Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Equity
(Position # 112127)
The University of Maryland is the flagship campus of the State of
Maryland, and is one of the nation’s premier public research
universities. Founded in 1856, the University of Maryland is
strategically located nine miles from Washington, DC, and 30 miles
from Baltimore. Our diverse community includes approximately 4,000
regular staff and 1,500 contingent (non-regular) staff.
CATEGORY OF EMPLOYMENT: Exempt Staff, full-time, 12-month appointment
DESCRIPTION OF DUTIES: The Associate Director complements the Director
in the ability to reach diverse segments of LGBT communities,
especially LBT women, LGBT people of color, and international LGBT
populations. He/She collaborates in the delivery of existing programs
and initiatives designed to support LGBT students. The Associate
Director provides leadership in the planning, development,
implementation, and promotion of outreach activities and initiatives.
This includes the following essential duties.
· Collaborate and assist in the delivery of existing programs
· Advise students on meeting their resource needs.
· Oversee all technological needs of the Office.
· Collaborate in the development of new initiatives which may
include mentoring and instructional programs.
· Assist the Director in all other duties of the Office.
QUALIFICATIONS: A master’s degree, preferably in a related field, and
two to three years experience working with LGBT populations,
preferably in higher education, are required. Must have knowledge of
issues related to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and ally
communities; and must understand how sexual orientation and gender
identity intersect with race, ethnicity, class, gender, and
nationality. The successful candidate will have demonstrated computer
literacy, including web authoring skills; proficiency in working with
MS Office Tools, and ability to work across platforms; familiarity
with course management tools like WebCT and Blackboard; ability to
interface effectively with the Office of Information Technology.
COMPENSATION: Mid- to high 50s
TO APPLY: For best consideration, please send a letter of interest,
resume or curriculum vitae, and the names and telephone numbers of
three professional references by August 8, 2008 to:
Search Committee Chair, Associate Director
Office of LGBT Equity
0119 Cole Student Activities Bldg
College Park, MD 20742
The University of Maryland, College Park, actively subscribes to a
policy of equal employment opportunity, and will not discriminate
against any employee or applicant because of race, age, gender, color,
sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, national
origin, or political affiliation. Minorities and women are encouraged