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Multicultural Affairs Fellowships

The Office of Multicultural Affairs is the hub for intercultural advancement, diversity, community development, and inclusion efforts on the campus of University of Massachusetts Lowell.

The Graduate Fellow will provide support, leadership, and guidance in office programs, initiatives, and services directly related to the office mission and vision. The Graduate Fellow will assist in the continued enhancement of a University culture that welcomes and celebrates all students through the infusion of diversity and inclusion throughout the college experience. 

The Multicultural Affairs Graduate Fellow is responsible for promoting, coordinating, and/ or executing diversity and social justice programs. The Graduate Fellow will serve on the Multicultural Programming Committee and take a lead role in coordinating programs such as Latino Heritage Month, MLK Week, Black History Month, Women’s History Month, etc. The Graduate Fellow will collaborate with appropriate offices to organize, facilitate, and implement office initiatives and services such the Invisible Identities Series. Additionally, the Graduate Fellow will work in conjunction with professional staff to create and facilitate the Diversity Peer Educator program, and facilitate training around cultural competence, diversity and inclusion for various campus groups.  

The Graduate Fellow will advise and assist student organizations by attending monthly meetings, providing program support and coaching student leaders in leadership development and serve as an advocate and resource for historically underrepresented students regarding issues of transition, as well as academic, social, cultural, and personal matters. Additionally, the Graduate Fellow will be the office point person for space reservations and requests.  The Graduate Fellow, in conjunction with professional staff, will serve as a program adviser for the undergraduate and graduate cultural organizations. The Graduate Fellow will co-supervise, train, and hire student staff assistants. 

The Graduate Fellow will assist with general office functions and respond to inquiries from members of the university community and the public. They will also be responsible for maintaining and updating the OMA webpage and social media outlets and representing the office at major campus recruitment and/or orientation events. The Graduate Fellow will perform other related duties as assigned. Frequent evening, late night and weekend work is required.