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OURS is currently seeking an Undergraduate Coordinator for UROC. The review of applications will begin immediately. The positions will remain open until filled.

Underrepresented Researchers of Color is looking for an undergraduate student dedicated to diversity, equity, and inclusion in education and research spaces. Our mission at UROC is to support, empower, and mentor underrepresented students to pursue research opportunities on the UC Berkeley campus and to apply to graduate school programs including masters, professional schools, and PhD programs. Through outreach, workshops, one-on-one mentoring, and continued support we hope to empower underrepresented students to continue pursuing higher education.

Job Description:

The Undergraduate Coordinator works with the Graduate Coordinator to create workshop curriculum, and facilitates research and decolonization workshops and seminars, hosts weekly office hours, and meets one-on-one with students as a peer advisor/mentor. Additionally, the Undergraduate Coordinator performs outreach to other organizations on campus to help UROC build bridges with campus partners. Types of outreach include co-facilitating workshops with other organizations or clubs, managing social media posts and newsletter, and speaking at campus sponsored events such as Golden Bear Orientation, Cal-Day, etc. This role requires a significant amount of public speaking, as well as engaging with both undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, and staff. It is also a great way to develop leadership and network with the campus community.

Hours/week: 8-10 Pay: $15-18 (work study)

Start Date: Immediately

Required Qualifications:

- Research experience and/or experience applying to research programs, including but not limited to URAP, Haas Scholars Program, McNair Scholars Program, Mellon Mays, and SURF.

- Uphold UROC values for educational equity and access for underrepresented students Preferred Qualifications/Skills

- Public speaking

- Social media (Facebook, Instagram, Mailchimp)

- Experience writing research proposals (learned by applying to programs or from taking a class)

- Available to work 2021-2022 academic year

*BIPOC, EOP, DSP, DACA, Underground Scholars, Hope Scholars highly encouraged to apply*


To APPLY, please send your resume along with a letter of interest to: