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The Diversity Learning Assistant (previously known as Community Relations Facilitator) position requires a commitment to the principles of and action for social justice. There are 14 DLAs, one in each residence hall.
DLAs are responsible for building inclusive, overlapping and collaborative relationships between residents, UHDS staff and the campus through the development, execution, evaluation, and promotion of social justice education. This is accomplished through dialogues, bulletin boards, hall engagement, and by serving as a UHDS ambassador to campus partners who work to build a socially just campus through resources, services, and programs. DLAs are supervised by the Assistant Director for Diversity Initiatives and Programs in UHDS, and are supported in their efforts by their Resident Director and hall staff team.
You will need to provide a name, email address, and phone number for TWO references. Choose people who know you well and can speak to your potential ability to be a successful DLA, with focus on the minimum and preferred qualifications of the DLA position description. One of these references must be from an Oregon State University affiliate. Please do not use a parent or other family member to serve as a reference. Remember to let your references know you are listing their information should we contact them.
You will also need to have an up to date resume for your application. Please make sure you have your resume completed in a word or PDF file (.doc, .docx, .pdf). If you would like to know more about creating a resume, please contact the Career Development Center.
You will be required to answer essay questions when applying for this position. Please draft your responses to the essay questions prior to beginning the application.
Once you have prepared a resume, references, and answers to supplemental questions, you may apply online through the Oregon State Jobs portal.
Visit career.oregonstate.edu for more tips on interviewing, job searching, and resumes. Questions? Contact 541-737-4085 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
For questions about the DLA position at the Corvallis campus, contact us here.