Center for Women Student Positions

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Center for Women Student Positions

Primary responsibilities include:
  • Supporting the Center for Women and staff to promote and execute our signature events and programs including the Women of Excellence Awards, Elect-Her, Girls in Sports Day, and more
  • Managing administrative activities associated with CWE projects including data management, data collection, conducting surveys, answering the phones and interacting with CWE guests
  • Performing marketing and publicity duties as needed including updating media and referral lists, organizing marketing efforts, and promoting events using our social media platforms
  • Representing the CWE in the university community
  • Contributing to the overall operations of the office including other clerical tasks as needed
Goals for the Student Programming Assistant include:
  • Developing transferable skills such as service, leadership, and organizational skills
  • Managing professional workloads and tight deadlines
  • Strengthening a range of skills (e.g. writing, presentation, networking, teamwork, etc.)
  • Increasing knowledge of women’s issues at Emory
  • Maximizing CWE work experience in preparation for future professional positions
Minimum Qualifications:
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Proficiency in Social Media Platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat)
  • Excellent time-management skills, organizational ability, and attention to detail
  • Knowledge of HTML or Emory’s Cascade CMS is a plus but not required

The assistantship will be particularly attractive to those interested in:

  • learning how universities work
  • mentoring undergraduate women
  • working to increase student leadership opportunities
  • learning how to produce academic and educational programs
  • gaining skills crucial to future positions in university administration (from directing a center to chairing a department)

Assistants work at the CWE on a variety of tasks and projects. Assistants may also have opportunities to pursue their own interests in relation to Center’s mission by developing their own events and programs. We require an assistant who has strong interpersonal and written communication skills, is well organized and detail oriented, has interest in and knowledge of gender issues, and is computer literate.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • advising and assisting student groups associated with the CWE and mentoring other students
  • planning, implementing and evaluating of gender-related programs
  • assisting with the university community and diversity initiatives
  • completing research projects
  • performing administrative/clerical work
  • representing the CWE at university functions


Assistant must be a full-time graduate student in good standing.