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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Student Services Coordinator

UW-Eau Claire – Eau Claire Campus
Gender & Sexuality Resource Center

Full Time, Staff

  • Official Title: Adult and Student Services Coordinator
  • Job ID: #18854
  • Date Posted:
  • Apply by: | To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by deadline. However, screening may continue until position is filled.
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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Student Services Coordinator

An academic staff position is available in Gender and Sexuality Resources beginning November 1, 2022. The working title for this assignment is Diversity, Equity, and Inclusivity Student Services Coordinator with an official title of Adult and Student Services Coordinator.  This is a 100% full-time two-year assignment, contingent on performance and funding. The salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Experience working in a higher education setting.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: 

  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Experience working in student support and/or student recruitment.
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Bilingual (any language in addition to English is a plus).

DUTIES: The Student Services Coordinator position in the Gender & Sexuality Resource Center (GSRC) at UW-Eau Claire is responsible for providing programmatic and student support for the department and is an integral part of the success of LGBTQIA+ students. They will manage the day-to-day operations of the GSRC’s physical resource center on campus, manage student workers, and design and implement dynamic programming, (guided by an understanding of social justice frameworks, intersectionality, and the experiences of those with multiple marginalized identities) for LBGTQIA+ students and allies at UW Eau Claire. They will cultivate relationships with departments and organizations across UW-Eau Claire as well as in the Chippewa Valley.

  • Coordinate and develop services, programs, and activities to support the cultural, professional, and personal development of students to ensure successful retention and graduation.
  • Advocate for the needs of all LGBTQIA+ students on campus.
  • Serve as a supplemental advisor for LGBTQIA+ in areas that support personal, career, and social development.
  • Advise and refer LGBTQIA+ students regarding academic, personal, social, cultural, financial, career and interpersonal concerns.
  • Initiate intentional academic interventions to support course completion.
  • Serve as an advisor or co-advisor for student organizations and oversee operations of the GSRC’s LGBTQIA+ Resource Center: The Bridge.
  • Maintain active relationships with local/regional/national agencies and organizations that support the needs of LBGTQIA+ communities.
  • Facilitate leadership development and conference opportunities for LBGTQIA+ student organizations.
  • Engage LGBTQIA+ students and campus-wide constituencies through implementation of educational and culturally relevant co-curricular learning experiences.
  • Oversee and supervise student employees and/or volunteers, as assigned.
  • Complete retention checklist for LBGTQIA+ students living in residence halls.
  • Collaborate with students, faculty, and staff to track academic status and ensure student success.
  • Monitor academic progress of students and connect them with broad range of activities, services, and learning opportunities.
  • Assist with special programs designed to support LBGTQIA+ students including but not limited to: Living Learning Communities, The CookOUT, National Coming Out Day, World AIDS Day, Women’s History Month, Sexual Assault Awareness Month and Love Your Body Day. This position will also assist the director with The Fire Ball and Q Fest as needed.
  • Promote culture of inclusive excellence and demonstrate a commitment to advancing the principles of equity, diversity, and inclusion.
  • Participate in professional development, training, and lifelong learning endeavors, as appropriate.
  • Expanded duties as applicable to role and in consultation with division Vice Chancellor.

EXPECTATIONS AND DUTIES:

  • Organization and planning skills, detail-oriented with good time management skills.
  • Ability to model integrity through self-awareness, personal accountability, ethical behavior, quality standards, and sustainable practices.
  • Ability to think critically by applying problem solving practices, acquiring relevant information, using technology and other resources appropriately, and evaluating alternatives.
  • Strong education, facilitation, training skills, and experience, especially around topics related to intersectional identities in learning environments.
  • Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication and facilitation skills, including the ability to communicate effectively with diverse individuals and constituencies.
  • Ability to facilitate conversations around LGBTQIA+ identities to help create a sense of belonging amongst LGBTBQIA+ people on campus and to further promote conversations of equity, diversity, and inclusion in the UW-Eau Claire community.
  • Ability to reflect and share lived experiences including empathy, emotional awareness, self-reflection, compassion, and courage.
  • Public speaking skills and ability to present ideas persuasively.
  • Ability to develop and maintain budgets, provide support with fundraising efforts.
  • Highly organized, detail-oriented, fiscally prudent.
  • Demonstrated commitment to advancing equity, diversity, and inclusion in a manner consistent with the overall mission of the University.
  • Ability to make decisions and solve problems effectively.
  • Willingness and ability to navigate a complex institutional setting.
  • Demonstrated commitment to equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI).
  • This person serves as a Campus Security Authority (CSA) with reporting responsibilities under the federal Clery Act. For more information: https://www.uwec.edu/files/785/Whois-a-CSA.pdf

UNIVERSITY and EAU CLAIRE COMMUNITY: UW-Eau Claire, an institution of approximately 11,500 students and 1,400 faculty and staff, is consistently recognized as a top comprehensive university in the Midwest and is widely known as a leader in faculty-undergraduate research and study abroad. We strive for excellence in liberal education and select graduate and professional programs through commitment to teaching and learning and dedication to our core values of diversity, sustainability, leadership, and innovation. To learn more about UWEC, visit https://www.uwec.edu/human-resources/employment-opportunities/why-uwec/ .

The City of Eau Claire, situated at the confluence of the Chippewa and Eau Claire rivers, is at the center of a metropolitan area of approximately 100,000 people located 90 miles east of Minneapolis/St. Paul. The area features beautiful parks and trails, strong public schools, a vibrant arts scene and local food culture, and abundant recreational opportunities.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applications are submitted electronically. Please follow instructions found on the following UW-Eau Claire Web site: https://www.uwec.edu/job-postings/ .You must create an account and login before you can apply.  If you have not yet registered, click on the "Click here to Register" link to begin the registration process. If you are already a registered user, input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."  Click the link to the Gender and Sexuality Resource Center: Student Services Coordinator position (Job ID #18854) and then click the "Apply Now" button to submit your application electronically.  Your application will not be considered complete until all required documents are attached, and all required fields are completed.  Please be sure you have included the following in PDF format:

  • Letter of application
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references.

Please direct requests for additional information to: Rochelle Hoffman, hoffmanr1647@uwec.edu

To ensure consideration, completed applications must be received by October 12, 2022. However, screening may continue until position is filled. The university reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).

The UW-Eau Claire Police Department is dedicated to maintaining a safe and secure environment for learning and working. Although crime at the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire is limited, the University Police want students, faculty and staff to be aware of crime on campus and the area surrounding the campus. The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act is a federal law that requires colleges and universities to disclose annual information about campus crime. Visit Campus Security and Fire Report. Also visit our Campus Security Authority(CSA) policy.

UW-Eau Claire is an AA/EEO/Veterans/Disability employer dedicated to enhancing equity, diversity, and inclusion.

The University reserves the right to contact additional references with notice given to the candidates at an appropriate time in the process. Employment will require a background check. Employment will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding past conduct related to sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. §. 19.36(7).