Each year 8 UNC Asheville students work on various projects central to the mission of the Center for Diversity Education. Compensation for all positions is $10 an hour with hours ranging from 5-10 hours a week. Positions can also be counted toward acedemic internship classes and credits.
Learn more about the student employment opportunities offered by The Center for Diversity Education below, or click here to read more about our current cohort of student employees.
Equity and Inclusion Educators
Our Equity and Inclusion Educators work with on-campus organizations to host an interactive and experiential workshop on structural and systemic oppresion called "Check Your Privilege." The Educators also coordinate on-campus events and film screenings, with the goal of building strategic relaitonships with a variety of campus organizations.
The Equity and Inclusion Educators work as a coordinated pair, spending the majority of their working hours together.
Peace Studies Educator
The Peace Studies Educator focuses on Holocaust and genocide education programs. The Peace Studies Educator works to help coordinate exhibit receptions and events from the Kennesaw State University genocide exhibits. They also coordinate our Holocaust Day of Rememberance, Yom Ha Shoa, on campus in the spring.
Queer Youth Outreach Educator
The Queer Youth Outreach Educator was formed in collaboration with Youth Outright, the local Asheville based non-profit whose puporse is to create a safe, educational and empowering space for LGBT youth in WNC. The Queer Youth Outreach Eduactor works on special projects and curriculum for Youth Outright, including an HIV/AIDS education curriculum.
Disability and Diversity Educator
The Disability and Diversity Educator was created out of a collaboration with UNCA's Office of Academic Accessibility. This Educator contributes to the implementaion and development of disability and diversity education for on-campus organizations and clubs.
Global Education and Exhibits Coordinator
The Global Education and Exhibits Coordinator works to manage the educational exhibits and artifacts used in the Center's K-12 and community programing.
Video and Visual Media Coordinator
The Video and Visual Media Coordinator is responsible for creating video and photographic media for the Center. This includes the multi-year project of editing video interviews with local Holocaust survivors into short videos that can be used by K-12 educators as part of their curriculum.