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Project Assistant at Asian and Pacific Islander Initiative (Fall 2018)

Asian and Pacific Islander Initiative

Asian and Pacific Islander Initiative (APII) is an organization housed in PSR since 2010, succeeding two historic organizations: PACTS (Pacific Asian American Center for Theology and Strategies) and PANA (Institute for Leadership Development and Study of Pacific and Asian North American Religion). Its mission is simple: supporting API scholarship, students, and local communities so that they can be heard and impactful in a larger community. Its major work includes hosting an annual luncheon in Fall and a public lecture in Spring. In addition, it offers a webpage in PSR’s website, which shares various information relevant to API scholars and communities. 

Job Description

APII currently has several projects. The current position will be especially in charge of the Fall luncheon and API student fellowship during Fall 2018. This work includes reserving the space, preparing promotional materials, sending out emails, setting up the RSVP, leading a few more assistants during the event, etc. The assistant may be asked to do some other works related to its webpage, future events, and others at the discretion of the director. This is a federal work study position.


Must be a student in PSR.

Must be excellent in writing, interpersonal relationship, and communication.

Administrative experiences preferred.

Community organizing experiences preferred.

Good work ethics required.

  • Those who have API identities are encouraged to apply, but race and ethnicity are not a criteria when the candidate is reviewed.



$15.00/hour, 4-6 hours/week

The work starts as soon as the person is hired.

The work ends when the given project is finished. (approximately by the end of the semester).


Apply or Question

Submit your resume or CV to the director of APII, Dr. Joung Chul Lee (

Email Dr. Lee as well should you have any questions.

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