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 Subject : University of Utah LGBT Resource Center Director Position.. 09/25/2018 01:43:00 PM 
Bree Peacock
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To Apply: (Apply by October 12th for full consideration)

Open Date 09/21/2018
Requisition Number PRN18459B
Job Title Director, Development/Social Services
Working Title Director, LGBT Resource Center
Job Grade G
FLSA Code Executive
Patient Sensitive Job Code? No
Standard Hours per Week 40
Full Time or Part Time? Full Time
Shift Day
Work Schedule Summary
Monday-Friday with some evening and weekend hours.

VP Area Academic Affairs
Department 01134 - LGBT Resource Center
Location Campus
City Salt Lake City, UT
Type of Recruitment External Posting
Pay Rate Range $60,700 to $72,000 commensurate with experience.

Position Summary
Provides leadership and oversight of all programs, activities, policies, personnel, budgets and special projects of the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resource Center; supports LGBTQQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, and asexual) students and, more broadly, people with marginalized (a)genders and (a)sexualities at the intersection of multiple identities; collaborates with other identity-based offices to advocate for equity in educational spaces at the intersections of multiple minoritized identities; ensures an efficient and effective program to provide services for LGBTQIA students, staff, and faculty while educating the campus about LGBTQIA concerns. This position is a joint report and has responsibilities both within the Division of Student Affairs and the Office of Equity and Diversity (OED).

The University of Utah is located at the foot of the Wasatch Mountains in the state capital of Salt Lake City, Utah. Salt Lake and the surrounding Wasatch Front area is home to approximately 80% of the state’s 2 million residents. The University houses over 100 departments in 17 Colleges. Our 32,000 students are enrolled from all 29 Utah counties, all 50 states, and 102 foreign countries. The “U” has been ranked as a top 25 LGBT-friendly school by the Huffington Post and Affordable Colleges Online. The Advocate named Salt Lake City as #8 in its list of Queerest Cities in America.

1. Provides supervision for current staff consisting of a program coordinator, executive secretary, graduate assistant, two student staff, and student interns.

2. Manages budget of approximately $260,000.

3. Develops and implements programming, educational training, and professional development workshops on LGBTQIA issues (and additional marginalized identities) for both students and University staff and faculty, including those in Health Sciences.

4. Advocates for LGBTQIA students, staff, and faculty by working to create a positive campus environment and address barriers within campus culture in an effort to create an environment in which all (a)genders and (a)sexualities can thrive.

5. Builds and fosters collaborative relationships with community organizations and develops new outreach to LGBTQIA prospective students in high schools, other colleges and community programs.

6. Works with students in an advisory or mentoring capacity concerning educational and personal matters, making referrals to appropriate campus and community agencies as needed.

7. Promotes relationships with new and existing funding sources by participating in fund­ raising, overseeing grant writing and grant seeking, and serving as principal investigator on grants to secure additional funding.

8. Evaluates, monitors and influences the University’s policies and procedures on issues affecting LGBTQIA populations at the intersection of multiple minoritized identities and assists this population in advocating for itself.

9. Works with University Marketing and Communication to highlight the LGBT Resource Center and services within the community.

10. Provides information on LGBTQIA identities (including the intersection of multiple minoritized identities) to the University community and makes available current written materials and resources relating to them.

11. Represents the University as a consultant, advocate, and resource on matters related to LGBTQIA issues

12. Develops and maintains professional and cooperative relationships and activities with University students, faculty, staff, and alumni in various student services, and academic and administrative departments.

13. Implements the mission statements of OED and Student Affairs within the work of the LGBT RC.

Work Environment and Level of Frequency typically required

Nearly Continuously: Office environment.

Physical Requirements and Level of Frequency that may be required

Nearly Continuously: Sitting, hearing, listening, talking.

Often: Repetitive hand motion (such as typing), walking.

Seldom: Bending, reaching overhead.

Minimum Qualifications
This position requires a Master’s or Doctoral degree in Higher Education, Social Work, Psychology or a related field plus four years of full-time administrative experience that includes supervision of staff, budget development, administration and personnel management. The successful candidate must have a demonstrated awareness and knowledge of and commitment to working with LGBTQIA issues from a critical and intersectional lens. Must have a commitment to and experience with intentional and strategic diversity work including, but not limited to, age, race, ethnicity, class, culture, sexuality, gender identity, gender expression and religious/spiritual identity. Advanced interpersonal skills are required in addition to outstanding written and verbal communication skills.

Applicants must demonstrate the potential ability to perform the essential functions of the job as outlined in the position description.

Experience working in a higher education setting and with grant writing and/or fund-raising.

Type Benefited Staff
Special Instructions Summary
Position opened until filled but applicants are encouraged to apply on or before October 12 when application review begins.

Additional Information

The University of Utah is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to diversity in its workforce. In compliance with applicable federal and state laws, University of Utah policy of equal employment opportunity prohibits discrimination on the basis of race or ethnicity, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, veteran’s status, status as a qualified person with a disability, or genetic information. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups, such as minorities, women, qualified persons with disabilities, and protected veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. Veterans’ preference is extended to qualified applicants, upon request and consistent with University policy and Utah state law.
To inquire about this posting, email: [email protected] or call 801-581-2300. Reasonable accommodations in the application process will be provided to qualified individuals with disabilities. To request an accommodation or for further information about University AA/EO policies, please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action, 201 S. Presidents Cr., Rm 135, (801) 581-8365 (V/TDD), email: [email protected].

The University is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). To be eligible for retirement contributions, you must be hired into a benefit-eligible position. Certain new hires are automatically assigned to the URS retirement plan and other employees with prior URS service, may elect to enroll in the URS within 30 days of hire. Regardless of whether they are hired into a benefit-eligible position or not, individuals who previously retired and are receiving monthly retirement benefits from URS must notify the Benefits Department upon hire. Please contact Utah Retirement Systems at (801)366-7770 or (800)695-4877 or the University’s Benefits Department at (801)581-7447 for information.

This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check and/or drug screen.
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