Program Coordinator (LGBT Life), Campus Life

Job Number
Job Type
Regular Full-Time
Emory Campus Life
This position may involve the following Health and Safety issues:
Not Applicable
Job Category
Clerical & Administrative
Campus Location (For Posting) : City
Location : Name
Emory Campus-Clifton Corridor

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Emory University is a leading research university that fosters excellence and attracts world-class talent to innovate today and prepare leaders for the future. We welcome candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of our academic community.


The Program Coordinator of the Office of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Life maintains and enhances educational, social, support, referral, and resource programs and services for students regarding issues of sexual and gender identities.



  • Coordinates student activities programs and assists with administrative and group advisement functions.
  • Plans, coordinates, and supervises special events.
  • Evaluates the success of various programs, groups, functions, and special events.
  • Provides administrative support and leadership for the Emory Safe Space Program and other related training programs for faculty, staff, and students.
  • Supports and organizes programs that provide LGBT awareness, knowledge, visibility, and support including the Pride Awards and LGBT History Month in coordination with other departments and student organizations.
  • Supports student program planning and development.
  • Provides input into departmental goals and objectives.
  • Compiles, edits, and produces publications, brochures, and newsletters.
  • Supervises student staff by orienting, training, and providing performance feedback on an on-going basis.
  • Develops and implements training and development programs for student leaders.
  • Provides referrals for students.
  • Maintains required records and documentation.
  • Performs related responsibilities as required.


  • A bachelor's degree in a field related to the program (i.e. higher education, student affairs, or related), and two years of related experience (program management focused towards LGBT Life in a higher education setting), OR an equivalent combination of education, training, and experience.


  • Educational and employment background includes a master's degree in student personnel, higher education administration, counseling, or a related field OR at least two years of professional experience working with lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students in higher education OR a combination of work experience and education.
  • Candidates must have considerable knowledge of the developmental needs of lesbian,
    gay, bisexual, transgender, queer and questioning students in higher education.
  • Candidates must also have demonstrated experience in public speaking and presenting to diverse communities and an understanding of multiple identity development.
  • A demonstrated success in student program development, administration, and evaluation is desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and management skills are necessary.
  • Demonstrated commitment to diversity and equity are desirable.
  • Knowledge of policies and procedures of a medium size, private university is sought.

NOTE: Position tasks are generally required to be performed in-person at an Emory University location.  Remote work from home day options may be granted at department discretion. Emory reserves the right to change remote work status with notice to employee.

Emory Supports a Diverse and Inclusive Culture

Emory University is dedicated to providing equal opportunities and equal access to all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, genetic information, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, and veteran's status. Emory University does not discriminate in admissions, educational programs, or employment on the basis of any factor stated above or prohibited under applicable law. Students, faculty, and staff are assured of participation in University programs and in the use of facilities without such discrimination. Emory University complies with Executive Order 11246, as amended, Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Vietnam Era Veteran's Readjustment Assistance Act, and applicable executive orders, federal and state regulations regarding nondiscrimination, equal opportunity and affirmative action. Emory University is committed to achieving a diverse workforce through application of its affirmative action, equal opportunity and nondiscrimination policy in all aspects of employment including recruitment, hiring, promotions, transfers, discipline, terminations, wage and salary administration, benefits, and training. Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to the Emory University Department of Equity and Inclusion, 201 Dowman Drive, Administration Building, Atlanta, GA 30322.

Emory University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities upon request. To request this document in an alternate format or to request a reasonable accommodation, please contact the Department of Accessibility Services at 404-727-9877 (V) | 404-712-2049 (TDD). Please note that one week advance notice is preferred.


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