The Women's Resource Center Graduate Assistant works with the Director and student members to plan, implement, and evaluate educational programs on a variety of women’s issues such as sexual health, healthy relationships, sexual violence prevention, body image, and gender differences in addition to coordinating outreach programs and special events.
The Women's Resource Center (WRC), established in 1983, is a place for Hamline students of all genders to work toward a socially just world. The WRC exists to provide student access to resources that improve the holistic health, safety, and well-being of women and their allies; facilitate intersectional campus education on topics of women's health, relationships, professional pursuits, gender equity, and other social justice issues affecting women; serve as a safe space where Hamline students, staff, and faculty can build collaborative community and develop feminist leadership skills; and promote the advancement and equitable treatment of women on campus and beyond. Past WRC activities include guest speakers, reading and discussion groups, community service projects, and special programs and events such as the Take Back the Campus rally. The WRC also maintains a lending library as well as free menstrual products, pregnancy tests, and safer-sex supplies available to the Hamline student community.
Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
Currently enrolled in a Master's or Doctoral program in Student Affairs, Leadership, Public Health, or similar program
Minimum one year experience working within the areas of feminism, intersectionality, and of issues related to gender and diversity, especially undergraduate college students
Minimum one year experience with advocacy relating to women's and gender issues
Ability to collaborate with a variety of constituencies and offices with varied needs, missions, goals, and objectives
Ability to complete a varied work schedule that includes day, evening, and weekend hours
Creativity and innovation in teaching and learning are the hallmark of Hamline University, home to more than 5,000 undergraduate, graduate, and law students. At Hamline, students collaborate with professors invested in their success. They are challenged in and out of the classroom to create and apply knowledge in local and global contexts, while cultivating an ethic of civic responsibility, social... justice, and inclusive leadership and service. Hamline is the top-ranked university of its class in Minnesota, according to U.S.News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges". Founded in 1854, Hamline also is Minnesotas first university and among the first coeducational institutions in the nation. Located in Saint Paul, Minnesota, Hamline is affiliated with the United Methodist Church and offers courses and degree programs in Saint Paul and Minneapolis.