Application- Leadership Coordinator

Download LGBTCC- Leadership and Program Coordinator

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender Campus Center

Division of Student Life

Leadership and Program Coordinator

The position of Leadership and Program Coordinator is a student staff position and will be held from July 1, 2017 through May 6, 2018. This position is renewable based upon satisfactory performance review and enrollment as a UW-Madison student. The hourly pay will be $10/hour. This position is 15-20 hours/week for the academic year when school is in session. Limited summer hours may be available. Student staff must remain in good academic standing.



The job of the Leadership and Program Coordinator is to work with LGBT CC staff to meet LGBTQ programming needs in relationship to LGBT CC and campus leadership initiatives. This position reports to the Assistant Director of the LGBT CC.

Required Meetings/ Trainings

Hiring is contingent upon availability to participate in: 1) LGBT CC staff meetings each week; 2) pre-semester day-long staff trainings in August 2017 and January 2018; 3) additional training sessions to be scheduled by professional staff.


Job-Specific Duties

  • Work closely with Campus Center staff to initiate, coordinate and present unique programs and events focused on marginalized communities on campus around thematic events
  • Collaborate with Campus Center staff and campus partners to present programs related to leadership and identity development
  • Collaboratively develop, facilitate, and evaluate aspects of the Queer Emerging Leaders Program and the LGBTQ SQUAD retreat
  • As part of the Queer Emerging Leaders Program, develop supported and ongoing relationships with campus and community partners
  • Collaborate with LGBT CC student staff to provide programming-related support services
  • Constructively evaluate programs, events, and volunteer opportunities
  • Maintain records of work in order to create a seamless transition between current and future Leadership and Program Coordinators

General Responsibilities

  • Attend and actively participate at weekly staff meetings, appropriate committee meetings, staff trainings, and one-on-one meetings as determined by supervisor
  • Hold regular shifts at the Campus Center
  • Actively contribute to the inclusive environment of the LGBT Campus Center
  • Maintain a commitment to expanding outreach to campus groups and collaboration with marginalized communities, including: people of color, transgender communities, people with disabilities, people of faith, intersex individuals, international students, bisexual individuals, women, and allies.  The Campus Center will also work to identify additional communities with whom to collaborate.

Skills Desired

  • Working and applied knowledge of the specific issues and experiences of people at the intersection of sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, and other social identities
  • Experience with curriculum-building
  • Experience with facilitation and/or lesson-planning
  • The capacity to multi-task and balance many projects
  • The ability to work as a member of a team while also being accountable for individual projects
  • High attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Critical social justice framework


Application Requirements

Please submit a cover letter and resume with three references (including at least one work supervisor) to:

Subject: Job Application and Cover Letter
In your cover letter, please be sure to include:

  1. What experiences or qualities do you have that would assist you in this position?
  2. What interests you in the position for which you are applying?
  3. What do you see as some primary needs and concerns of LGBTQ people on campus?

Applications accepted on a rolling basis.  Please contact the LGBT Campus Center with any additional questions or concerns you may have.


The LGBT Campus Center welcomes applications from individuals of all identities and backgrounds and does not discriminate in hiring practices. The LGBT Campus Center adheres to UW nondiscrimination policies: the UW Office for Equity and Diversity “is committed to providing equal opportunity and equal access and to complying with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations and UWS and university non-discrimination policies and procedures.” Students are protected under the bases of age, ancestry, color, creed, disability, ethnicity (specifically involving harassment by UW employees), marital or parental status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, retaliation for making a complaint of discrimination, taking part in an investigation relating to discrimination, sex, and sexual orientation.