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Director of LGBTQIA Student Services

Loyola University Maryland
East Case, MD
Closing date
May 10, 2024

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Position Title Director of LGBTQIA+ Student Services

Job Category Administrator

Office/Department VP Student Dev/ Dean Students

Work Environment Onsite

Location Evergreen Main Campus

Staff Job Type Full-time

If Temporary or Visiting, Estimated End Date:

Position Summary and Duties The Director of LGBTQIA+ Student Services will inspire and promote student learning and engagement in co-curricular leadership opportunities. The Director will serve as a support to LGBTQIA+ students, guiding them as they navigate campus and connecting students with available resources. The Director will act as a resource for students with questions about navigating processes and procedures throughout the University. The Director will represent student needs at various meetings and committees throughout campus.Student Support• Provide outreach and support to LGBTQIA+ students for their academic, social, and spiritual success.• Develop a peer mentoring program and leadership development program for students.• Work collaboratively across the University to support the success of LGBTQIA+ students.• Collaborate with Career Advising and the Alumni Office to provide post-graduate support to LGBTQIA+ students.• Collaborate with athletics and athletes for social justice to promote inclusive support for LGBTQIA+ student athletes.• Attend the annual Ignatian Q conference and coordinate the selection of student attendees.Programming and Training• Plan, coordinate, and facilitate a pre-fall orientation program for incoming LGBTQIA+ students.• Provide additional programming and support student organization events particularly SAGDAW (Sexual and Gender Diversity Awareness Week), National Coming Out Day, Rainbow Prom, Transgender Day of Remembrance, Lavender Ceremony, etc.• Provide SAFE Space training to all members of the campus community including curriculum development, facilitation and follow up. Work collaboratively across the University to provide training to student leaders such as RAs, Evergreens (Orientation leaders), SGA and other student leader groups.• Develop a Messina (first year experience program) module curriculum to teach first year students gender inclusive practices.Administration and Collaboration• Attend weekly directors' meeting, one on one supervision meetings, and other divisional/university wide meetings and events.• Update print, web and social media resources and keep the PRIDE Resource room current.• Staff LGBTQIA+ Services table at admitted students open house.• Staff LGBTQIA+ Services table during summer orientation, Fall Activities Fair and other events.Supervision and Advising• Provide supervision to a graduate assistant in supporting the needs of LGBTQIA+ students on campus.• Advise the LGBTQIA+ Experience Group, SPECTRUM and other upcoming graduate student affinity group.Performs all other duties and responsibilities as assigned or directed by the supervisor. This may include attendance of and participation in required training for role.

Required Qualifications
  • Typically, 8+years relevant experience, including 3 years of supervisory responsibilities.• Demonstrated knowledge of crisis response and engaging in emergency situations.• Strong background in student development practices.• Previous supervisory experience and/or the ability to articulate effective leadership practices.• A strong commitment to DEIJ and working with diverse student populations.• Understanding and/or openness to learn about the Catholic and Jesuit tradition of Loyola.• Proven ability and/or the ability to maintain effective working relationships with faculty, staff, students, and external constituents.

Preferred Qualifications Master's degree

Job Posting Date 04/04/2024

Priority Application Deadline Date 04/22/2024

Job Close Date

Anticipated Start Date 06/10/2024

University Description Loyola University Maryland is a Jesuit, Catholic university committed to the educational and spiritual traditions of the Society of Jesus and to the ideals of liberal education and the development of the whole person. Accordingly, Loyola inspires students to learn, lead, and serve in a diverse and changing world. Loyola's beautiful, historic Evergreen campus is located in Baltimore, and its graduate centers are in Timonium and Columbia. Loyola enrolls 4,000 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students across the Sellinger School of Business and Management, the School of Education, and Loyola College of Arts and Sciences. Founded in 1852, Loyola is one of 27 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the first to bear the name of Saint Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Society of Jesus.

Diversity Statement Loyola University Maryland strongly values the benefits that diversity brings to the workplace. In accord with its Ignatian values, the University is committed to creating and promoting a community that recognizes the inherent value and dignity of each person. Loyola University Maryland does not discriminate on the basis of race, sex, color, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, military status, or any other legally protected classification. The University recruits, hires, and promotes in accord with this policy and its Core Values.

Special Instructions to Applicants Successful candidates for any staff, faculty, or administrative position at Loyola University Maryland will be subject to a pre-employment background check. Note: In some cases, experience and/or education may be substituted for requirements.

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