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 Subject : Asst Director, LGBTQIA Programs & Services, University of Missouri.. 07/06/2018 02:17:20 PM 
Jonathan Pryor
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Subject :Asst Director, LGBTQIA Programs & Services, University of Missouri-Kansas City

The University of Missouri-Kansas City (UMKC) is hiring an Assistant Director of LGBTQIA Programs & Services in the Office of Student Involvement.

Hiring Department
Office of Student Involvement

Job Description

Provide individual support and non-academic advisement and referrals to students; Provide student advising and general support to UMKC LGBTQIA students and LGBTQIA student organizations

Provide supervision to one Graduate Assistant for LGBTQIA Programs & Services (Pending Funding)

Advise the LGBTQIA Affairs Student Council and provide support to their annual budget allocations and campus programs

Provide management and leadership to the Rainbow Lounge programs and events

Provide leadership to annual LGBTQIA Programs: Welcome Week, Bi-Visibility Day, Ally Photo, LGBT History Month, Trans Awareness Month, Pride Month (April), and the Lavender Graduate Banquet & Pride Awards.

Coordinate and facilitate university trainings including Safe Space, LGBTQIA 101, Trans 101, etc. to department and academic units

Establish and maintain relationship with academic units, providing educational presentations enhancing the support and inclusion of LGBTQIA awareness and topics in interdisciplinary classrooms
Responsible for the development, implementation and assessment of LGBTQIA programs

Serve as liaison to Multicultural Student Affairs and Division of Diversity and Inclusion to enhance support and social justice agenda of queer students of color

Represent LGBTQIA Programs & Services on the Women’s Center Advisory committee to the Chancellor

Represent LGBTQIA Programs & Services on the Student Health & Wellness Advisory Committee

Support Office of Student Involvement initiatives and programs

Division of Student Affairs

Assist with the advisement of the Dean of Students LGBTQIA Partnership Committee

Serve as division liaison to units and departments supporting the inclusion and development of LGBTQIA initiatives

Serve on the Chancellors LGBT Council

Provide management of the LGBTQIA Leadership Scholarship program; The LGBTQ Empowerment Fund; The LGBTQ Emergency Grant. Facilitate the application and selection process; maintain a relationship and support the endeavors of our LGBTQIA Scholars

Work with the Director of Student Involvement to provide policy guidance on LGBTQIA initiatives.

External Engagement & Service

Serve as official liaison to community partners and constituents, providing programs and resources for campus and students.

Serve on the Mid-America LGBT Chamber of Commerce Mentor Program Review Committee

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 4 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in higher education, student affairs, or related field. Three years demonstrated experience and knowledge of LGBTQIA topics and concerns on a college campus. Knowledge of the LGBTQIA community, issues faced, and cutting edge solutions and resolutions. Excellent oral and written communication skills, including public speaking and presentations. Experience coordinating student-related activities and programs.

Full Time/Part Time
Full Time

$47,476- $49,000

Application Deadline
until filled

Application Instructions

Applicants must combine all application materials (cover letter, resume, and list of three references with contact information) into one PDF or Microsoft Word document and upload as a resume attachment.

Limit document name to 50 characters. Maximum size limit is 11MB. Do not include special characters (e.g., /, &, %, etc.).

If you are experiencing technical problems, please call (855) 524-0002.

Equal Employment Opportunity
Equal Opportunity is and shall be provided for all employees and applicants for employment on the basis of their demonstrated ability and competence without unlawful discrimination on the basis of their race, color, national origin, ancestry, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable state or federal law. This policy shall not be interpreted in such a manner as to violate the legal rights of religious organizations or the recruiting rights of military organizations associated with the Armed Forces or the Department of Homeland Security of the United States of America. For more information, call the Vice Chancellor - Human Resources at 816-235-1621.

To request ADA accommodations, please call the Director of Affirmative Action at 816-235-1323.
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