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 Subject : UCSB Associate Director of LGBT Resources.. 10/24/2018 06:34:26 PM 
Craig Leets
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School - University of California, Santa Barbara

Job Title - Associate Director of LGBT Resources

Job Number - 20180580

Reporting Office - Resource Center for Sexual and Gender Diversity

Job description
The Associate Director for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Resources is located in the Resource Center for Sexual & Gender Diversity (RCSGD) at UCSB. Serves as a resource for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, questioning and ally members of the University community and helps support the mission and function of the RCSGD. The Associate Director's main role is providing extensive management to the programming, outreach, and education to the campus community, and oversight of the center, under the general supervision of the Director of LGBT Resources. The Associate Director creates long-range planning and direction to LGBT resources as well as assess effectiveness. Creates, leads, implements, and evaluates on-going educational and training initiatives. Leads the team of up to ten student interns in creating social, educational, and support programs. Meets with students and assists them in navigating resources as they resolve emotional, academic, interpersonal, and crisis-level issues related to their identity, perceived identity, or conflict resulting from hate or bias. Must assess campus-wide culture and implement systems to address campus climate challenges. Must represent LGBT Resources on campus-wide committees, and act for/or in the absence of the Director. Additional duties include: supporting students, staff, faculty, alumni and community members who access the space and services of the Center; assisting with student organization advisement and referral services; supervising student employees; and helping maintain the office's physical space. The Associate Director will act as Director in their absence. The Associate Director must display an understanding of key issues LGBTQ students face including alcohol and drug abuse, emotional distress and suicidal ideation, and effects of hate crimes/incidents.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
At least 2 years full-time relevant experience working in higher education, non-profit, mental health, or other related setting;
Experience serving as the primary supervisor of part-time staff;
Demonstrated knowledge of or experience working with queer and trans people of color communities;
Demonstrated knowledge of or experience working with trans communities;
Demonstrated experience providing support or resource referral to address an individual's current need;
Experience providing presentations or facilitating educational workshops.

Desirable Requirements
Master's Degree in Higher Education, Counseling, or related field;
Demonstrated experience working with and/or supporting LGBTQ students in a higher education context;
Experience designing curriculum for adult learners;
Undergraduate, graduate, or professional work in a campus LGBTQ center;
Experience navigating a large organization;
Experience balancing competing priorities.

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