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Assistant Director, Office of Intercultural Engagement

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position Number 999082
Functional Title Assistant Director, Office of Intercultural Engagement
Position Type Administration - Staff
Position Summary

The Office of Intercultural Engagement is an integral part of the Division of Student Affairs and serves a critical role in providing learning opportunities for students through cultural awareness and social justice efforts. The Office of Intercultural Engagement strives to contribute to a community where all students feel safe and empowered to recognize and act on one’s social responsibility in relation to domestic and global issues. The Office of Intercultural Engagement offers advocacy, education, programming, and support systems to encourage students to realize the highest level of their potential, particularly as it pertains to the University’s retention and graduation efforts of traditionally underserved student populations.

The Assistant Director will work collaboratively and innovatively with campus departments, individual faculty, student organizations, and off-campus partners to support and develop programs, events, and services focused on supporting LGBTIQA+ students to prepare leaders in a diverse world. The Assistant Director provides advising, support, mentoring, advocacy, and outreach to students and student organizations. Close work with individual students and groups of students is required, including advice and counseling around a variety of developmental, personal, social, and academic concerns. The Assistant Director reports to the Director of Intercultural Engagement and serves as an important member of the unit’s leadership team.


  • Meet individually with students to advise, educate and support their success as students and graduates who are prepared to serve and meet the needs of an increasingly multicultural society
  • Guide, advise, and collaborate with current student LGBTQIA+ groups including the
    Queer Student Union and Confetti in creation of new initiatives that will educate on, and
    support the success of LGBTQIA+ students
  • Participate in departmental support for LGBTQIA+ student organizations
  • Supervise a graduate assistant who will be tasked with supporting the mission of the
    LGBT Resource Center
  • Assist with community partnership, engagement, and coordination for LGBTQIA+ programming
  • Manage budget for programming areas pertaining to LGBTIQA+ support, education,
    and outreach
  • Plan, implement and assess Safe Zone and Trans Zone trainings for students, faculty,
    and staff.
  • Coordinate LGBT Lunch and Learn events designed to provide space for marginalized
    voices and educate the campus community on current trends and the needs of the
    LGBTQIA+ community
Minimum Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Student Personnel Services, Higher Education, or a closely related field of study, from a regionally accredited institution
  • Two or more years, post-Master’s degree, of directly related experience in Student
    Affairs including direct experience with LGBTIQA+ programs, services, and events
  • Demonstrated awareness of current theory and practice focused on LGBTQIA+ issues
    related to postsecondary education.
  • Experience and proven ability developing, implementing and assessing successful
    programs and initiatives directly related to this position with a diverse college age
    population in a higher education setting
  • Demonstrated success working effectively with diverse groups (including, but not
    limited to race, ethnicity, ability, gender identity, etc.)
  • Proven understanding and ability to create an inclusive environment and promote
    cultural competency in a University setting
  • Demonstrated integrity, initiative, dependability, openness, teamwork, a positive attitude
  • Ability to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
  • Proven ability to address the needs of student groups and staff and promote a positive campus culture and community
Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:

More than four years of post-Master’s experience in student affairs, including direct
experience with LGBTQIA+ programs, services, and events

Tenure Status N/A
Special Instructions to Applicants
Recruitment Range $47,000 - $49,500
Org #-Department Multicultural Affairs - 44804
Job Open Date 03/13/2017
For Best Consideration Date 04/03/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Type of Appointment 1.0 (Full-Time)
Time Limited? No
Time Limited Duration
Number of Months per Year 12

Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/CV
  2. Cover Letter
  3. List of References
Optional Documents

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Do you hold a Master's Degree in Higher Education Administration, Student Personnel, Counseling, or closely related field from a regionally accredited institution?
    • Yes
    • No
  2. * Do you have two or more years, post-Master's degree, of directly related experience in Student Affairs including direct experience with LGBTQIA+ programs, services, and events?
    • Yes
    • No
  3. * Can you demonste awareness of current theory and practice focused on LGBTQIA+ issues related to postsecondary education?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have more than four years of post-Master's experience in student affairs, including direct experience with LGABTQI+ programs, services, and events?
    • Yes
    • No
  5. * Please indicate how you learned of the vacant position for which you are applying?
    • UNCGjobsearch Website
    • Greensboro News and Record
    • Other newspaper
    • The Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Inside Higher Ed
    • Other Professional Journal/Website
    • CUPA-HR
    • UNC System Job Board
    • Other Job Board
    • Personal Networking
    • Social Media