The Q Center is Hiring Student Staff for 2019-2020!

Enrolled undergraduates and graduate/professional students are eligible to apply. Positions are for 9-month terms beginning September 2019 through winter and spring quarters.

The Q Center is a student-driven space. Our goal is to craft Program Coordinator positions around the unique skills, experiences, and passion you can offer our space. With that in mind, please use this application to articulate your intentions and ideas to facilitate events/programs and a welcoming, accessible environment that will serve our existing community and encourage new people to join our space.

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(1) Outreach Program Coordinator

  • Lead coordination of community engagement opportunities such as tabling at events, presenting about the Q Center on campus, and participation in campus-wide events like Dawg Daze
  • Facilitate Q Center programs and services in collaboration with people who already access the Q Center, as well as work to bring new people into the space
  • Create and maintain a friendly, welcoming, supportive environment that encourages ongoing
    engagement with us
  • Have knowledge of resources in and outside the Q Center
  • Plan events that outreach to the UW queer and trans* community
  • Maintain an intersectional social justice perspective in all aspects of work
  • Assist with Safer Zone Training, administrative duties, and programs/events as assigned

(2) Q Center Programming Support Position

  • Manage and oversee the Q Center Programming Database
  • Monitor the Q Center email and responding or connecting the inquiries to the proper channels in the center
  • Facilitate the Queer Mentoring Program
  • Assist in the Safer Zone planning and facilitation
  • Aid in the logistical planning and implementation for Q Center programs and events
  • Represent the Q Center on committees such as the UW Health and Wellbeing Committee
  • Support staff schedule/staff meeting coordination

Additional Desired Qualifications for all positions:

  • Punctual and reliable for office hours
  • Outgoing and takes initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Timely communication
  • Works well in a team setting
  • Maintain an intersectional social justice perspective in all aspects of work
  • Experience working within and/or knowledge of trans and queer communities
  • Provide excellent customer service to our guests and maintain the center's cleanliness
  • Active participation in daily center operations, programs, and Safer Zone Training facilitation


Hourly staff earn $16/hour and typically work 12 - 19.5 (maximum) hours per week.


The deadline for submission is Friday, May 17th, by 10:00 AM. Interviews will be offered as applications are reviewed and received, so early application is strongly recommended.

Questions? Contact or 206-897-1430.

 Visit our online application to learn about the roles, desired qualifications, and compensation.  Applications are due by May 17th at 10am, and early application is strongly encouraged 
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