La_Luna (la_luna) wrote in adjunctlife,

Full-time staff position available at U of Maryland

This was forwarded to me by a colleague.  If interested, you should confirm the currency of this posting by visiting the UMCP website:

Associate Director

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 
and events.

·       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 
to apply.

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