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Posted Job Title
Associate Director B
Job Profile Title
Associate Director B
Job Description Summary
The LGBT Center Associate Director: works directly with undergraduate, graduate, and professional students one-on-one; advises student organizations; plans, executes and evaluates programs and activities in collaboration with students and campus partners (e.g. QPenn, Lavender Graduation, etc.); manages all aspects of the Center's website, social media, and technology; assists the Director in resource creation and dissemination; works with Center staff on trainings; and handles petty cash, receipts, and reimbursements.
Advising - advise more than 25 student groups affiliated with the Center
Media and Technology - manage all Center social media, web and hard copy publications. Advertise Center events in new and unique ways to increase student participation, especially to those not utilizing the Center's services.
Program Planning Implementation and Evaluation - Assist with student programming, funding, and travel; facilitate and/or run on-going Center programs; plan and implement community retreats; collaborate with other campus centers and departments; work with community partners; create targeted programming to reach under-served communities.
Represent and promote the Center at various events.
Office and other duties as assigned.
BA/BS required; MS preferred, preferably in education, counseling, social work, gender studies, or related fields plus two to three years related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience working with LGBTQ+ communities, preferably in a campus setting. Preferred experience with Adobe Creative Suite and comfort with social media. Demonstrated understanding of the complex issues surrounding gender and sexual minorities, intersectionality, and college- and graduate student-age populations. Experience advising students and student groups as well as creating and implementing programming. Ability to work collaboratively and effectively with student, faculty, and administrative partners. Strong oral, written, and technological skills. Position will require some evening and possibly weekend work.
Division of the Vice Provost for University Life (VPUL) is Pennâ™s foremost provider of student services and educational access.Â VPULÂ partners and collaborates with diverse organizations across many dimensions including: race, ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, historical tradition, age, religion, disabilities, veteran status, interests, perspectives and socioeconomic backgrounds. We enhance the ability of nearly 25,000 undergraduate, graduate, and professional students, along with other community participants. University Life programs provide academic and career support, campus and community engagement, health and wellness programs, and much more. Our efforts help to fulfill Pennâ™s strategic vision of integrating knowledge across campus.Â VPULÂ is part of the Office of the Provost and includes 32 campus departments. http://www.vpul.upenn.edu/
Job Location - City, State
Department / School
$42,953.00 - $77,315.00
Affirmative Action Statement Penn adheres to a policy that prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, creed, national or ethnic origin, citizenship status, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected class.
Special Requirements Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Internal Number: JR00002899
About University of Pennsylvania
Penn has a long and proud tradition of intellectual rigor and pursuit of innovative knowledge, begun by Benjamin Franklin in 1740. That tradition lives today through the creativity, entrepreneurship, and engagement of our faculty, students, and staff. Academic life at Penn is unparalleled, with an undergraduate student body of 10,000 from every U.S. state and around the world. The entering class of 2015 is the most talented and diverse in Penn's history. Consistently ranked among the top 10 universities in the country, Penn welcomes an additional 10,000 students to our top-ranked graduate and professional schools.