The LGBTQ Student Resource Center is hiring for a Student Event Coordinator to join our team! Below you will find the job description as well as instructions to apply!


Position summary

The LGBTQ Student Resource Center (LGBTQ SRC) is a tri-institutional, student fee funded department. We strive to improve the campus climate for LGBTQ students by fostering acceptance and understanding through educating the campus community about gender, sexuality, and other relevant topics. We develop programs with the intention of uniting diverse communities of people. Lastly, we provide support services and growth opportunities for LGBTQ students to realize their fullest potential.

The Event Coordinator is a student staff position, responsible for planning and executing engaging events that respond to the social and educational needs of the Auraria community. This position assists with the daily operations of the LGBTQ SRC and reports to the professional staff of the center. The LGBTQ Student Resource Center is a part of the Center for Equity and Student Achievement at MSU Denver.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Plan, organize, and execute LGBTQ SRC office events
    • Serve on planning committees for events and meet with committee members in order to meet event goals
    • Delegate event tasks and needs to other office staff members
    • Contact AHEC, catering, and other offices for event coordination
    • Manage day of event details from set up to clean up
  • Build awareness of campus culture and campus wide events to coordinate and collaborate with campus affiliates to create highly attended events
  • Collaborate with other office members for marketing, outreach, and development
  • Assist the staff of the LGBTQ Student Resource Center at Auraria in providing support, educational services, and resources to the campus community regarding gender identity and sexual orientation issues.
  • Staff the front desk and provide direct service to students, faculty, staff, and community members such as: referrals, resources, welcoming, and general support to visitors and callers with knowledge of the center resources, campus resources, and Denver area resources
  • Perform administrative tasks including completing daily office to-do lists filing paperwork, restocking tabling box supplies, checking, and responding to office emails, buttoning, and stocking office resources and pamphlets
  • Keep social space, front desk, and library area organized and supplied with updated information and resources
  • Participate in Auraria workshops and events as needed, and attend regularly scheduled meetings

Required Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in at least 6 credits at MSU Denver, Community College of Denver, or University of Colorado Denver with a minimum 2.0 GPA
  • Knowledgeable about concepts related to gender and sexuality
  • Comfortable working with people from a variety of identities and cultures
  • Strong communication skills and comfort in giving presentations and public speaking
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word, Outlook, and Excel

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience coordinating social or educational events
  • Knowledgeable about Auraria campus and the resources available to students
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills including the ability to independently prioritize work, handle multiple tasks simultaneously, set goals, and enforce deadlines, while maintaining the flexibility to reassess and prioritize goals
  • Work Study preferred—all welcome to apply
  • Fluent in Spanish—all welcome to apply

Additional Information

Pay rate: $17.29/hour

Work Hours

Approximately 20 hours per week, Monday-Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm

Occasionally nights and weekend

Apply now!

To apply for this position, please complete the application form below. Please note you will be prompted to include a resume in your application.


Deadline to Apply

Wednesday, September 27th, 2023, 11:59pm