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Martin Luther King Center Signature Programming Intern

Lexington, KY 40507
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Job Title Martin Luther King Center Signature Programming Intern
Requisition Number DU09014
Department Name 18401:Martin Luther King Jr Ctr for Div Educ
Work Location Lexington, KY
Salary Range 9.50/hr.
Type of Position Student
Position Time Status Part-Time
Required Education
A student pursuing an undergraduate degree
Required Related Experience
Required License/Registration/Certification
Physical Requirements
Sitting for extended period of time
M-F approximately 10 hours per week working within class schedule
To start on: 08/14/2023
Job Summary
·        Meet regularly with Associate Director to create, organize, and execute signature King Center programs such as Catapooloza, King Café/Word is Born, Martin Luther King Legacy Week, etc.
·        Completes the Program Proposal for multicultural programming centered on these three focuses: empowerment, educational development, & cultural awareness under the supervision of the Assistant Director and in collaboration with entire interns team. Present Program Proposal to the MLKC leadership team for approval during bi-weekly staff meetings.
·        Create forum and dialogue sessions that relate to issues of race, class, gender, and a variety of multicultural identities for MLKC’s Plated Discussion Series every Third Thursday of the month
·        Serve on atleast one Cultural Heritage Month planning committee. 
·        Recruit students, organizations, and departments to participate in MLKC programming through tabling throughout the school year.
·        Meet one-on-one with the Associate Director bi-weekly (minimum) in order to effectively balance academics, personal and MLKC obligations
·        Serve as office consultant for registered student organizations who apply for MLK Student Diversity Grant
·       Serve as a MLKC Staff member, participating in regular staff meetings, retreats, & trainings, and working at least 5 MLKC events a semester
Signature Programming Interns are expected to demonstrate high levels of confidentiality and a desire to learn new skills.  The students in this position must be a self-starter and have an understanding of working in a professional environment, and have excellent customer service skills.  This position requires a positive attitude and a willingness to assume a variety of roles.  The Signature Programming Intern is expected to report to work on time, dressed appropriately and show respect for colleagues in the workplace.  

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No
Preferred Education/Experience
Deadline to Apply 03/27/2023
University Community of Inclusion
The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. 

 As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities. 

 Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2023-03-14 Expires: 2023-04-13

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