LGBT Coordinator

Murray State University
Murray
Mission Statement: 

Murray State University places our highest priority on student learning and excellent teaching, blending the range of educational opportunities often experienced at research institutions with the nurturing student-teacher interactions usually found at smaller universities. We offer relevant undergraduate and graduate degree programs with core studies in the liberal arts and sciences, leading to degrees from certificates to advanced practice doctorates that prepare students for success. Through effective and creative teaching, the opportunity to apply knowledge and skills to real-world situations, and academic and student support services, our quality faculty and staff foster student growth in knowledge, critical inquiry, and innovative thinking. As a public comprehensive university dedicated to diversity, global awareness, and intellectual curiosity, we actively engage students, faculty, staff, and the community in collaborative scholarship, creative activity, and research. We invest in our communities through thoughtful public service in our 18-county service region and beyond. Our uniqueness arises from our combination of academic excellence, welcoming atmosphere, and dedication to student success through mentored, real-world learning opportunities in an open-minded and supportive learning environment.

Position Description: 

This position will coordinate educational programming and services for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) students, as well as allies. Develop partnerships to educate the University community on issues that LGBT individuals confront and the contribution these individuals make to a diverse campus community.• Collaboration across the institution to assure inclusion of the LGBT community in the broader aspects of campus life.• Provide support and counsel to affiliated campus-based organizations. • Represent LGBT issues at Murray State University on internal and external professional groups relative to diversity (i.e. the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals).• Work to increase faculty, staff, and alumni involvement with the LGBT and ally student community.

Qualifications: 

• Bachelor’s degree in human services or related field.• Minimum of five (5) years working to address issues confronting the LGBT community.• Strong communication, team building, and collaboration skills.

Application Deadline: 
Monday, July 10, 2017
State: 
KY
Country/US Territory: 
United States