|Job type||Full Time|
Assistant Director, Queer Resource Center
Amherst has taken a leadership role among highly selective liberal arts colleges and universities in successfully diversifying the racial, socio-economic, and geographic profile of its student body. The College is similarly committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty, administration and staff.
Amherst College invites applications for the Assistant Director, Queer Resource Center position. The Assistant Director, Queer Resource Center is a full-time, year-round position starting at $ 61,545 - commensurate with experience. Given Amherst's distinction as one of the most diverse liberal arts colleges in the country, the successful candidate will demonstrate the ways in which they bring value to and will work towards supporting a broadly diverse community.
Amherst College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director, Queer Resource Center to advance the center's mission to further conversations around gender and sexuality across campus by providing opportunities for leadership development, intentional programming, and space for community building that centers the support and empowerment of Amherst's LGBTQ+ community. The QRC celebrates the beauty of gender and sexuality diversity through utilizing an intersectional approach to all our work, uplifting the experiences of queer and trans people of color (QTPOC) communities, while countering systems of racism, heterosexism and cissexism.
Reporting to the Director of Gender and LGBTQ+ Equity and Engagement, the Assistant Director will supervise the student staff, day-to-day operations, student-led programming, as well as manage critical center communications platforms. The Assistant Director will work in collaboration with the Director of Gender and LGBTQ+ Equity and Engagement to develop, implement, and assess signature programs and initiatives, including the Trans Connection Project, Trans Empowerment Series, The Free Closet, Queer and Trans History Month, Serving Tea, Trans Day of Visibility, Pride Month, etc. The Assistant Director of the QRC will work collaboratively on shared projects and initiatives with the constitutive departments of the Office of Identity and Cultural Resources— composed of Amherst's six identity/affinity-based resources center departments, including: the Center for International Student Engagement, Center for Religious and Spiritual Life, Class and Access Resource Center, Multicultural Resource Center, Queer Resource Center, and the Women's & Gender Center. The Assistant Director will work with various campus partners and stakeholders to fulfill the department's mission through educational, social, and cultural programming that centers and affirms the various communities the Center serves.
The Assistant Director will take appropriate actions to support a diverse workforce and participate in the College's efforts to create a respectful, inclusive, and welcoming work environment. Flexibility to work nights and weekends is required.
Summary of Responsibilities:
Management, Operations, and Supervision
Program Development, Facilitation, and Assessment
Student Support and Development
Content Development and Communications
Amherst College offers many opportunities for professional growth and development, continued learning, and career advancement.
Amherst College requires all employees to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 (medical and religious exemptions may apply).
Amherst College is pleased to provide a comprehensive, highly competitive benefits package that meets the needs of staff and faculty and their families. Benefits are an important part of our overall compensation, so it is critical that you review all of the options to ensure it meets your total compensation requirements. Click here for https://www.amherst.edu/offices/human_resources/benefits.
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