Texas GSA Network Coordinator

Job Description

Reports to:

Operations & Programs Director

Purpose:

The Texas GSA Network Coordinator, in partnership with the Operations & Programs Director and Youth Development & Community Engagement Coordinator, will oversee the 2018 re-registration drive, update the resources available from the Texas GSA Network, and create a brand identity for the Network.

Position type:

Grant funded. Will end on or before 6/30/2018.
Part-time, non-exempt.

Essential Functions:

Coordinate the Texas GSA Network’s Annual Re-Registration Drive

  • Trains a team of volunteers to conduct remote phone banking to middle schools and high schools across Texas to register their GSAs or offer assistance in forming a GSA on their campuses.

  • Maintains the database of GSAs and works with the Operations & Programs Director to implement changes to the database to make reporting and data retention more reliable.

  • Plans and implements workflows (manually or through database automation) to provide timely follow-up with schools that request additional information, resources, or assistance.

Creating the Next Generation of Resources for GSAs in Texas

  • Reviews and revises or creates bilingual (English and Spanish) resources (including toolkits, infographics, videos, etc.) that speak to the needs of GSAs across Texas.

  • Ensures that resources provided by or referred to by the Network are informed by an intersectional approach to advocacy and organizing for racial, economic, and social justice.

Crafting a Brand Identity for the Texas GSA Network

In collaboration with the Operations & Programs Director and the Youth Development & Community Engagement Coordinator:

  • Creates a brand style guide that articulates the rules and guidelines for the composition, design, and general thematic look-and-feel of all of a brand's collateral.

  • Builds a website that explains the Network’s mission, provides easy access to downloadable resources and allows GSAs to register themselves online (thus saving valuable time phone banking).

Qualities Sought:

  • Flexible: Demonstrates flexibility when plans or situations change unexpectedly and effectively adjusts plans to achieve intended outcomes.

  • Creative: Ability to sort through complexity and solve problems creatively.

  • Independent: Manages time and resources effectively with limited direction, prioritizing efforts according to organizational goals.

Other Organizational Competencies:

  • Follow Through: Follows through on commitments and promises with an appropriate sense of urgency.

  • Decision Making: Establishes decision-making processes, communicating about how decisions will be made and engaging others who should have input.

  • Sharing: Promotes and contributes to a culture of sharing effective practices within the organization and with community partners

Hours: 20-25 hours per week. At least 10 of those hours on-site at Out Youth.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or GED.

  • Proven experience as an advocate in LGBTQIA+ rights causes.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Familiarity with intersectional approaches to racial, economic, and social justice.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a related field.

  • Experience collaborating with schools or community agencies.

  • Bilingual (English and Spanish or American Sign Language).

  • Background in membership management and development.

  • Experience recruiting, training, managing and retaining volunteers.

Computer and Technology Skill Requirements:

  • Proficiency in Google Suite and other computer programs.

Pay: Pay will be commensurate with experience.

Hiring Process:

Out Youth is committed to providing equal opportunity to all qualified applicants for employment. Out Youth aims to reflect the diversity of the community it serves. No employee or applicant will be discriminated against on the basis of race, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or any other factor protected by state, local, and/or federal laws.

Send any questions regarding this posting to jobs@outyouth.org. No phone calls will be accepted. The position will remain open until filled.

To Apply:

Send your cover letter, resume,  references, and employment application in PDF format by email to jobs@outyouth.org.

Employment application (PDF)

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the lead clinician for school-based services. All personnel may periodically be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities.