Staff Hiring

OUR APPLICATION HAS CLOSED FOR THE 2022-2023  ACADEMEIC YEAR.

The Pride Resource Center is currently hiring student staff to enhance support, coordination and implementation of programs and services offered to the CSU and Fort Collins community. We are looking for applicants whom are and will be thoughtfully engaged and committed to the mission, vision and values of Pride, as well as, has skills in: building and sustaining positive relationships, working across difference, and ability to contribute to inclusive & intersectional environments and programs.

Employment for all student positions will begin in August 2022 and conclude at the end of finals week in Spring Semester 2023.  Most student staff positions will work 9 hours on average per week, Monday through Friday between 8:00 AM and 5:00 PM, with minimal evening or weekend commitments for events. Pay rate starts at $12.32 per hour with the opportunity to renew the contract at the end of the academic year.

The Pride Resource Center encourages Queer and Trans Black, Indigenous, People of Color (QTBIPOC), trans, nonbinary, femme, disabled, and other students with historically minoritized identities to consider working with us. We also encourage students with need-based work study or a willingness to apply for work study through the FAFSA application to apply, as work study is required for these positions

For questions, please contact Assistant Director Maggie Hendrickson at Maggie.hendrickson@colostate.edu.


Terms of Employment

    Pride Student Staff are expected to:

    • Commit, to the best of their ability, to an academic year appointment through the end of Spring Semester 2023.
    • Attend Fall Pride Staff Training August 15-18, 2022.
    • Attend Spring Pride Staff Training on January 21, 2023.
    • Attend Lavender Graduation on April 28, 2023.
    • Maintain weekly office hours as planned with supervisor.
    • Attend weekly staff meetings and one-on-one supervisor meetings.
    • Attend and work at Pride and Office of Inclusive Excellence sponsored events.
    • Most students employees are not expected to work during fall, winter, spring, or summer breaks, though students may volunteer to pick up shifts during these times.
    • Serve as a representative of the Pride Resource Center and Office of Inclusive Excellence on and off campus, adhering to the CSU Student Code of Conduct.

    Qualifications for Employment with Pride

    • Be an enrolled CSU student who is eligible for work study.
    • Already submitted or planning to submit a FAFSA application for the upcoming academic year.
    • Hold and maintain good academic standing.
    • Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability and desire to support the center  in advocating for accessibility, inclusion, and equity across minoritized experiences, including race, ethnicity, gender, sexual and romantic orientation, disability, documentations status, etc.
    • Flexibility to work independently and as a team member.
    • Ability to problem-solve and ask for help.
    • Basics computer skills, including Google Drive and Microsoft Office.

        2022-2023 Pride Resource Center Open Positions

        All Pride Student Staff Positions:

        • Support the general operations of Pride and its programs, such as working approximately 4 hours weekly at the front desk, building community with students virtually and in the center, attending events, and other duties as assigned.
        • Actively support the center and SDPS in advocating for accessibility, inclusion, and equity across marginalized experiences, including race, ethnicity, gender, sexual & romantic orientation, disability, documentation status, etc.

        Graphic Designer

        • Design fliers, logos, promotional items and other marketing materials for the office and its programs, utilizing Photoshop, Canva, and other graphic design resources.
        • Assists in management of website and social media accounts.
        • Preferred Qualifications:
          • Experience and skill in graphic design tools such as Photoshop and Canva.
          • Must provide an example of work with application.

          Intersectional Events Coordinator

          • Designs and assists in planning monthly intersectional  events on behalf of the office. 
          • Events include (but are not limited to): Queer B-Q, Lavender Graduation; National Coming Out Day; Queer Prom; Trans Day of Remembrance; Trans Awareness Week;  special speakers, etc. 
          • Coordinates with RAM Events, and other SDPS/CSU offices to ensure events and programs are inclusive and are representative across intersecting identities and issues. 
          • Coordinate  with the Marketing Coordinator to produce materials for the events.
          • Manage logistics for programs (e.g. room reservations, materials, etc.).

                Mentoring Coordinator

                • Engage consistently with a small family group of LGBTQIA+ CSU students to mentor and support their personal and academic transition to CSU.
                • Plan and host events centered on community building, holistic wellbeing, and connecting students to campus resources.
                • Proactively reach out and maintain communication with family group at least once a week (text, email, Zoom etc.)
                • Recruit and encourage mentees to participate in Pride programs and services, as well as getting them connected to campus-wide programs and services.
                • Preferred Qualifications:
                  • Currently not in first semester at CSU.
                  • Experience with supporting/mentoring/leading groups and/or individuals holding multiple identities.
                  • Experience facilitating or desire to facilitate programs that address issues of diversity, equity, social justice in the LGBTQIA+ community.

                Student Education Coordinator

                • Assist in the execution of Pride’s educational programs: Safe Zone, Visible Voices & Workshop Requests.
                • Co-facilitate Safe Zone: Student Sessions (2-hour workshops for students) and other student-oriented workshops.
                • Manage high volume of email communication, scheduling, registrations, assessment forms, and databases.
                • Assist with training of Visible Voices volunteers and Safe Zone facilitators.
                • Preferred Qualifications:
                  • Ability to stay organized and attentive to detail in managing high volume of scheduling and communication.
                  • Experience facilitating or desire to facilitate programs that address issues of diversity, equity, social justice in the LGBTQIA+ community.
                  • Experience using Google sheets, forms, etc.