iLEAD Positions

Diversity Coordinator - Peer Educator

General Purpose

Their primary purpose is to educate themselves and their peers on social justice topics, as well as act as an advocate for dialogue.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Serve as a resource for the OCI on diversity and social justice related issues.
  • Coordinate all activities in conjunction with planned events, including set-up, tear down, and clean up
  • Maintain a minimum of three (3) weekly office hours in OCI
  • Assist with the planning & implementation of all major OCI events including:
    • Unity Fest
    • Annual Benefit Fashion Show and Photoshoot
  • Assist as needed with general office representation (e.g. Open House, Orientation, iLEAD, etc)
  • Attend biweekly meetings with supervisor
  • Attend biweekly staff meetings
  • Perform other related duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities 

  • Demonstrates efficient time management while prioritizing workload 
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with collaborators and teammates, via email and in-person
  • Strong interpersonal relationship skills and the ability to work collaboratively with others
  • Ability to consider the diverse needs and interests of the MICA student body, and address these through intentional and thoughtful programming

Minimum Qualifications

  • Remain in good social and academic standing with a minimum GPA of 2.5
  • Must be a currently enrolled MICA [undergraduate/graduate] full time student at time of employment
  • Sincere desire to support OCI events and MICA
  • Commit to one year employment (fall and spring semesters)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in organizing large events
  • Graphic Design knowledge


  • Time commitment (approx 5-7 hours/week)
  • $12.50 per hour 

Conditions of Employment

  • Enrolled as a current, full-time MICA student in good academic standing at the time of application
  • and throughout the recruitment and employment period
  • Attend leadership training (DC Fall & Spring Retreat, Joint Student Leader Training)
  • If offered employment, must complete the PB & C “Onboarding” process. 
  • Achievement and maintenance of a minimum 2.5 cumulative at the time of application and throughout the
  • recruitment and employment period.
  • Important to note:
    • Past disciplinary violations of MICA policies or the law may result in a candidate being removed from the selection process.

Application Timeline & Details

  • March 1: Application closes  
  • March 22 - 25: Interviews will take place 
  • April 1: Decisions made / offers sent to candidates 
  • For more information, please contact OCI at

Physical demands and work environment:​

The physical demands and work environment characteristics  described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential  functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform  the essential functions. 

  • Physical Demands:​ While performing the duties of the job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; reach with hands and arms; balance; stoop; talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift up to 15 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.
  • Work environment:​ While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time. The noise level in the work environment is usually minimal