Job Description

Job ID
15829
Location
UW Stout;Menomonie, WI
Full/Part Time
Full-Time
Regular/Temporary
Regular

ATTENTION:


The LGBTQIA+ Program Coordinator is a member of the Involvement Center team that supervises the students of the Qube which is the LGBTQIA+ student resource center and programming team. They will coordinate the day to day operation of the Qube physical resource center, supervise the students, and design and implement innovative programing (guided by an intersectional social justice framework). They will work collaboratively with Associate Dean of Students for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion and others who support under-represented students on campus. The LGBTQIA+ Program Coordinator has an anticipated start date of November 11, 2019.

QUALIFICATIONS

Minimum / Required

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • One year of professional experience (or two years of graduate experience) in student services, student programming, student development, or a fast-paced resource center environment with focus on LGBTQIA+ programming and services.
  • Experience supervising student staff or volunteers including hiring, training, and evaluating people

Highly Desired

  • A Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Education, or related degree
  • Prior experience working with student leaders, peer outreach, student orgs., events, and programming
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate with students, teams, other offices or departments
  • Demonstrates investment in basic cultural competence and understanding of intersecting identities

Duties

50% Supervise and support Qube staff and resource center:

  • Hire, train, and supervise Qube staff (approximately10 students and 1 Grad student) in the design, development, and delivery of innovative programming activities and events raising awareness of topics related to LGBTQIA+ issues
  • Support the students in their development of quality programs, events and campaigns.
  • Provide opportunities for students and student leaders to improve their knowledge and awareness.
  • Programming and awareness events may be sponsored solely by the Qube or in collaboration with other departments/organizations.
  • Plan and develop the Qube budget & manage purchasing, contracting and evaluation for department.

20% Student Outreach, Education, and Training:

  • Develop, and implement training and educational materials that supports student organization leadership and student employee training initiatives related to awareness of LGBTQIA+ and inclusion related topics that are current and ever changing.
  • In addition to events, programs, and workshops; the initiatives will include marketing, social media work, web resources, physical library, and passive programming for students.

20% Advising/Support:

  • May serve as the Gender and Sexuality Alliance (GSA) student organization advisor, with GSA approval.
  • Coordinator will work closely with the Associate Dean of Students for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion to provide support, service, advocacy and leadership to students concerning LGBTQIA+ issues.
  • Refer students to appropriate resources on campus for support and services.
  • Serve on the campus Hate/Bias Intervention Team when called upon.

10% Departmental & Campus Contributions:

  • This position also assists in development/delivery of department and division programs; creates and supports program efforts that increase awareness and understanding of theory and practice related to student development, LGBTQIA+, and social justice topics.
  • Professional contributions could include institutional committee work, applied research, statewide, regional & national association membership and involvement.

DEPARTMENT INFORMATION

The LQBTQIA+ resource center, known as the Qube, is located in the newly renovated Price Commons building. The center is staffed with peers who provide assistance, answer questions, and direct students to services. As a branch of the Student Centers team they also spend time planning events and conducting outreach and visibility efforts across campus. The new space, now double in size, boasts a modern lounge, mediation area, work space, and an incredible resource library. The coordinator will be a part of the Involvement Center Staff team and will enjoy the support of a network of peers who support historically underrepresented students.

CAMPUS INFORMATION

The University of Wisconsin-Stout offers a rich, dynamic and collaborative environment in which to work and grow. A member of the University of Wisconsin system, UW-Stout is unique within the system--it is named after its founder, James Huff Stout, and holds the distinction of being Wisconsin’s Polytechnic University, a designation which highlights our combination of applied learning, real-world experiences and a solid liberal arts foundation.

UW-Stout offers 48 undergraduate and 26 graduate degrees, including two terminal degrees. Student enrollment is just over 9,500.

UW-Stout faculty enjoy opportunities for cross-disciplinary collaboration, state-of-the-art facilities, and a modern digital environment. UW-Stout values innovative approaches to solving problems in society and industry, and faculty are encouraged to maintain strong ties and seek collaborative projects within their disciplines and industries.

All undergraduate students participating in traditional, on campus-based programs are issued laptops. Faculty use the university’s online course delivery system and must be available for online interactions and/or alternate time frames for teaching. Faculty members teach, advise students, conduct research, assess student learning and engage in service activities.

Menomonie, Wisconsin, is a town of 16,000 located in the beautiful Chippewa River Valley, 25 miles west of Eau Claire and 60 miles east of the Twin Cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul.

More information about the UW-Stout community and region: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/community.cfm. Facts and data about the university: http://www.uwstout.edu/about/facts.cfm.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. The UW System provides an excellent benefits package including participation in the Wisconsin State retirement plan.

Benefit Details: http://www.uwsa.edu/ohrwd/benefits/summaries/fasl.pdf

Total Compensation Estimator: https://www.wisconsin.edu/ohrwd/benefits/totalcomp/

As an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer, UW-Stout is committed to inclusive excellence and is actively seeking applications from individuals from diverse groups; veterans and individuals with disabilities.

An offer of employment is contingent upon the final candidate passing a criminal background check and a reference check process. The reference check process includes asking the final candidate and most recent supervisor questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment. Final candidates with previous employment within the UW System and State of WI agencies will be subject to additional reference checks.

A successful applicant will be responsible for ensuring eligibility for employment in the United States on or before the effective date of the appointment and maintain work authorization throughout the employment term. If you have questions regarding this, please contact our Human Resources office at 715.232.2149.

In response to a public records request, the University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in their online application, except that the identity of the successful final candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For campus safety information and crime statistics visit: http://www.uwstout.edu/police/clery.cfm

TO APPLY

Applicants will need to complete all required fields and attach all required documents prior to submitting the online application.

Note: Once you have attached your materials and submitted your application you will not be able to go into the system and change them.

Required application materials:

  1. Cover letter specifically addressing how you meet the minimum and preferred qualifications
  2. Resume
  3. Names and contact information for a minimum of three (3) professional references

Official transcripts required at time of hire.

To ensure consideration complete applications must be submitted online by Sunday, October 6, 2019. Screening of applications will continue to be reviewed until the position is filled.

It is the policy of UW-Stout to provide reasonable accommodations to qualified applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance, or accommodation in applying because of a disability, please contact us using the information below. Employment opportunities will not be denied because of the need to make reasonable accommodations for a qualified individual's disability.

For questions regarding this position or recruitment, please contact:

Search Chair: Dominique Vargas

Email: vargasd@uwstout.edu

If you need assistance with the online application process or if you submitted your application prior to uploading all of the required application materials, please contact:

Search Coordinator: Karrin Ruch

Email: ruchk@uwstout.edu

Before starting the online application process we recommend you preview the frequently asked questions (FAQs) available at: https://kb.wisc.edu/hrs/page.php?id=21900

Job Family: Staff