Coordinator, LGBTQ Center

Job description

Community College of Philadelphia

Community College of Philadelphia is dedicated to promoting a work environment which attracts and retains talented and diverse faculty and staff, and which challenges each of us to achieve at the highest level while contributing to the mission of the College. We value and support a culturally diverse and intellectually dynamic community to prepare our students for global citizenship. Join us as we transition from our first 50 years into the next and build upon a legacy that will impact the city of Philadelphia and beyond. Community College of Philadelphia is seeking to fill a Coordinator, LGBTQ Center position. Reporting to Director, Student Engagement, the Coordinator of the LGBTQ Center serves as a resource for lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, transgender, queer, intersex, questioning and straight members of the College community. This position works collaboratively to support the mission of the College in the coordination of programming, outreach and education to assist students, staff, faculty, and community members who access the space and services of the LGBTQ Center. The Coordinator advises student organizations on matters relevant to the LGBTQ community, and supervises the operations and student workers of the LGBTQ Center.

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Community College of Philadelphia recognizes that our employees are important and vital to our success. We offer a high-quality, comprehensive program of benefits, which represents an important component of total compensation.

Our benefits include:

  • 100% College-paid medical, dental and prescription drug for employee and all of their eligible family members
  • College-paid life and disability insurance
  • College closes for Winter Break the week between Christmas and New Years and for a week in March for Spring Break
  • Tuition remission (for classes at the College)
  • Forgivable tuition loan (for classes at any accredited academic institution)
  • 403(b) retirement plan with 10% College contribution
  • Healthcare and Dependent Care flexible spending accounts
  • College operates on a 4-day work week during the summer months
  • Paid vacation plus holiday and personal time off

Community College of Philadelphia is an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

, -Minimum Qualifications

• Bachelor's Degree with at least three (3) years of related full-time professional experience required.

• Knowledge of sexual orientation and gender identity and issues of concern related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, asexual, transgender, queer, intersex, questioning and straight people and the intersection with other identities required.

• Demonstrated ability and strong interpersonal skills to work in a multicultural, social justice-oriented office with individuals and groups with a wide array of backgrounds, identities, life experiences and communication styles required.

• Ability to manage many different projects simultaneously, with consistent accuracy, follow-through, and timely completion of projects required.

• Excellent communication skills to express ideas clearly and concisely both verbally and in writing required.

• Ability to recognize and protect confidential information and exercise judgment, tact and diplomacy in handling sensitive information and situations required.

• Ability to take initiative, problem solve and work independently with good judgment about when to seek direction required.

• Ability to work as a contributing member in a team-oriented environment with an understanding of the larger unit and College and community contexts.

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office software required.

• Professional experience working with areas of sexuality and gender within multicultural setting; ability to use social justice models of education required.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master's degree preferred.

• Educational background in college student personnel, higher education administration, social work, counseling, sexuality and gender studies, or other related field preferred.

• Strong group facilitation skills preferred.

• Experience working with college students in a higher education setting preferred.

• Experience with creative educational program development, including program planning, implementation, and assessment preferred.

• Experience with online outreach and social media platforms (i.e. Orgsync, Facebook, Instagram) preferred.





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Posted: 3/29/2018
Application Due: 5/28/2018
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