LGBTQ+ Career Search
Tuesday, Apr. 19, 2016 | 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST | FREE for EACE members; $59.00 for non-members
Join us for an insightful discussion on the LGBTQ+ career search from the perspective of career center professionals, student affairs educators and employers. The employment world is rapidly changing as is inclusive LGBTQ+ law and practice. What might this mean for our students, our communities, and the way we guide this work at our respective places in higher education.
Erin Duran, M. Ed.
Interim Associate Director
LGBT Resource Center Syracuse University
Erin Duran currently serves as the Interim Associate Director of Syracuse University's LGBT Resource Center. Previously, Erin served as the founding Director of LGBTQA Advocacy & Education at Gettysburg College. At Syracuse, Erin’s responsibilities include supervising graduate student staff members, advising SU's undergraduate (Pride Union) and graduate student organizations (Open Doors), co-facilitating the trans discussion group, assisting in program development and implementation, facilitating educational opportunities, and much more!
Erin is passionate about social justice and the transformative power of higher education to ignite a similar passion in students, faculty, and staff. Erin received his B.A. in Sociology with a concentration in Gender & Women’s Studies from Grinnell College and his M.Ed. in College Student Affairs from The Pennsylvania State University. Erin is a proud (former) Texan who loves cold weather, zombie movies, and spending time with family and friends.
National Inclusion Recruiting Talent Acquisition
Deloitte Services LP
Andy Huang is a recruiting specialist within Deloitte’s National Inclusion Recruiting group, serving as a resource on diversity and inclusion recruiting. In addition, he oversees the relationships with many of Deloitte’s external partners. Prior to this role, he was part of Deloitte’s Audit Services group. He received his Bachelors of Science in Business Administration with a concentration in Accounting and a Master of Science in Accounting from Northeastern University and is a Certified Public Accountant.
Assistant Director, Employer Relations
University of Virginia Career Center
Dillon Kuhn serves as the Assistant Director for Employer Relations, Career Communities for the University of Virginia Career Center. With a background in academic counseling, event planning, and account management, Dillon currently works to expand professional opportunities for students across the six Career Communities. This includes developing and strengthening relationships with UVA alumni and employers in a wide array of industries and emerging markets. He previously managed the On-Grounds Interviewing program at UVA. This program accounts for more than 6,000 interviews per year. Dillon also has a strong foundation in university advancement services, athletics, and community relations through his former roles at Duke University, North Carolina State University, North Carolina Central University, and Royall & Company.
Dillon graduated with his M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration from North Carolina State University in May 2014.
Brian J. Patchcoski
Associate Dean of Students & Director
LGBT Resource Center Cornell University
Brian Patchcoski is the Associate Dean and Director of the LGBT Resource Center at Cornell University. He was also the founding Director of the Office of LGBTQ Services at Dickinson College in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He joined Dickinson from Penn State where he served as the Assistant Director of the LGBTA Student Resource Center.
He has participated in several national research projects examining student identity development and campus climate and has served as the Mid-Atlantic Representative for the Consortium of Higher Education LGBT Resource Professionals. Brian has worked extensively providing trainings and discussions exploring issues of sexuality and gender identity and has presented at several national conferences. Brian’s specific research focus resides at the intersections of spirituality, religion, sexuality, and gender. One of his recent published chapters focuses on navigating the intersection between spiritual and sexual identity amongst LGBTQ college students. The chapter centers on “queering” the work of higher education administrators and encouraging dialogue amongst some of the most “separate” entities on campus.
Brian has also served as the Chair of the Pennsylvania College Personnel Associations LGBTQ Committee providing advocacy and education surrounding sexuality and gender related issues to colleges and universities across the state of Pennsylvania.