DIRECTOR, Ctr for Sexual & Gender Diversity

Location
Durham, Durham County
Posted
Jun 12, 2014
Employment Type
Full Time
Provides strategic leadership 15% Directs the daily operation of the Center 15% Supports lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, transsexual, intersex, queer, pansexual, and gender non-conforming students, staff, and faculty. 15% Oversees the design and implementation of a co-curricular education for the university-at-large that pertains to sexual and gender diversity on and off campus 10% Establishes and implements the supervisory structure and oversees work of all Center employees 10% Management of the budget and preparation of all reports to the Division of Student Affairs. 8% Works cooperatively with academic departments to develop and sponsor activities and events of a cultural and intellectual significance as well as meetings with University constituencies and Durham community members to increase awareness of the Center and also to consult on matters of sexual and gender diversity within the community. 5% Is the liaison with the LGBT Alum Network 5% Coordinates all fundraising activity in conjunction with the Development office 5% Joins a team of Campus Life cultural center directors who provide feedback and analyses and who design programs that help create and sustain a welcoming campus climate for all s 5% Develops affiliations with a myriad of Duke academic departments and other university units whose interests intersect with gender expression and sexuality, e.g. Athletics, Religious Life, Duke hospital, Admissions, Duke News and Communications, etc. 5% Serves on the Common Ground Advisory Council and helps facilitate the retreat 2% Serve on the Bias Response Reporting team 1% General Qualifications Minimum Masters degree is required; a Doctorate is preferred. Candidate must have experience developing and managing a cultural center or similar facility and demonstrate success in staff recruitment, development and retention. Expertise in delivering program and education services and support to students surrounding sexual and gender diversity issues as well as consultation services for staff, faculty, and other constituencies is expected. Candidates must possess advanced oral, written and cross cultural communication skills and an ability to negotiate and resolve multiple complex problems in a timely manner. Specific Skills and Competencies Basic computer and additional technology-related competencies are required. Exemplary budgeting, planning, organizational, and assessment skills are also required. Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's race, color, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, genetic information, veteran status, or disability.