LGBTQIA+ Coordinator - University of Michigan-Flint - Flint, MI - EXPIRED
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Company: University of Michigan-Flint
The University of Michigan-Flint is committed to creating and sustaining an environment that ensures every member of our community has the opportunity to contribute and succeed. The Division of Student Affairs contributes to our inclusive environment and students’ success through an approach that encompasses five core values: community and belonging; equity and inclusion; engagement and leadership; health and wellness; and co-curricular and integrative learning.
Under general supervision of the Director, the Coordinator supports overall operations of the Center for Gender and Sexuality (CGS) by providing a broad array of services, programs, and resources for students who identify as LGBTQIA+ and allies, and through creating/sustaining supportive campus environments in a dynamic, urban campus setting. The Coordinator position is a Responsible Employee under university policies.
Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Provide support, consultation, and resources for students within the LGBTQIA+ communities and allies.
- Design, deliver and assess educational programming and facilitated discussions on LGBTQIA+ issues, including student experiences, intersectionality, social justice, equity and other related topics. May also include sessions delivered to academic courses upon request by faculty.
- Lead the planning, coordination and assessment of large-scale programs sponsored by CGS, as assigned (e.g., Lavender Graduation, Transgender Day of Remembrance, PRIDE Month).
- Determine training and programming needs related to LGBTQIA+ inclusion through a data-driven approach, such as focus groups, unit consultations, relevant research and national benchmarking. Manage and facilitate trainings for campus and community partners.
- Develop and execute marketing and promotional plans for programs, workshops, and events.
- Advise the CGS Director on issues of LGBTQIA+ equity and inclusion, including policy updates, campus environment concerns, and national trends.
- Create and foster cross-cultural partnerships and collaborations among campus student groups on a broad range of issues including sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression.
- Develop and foster partnerships with community organizations to provide complimentary services and supports.
- Lead the development of a CGS living learning community in collaboration with Housing and Residence Life and other campus partners.
- Advise LGBTQIA+ student organizations (e.g., UM-Flint PRIDE).
- Maintain updated resource and referral information for students and the campus community.
- Support the day-to-day functioning of the Center for Gender and Sexuality.
- Support projects and initiatives within the Division of Student Affairs.
- Perform other duties as assigned.
- Bachelor’s degree in a related area.
- 2-4 years of related experience.
- Knowledge and command of LGBTQIA+ specific issues and experiences as it relates to student development and higher education.
- Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, social justice, and inclusion.
- Highly collaborative, cooperative, inclusive, and willing to work both independently and take direction.
- Possess a high level of self-awareness and integrity, with the ability to navigate boundaries.
- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
- Ability to participate in evening and weekend events as necessary.
- Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, counseling, social sciences, or related field.
- 3-5 years of student affairs experience in higher education.
- Knowledge of data-driven research and assessment informed practices.
- Knowledge of issues that impact the retention and success of students from underrepresented populations and intersecting social identities.
- Highly organized with the ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
The University of Michigan conducts background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer and may use a third party administrator to conduct background checks. Background checks are performed in compliance with the Fair Credit Reporting Act.
For best consideration, you are encouraged to apply by March 18, 2020.
Job openings are posted for a minimum of seven calendar days. The review and selection process may begin as early as the eighth day after posting. This opening may be removed from posting boards and filled anytime after the minimum posting period has ended.
U-M EEO/AA Statement
The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.