LGBTQIA Resource Center Faculty/Staff Liaisons are employees of Georgia Tech who serve as a link between their office/department and the LGBTQIA Resource Center. Each liaison will act as the go-to person in their department for students, faculty, and staff who are seeking information about LGBTQIA campus and community resources, and they will serve as ambassadors to the LGBTQIA Resource Center by sharing news and information with their office/department about LGBTQIA resources, events, and services.
In addition, LGBTQIA Resource Center Liaisons may be tasked with assisting Center staff with coordination of programs and services aimed at supporting LGBTQIA students and employees at Georgia Tech.
This is a volunteer role lasting one year with the option to renew the commitment at the end of each year.
- Complete 1 training/on-boarding session lasting 90 minutes at the end of summer or beginning of fall.
- Attend 2 1-hour Liaison Team meetings per semester to receive Center updates, provide program feedback, and share insights from your experiences serving as a Liaison.
- Serve as an ambassador for the Center by sharing information about LGBTQIA resources, services, and programs with colleagues and students, and encouraging their participation in trainings and events.
- Support the Center by attending, participating in, or helping to coordinate at least one collaborative program, service, or event per year.
- Serve as a resource and guidepost for LGBTQIA students and employees who come to you with questions or concerns.
- Must be a current full-time, permanent Georgia Tech employee or a Georgia Tech affiliate (such as a campus chaplain).
- Must have completed Safe Space training or be willing to complete it by the end of the fall semester.
- Completion of Trans 101 is not required but is recommended and preferred.
- Ability to demonstrate cultural competency and compassion in working with LGBTQIA individuals from a wide range of backgrounds and identities.
The time commitment of LGBTQIA Resource Center Liaisons may vary; liaisons should expect to spend approximately 10 hours per semester engaging with aspects of the LGBT Liaison program.