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The Men's Development Institute includes six (6) volunteer positions in three (3) different departments: Public Relations (2), Program Coordination (2), and Logistics Coordination (2).

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Public Relations Assistants

Job Title:  MDI Public Relations Assistant

Department:  Men's Development Institute

Length of Position: Academic Year (1-4 hours/week of volunteer work)

Function/Description of the Position:
The primary role of the Public Relations Assistants is to aid the Public Relations Coordinator in daily promotions of the Men's Development Institute in support of the mission of Saint John's University. The Public Relations Assistants will aid the Public Relations Coordinator in a marketing plan executed through various projects including: creating web design, brochures, posters, emails, t-shirts, and articles to published by the weekly Record. The Public Relations Assistants will ensure that tasks are completed at a professional level and report weekly to the Men's Development Public Relations Coordinator as well as the Student Director . He will seek new and appropriate growth ventures for the Institute that will not only attract students but will also enhance the overall ethos and status of the Institute.  Additionally, the Public Relations Assistant will be expected to perform basic office duties when necessary

Necessary to this position is the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of constituents. The ideal candidate is a self-initiator needing minimal supervision and open to being mentored. Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills are required along with knowledge and background in gender studies. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend weekly staff meeting and work collaboratively with the staff members to understand and promote their perspective events.
  • Update the events calendar on the Men's Development Institute website.
  • Maintain and expand both the knowledge and the presence of the MDI within the campus community by actively generating and sharing ideas with campus partners.
  • Maintain records, archives, and assessments regarding programming of MDI each semester.
  • Actively participate on committees and be involved with the administration of the institutions on topics pertaining to the MDI.
  • Research new ventures.
  • Work on special projects determined by the Student Director.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent organization, time management, and critical thinking skills.
  • Background in gender studies and an interest in learning more about gender.
  • Experience in leadership of people and projects
  • Ability to take initiative and work with indirect supervision.
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and priorities.
  • Attentive to detail and able to verify accuracy of information
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Publisher, Igneniux, and InDesign applications.
  • Strong willingness to learn.

Program Coordination Assistants

Job Title:  Program Coordination Assistant

Department:  Men's Development Institute

Length of Position: Academic Year (1-4 hours/week of volunteer work)

Function/Description of the Position:
The primary role of the Program Coordination Assistants is to aid in the design and management of weekly events for the Men's Development Institute in support of the mission of Saint John's University. The Program Coordination Assistants will help develop programs focusing on gender issues, campus leadership, and community involvement. The Program Coordination Assistants will ensure that events are carried out at a professional level and report weekly to the Men's Development Program Coordinator and Student Director. He will seek new and appropriate growth ventures for the Institute that will not only attract students but will also enhance the overall ethos and status of the Institute.  Additionally, the Program Coordination Assistants will be expected to perform basic office duties if necessary.

Necessary to this position is the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of constituents. The ideal candidate is a self-initiator needing minimal supervision and open to being mentored. Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills are required along with knowledge and background in gender studies. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend weekly staff meeting and work collaboratively with the staff members to understand and plan perspective events.
  • Maintain and expand both the knowledge and the presence of the MDI within the campus community by actively generating and sharing ideas with campus partners.
  • Maintain records, archives, and assessments regarding programming of MDI each semester.
  • Provide the Public Relations team with sufficient information to promote each individual event.
  • Actively participate on committees and be involved with the administration of the institutions on topics pertaining to the MDI.
  • Research new ventures.
  • Work on special projects determined by the Student Director and Program Coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent organization, time management, and critical thinking skills.
  • Background in gender studies and an interest in learning more about gender.
  • Experience in leadership of people and projects
  • Ability to take initiative and work with indirect supervision.
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and priorities.
  • Attentive to detail and able to verify accuracy of information
  • Strong willingness to learn.

Logistics Coordination Assistants

Job Title:  Logistics Coordination Assistant

Department:  Men's Development Institute

Length of Position: Academic Year (1-4 hours/week of volunteer work)

Function/Description of the Position:
The primary role of the Logistics Coordination Assistants is to aid in the design and management of weekly events for the Men's Development Institute in support of the mission of Saint John's University. The Logistics Coordination Assistants will help develop programs focusing on gender issues, campus leadership, and community involvement. The Logistics Coordination Assistants will ensure that events are carried out at a professional level and report weekly to the Men's Development Logistics Coordinator and Student Director. He will seek new and appropriate growth ventures for the Institute that will not only attract students but will also enhance the overall ethos and status of the Institute.  Additionally, the Logistics Coordination Assistants will be expected to perform basic office duties if necessary.

Necessary to this position is the ability to work collaboratively with a diverse group of constituents. The ideal candidate is a self-initiator needing minimal supervision and open to being mentored. Excellent communication, organizational, and leadership skills are required along with knowledge and background in gender studies. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Attend weekly staff meeting and work collaboratively with the staff members to understand and plan perspective events.
  • Maintain and expand both the knowledge and the presence of the MDI within the campus community by actively generating and sharing ideas with campus partners.
  • Maintain records, archives, and assessments regarding programming of MDI each semester.
  • Provide the Public Relations team with sufficient information to promote each individual event.
  • Actively participate on committees and be involved with the administration of the institutions on topics pertaining to the MDI.
  • Research new ventures.
  • Work on special projects determined by the Student Director and Logistics Coordinator.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Excellent organization, time management, and critical thinking skills.
  • Background in gender studies and an interest in learning more about gender.
  • Experience in leadership of people and projects
  • Ability to take initiative and work with indirect supervision.
  • Ability to adapt to changing needs and priorities.
  • Attentive to detail and able to verify accuracy of information
  • Strong willingness to learn.