Student Services Assistant II

East Lansing MI
Jul 19, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Working/Functional Title

LBGT Resource Center Assistant Director

Position Summary

Basic Function

The LBGT Resource Center Assistant Director is responsible for coordinating outreach programs, as well as creating and implementing individual and community development programs for target populations. They are responsible for volunteer and intern recruitment, training, and supervision of student employees and LBGTRC volunteers; will have significant responsibility for the continued development and implementation of the Intersection Project, which seeks to enhance the educational experience of LGBTQ Students of Color through initiatives that support individual academic success and wellness, community development, and intercultural competence. The LBGT Resource Center at Michigan State University leads and collaborates on University-wide initiatives that enhance campus climate and academic and support services for MSU students who identify as lesbian, bisexual, gay, transgender, and their communities; we serve the entire campus community by helping all students, faculty, and staff to thrive in a diverse world by developing allies across differences.

Characteristic, Duties and Responsibilities

  • Serve as a direct contact for issues and questions pertaining to LGBTQ+ Community.

  • Lead and work collaboratively with LGBTRC staff,campus partners and community supports to plan and implement events and programming

  • Advise and support MSU LGBTQ student organizations

  • Recruit, train, and supervise student employees and volunteers within the LBGTRC

  • Lead and develop different leadership programs

  • Other duties as assigned

Unit Specific Education/Experience/Skills

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; one to three years of related and progressively more responsible or expansive work experience in developing and implementing educational programs and events; individual and community development activities; experience and familiarity with both LGBTQ issues and their intersections with Communities of Color; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.  

Desired Qualifications

Master's degree in relevant area (education, student affairs, social work, counseling); previous full-time employment experience; experience planning individual and community development activities within Communities of Color; high level of intercultural competency and experience with developing intercultural leaders; strong written and oral communication skills; strong public speaking and group facilitation skills. 

Required Application Materials

1. Cover letter or letter of interest

2. Resume or CV

3. Three professional references that we may contact

Work Hours

During the academic year hours include variable nights and weekends; during the summer, hours are 8-5.

Bidding Eligibility ends 7/25/2017 at 11:55 PM

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