Assistant Director of LBGTQ Services

Massachusetts, United States
18 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Dean for Student Life-LGBTQ+ Services, to serve as a member of the Intercultural Engagement team, with a cross-functional focus on LBGTQ+ Services and Multicultural Programs. Will provide support, advising, and cocurricular leadership and inclusion programming for and regarding students of diverse gender, romantic, and sexual identities (including but not limited to LBGTQ+ and allying students, activities, clubs/organizations).

Will collaborate with campus partners in areas of community building, social justice, equity and inclusion education, advocacy, and student leadership development; assist with advancing a community in which students thrive personally and intellectually; work with MIT communities to strengthen the ongoing visibility and diversity of student-run programs; provide advocacy, vision, leadership, and coordination to advance initiatives that foster a stronger climate and sense of community as they relate to minoritized/underserved populations within a rigorous STEM Institution.  

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Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred) in higher education or related field; at least two years’ academic administration, student services, or related work experience; understanding of identities, issues, and research impacting the continuously evolving landscape of LBGTQ+ students; familiarity with racial justice frameworks and intersectional approaches to social justice work; competency working with individuals/groups with a wide array of identity and life experiences; ability to assess and advise students; strong presentation and facilitation skills; experience designing, delivering, and evaluating diversity and inclusion learning programs; and experience managing organizational social media accounts, website development, and creating publications.

Experience providing training in areas of LBGTQ+ affirmation and identity development; power and privilege; bias; bystander intervention; or other intersectional, intercultural, and social justice-related topics required. Experience with LBGTQ populations preferred.

Some evening/night/weekend work required. This is a two-year appointment with the possibility of a third year after successful performance review and programmatic assessment.

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.