Vanderbilt University Program Coordinator, LGBTQI Life in Nashville, Tennessee

Program Coordinator, LGBTQI Life (Job Number: 1801541)


Position Summary:

Reporting to the Director of the LGBTQI, the Program Coordinator is primarily responsible for developing programs that facilitate LGBTQI+ students success and educate the larger campus on issues related to sexuality, gender identity, intersectionality, and social justice.

Vanderbilt Chancellor Nick Zeppos and Dean of Students Mark Bandas have identified diversity, equity, inclusion, and mental health as top priorities for the institution and by extension the offices of the Dean of Students. Candidates must be able to articulate and demonstrate excellence and continued growth in knowledge, awareness, skills, and experience engaging with these priorities in a higher education environment.

Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires a Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 12 months experience.

Preferred Skills:

  • Master's degree in higher education; women’s, gender, or sexuality studies; social justice education; cultural or ethnic studies; or a related field

  • Professional or graduate-level experience in student affairs

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience in delivering creative and inclusive campus programs

  • Expertise in creating/conducting presentations, speaking effectively in public, and writing

  • Experience advising students in group and individual settings

  • Ability to communicate with students, faculty, staff, and community members in a manner that promotes dialogue and understanding

  • Outstanding organizational skills, including ability to prioritize, and carry out multiple assignments in a timely fashion with minimal direction

  • Strong collaborative skills

  • Ability to utilize current technology and social networking to enhance work

  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusion, and equity

Key Functions and Expected Performances:

  • Work with campus and community partners to design, coordinate, and deliver university-wide events related to sexuality and gender identity for students, faculty, and staff.

  • Provide resources, support, and referrals to students, faculty, and staff.

  • Serve as an advisor or liaison to both undergraduate and graduate student organizations.

  • Assist with the development and implementation of marketing and social media initiatives.

  • Perform standard administrative tasks, including gathering program data, writing reports, managing budget expenditures, and more.

  • Assist with facilitating trainings on sexuality and gender identity for groups across campus and in the Nashville community

  • Represent LGBTQI Life, the Dean of Students office, and Vanderbilt University on university, community, and national committees and boards.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Additional Information:

  • This is a full-time position.

  • Shift hours and days may vary; generally Monday through Friday, though evening and weekend hours are regularly required.

  • Background screens will be performed and education will be verified prior to employment. Please be prepared to provide required information and/or documentation.

  • Vanderbilt is a smoke-free workplace in compliance with the Non-Smoker Protection Act, Tennessee Code Annotated 39-17-1801-1810. In accordance with that law and Vanderbilt policy, smoking is prohibited in all enclosed areas on Vanderbilt property.

Job requires Bachelors and 1 Years of experience or the equivalent.

Primary Location: United States-Tennessee-Nashville

Organization: 30613 - LGBTQI Life

Job: Institutional Affairs Professionals

Vanderbilt University is committed to principles of equal opportunity and affirmative action