Associate Director, The Commons; Gender Identity Resources Department Description: University Description: Detailed Description: Duties & Responsibilities: Administration Serves as a liaison between the Commons and various on-campus departments. Participates on relevant on-campus meetings and committees to enhance diversity, equity, inclusion, and social justice efforts. Conducts constituency needs assessments, formulates recommendations, and implements new programs and services in alignment with university co-curricular learning outcomes to increase sense of belonging for LGBTQ+ students. Supports recruitment and retention efforts of LGBTQ students, Black students and other marginalized groups identified as 'at risk.' Assists in the strategic planning processes of the Commons and subsequent implementation and evaluation. Attends joint meetings and retreats. Contribute to or lead additional division/campus projects outside of typical duties to help further accomplish student or organizational goals. Additional assignments may be seasonal, ad hoc or ongoing, depending on the project.
Identity Development: Oversees the Rainbow Educator and Safe Space Allies Programs including facilitator recruitment, training, and professional development. Develops intentional program content supporting both identity specific and intersectional options. Evaluates programs for effectiveness and alignment with learning outcomes. Creates opportunities for students to connect, become involved on and off campus, and develop tangible skills for students to thrive at USD. Supports diversity, inclusion, and social justice programming for fall and spring orientations.
Advisement and Supervision:
Minimum Qualifications: Three years of professional experience beyond the graduate experience in student affairs, minority affairs or a related area required At least two years of supervisory experience required Demonstrated knowledge of and experience working effectively with diverse populations, with a particular emphasis on the LGBTQ population through an anti-racist lens required.
Performance Expectations - Knowledge Skills and Abilities: Demonstrate ability to initiate, coordinate, oversee and complete various projects with minimal supervision. Willingness to support the Catholic mission and vision of the University. Demonstrated practice of centering diversity, equity, inclusion, and antiracism in one's work including an ongoing commitment to personal learning and development in this area Demonstrated commitment to student learning and development in the co-curriculum and experience assessing the impact of programs and related services. Language would be used if appropriate to the position. Strong skills related to group facilitation and training, individual and group advising and student leadership development. Ability to be successful working in flexible, multifaceted environments, with various leadership styles. Must possess excellent human relations skills: ability to work with various campus constituents including students, faculty, administrators, staff and alumni; conflict resolution, decision-making and implementation of skills; experience in a leadership/supervisory role. Must exhibit strong attention to detail and organizational skills, ability to remain calm under pressure and be able to multi-task in a fast-paced environment. Understanding of Catholic social and moral principles as they inform and support the role of Students Affairs personnel serving at a Catholic University. Proven ability to develop, implement and evaluate creative educational programs and services for students, faculty and staff in under-represented, underserved and marginalized groups. Experience with assessment and evaluation. Familiarity with basic accounting and budgetary procedures. Ability to create and design marketing materials for programming using various software applications.
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