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 Subject : LBGT Rescource Center Coordinator Position at MSU.. 09/13/2019 09:23:28 AM 
Jesse Beal
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The LBGT Resource Center at Michigan State University is hiring a new Coordinator! The job posting closes on September 24. If you have questions, please email [email protected].

This is an entry level position that does not require a master's degree.

Job no: 607813
Work type: Support Staff
Pay Grade: 10
Major Administrative Unit / College: Vice Pres For Student Affairs & Services
Department: Student Affairs & Services Vice Pres 10066808
Salary: Salary Commensurate with Experience
Location: East Lansing
Categories: Full Time (90-100%), Administrative Professionals- AP, Union, Administrative/Business/Professional, Advising/Counseling, Education/Training, Office/Clerical Support, Operations Services, Student Services/Student Affairs
Working/Functional Title
LBGT Resource Center Coordinator

Position Summary
The LGBTRC provides intersectional educational and social programming and collaborates with student leaders and campus partners to build community and increase a sense of belonging. They strive to support LGBTQA+ students’ personal, academic, and professional success by offering mentorship, one-on-one support, and leadership development. Their trainings and workshops provide the opportunity for the exploration of personal identity and the development of ally practices.

The LBGT Resource Center Coordinator is responsible for coordinating educational and outreach programs, as well as implementing individual and community development programs. This person should have an intersectional lens when working with student development, to enhance the educational experience of LGBTQA+ students’ thought initiatives that support individual academic success and wellness, community development, and intercultural competence.

The person in this position should exemplify the Division’s quality standards and exhibit behaviors that are respectful, responsive and resourceful. All programs under the auspices of this position are designed to respond to the needs of students and the campus community in ways that are aligned with the university’s core values of quality, inclusiveness and connectivity.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities:
Serve as the direct contact for undergrad and graduate student organizations
Develop ongoing assessment for the LBGTRC, including the assessment of programs, workshops, and the unit
Advise registered student organizations within the LGBTQA+ community
Support general programmatic efforts of the LBGTRC, including coordinating outreach efforts
Manage social media, weekly newsletter, and website communication
Manage the volunteer program
Co-lead workshops with the Director and Assistant Director
Provide administrative and operational support for the LBGTRC
Other duties as assigned
Communications/Interpersonal Relationships/Interactions with:
Assistant/Associate Vice Presidents for Student Affairs and Services and Director of the LBGTRC - in order to coordinate priorities, problem solve, and exchange of information; will also communicate for advice, direction and approval.
Unit Directors – in order to serve as a resource person and obtain necessary information for decision-making.
Students/Student Organizations – in order to advise, train, evaluate and resolve problems.
Co-Workers and Colleagues – in order to coordinate activities and exchange information.
University Departments/Staff/Faculty- in order to coordinate services, schedule presentations and exchange information.
Clerical Staff – in order to exchange information.
Off-Campus Agencies – in order to request services, coordinate programs and exchange information.
Parents/Public – in order to provide information and resources.
Reporting: LBGTRC Coordinator reports to the Director of the LBGTRC.

Responsibility for the Work of Others: May provide first level supervision over student employees.

Responsibility for Health/Safety of Others: This position has responsibility for the health and/or safety of others. Responsibilities include health education, preventive measures, decisions and policies, and compliance with safety regulations.

Impact on Programs/Services/Operations: The programs and work produced directly affects the image, success and future of the University. Inaccurate or unsuccessful programs may seriously affect the base of the University and its academic reputation.

Work Environment: Standard office environment and engagement in activities with LGBTQ+ Community. The job requires little physical effort and does require viewing a computer monitor screen for some of the workday. Will require some nights and weekend.

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing a four year college degree program in Social Science, Education, Business, Liberal Arts, or a related field; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive experience work college students and programs within the area of LGBTQA+ Affairs and Leadership development, or similar related volunteer activities; experience with word processing, database, desktop publishing, web page design, social media and maintenance software; may require bilingual abilities in a specific language; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

Desired Qualifications
Knowledge equivalent to that which normally would be acquired by completing one or two years of post-bachelor degree work, such as a Masters in Administration or a Behavioral Science field with course work in Higher Education, Student Affairs, College Student Personnel, Educational Administration, Counseling, LGBTQ studies, or related field. One year of full-time work experience in higher education or within the LGBTQA+ community; be abreast of national trends associated with the LGBTQA+ community and have working knowledge of current trends in higher education; experience working with diverse populations; experience with student leadership development as an advisor or through other leadership roles; ability to communicate effectively and positively, through oral and written communications; organizational skills that include effective planning , time management and multi-tasking.

Required Application Materials
1. Resume

2. Cover letter

3. At least three professional references

Work Hours
Typically 8am-5pm, but will include some nights and weekends for student events & programs.
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