Assistant Director for Women’s Center & LGBTQ Resource Center

 |  Columbia, MO

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Job Overview

Posted June 24, 2022 Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Assistant Director for Women’s Center & LGBTQ Resource Center

Job Type: Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services
Location: Columbia, MO
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type:
Institution Size:
Employer ID: 37045

Stated Non-Discrimination Policy

Gender Expression / Identity Sexual Orientation

Benefits

Salary Range:
$47,476 - $60,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$47,476 - $60,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other
Experience:
2-4 Years

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other
Experience:
2-4 Years

Position Description

About the job

Hiring Department

Department of Social Justice- Division of Inclusion, Diversity, & Equity

Job Description

The Department of Social Justice is seeking an Assistant Director to oversee and manage the Women’s Center and the LGBTQ Resource Center at the University of Missouri - Columbia. The Assistant Director will develop and implement strategy in creating environments and offer programs, services, resources and opportunities that contribute to sense of belonging and community, academic, social and personal development, educational, cultural and leadership development and engage in advocacy and support for students, faculty and staff, including crisis intervention and referral as well as consultation with faculty and staff toward student success with an emphasis on supporting women and LGBTQ students. This role will be responsible for designing, leading, and formally assessing programming, training, and support services provided by the Women’s Center and the LGBTQ Resource Center that increase inclusiveness for students. The Assistant Director will supervise a Senior Student Support Specialist who will lead and provide support to programs and initiatives in both centers.

The successful candidate will be a visionary leader, a strong collaborator, and will have a passion for serving students. They will also demonstrate a strong knowledge of and commitment to inclusion, diversity, and equity and understands the integral role these values play in fostering a living, learning, and working campus community where everyone is valued and inspired to reach their full potential.

Key Responsibilities

Manage daily operations and provide oversight for both the LGBTQ Resource Center and the Women’s Center
Develop and champion the strategic vision for both centers
Design, implement, and oversee programming, training, and support initiatives that educate, engage, and serve students with an emphasis on women and LGBTQ students
Design and communicate support strategies for students seeking assistance and in need of resources
Develop and oversee budgets for both centers and work with student organization leaders in the development and implementation of student organization budgets
Develop and deploy data collection methods that measure key performance indicators for both the Women’s Center and the LGBTQ Resource Center
Analyze and use data to improve services of both centers Draft reports based on key performance indicators
Hire, train, and supervise a full-time Senior Student Support Specialist and student workers to support programs, events and other activities that promote learning and student development
Oversee performance evaluations and corrective action for staff
Collaborate with faculty and other staff on programmatic activities that enhance and supplement the classroom experience
Collaborate with University partners in implementing programs, activities and events that promote inclusion and student success. This includes colleagues from the Division of Inclusion, Diversity & Equity, the Division of Student Affairs, The Bridge (College of Education), and other departments
Provide back-up support for all duties of the Senior Student Support Specialist reporting to this position including event and program managemen


Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications

A Bachelor's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience and at least 4 years of experience from which comparable knowledge and skills can be acquired is necessary.

Preferred Qualifications

A Master's degree in college student development, student affairs administration, or college personnel management.
3-5 years of experience working with underrepresented groups on a college campus including program planning and implementation.
Experience supervising staff
Previous experience supporting and working with LBGTQ students, those who identify as women, and those from underserved and underrepresented races, ethnicities, religions, and cultures
Commitment to working with and supporting people from diverse backgrounds
Cultural competence and knowledge of inclusion & diversity concepts and terminology
Ability to build positive and collaborative working relationships
Knowledge and application of higher education research and best practices from college student development theory and student success

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