Interim Director, Center for Women and Gender Action

Jun 13, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Student Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Basic Functions: Oversee operations of the Center for Women & Gender Action, supervise student staff members, and coordinate outreach programs. Develop events, programs, and support operations that contribute to a healthy campus climate for women. Enhance the intellectual and social development of all students, and support their engagement with issues related to gender and its impact on their life experiences.

Essential Job Functions: Provide leadership for the Center for Women and Gender Action, and extend that vision to the work of the College. Coordinate campus programs, provide advocacy training, support resource sharing, and conduct program evaluation and assessment. Seek to implement programs and projects that engage the college community in promoting a positive and healthy campus climate for persons of all gender identities. Provide informed leadership through governance councils, university committees, and ad hoc working groups on issues related specifically to the mission of the CWGA as well as to broader matters of student well-being and community development. Coordinate and collaborate on programs that support the holistic development of our students, including programs regarding healthy relationships, positive body image, well-being, individual empowerment, leadership and professional development. Work one-on-one with students who are actively engaged in promoting a positive campus climate for women and men. Collaborate with faculty and staff from other units of the college to envision and implement programs that support the Center for Women & Gender Action's mission of enhancing education, equality, and empowerment.

Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree in Women's Studies/Gender Studies, Student Development, Psychology, Public Health or Social Work or closely related field or Bachelor's degree and three years of experience in a field related to women's personal or professional development, women's health and wellbeing, or the effects of gender on lived experience. Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Demonstrated ability to work effectively with persons from culturally diverse backgrounds, including but not limited to students of color, gender variant students, LGBTQ students and international students. Proficiency in the use of social media and ability to create and update web presence. A valid U.S. driver's license is required.

Preferred Qualifications: Prior experience in higher education. Demonstrated understanding of and support for the mission and purposes of a residential, liberal arts institution.

Salary: Competitive