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Multicultural Affairs Student Coordinator Application

The application for student coordinator positions is open only for International @ Columbia. The application will reopen for other positions in late spring for the 2020–21 academic year.

The five Multicultural Affairs Student Coordinators will be primarily charged with supporting the development and implementation of programming in Multicultural Affairs and specifically assigned to one of the following focus areas within the office:

Additionally, they will oversee evening front desk responsibilities in the Intercultural Resource Center (IRC) and support data entry and assessment for Multicultural Affairs and assigned focus area. Each position will report to the Multicultural Affairs associate director who oversees their focus area, and each position will work closely with both the associate director and a graduate assistant to develop and implement programs.

​Note: Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until filled.

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Responsibilities and Duties

  • Support the development, promotion and execution of Multicultural Affairs programs, resources and educational opportunities
  • Propose, develop and implement event(s) in their focus area for the spring semester, after proven growth in event planning/programming knowledge
  • Support preparation, implementation and/or analysis of relevant assessments, which includes programming assessments and/or campus climate assessments
  • Provide administrative support for Multicultural Affairs, including evening front desk support in the Intercultural Resource Center (IRC)
  • Assist with social media and other communication
  • Other duties as needed; opportunities to work on projects of interest


  • Full-time Columbia College or Columbia Engineering undergraduate student enrolled for 201920
  • Good University standing
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Strong attention to detail and follow through
  • Ability to organize and manage multiple priorities/projects
  • Computers skills: social media, desktop publishing, database management, Microsoft Office, G Suite, web applications
  • Foundational knowledge of the community in their respective focus area
  • Interest and willingness to learn advanced competencies in their focus areas
  • Interest in assessment, programming and general administrative support

Preferred Skills and Experience

  • Graphic design
  • Prior connections to and involvement in Multicultural Affairs and the campus spaces/communities associated with their respective focus areas
  • Facilitation skills
  • Prior training or courses related to social identity, diversity and/or social justice

Time Commitment

Multicultural Affairs student coordinators will be required to:

  • Work 10 hours per week, 12 weeks per semester
  • Must be able to work a continuous five-hour shift, 5:00 p.m.10:00 p.m., in one night
  • The additional five hours must be completed during regular business hours, Monday–Friday, 9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m., in coordination with your supervisor
  • Participate in training for student coordinators (date to be determined)
  • Participate in regular weekly check-in meetings with their supervisor


  • Multicultural Affairs student coordinators are paid at an hourly rate of $15.00 per hour

Multicultural Affairs


505 Alfred Lerner Hall
2920 Broadway
New York, NY 10027

Call: 212-854-0720

Fax: 212-854-6972

Office Hours
9:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.

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