes involvement in conceptualizing and planning events, organizing and coordinating details, assisting in providing guidance, information, support and referrals on gender-related issues to students, staff, faculty, and university departments, assisting in facilitating workshops/discussions on topics related to gender, preparing promotional materials, and coordination of ETC volunteers. Some evenings and weekends may be required.
Full Position Description
(For the 2020-21 year, this position is available)