GSA DIAL Position

GSA Diversity and Inclusion Academic Liaison


The Graduate Student Association (GSA), Graduate Division, the CARE Office, the Title IX Office, and the Office of the Vice Chancellor of Student Affairs (VCSA) are soliciting applications for the GSA Diversity and Inclusion Academic Liaison (GSA DIAL).

The purpose of the GSA DIAL is to represent graduate student concerns relating to sexual harassment, discrimination, prevention and compliance-especially when these concerns relate to gender, race/ethnicity, disability, etc. discrimination. The GSA DIAL will serve as a liaison between the graduate student community and administration, develop programming and collect/analyze survey data related to graduate student experiences of discrimination and harassment at UCR.

Among the duties for this position, the individual will:

  • Work with TADP to ensure initial TA training adequately addresses diversity and inclusion issues including, but not limited to, reporting obligations as responsible employees
  • Identify programming needs and develop seminars/panels/workshops and trainings focused on diversity and inclusion tailored for graduate student audiences
    • The GSA DIAL is expected to hold one to two diversity and/or equity themed programs a quarter and to work with the CARE office to develop graduate student sexual harassment and prevention program
  • Collaborate with relevant campus offices including the Ethnic & Gender Offices to develop programming for graduate students and increase graduate student utilization of campus resources (such as the quarterly Graduate Students of Color Mixer)
    • Coordinate Graduate Student CARE and Title IX Programming
  • Hold three office hours each week
    • Two office hours to be held in the GSA Office
    • One office hour to be held in coordination with CARE and all interactions to be reported only to CARE staff
  • Serve as an ex-officio appointee for the GSA, attending GSA executive council and general council meetings
  • Serve of relevant councils and committees including, but not limited to, Academic Senate Committee on Diversity and Equal Opportunity, ASUCR Diversity Council and serve as chair of GSA DIAL Student Committee


Term of Employment: August 24, 2020 - June 11, 2021 with the possibility of renewal for a second academic year
Eligibility: The applicant must be a current graduate student in good standing at UCR, who will be entering AT LEAST their second year at UCR and must be intending to remain a student during the 2020-2021 Academic Year.
Compensation: Salary comparable to 50% Teaching Fellow. Position includes tuition, fees and student insurance.

Applicants will be required to provide the following items:

- Current CV/Resume

- Letter of Interest addressing your commitment to diversity and inclusion in higher education, experience working effectively in a collaborative environment, and experience with planning meetings and events, particularly at UCR.

- List of two references; one should be a faculty member

Deadline: Monday, May 4, 2020