Q Center Operations Graduate Assistant

About this Job

The Q Center Operations  Graduate Assistant helps Center staff in planning and perfecting workplace processes; supervises Center volunteers and Undergraduate Operations interns; and manages events that occur in the Center. The GA is responsible for the production of the weekly newsletter, maintenance of the Center library, calendars, and bulletin boards, all of which are supported by undergraduate interns.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Recruit, train and schedule Center volunteers (approximately 25 students)
  • Care of the physical Center space, including purchasing of supplies and materials
  • Produce weekly newsletter, including occasional content
  • Organize and design themed displays for bulletin boards, and display cases
  • Supervise the management of the library, including logging in new media, shelving books, contacting patrons, etc.
  • Manage resource and conference room reservations
  • Assist center staff with preparing and organizing paperwork, forms, applications, records, etc.


  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong creative and problem solving skills.
  • Must be organized and capable of independent work.
  • Must be in good academic standing for the term prior to selection and during entire internship period.

Must have demonstrated knowledge of and sensitivity to traditionally underrepresented students (including, but not limited to, Asian/Pacific Islander, Asian-American, African, African-American, Chican@, Hispanic, Latin@, Native American, Alaskan Native, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, and Questioning students, students with disabilities as well as those with various spiritual/religious beliefs).

 About Binghamton University - Q Center

The Center provides an array of resources, educational opportunities and social justice initiatives designed to foster a campus environment that is inclusive and supportive of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions. A home away from home, the Center is a safe environment where gender and sexual diversity is affirmed and community is fostered. Center programming supports and empowers students, faculty and staff contributing to personal, scholarly and professional success.

Term: Graduate Assistants will be expected to start as early as August 3, 2020 and end as late as May 20, 2021.

Compensation: This assistantship includes a base stipend for the year of $10,158, paid biweekly. The Graduate Student Employees Union represents this position, and the stipend includes all potential union negotiated raises applicable for the academic year. This position requires an average of twenty (20) hours of work per week.

To Apply: Candidates must be admitted and/or already enrolled in a Binghamton University graduate program.

Interested candidates who are currently Binghamton University undergraduate or graduate students should submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references through hireBING.

Candidates not currently enrolled at Binghamton University should submit a resume, cover letter and contact information for three professional references via email to Dr. Kelly Clark, Q Center director at clarkk@binghamton.edu or 607-777-6054. 

Questions related to this position should be directed to Dr. Clark.