Assistant Director for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans) Education

Columbia, SC
Aug 30, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Posting Details
Posting Summary

Logo Posting Number STA00225PO17 Classification Title Student Services Program Coordinator II Internal Title Assistant Director for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans) Education Campus Columbia 01 College/Division Division of Student Affairs and Academic Support Department Student Life Band 5 Advertised Minimum Salary $34,480 Advertised Salary Range $34,480 Location of Vacancy Part/Full Time Full Time Hours per week 37.5 Work Schedule

Requires a variable work schedule with the availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, and to attend on and off campus events.

Type of Staff Position Full-time Equivalent (FTE) Basis 12 months Job Search Category Student Services

About UofSC

The University of South Carolina System is comprised of the state's flagship university in Columbia (founded in 1801 and currently one of the top 50 "Best Colleges" according to U.S. News and World Report), three regional comprehensive universities (USC Aiken, USC Beaufort and USC Upstate), and Palmetto College consisting of four two-year campuses (USC Lancaster, USC Salkehatchie, USC Sumter, USC Union and Fort Jackson/Extended University). Together, the USC System institutions offer more than 450 degree programs on campus and online and are uniquely positioned to meet the state's educational, cultural, health and research needs. The System employs nearly 14,000 people who work daily to improve the lives of students, fellow South Carolinians and the world. Our diverse engaged faculty and staff enjoy a dynamic and intellectually stimulating work environment.

Position Description

Advertised Job Summary

The Assistant Director for LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Trans) Education works to support, empower and promote the success of all students through: 1.) educating the campus community on the issues, challenges and concerns of all sexual identities and 2.) developing and implementing programs and initiatives to sustain an inclusive campus community. As a member of the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs team, this person should have strong content knowledge and sensitivity to the concerns of the LGBT community, diversity issues, and a dedication to student growth and development. Support for students includes providing leadership to student initiatives, advising student organizations centered on gender and sexual identities and developing collaborative partnerships with university departments and outside constituent groups.

Minimum Qualifications (Classified and Unclassified positions)

Master's degree in Student Personnel Services, Student Affairs, Higher Education, Social Work, Women and Gender Studies or relevant field and 1 year related experience, additional experience in understanding LGBTQ and gender issues in higher education or bachelor's degree and 3 years related experience.

Requires a variable work schedule with the availability to work evenings, weekends, and holidays, and to attend on and off campus events.

Preferred Qualifications Knowledge/Skills/Abilities

The successful candidate will have effective interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate and build successful partnerships with campus and community partners.
Knowledge, understanding and sensitivity to the concerns and issues facing LGBT community including the intersections of race, class, gender, sexual orientation and gender identity.
Knowledge of student development theory especially pertaining to sexual orientation.
Strong written and oral communication skills and computer proficiency
Possess strategic planning, management and a commitment to continuous improvement
Ability to keep complete, detailed, and accurate records; ability gather and analyze data and to draw relevant conclusions from the data
Word processing and computer skills

Posting Detail Information

Number of Vacancies 1 Desired Start Date If Research Grant/Time Limited, give end date Job Open Date 08/29/2017 Job Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicant Quicklink for Posting EEO Statement

The University of South Carolina does not discriminate in educational or employment opportunities on the basis of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender, age, disability, veteran status or genetics.

Position Attributes

Hazardous weather category Non-Essential Safety Sensitive or Security Sensitive No

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you have a master's degree in student services or a related field and 1 year of related experience, or a bachelor's degree and 3 years of related experience?
    • Yes
    • No

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents
  1. List of References and Contact Information


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