Triangle: NCSU seeks diversity post applicants

Carolinas News Notes

NCSU seeks diversity post applicants

RALEIGH, N.C. — North Carolina State University has launched a search for an assistant director for its GLBT Center, a part of the Office for Institutional Equity and Diversity.

According to the university, essential duties for the job include having a demonstrated passion for issues related to the GLBT communities and serving as a dynamic liaison between these communities, the Center and the University. The post calls for a strong commitment to the goals of the Center, with a firm knowledge of GLBT issues, exceptional people skills, well-developed written and verbal communication skills and appreciation for staff and volunteers and reports to the GLBT Center director. In addition, the assistant director must have demonstrated ability to plan and execute programming that educates and enriches the campus community. The schedule will vary and may regularly include nights and weekends.

A Master’s degree is required, preferably in higher education administration, counselor education, college counseling or a related field; four years direct

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experience working with the GLBT community, preferably in a higher education setting; and demonstrated success with administration, supervision, and programming, preferably in a higher education setting.

Broad knowledge of sexual orientation and gender identity issues are required.

Work schedule is Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m., in addition to nights and weekend.

The position number is 00102587. More information and details are available online at careers.insidehighered.com/nc-state-university/assistant-director/jobs/513946.

info: employment@ncsu.edu. 919-515-2135.

Center announces new digs

RALEIGH, N.C. — The LGBT Center of Raleigh is on the move. They will be relocating to 324 S. Harrington St. in January 2014 from its current location at 411 Hillsborough St.

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The larger quarters will enable the center to provide its clientele with a more expansive environment in which to enjoy camaraderie and grow fundamentally within the LGBT community. A photo gallery and virtual tour is available online.

In other news, the center has released its 2013 annual report focusing on FY 2012. It is available for viewing at the center’s website.

info: lgbtcenterofraleigh.com.

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