Social Justice Educator Senior

Lexington, KY
Mar 25, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

The Social Justice Educator develops and implements programs, trainings, and activities to engage the campus community in creating an environment that is welcoming and affirming of all identities. In addition, this position provides support and advocacy for targets of identity-based violence, acts of bias, and hate crimes. Responsibilities include designing and implementing campus-wide education, outreach, social justice programming and strategies; researching data regarding current strategies and programs rooted in intersectionality, inclusive excellence, bystander intervention, violence prevention, and social justice issues; and building and maintaining partnerships with key individuals and groups on campus and within the community that will enhance and strengthen the learning environment for marginalized identities.

Job Title
Social Justice Educator Senior

Requisition Number

Working Title
Social Justice Educator

Department Name
8Z432:Counseling Center

Work Location
Lexington, KY

Grade Level

Salary Range

Type of Position

Position Time Status

Required Education


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Required Related Experience

1 yr

Required License/ Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting and/or standing at workstation for extended periods; lifting and/or carrying light-weight objects.


Monday-Friday; 8:00 am-5:00 pm (40 hours/week).


Strong public speaking skills, knowledge of inclusion, inter-sectionality and advocacy in relation to marginalized identities in higher education.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities?

Preferred Education/Experience

Master's Degree and one year of experience or a Bachelor's Degree and three years of experience in advocacy, cultural diversity, public speaking, program development, and/or crisis intervention.

Deadline to Apply

University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus. Any candidate offered this position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Posting Specific Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Describe your experience with developing and delivering programming centered on social justice issues.

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * How does intersectionality impact the learning environment on a college campus?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Provide an example of when you facilitated a difficult conversation between parties with opposing views.

    (Open Ended Question)

  4. * Where did you first see this position advertised other than on UK's online employment system?
    • (Diverse Issues in Higher Education)
    • A Colleague, Friend and/or Family Member
    • None of the Above

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents


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