GSC is Hiring: Director of the Gender and Sexuality Center, application extended to October 13th
GSC is hiring for a Director for the Gender and Sexuality Center at UIC
The Gender and Sexuality Center (GSC) promotes deeply engaged and life-affirming thinking, learning, and action with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members. Through programs, initiatives, events, and workshops, the GSC creates a more inclusive campus and catalyzes positive social change in the world. Underlying the Center's work is an understanding of intersecting identities and the multiple layers of diversity within LGBTQIA+ identities including race, class, ability, geography, immigration status, and religious affiliation. Our programs are designed to cultivate student success, promote research, expand opportunities for intercultural engagement, and build robust community partnerships.
The Director of the GSC is responsible for the administrative leadership and management of the Gender and Sexuality Center. Oversees the operations of the Center, which includes the development and administration of programs and activities that provide faculty, staff, and students knowledge of issues related to Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer, Intersex, and Asexual (LGBTQIA+) communities. The Director promotes an inclusive environment that facilitates LGBTQIA+ students' advancement, growth, and development and institutional intervention to support diversity on Campus.
A Master’s degree in a relevant field is required; Ph.D. is preferred. Knowledge of LGBTQIA+ and/or issues relating to LGBTQIA+ students, faculty, and staff in higher education. A minimum of seven years of experience with educational and cultural program development and coordination, with at least three years in higher education. Familiarity with program quality assessment. At least two years of high-level administrative experience, overseeing office operations. Ability to be an effective leader/supervisor of a diverse staff. Strong project management skills. Strategic planning and staff management experience preferred. Strong verbal and written communication skills are required. Intermediate skills using Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Outlook.