Klint Jaramillo Named Director of LGBT Center at UCSF

By Tina Novero

Klint Jaramillo, MEd, MSW, has been named the new director of the LGBT Resource Center at UC San Francisco, starting on Feb. 1.

Jaramillo – who currently serves as associate director of LGBT Services in the Resource Center for Sexual & Gender Diversity at UC Santa Barbara – is a passionate social justice educator and student affairs professional who uses an intersectional approach to guide his practice.

“I am delighted that Klint Jaramillo, an exceptional, experienced LGBT leader has accepted the position as the director of this important resource center at UCSF,” said Renee Navarro, PharmD, MD, vice chancellor for Diversity and Outreach.

“The LGBT Resource Center has a long history of ongoing enhancement of our climate and engagement of the LGBT students, faculty, staff and patients. The Office of Diversity and Outreach is excited to support Klint in furthering the center’s reach in addressing equity and inclusion issues impacting the LGBT community.”

At UCSB, he has been a founding member and co-chair of LUNA, the University’s first association for Latina and Latino faculty and staff. This past spring, Klint was named one of the recipients of the Margaret T. Getman Service to Students Award – the highest honor in the UCSB Division of Student Affairs.

Beyond his responsibilities in Santa Barbara, he serves as director of Chapter Services for Phi Iota Alpha, the oldest Latino fraternity in existence, and co-representative for NASPA’s Region VI GLBT Knowledge Community. In 2014, he joined Antioch University’s Clinical Psychology Department as adjunct faculty for their multicultural counseling courses.

Prior to moving to the West Coast, Klint served as therapist, social worker and case manager in Chicago. He has vast experience providing direct clinical services to youth, families and undergraduate students.

Klint earned a master’s degree in Education from Loyola University Chicago, a master’s degree in Social Work from University of Chicago. He earned his bachelor’s degree Sociology with concentrations in Latino Studies and Critical Sexualities Studies from Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey.

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