Director of Carolina Women's Center
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill invites applications and nominations for the position of Director of the Carolina Women’s Center. The Director will lead the Center in fulfilling its mission to create an inclusive education and work environment where gender is not a barrier to success, difference and diversity are celebrated, and everyone is safe to live, learn, teach, and work without threat of harm or unequal treatment through advocacy, education, outreach, and support in areas of concern to the women of UNC-Chapel Hill and their colleagues. The Center, which was established in 1997, aims to improve the status of women and provide an infrastructure to represent women’s interests on issues such as health, campus security, childcare, professional development, pay equity, and the campus climate for women students, faculty, and staff. It also works to increase awareness of the intersection of gender with a range of identities and issues. The Director of the Carolina Women’s Center has overall responsibility for the activities, programs, and operations of the Center. Specific responsibilities include the following: Strategic planning- The Director collaborates extensively with faculty, staff, administrators, and students from all areas of the campus as well as with alumni and community partners to identify needs, establish a shared vision and purpose, set directions for the Center, and stimulate responsive and innovative programs and activities. Collaborators include the Employee Forum, Human Resources, Student Affairs, the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs, Campus Health Services, the Center for Faculty Excellence, student organizations, and various faculty and staff groups and committees. Development, implementation, and evaluation of programs and services: The Director oversees the planning, implementation, and evaluation of the Center’s programs, initiatives, and activities to achieve strategic priorities focused on the separate and shared needs of faculty, staff, and students, with special attention to intersections among identities. Ongoing needs assessment and program evaluation are essential to ensure relevance, accountability, and documentation of achievements. Fiscal and administrative management and oversight: The Director is responsible for the sound financial management of the Center and its programs and for securing grants and gifts to support the goals of the Center. The Director effectively supervises staff, promotes effective teamwork, provides avenues of communication, fosters a culture of service and excellence, provides mechanisms for generating ideas and addressing concerns, evaluates performance, and provides opportunities for staff recognition and professional development. The Director works closely with the staff of the Unified Business Cluster to promote the financial well-being and stability of the Center and assure compliance with the policies and practices of the University.
The position requires a minimum of a Master’s degree.
Qualification and Experience:
The position requires a minimum of a Master’s degree and progressively more responsible experience in developing, leading, and administering units like the Carolina Women’s Center. The successful candidate will possess many of the following attributes: knowledge of issues affecting women and experience in addressing those issues; excellent skills in communication and in building positive working relationships with a wide variety of partners and constituents; expertise in program development and outcomes assessment; strong managerial, fiscal, and administrative abilities; and commitment to best practices. The Directorship is a full-time EPA Non-Faculty position. The Director may hold an adjunct faculty appointment.
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Inquiries and nominations may be addressed to Dr. Bettina Shuford, Chair, Carolina Women’s Center Search Committee Chair, c/o Ms. Debbie Stevenson, 104 South Building, CB# 3000, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-3000, or email@example.com. Review of applications will begin July 1, 2012 and will continue until the position is filled. The expected start date is October 1, 2012.
Candidates should submit a cover letter describing their interest in and qualifications for the position, a curriculum vitae, and the names, titles, addresses, phone numbers, and email addresses of three references. All inquiries will be kept confidential in the early stages of the search process. Applicants will be directly solicited for permission before references are contacted.
All applications must be submitted electronically. To apply, go to http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/4962
Department Contact Name: Ms. Debbie Stevenson
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The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an Equal Opportunity Employer.