Assistant Director of LGBTQ Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in North Carolina
|Deadline||May 15, 2014|
|Date Posted||April 22, 2014|
Assistant Director LGBTQ Center
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of the LGBTQ Center in Student Affairs:
The LGBTQ Center works to foster a safe and inclusive environment for people of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions by providing: programming and workshops designed to enhance a climate of equality, understanding and respect; advocacy and support for students, faculty and staff of all sexual orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions; resources, referrals and consultation services related to sexuality, gender identity, and gender expression for interested students, faculty and staff; trainings, materials and programs for academic units, administrative departments, and community partners.
The University seeks an energetic, experienced program coordinator and group facilitator to provide leadership, programming, and outreach for an established center. The Assistant Director of the LGBTQ Center will report to the Director and will be responsible for educational and social programming, education and training, and resource support for the office.
Educational and Social Programming
Direct the Safe Zone program and facilitate trainings for the campus community
Direct and manage campus-based social and educational programs
Manage LGBTQ Office library and resources
Manage the development of publicity and outreach materials for LGBTQ programs
Education, Training, and Supervision
Recruit, train, and direct members of the Speakers Bureau
Recruit, train, and supervise office volunteers
Work with student organizations and other groups to identify collaborative, intersectional programs and coordinate outreach efforts
Mentor Graduate Student Assistant(s), undergraduate Interns, and work study students
Assessment and Strategic Planning
Assessment and subsequent development of programs and services
Utilize both qualitative and quantitative research methods
Construct and deliver reports on findings to key stakeholders
Conduct literature reviews and benchmarking of best practices to inform future directions
Additional Tasks to Support the Student Affairs Mission
- Participate on Student Affairs, University, and/or community committees, coalitions, task forces, and/or search committees
- Participate actively in professional societies and programs at the regional and national levels. In recognition that the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is a major research university with high national visibility participation in professional organizations at levels beyond the immediate campus is highly desirable
- Complete other related duties as assigned by the Director of the LGBTQ Center
The successful candidate will have the minimum of a Bachelors degree in a related field as well as experience working in an academic environment on issues of gender and sexuality. Masters Degree preferred.
- Minimum 2-5 years administrative and programmatic experience in a similar setting.
Specific Skills and Competencies
- Strong communication, negotiation, and interpersonal skills in a collaborative, multidisciplinary environment Demonstrated ability to articulate effects of various systems of oppression (e.g., racism, ableism, sexism, heterosexism, classism)
- Demonstrated ability to develop and implement services and programs that address intersections of identity
- Demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse cultural communities
- Demonstrated commitment to the highest ethical standards of professional practice, as well as personal and professional integrity
- Active participation in national professional associations preferred
Salary is salary commensurate with education and experience.
Application materials must be submitted online and include cover letter, resume, and references. The application and additional information including closing date is available at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/42227. Anticipated starting date is July 1, 2014.
For additional information about this position, please contact Terri Phoenix, Ph.D. (firstname.lastname@example.org). Additional information about the LGBTQ Center can be obtained at our website at http://lgbtq.unc.edu/.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to inclusiveness and accessibility
How To Apply
You can apply for this position online at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/42227