Identity, Intersectionality and Inclusion, Program Coordinator

University of Notre Dame  |  Notre Dame, IN

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Posted 2 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Identity, Intersectionality and Inclusion, Program Coordinator

Job Type: LGBT Services Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services
Location: Notre Dame, IN
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 11,000 Students
Employer ID: 22961
Application Deadline: 07/21/2019

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Counseling, Educational Administration, Higher Education, Student Affairs, Other
Experience:

Position Description

This position reports directly to and assists the Assistant Director for LGBTQStudent Initiatives and Administration, and works closely with the Director of the Gender Relations Center (GRC), the Assistant Director for Student Engagement and Outreach, and the Program Coordinator for Healthy Relationships and Community Outreach in developing and supporting an environment at Notre Dame that fosters safe and healthy relationships while promoting the moral formation of undergraduate and graduate students consistent with the University’s Catholic identity, mission, and values. The Program Coordinator for Identity, Intersectionality, and Inclusion promotes the GRC mission by spearheading educational initiatives particularly as they relate to gender, intersectionality, and identity formation; providing mentorship to student leaders who help design and implement programs on campus; and collaborating with other departments within Student Affairs, academic departments, and other university units.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

1) Programming – Develop, coordinate, and execute a significant portion of the educational and social programming on behalf of the GRC, particularly in the areas of men’s and women’s initiatives (including programs such as Men’s Talk, Women’s Week, Daughters of Miriam, International Women’s Day, and Women’s History Month), and intersectionality (including programs such as Stand Against Hate Week, Ally Week, and collaboration with Moreau First Year Experience Course).

2) Student Engagement and Development – Supervise one student Program Assistant for Gender Identity; Mentor two teams of peer educators (called FIRE Starters) for Gender Identity and Sexual Identity; Advise student organizations with missions similar to the GRC by providing budgetary, event coordination, and implementation advice as needed.

3) Training – Design, implement, and assess training on issues related to gender, identity, and sexual identity (ex: LGBTQ 101, Active Allyship) for undergraduate students; Develop targeted educational programs and/or simulation exercises to raise awareness around issues related to the GRC’s mission.

4) Student Affairs Collaboration – Participate as integral member of a large, multifaceted Student Development team interacting daily with colleagues in the Student Activities Office, Multicultural Student Programs and Services, Office of Student Enrichment, Office of Community Standards, RecSports, University Bands, Family Resource Center and student media groups; Regularly collaborate with other departments within the Division of Student Affairs (Campus Ministry, Residential Life, etc.), student organizations & clubs, and other university units to enhance the GRC’s work with identity, intersectionality, and inclusion.

5) Miscellaneous – Other related duties beyond those outlined above, including but not limited to graduate student programming and services; Serve on University committees as needed; Serve as a liaison to other Catholic colleges/universities and local nonprofits; Attend regional and national training’s and conferences as applicable.


Job Requirements

The Program Coordinator is a full-time 12-month position with a significant amount of late night and weekend programming responsibilities throughout the academic year, as well as some limited evening and weekend responsibilities throughout the summer. Candidates must possess a Bachelor’s degree, ideally in Theology, Psychology, Sociology, Gender Studies, or a related field. A Master’s degree is preferred, particularly in Theology/Ministry, College Student Personnel, Higher Education Administration, Counseling, or Education. Qualifications include 2+ years in ministry or administration, ideally within Catholic higher education or a non-profit agency; specialized training and experience with student identity development; demonstrated ability to plan and implement programs for diverse populations; ability to work collaboratively in higher education with faculty, staff, and students at all levels; student supervisory experience, particularly with training and managing volunteers; strong organizational skills with attention to detail; effective interpersonal skills including a willingness to create a challenging but welcoming environment for all people; competence with technology (MS Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite, Google products, Webflow or other content management systems, and various social media platforms). The successful candidate will also possess a commitment to formulating educational opportunities, consistent with the mission of a Catholic University founded by the Congregation of Holy Cross.

Application Information

For more information on the Gender Relations Center at the University of Notre Dame, go to grc.nd.edu.

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