Position Summary: The primary duties include providing support, encouragement, resources and education to meet the needs of the LGBTQ community at Geneseo; working with a variety of constituents in the College to assess programmatic needs that support LGBTQ diversity issues on campus; assessing current programs and climate; using those assessments to propose and develop new initiatives that focus on the personal and social identity development and academic success of students interested in exploring and affirming their gender and sexual identities on campus; researching best practices in LGBTQ diversity initiatives and using those findings to inform decisions; and staying abreast of issues pertinent to the LGBTQ community and aligning programming and events according to the community's needs. The coordinator will assist the Director of Multicultural Programs and Services in developing, implementing, and evaluating workshops, seminars, programming and events for faculty, staff, students, and allies. The LGBTQ Coordinator also supports the goals of the office of Multicultural Programs and Services' by working toward enhancing the experience of our underrepresented student populations, creating opportunities for meaningful intellectual dialogue, and promoting understanding and mutual respect between all students.
A demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity.
The successful candidate should possess excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills, adjusting language and/or terminology to meet the needs of diverse audiences.
Candidate must have the ability to work independently and as a member of a team, a strong commitment to student learning both inside and outside of the classroom and an understanding of and sensitivity to the mission of a residential liberal arts college.
Demonstrated at least one year of experience providing support to students who identify as LGBTQIA, specifically working with Trans, Intersex, Non-Binary/Gender Non-Conforming, and Two-Spirit identities.
Must be able to demonstrate sensitivity with different demographics of students, and stressful situations.
Must be able to work some evening and weekend hours.
Preferred Qualifications Masters Degree in Higher Education/Student Personnel, Public Administration, Social Work, or related field preferred.
Direct experience developing and implementing diversity related programs.
Experience building collaborative relationships among students, staff and faculty.
Able to demonstrate proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite/Google Docs, Adobe InDesign, and managing websites/social media.
About SUNY Geneseo SUNY Geneseo is highly selective and is consistently rated among the top public universities in the north by U.S. News & World Report. Located in the national historic landmark village of Geneseo, the residential campus overlooks the picturesque Genesee Valley, just 30 miles south of the major metropolitan area of Rochester and 70 miles east of Buffalo. SUNY Geneseo is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges, a national alliance of leading liberal arts colleges in the public sector. http://www.geneseo.edu
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