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Coordinator of LGBTESS

University of Oregon
Oregon, United States
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
May 18, 2022

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Administrative, Deans
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Coordinator of LGBTESS

Job no: 529105
Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Academic Advising/Support, Administrative/Professional, Student Life/Services, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Department: Office of the Dean of Students
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $50,000-$52,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA04-Fiscal Year 2021-2022
FTE: 1
Application Review Begins
April 10, 2022; position open until filled.
Special Instructions to Applicants
A complete application must include the following:
1. A cover letter summarizing your interest and how you meet or exceed the requirements of the position.
2. Current resume.
3. Names and contact information for three professional references, one of which is current or, if not currently working, a most recent supervisor.
Department Summary
The Division of Student Life supports the University's academic mission through comprehensive programs and services that promote and advance student learning and success while fostering an inclusive and vibrant campus community. Student Life includes four departments, the Career Center, Office of the Dean of Students, Erb Memorial Union, and Physical Education & Recreation, and a number of key programs, including the Holden Center for Leadership and Community Engagement, Parent and Family Programs, Major Student Events (Commencement, Homecoming, University Day), Student Engagement & Success (Student Government), Student Conduct and Community Standards, and Support for Students in Crisis and Students of Concern.

The Office of the Dean of Students is committed to advancing student learning that builds community. The Office of the Dean of Students is a learning organization that creates engaging environments to transform student learning; encourages a caring and safe community that increases our students' abilities to learn and make healthy choices; promotes inclusiveness, supports the success and growth of all students; prepares students to think critically, practice skills, and clarify values--all of which they can use throughout their lifetime; and enriches the student experience. The programs reporting to the Dean of Students work with Student Life staff, student groups, and other members of the university community in the development of curricular and co-curricular opportunities that assure the integration of academic and student life.
Position Summary
The primary purpose of the Coordinator of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Education and Support Services (LGBTESS) within the Office of the Dean of Students is to provide direct services to students, as well as leadership and support to student organizations focusing on serving lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual, agender, and aromantic (LGBTQIA+) students. This position actively works with campus partners to ensure that LGBTQIA+ students have a successful, engaging, and inclusive experience at the University of Oregon.

This position is responsible for initiating community building and outreach, providing cultural engagement opportunities, and offering educational programming. Other functions of this position include the development of response to emergent issues concerning LGBTQIA+ topics in higher education, as well as serving as a team member in the Office of the Dean of the Students. This position implements programs, activities, and other efforts to accomplish the strategic plans of the Division of Student Life and the Office of the Dean of Students.

This position reports to the Assistant Dean and Director of Multicultural and Identity-Based Support Services in the Office of the Dean of Students.
Minimum Requirements
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Three years of demonstrated experience advocating for/supporting LGBTQIA+ students, and/or providing education about issues of relevance to LGBTQIA+ students
  • Three years of demonstrated experience with and/or commitment to working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds in support of an inclusive and welcoming environment
    Professional Competencies
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to convey clear written and verbal messages
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including the ability to facilitate, mediate, advise, advocate and mentor
  • Strong organizational and time management skills including the ability to demonstrate initiative, set priorities, and achieve department goals with excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency with word processing, email, spreadsheets, and presentation software
    Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree in college administration, higher education, or related field
  • Prior experience mentoring and supervising student employees
  • Experience planning and delivering programs and events
  • Experience managing budgets

    FLSA Exempt: Yes

    All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

    University of Oregon students and employees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. For additional information see:

    The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit

    The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities. To request an accommodation in connection with the application process, please contact us at or 541-346-5112.

    UO prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national or ethnic origin, age, religion, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, and gender expression in all programs, activities and employment practices as required by Title IX, other applicable laws, and policies. Retaliation is prohibited by UO policy. Questions may be referred to the Title IX Coordinator, Office of Civil Rights Compliance, or to the Office for Civil Rights. Contact information, related policies, and complaint procedures are listed on the statement of non-discrimination.

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