Assistant Director, Anderson Freeman Resource Center

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Posted with Limited Access No Limited Access Period Ending Date Title Assistant Director, Anderson Freeman Resource Center Posting Number S01270 Full-Time/Part-Time Full-time Typical Hours Per Week 38.75 Regular, Temporary or Term If temporary or term, enter anticipated end date Benefits Eligible? Yes Hourly/Salaried Salaried Band/Level SP3 Hiring Minimum $46,304.70 Department Institutional Diversity Location Middlebury, VT Campus Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening Criminal Background Check Position Summary

Position Summary

The Assistant Director of the Anderson Freeman Center engages, develops, and empowers students of all sexual orientations, gender identities and gender expressions, including gay, lesbian, bisexual, pansexual, asexual, queer, transgender, genderqueer, gender fluid, gender non-binary, agender, intersex and questioning students and their allies. The newly created position of the Assistant Director will work to create, maintain and strengthen an inclusive and welcoming environment where students can come together to form community, connect with resources, participate in leadership development opportunities, and build coalitions across identity groups to collaborate and advocate on behalf of themselves and others.


Essential Functions

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

•Provide one-on-one support and resources for students struggling with academic demands, transitional issues, identity development or coming out, lack of family or financial support, climate concerns or institutional barriers.
•Support and advise LGBTQ+ student groups, including Queers & Allies (Q&A), Queer and Transgender People of Color (QTPOC), and Trans Affinity Group (TAG).
•Plan and facilitate leadership development opportunities for the members of student groups.
•Coordinate and host programming throughout the academic year that centers the intersections of identity and is planned in collaboration with students.
•Identify learning and development outcomes and design assessments to measure the extent to which those outcomes are met.
•Collaborate with campus partners to provide holistic support and resources for historically underrepresented students.
•Assist with the supervision and development of student employees.
•Assist with the AFC’s strategic planning process.
•Assist with day to day operations of the Center.

General Responsibilities

•Performs other duties as assigned.



•4 years of experience and Bachelor’s required or 2 years and Masters in Student Affairs, Counseling, Social Work, Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies or a related area of study.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Demonstrated ability to serve and support LGBTQ+ students.
•Knowledge of intersectionality and how to support students with multiple marginalized identities.
•Demonstrated ability to provide culturally competent and inclusive support services for students from historically underrepresented communities.
•Demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion and social justice.
•Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
•Ability to foster a collegial and collaborative work environment through effective outreach and partnerships with students, staff, faculty, and administrators.
•Ability to work in an environment with frequent interruptions.

Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
•Demonstrated ability to advise and support student organizations.
•Demonstrated ability to plan and host cultural programs and events.
•Demonstrated ability to develop learning outcomes and assessment tools for programming and events.
•Knowledge of the challenges facing students from historically underrepresented communities, including students with disabilities, students of color, queer, transgender, gender non-conforming, first-generation, low-income, international, immigrant, undocumented, tribal and indigenous communities.
•Engagement and familiarity with the academic fields of Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies.


•Minimum of two years in higher education (with a Master’s Degree or four years with a Bachelors Degree).
•Minimum of two years working with LGBTQ+ students

Physical Demands Posting Information

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.


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    Posted: 5/10/2019
    Application Due: 7/9/2019
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