Applying for positions within AVP Equity, Diversity & Inclusion

Position(s)

  • EDI Chief of Staff

ABOUT THE ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF UCSD (ASUCSD)

The Associated Students of the University of California, San Diego are the elected and appointed representatives of the UC San Diego student body. The ASUCSD works to promote student engagement through its services and leadership opportunities. The ASUCSD seeks to foster a cohesive community through active interaction and communication with students, the administration, and the greater San Diego Community. Our mission is to facilitate and encourage students to grow and develop through their involvement in student government, its services and auxiliaries. We promote student engagement in all areas of campus life through leadership, advocacy, and service in order to build and strengthen our community.


The Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion will increase the knowledge, appreciation, and presence of diversity on campus. The Office shall work to provide support for historically underrepresented groups on campus. The Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion Office is dedicated to helping create a constant medium for discussion on issues pertaining to diversity awareness through forums, diversity trainings, films, speakers, and periodic surveys of campus climate, and by any other appropriate events or programs. The Office shall work to ensure that support for the services and programs of resource centers such as the Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender Resource Center (LGBTRC), the Cross Cultural Center, The Women’s Center, Student Promoted Access Center for Education and Service (SPACES), the International Center, the Black Resource Center (BRC), the Raza Resource Centro (RRC), Inter-Tribal Resource Center, the Office of Academic Support and Instructional Services (OASIS) is advocated for through the Associated Students. The Office shall support student-initiated outreach and retention of students from historically underrepresented backgrounds at UCSD. The Office shall maintain good working relations with the directors of the above-mentioned centers


The position of Chief of Staff in the A.S. Office of Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion will ensure that: 

  • The planning and agenda making for office meetings is done in a timely manner
  • The planning for the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education is handled in a timely manner. 
  • Meetings that cannot be attended by the AVP are attended by the Chief of Staff and reported on
  • TEDI (Tritons for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion) has a form of support when needed. 
  • Every member of the office is keeping up to date with their tasks. 

The chief of staff position is vital in helping run the A.S. Office of EDI as smoothly as possible. The title will require the individual to assist in the creation of meeting times and agendas for the office, whether it be on a weekly or biweekly basis. The position also requires that the chief of staff check in on fellow staff members and their duties to ensure work is being done, and report to the AVP of any matters of importance that the AVP may not be aware of. One of the most important tasks of this position includes attending meetings alongside or in place of the AVP, and being well informed of what type of work the office is doing when attending these meetings. The planning of the National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE) and the application process is something that the chief of staff will be supervising to ensure that those who are attending the conference are as best served as possible. 


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