Assistant Director, Office of
†The Office of Intercultural Engagement is an integral part of the Division of Student Affairs and serves a critical role in providing learning opportunities for students through cultural awareness and social justice efforts. The Office of Intercultural Engagement strives to contribute to a community where all students feel safe and empowered to recognize and act on oneís social responsibility in relation to domestic and global issues. The Office of Intercultural Engagement offers advocacy, education, programming, and support systems to encourage students to realize the highest level of their potential, particularly as it pertains to the Universityís retention and graduation efforts of traditionally under≠served student populations.
The Assistant Director will work collaboratively and innovatively with campus departments, individual faculty, student organizations, and off≠ campus partners to support and develop programs, events, and services focused on supporting LGBTIQA+ students to prepare leaders in a diverse world. The Assistant Director provides advising, support, mentoring, advocacy, and outreach to students and student organizations. Close work with individual students and groups of students is required, including advice and counseling around a variety of developmental, personal, social, and academic concerns. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Intercultural Engagement and serves as an important member of the unitís leadership team.
Meet individually with students to advise, educate and support their success as students and graduates who are prepared to serve and meet the needs of an increasingly multicultural society
Guide, advise, and collaborate with current student LGBTQIA+ groups including the Queer Student Union and Confetti in creation of new initiatives that will educate on, and support the success of LGBTQIA+ students
Participate in departmental support for LGBTQIA+ student organizations
Supervise a graduate assistant who will be tasked with supporting the mission of the LGBT Resource Center Assist with community partnership, engagement, and coordination for LGBTQIA+ programming
Manage budget for programming areas pertaining to LGBTIQA+ support, education, and outreach
Plan, implement and assess Safe Zone and Trans Zone training for students, faculty, and staff.
Coordinate LGBT Lunch and Learn events designed to provide space for marginalized voices and educate the campus community on current trends and the needs of the LGBTQIA+ community
Maintain, develop, and share current knowledge of research and best practices in fields pertaining to the support of LGBTIQA+ students in higher education.
Masterís degree in Student Personnel Services, Higher Education, or a closely related field of study, from a regionally accredited institution
Two or more years, post≠-Masterís degree, of directly related experience in Student Affairs including direct experience with LGBTIQA+ programs, services, and events
Demonstrated awareness of current theory and practice focused on LGBTQIA+ issues related to post-secondary education.
Experience and proven ability developing, implementing and assessing successful programs and initiatives directly related to this position with a diverse college age population in a higher education setting
Demonstrated success working effectively with diverse groups (including, but not limited to race, ethnicity, ability, gender identity, etc.)
Proven understanding and ability to create an inclusive environment and promote cultural competency in a University setting
Demonstrated integrity, initiative, dependability, openness, teamwork, a positive attitude Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
Proven ability to address the needs of student groups and staff and promote a positive campus culture and community
More than four years of post-≠Masterís experience in student affairs, including direct experience with LGBTQIA+ programs, services, and events.
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