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Asst Director, LGBTQ Center, Student Affairs

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati ranks among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


With the launch of Next Lives Here, the Cincinnati Innovation District, a $100 million JobsOhio investment, eight straight years of record enrollment, worldwide leadership in cooperative education, a dynamic academic health center and entry into the Big 12 athletic conference, UC’s momentum has never been stronger. UC’s annual budget tops $1.6 billion and its endowment totals $1.9 billion.


About the Department

The LGBTQ Center supports the mission of the University of Cincinnati through a commitment to diversity, equity, leadership development, and intellectual inquiry with particular respect to sexual orientation and gender identity. The Center is an inclusive campus community that welcomes people of all sexual orientations and gender identities and provides support, resources and advocacy. The Center facilitates LGBTQ visibility by promoting and enhancing understanding, acceptance, and awareness regarding LGBTQ issues.

Job Overview

Under general supervision from the Director, the Assistant Director assists with the overall operation of the LGBTQ Center including: coordination of the Safe Zone Training Program, manages the Volunteer, Internship, and Practicum Program, develop and facilitate educational workshops related to intersectionality, LGBTQ student experiences, and social justice, assists with curriculum development for the Audre Lorde Social Justice House, and provide support, consultation, and resources for LGBTQ-identified and allied students.  

Essential Functions

  • Serve as the LGBTQ Admissions & Recruitment Specialist for the LGBTQ Center and beyond.
  • Maintain ongoing partnerships with Enrollment Management, University Honors Program, individual college academic advisors and liaison to campus UG Academic Advisors in CECH, CEAS, Lindner, DAAP, etc., and the Office of Institutional Research.
  • Recruit, retain and academically engage students in the Bayard Rustin Scholars Program.
  • Co-Coordinate PRISM Peer Mentorship Program.
  • Co-Coordinate Campus Wide Safe Zone Program.
  • Lead Annual MBLGTCC Delegation.
  • Coordinate signature events such as the Big Queer Welcome, Expanded Cincinnati Pride Parade & Lavender Graduation.
  • Advise Graduate Level Registered Student Organization’s (RSOs) (e.g., OutGrads, Out & Allies – Law, UCOM Pride, etc.).
  • Advise Undergraduate Student Government Association LGBTQ Directors and undergraduate RSO’s as needed.
  • Supervise Program Manager, Graduate Assistant & Master of Social Work Intern.
  • Annual Assessment of Center, assist with annual Impact Report and the LGBTQ Center's annual and long-term strategic planning process.
  • Serve on the Equity & Inclusion Council.
  • General Office Management.
  • Provides leadership and supervision in the absence of the director.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with five(5) years experience; -OR-Associate's degree with seven (7) years experience; -OR-nine (9) years experience. Degree must be in a related field; experience must be related.
  • Experience also requires at least three (3) years supervision.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Knowledge and command of LGBTQ-specific issues and experiences as it relates to institutions of higher education.
  • Knowledge of data-driven research and assessment informed practices.
  • Skill in utilizing computer software programs in the contemporary work environment.
  • Skill and experience in curriculum development.
  • Ability to present or facilitate workshops, programs, and events.

Application Process

  • A Resume and Cover letter are required and must be submitted as part of the on-line application process.
  • Cover Letters should be addressed to Chad Freeman, Director of LGBTQ Center.
  • Please use the additional documents feature as needed for these items.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range of $50,132 - $52,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 91569 


Asst Director, LGBTQ Center, Student Affairs

Date:  Jan 28, 2023

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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