Campus LGBTQ+ Services Specialist

Job description

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Functional Title:

Campus LGBTQ+ Services Specialist

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Position Eclass:

EP - EHRA 12 mo leave earning

University Information:

UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Primary Purpose of the Organizational Unit:

The mission of the Campus Violence Response Center (CVRC) with the University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG) is to create a safe, single point of access for any UNCG community member impacted by sexual assault, intimate partner violence, stalking, sexual or gender-based harassment, and all other forms of campus violence. We provide affirming, empowering, and confidential services to UNCG community members who have been victimized. Services include crisis response, advocacy, counseling, and coordination with on and off-campus services.

Position Summary:

The LGBTQ Services Specialist’s role is to develop and implement programs to identify LGBTQ victims and survivors in the campus community and provide services that meet the needs of the LGBT communities on our campus. In collaboration with other allied partners and University departments, the Specialist will provide training and technical assistance to increase campus partners’ capacity to respond appropriately and serve LGBTQ identified individuals who experience domestic violence. Additionally, the specialist will offer comprehensive victim-centered direct services such as advocacy, support group, crisis counseling, crisis support, resource information, and service coordination to victims and survivors of violence, emphasizing LGBTQ victims and survivors’ needs.

This role will help the university achieve its goal of providing an open, diverse, and inclusive learning and working environment through direct service delivery, outreach, and education. The Specialist will report to the Associate Director of the Campus Violence Response Center.

Minimum Qualifications:

Masters degree and one year of experience providing support to, or working with, students/individuals who identify as LGBTQ; or a Bachelor’s degree and at least three years of relevant experience combined with professional training; demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and respond to situations with tact, sensitivity, and flexibility; and an ability to act independently and balance advocacy for multiple clients, responding to crisis and walk-in traffic, develop and deliver programs for students, faculty, and staff.

Preferred Qualifications:

Two – four years of directly related experience.

Experience coordinating student-related activities and programs;

Experience working with crime victims.

Recruitment Range:


Org #-Department:

Office of the Chancellor - 68801

Job Open Date:


For Best Consideration Date:


Open Until Filled:




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Key Responsibility:

Training & Technical Assistance

Essential Tasks:

Conduct training to increase the capacity of other campus domestic violence service providers to respond to LGBTQ clients; Respond to technical assistance requests about serving LGBTQ clients from campus partners, faculty, or staff seeking to improve their ability to serve LGBTQ individuals; Research, develop, and update materials and systems to ensure that LGBTQ clients receive culturally competent and legally compliant responses, referrals, and information; Work with staff to provide updates and reports on the status of the NC LGBTQ Domestic Violence Response Initiative; Attend relevant LGBTQ taskforce meetings hosted by NC LGBTQ Domestic Violence Response Initiative.

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Key Responsibility:

Direct Service

Essential Tasks:

Provide comprehensive victim-centered direct services such as advocacy, crisis counseling, crisis support, resource information, and service coordination to victims and survivors of violence, emphasizing meeting LGBTQ victims and survivors’ needs; Follow best practices and policies for serving LGBTQ clients; Prepare accurate, timely, detailed case notes and maintain sensitive and confidential information and documentation; Collaborate with various individuals and departments, establish and continue effective working relationships; Work as a team member with other staff and volunteers to achieve the mission of the organization; Perform other related duties as required.

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Key Responsibility:

Education & Outreach

Essential Tasks:

In collaboration with the Outreach Coordinator, design and deliver training and other educational opportunities to campus constituencies regarding interpersonal violence in the LGBTQ community; Conduct outreach to the LGBTQ community to increase awareness about services and volunteer opportunities.

Physical Effort:

Hand Movement-Repetitive Motions - C, Reading - C, Writing - C, Hearing - C, Talking - C, Sitting - C, Walking - F

Work Environment:

Inside - C




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Job No:
Posted: 2/19/2021
Application Due: 4/20/2021
Work Type: Full Time