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Student Empowerment Coordinator
|Onsite Event Position ID:||1988|
|Job Type:||Leadership Development/Programs LGBT Services|
|Institution Type:||Public, 4-year|
|Institution Size:||< 11,000 Students|
Summary: The Prism Center is seeking a Student Empowerment Coordinator (Student Services Professional). The Student Empowerment Coordinator is responsible leading efforts to create conditions at UVM where students with diverse LGBTQ+ identities can thrive. This position will focus on student leadership development and empowering LGBTQ+ student voices, paying particular attention to underrepresented or marginalized voices within UVM’s queer & trans communities. Working collaboratively with students and campus partners, this position will create innovative programs, events and multimedia resources to create a more supportive and affirming campus. The Student Empowerment Coordinator will also participate in the recruitment and shared supervision of student employees, volunteers, and interns; assists as needed with educational programming; and participate in any relevant campus and community efforts to represent the Prism Center and UVM. This position reports to the Director of the Prism Center.
About the Prism Center
The Prism Center has been serving the diverse queer and trans communities at the University of Vermont since 1999. We support and empower lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer (LGBTQ+) students and work to create a campus community where people of all sexual and gender identities can thrive.
Our work has three main facets:
Student Empowerment: We partner with students to build their leadership skills, expand understandings of gender and sexuality, and support LGBTQ+ student success.
Community Building: We create opportunity's for all members of UVM's LGBTQ+ communities to be together, meet, and learn from one another.
Campus Equity: We champion efforts to make all aspects of campus life equitable for, and fully inclusive of, LGBTQ+ people
To learn more about the Prism Center, please visit: http://www.uvm.edu/prism.
UVM is a Public Ivy and top 100 research university of a perfect size, large enough to offer a breadth of ideas, resources, and opportunities, yet small enough to enable close faculty-student mentorship across all levels of study, from bachelors to M.D. programs. Here, students’ educational experience and activities are enriched by our location — from the energy and innovation of Burlington to the forests, farms, and independent spirit of Vermont. UVM is home to 10, 612 undergraduates, 1,552 graduate students, 466 medical students and 1,685 full and part-time faculty.
The University of Vermont is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other category legally protected by federal or state law.
Minimum Requirements: Bachelor’s degree in a related field required, Master’s degree preferred. Experience with program development, community building, and in social media communication and digital organizing across social media platforms is essential. Excellent organizational, written and verbal communication, and interpersonal skills are essential. Demonstrated knowledge and experience working to foster diversity, social justice, and equity for gender and sexual minorities required. Willing to work occasional evenings and weekends.
Desirable Qualificaitons: Experience working in youth advocacy or with LGBTQ+ college students and/or young adults highly desirable. Experience using storytelling for social justice advocacy desirable. Familiarity with the basic principles of program assessment and evaluation desirable. Supervisory experience desirable.
Cover letter, resume, and 3 professional references are required. Apply Online: uvmjobs.com Posting number S1664PO.
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