Full Time; Career Starting Salary Range: $47,500 - $50,000/annually. Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience
UC Santa Cruz strives to embrace diversity in all its forms; it strives to be an inclusive community that fosters an open, enlightened & productive environment.
Involves planning, developing, implementing and advising on programs, services, activities and processes for students in their non-academic life at the university, including residential life, public service, student conduct and judicial affairs, identity-based matters, sexual violence, leadership development, student government, student businesses, student organizations, and other student resource center areas.
Under the general supervision of the Cantu Queer Center Director, the Trans Educator serves as the nexus of support for Trans-identified students and the integration of education and awareness for the stakeholders and campus community. Major functional areas of responsibility include coordination of training programs for campus community, bias incident response management, case management, student advocacy, and develop visibility for trans identified people on campus. The Transgender Educator works closely with varying divisions/ units to identify and intervene as early as possible with trans students whose behavior suggests the need for support services. The incumbent is readily accessible to faculty, staff, and students and will also support the activities, programs and services associated with the functions of the Resource Centers.
Resource Centers Overview: The Cantu Queer Center is one of six Resource Centers under Division of Student Success, which includes the African American Resource and Cultural Center, American Indian Resource Center, Asian American/Pacific Islander Resource Center, El Centro: Chicano Latino Resource Center, and Women's Center. The Resource Centers serve as safe and respectful environments that nurture and support interaction among undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, staff and the community at large. The primary goal of Resource Centers is the promotion of awareness and social justice through high quality programming and leadership development, and the creation of an atmosphere where learning is embedded in academic, social, and cultural programming. In addition to programming, Resource Centers and its staff provide a myriad of services including: advocacy for students, referrals to campus and community resources, advising, counseling and crisis support, academic support, and support for retention.
Cantu Queer Center Overview: The Lionel Cantu Gay Lesbian Bi Trans Intersex Resource Center (Cantu Queer Center) exists to provide an open, safe, inclusive, intercultural space, promoting education about all genders and sexualities, and empowering self-exploration of these identities. The Cantu Queer Center supports same-gender-loving students, faculty, staff, and alumni, as well as families, friends, and the entire campus community. The CQC serves as a resource to LGBTQQIA (lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer, questioning, intersex, asexual) students by providing opportunities for leadership and personal development, and by creating programs and services that work to eliminate heterosexism, bi-phobia, and gender-identity oppression. The Cantu Queer Center strives to develop an atmosphere of acceptance and well-being from which the campus community can fulfill the academic mission of the university.
Bachelor's degree in related area and / or equivalent experience / training
Thorough knowledge of advising and counseling techniques
Thorough knowledge of Student Affairs / Student Life specialization
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance
Abilities in project management, problem identification and reasoning skills
Selected candidate will be required to pass a pre-employment criminal history background check.
Position is open until filled. Initial Review Date: 07-14-2019
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site @https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
To ensure review of application materials by the hiring unit, they must be submitted on or before the initial review date (IRD) via the Staff Employment Opportunities web site; https://jobs.ucsc.edu. A computer is available at the UC Santa Cruz Staff Human Resources Office located at Scotts Valley Center. The Scotts Valley Center is located at 100 Enterprise Way, Suite E100, Scotts Valley, CA 95066. To learn more or to request disability accommodations, call 831-459-2009. Hearing impaired are encouraged to use the California Relay Service at 800-735-2922. UC Santa Cruz is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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