Grinnell Chamber

Assoc Dir of Intercultural Student Life, LGBTQIA+

Full time
Posted: 03/15/2023
Grinnell, IA
Human Resources



The Assistant/Associate Director of Intercultural Student Life, LGBTQIA+ Student Specialist encourages student belonging and inclusion through active and individualized care, mentoring, and support. This position will advise student groups affiliated with the Multicultural Leadership Council and the Stonewall Resource Center. Additionally, this position empowers student leaders to plan and implement cultural celebrations and social justice programming. The Assistant/Associate Director may assist in training delivery for students and campus constituents. This position provides active identity informed supervision to Intercultural Affairs student employees in alignment with the office’s learning goals. The person in this role is student-centered, collaborative, and intentional in their role as an educator. This position has a strong and intentional focus on the LGBTQIA+ student community.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Center Leadership
  • Belonging and Inclusion
  • Training
  • Supervise Students
  • Multicultural Leadership Council (MLC) and affiliated student groups
  • Assessment and Reporting of related programming


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in social work, student affairs, higher education, counseling
  • One year or more of work experience for Assistant, three years or more of work experience for associate
  • Two years of diversity and inclusion related work experience
  • Demonstrated ability to build and connect communities
  • Experience contributing to inclusive workplace relationships
  • Ability to collaborate in diverse teams to foster productive outcomes
  • Ability to manage multiple social media platforms for the purpose of engaging and retaining students
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends
  • Willingness to travel
  • Experience working with LGBTQIA+ communities

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Experience leveraging identity development theories to assist students indiscovering their abilities, aptitude, and objectives
  • Experience facilitating small and large group discussions
  • Proven ability to implement identity development theories across variousmarginalized groups
  • Experience working in a higher education setting
  • Experience in providing holistic care in higher education setting

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