Associate Director for LGBTQ Life & Gender Identity
Johns Hopkins University
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Internal Number: 67381-en_US
The Center for Diversity & Inclusion at Johns Hopkins University is seeking applications for the next Associate Director for LGBTQ Life and Gender Identity. Reporting directly to the Associate Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, this position will: 1) provide strategic oversight over issues related to LGBTQ life and gender identity; 2) supervise two Graduate Assistants to plan and implement student programming; 3) provide trainings, as necessary, to university partners to catalyze a campus environment characterized by respect, inclusion, and safety of all community members.
The Associate Director for LGBTQ Life and Gender Identity will work primarily to support students with marginalized sexual orientations, romantic orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions at Johns Hopkins while also serving as a resource for the entire campus community. To that end, the Associate Director should be able to create and implement programming and training aimed at students, staff, faculty, and alumni.
Specific Duties & Responsibilities:
Strategic Planning & Oversight (30%)
Along with the Associate Dean of Diversity & Inclusion, establish a strategic plan for LGBTQ Life and Gender Identity including staffing, budget, programming, research, and policy support based on the needs of students, faculty, and staff across the university.
Create and maintain a campus entity that serves as the connector for services, education, and leadership programs related to students, staff, faculty, and alumni with marginalized sexual orientations, romantic orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.
Develop signature programs and services, priorities, and benchmarks, including a timeline and assessment framework for execution.
Provide leadership in developing programs and services that promote the academic, personal and professional achievement of faculty, staff and students and actively create a safer campus climate.
Programming & Training (30%)
Supervise two graduate assistants to implement student programming
Develop broad awareness and support for issues of particular concern for community stakeholders as well as serve as a principal advisor to the larger community on marginalized sexual orientations, romantic orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.
Provide education programs such as Safe Zone Training. Develop and deliver presentations and other activities that provide leadership development and educational opportunities to help promote positive institutional change.
Collaborate with various university departments, campus groups and community-based organizations to implement programs and events.
Establish virtual presence and website content, including videos, podcasts, and social media.
Perform annual reviews of programming and services offered.
Student Advising & Advocacy (20%)
Serving as a hub and connector for student organizations related to the LGBTQ community.
Advise students in small group and individual settings.
Refer students to other University departments (e.g., Multicultural Affairs, Religious and Spiritual Life, Counseling Center, Center for Student Success, Life Design, Academic Advising, Case Management, etc.) or outside organizations when necessary.
Provide resources and support for students, faculty and staff with issues related to sexual orientation and/or gender identity and expression.
Conduct ongoing assessment of students' needs, campus climate and office services.
Institutional Support (20%)
Advise Associate Dean of Diversity & Inclusion on matters pertaining to students, staff, faculty, and alumni with marginalized sexual orientations, romantic orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.
Serve on university-wide work groups, task forces, and advisory councils, as needed.
Serve as a resource for campus administrators, faculty and staff regarding policy development, subject-area expertise and support in matters relating to marginalized sexual orientations, romantic orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.
Review University-wide policies and materials and recommend changes to make them more inclusive.
Minimum Qualifications (Mandatory):
Bachelors' degree with an advanced degree preferred.
At least five years in a higher education setting.
Special Knowledge, Skills, or Abilities:
Candidate should be able to demonstrate successful leadership and program administration.
Additional qualifications should include a demonstrated progressive administrative experience in programming and advocacy for students, staff, faculty, and alumni with marginalized sexual orientations, romantic orientations, gender identities, and gender expressions.; demonstrated experience with collaboration, community organizing and supervision of volunteers and undergraduate and graduate students.
The Associate Director should have knowledge of current literature and research in LGBTQ issues, gender diversity, and gender identity issues.
Classified Title: Associate Dir. LGBTQ Life & Gender Identity Role/Level/Range: ACRP/04/ME Starting Salary Range: $60,945 - $83,865 annually (commensurate with experience) Employee group: Full Time Schedule: M-F, 8:30-5:00pm Exempt Status: Exempt Location: Homewood Campus Department name: Community, Diversity & Inclusion Personnel area: University Administration
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