Student Staff Application Packet Applications due: August 15, 2016 Location/Mailing
Keefe Campus Center
To all Applicants for the Amherst College Women’s & Gender Center Staff positions:
The following is an application packet for the 2016-2017 Academic Year.
The first step in the application process is for you to review this material thoroughly and become acquainted with the details of the selection process and the many facets of being a Women’s & Gender Center staff member.
WGC staff members are responsible for creating a learning environment that contributes to the student development process. We are looking for individuals with a strong commitment to the continued empowerment of underrepresented students, dedication to cultural awareness, and personal growth. In addition to the specific duties and tasks of each staff position, these jobs require people who are willing to develop positive relationships with groups and individuals.
The working philosophy of our department is built upon promoting an inclusive community that thrives on the unique qualities of individuals and provides opportunities for professional growth and development. We accomplish this mission by ensuring that our employees, programs, and policies reflect an affirmation for diversity. We also seek to role model openness and learning while maintaining the highest standards of basic services. Applicants who are comfortable in a diverse, multi-cultural environment and who enjoy learning from new and challenging experiences are usually well suited for these positions.
If selected to be a Women’s & Gender Center staff member, you will be required to participate in orientation/staff training and ongoing training throughout the academic year.
Please return your completed application no later than Monday, August 15th at 5:00pm to the Women’s & Gender Center in the Keefe Campus Center, Amherst College.
Thank you for your interest. Please feel free to contact me at 413-542-5667 if you have any questions about the application process.
Queer Q Women’s & Gender Center Staff Selection Process Checklist All Applicants Must:
1. Carefully read entire application packet.
2. Be currently enrolled as an Amherst College student.
3. Ask two individuals to serve as reference for you in the selection process.
4. Turn in your completed application packet to the Women’s & Gender Center.
Completed Application Includes:
IV. References Please list below the names of two individuals you will ask to serve as references. The two references should come from individuals who are able to speak fairly about your skills and abilities.
Please read the following questions. Your answers should not exceed two 8.5x11 pages. Include your name at the top right hand corner. You will be scored on content, relevance, and presentation.
What qualities and skills would you bring to the WGC staff?
Describe how a position at the Women’s & Gender Center will benefit your personal and professional growth.
Share any unique ideas for enhancing the services provided by the Women’s & Gender Center.
I certify that the information I have provided in this application is valid. I have made the effort to accurately represent myself as a candidate for the Women’s & Gender Center Staff position at Amherst College.