Associate Director of the Sexuality, Women and Gender Center
The associate director is responsible for developing, implementing, administering, and coordinating programs in the Sexuality, Women and Gender (SWAG) Center under the leadership of, and in partnership with, the Director. The associate director helps facilitate success for LGBTQI+ and women students and educate the Bowdoin College community on issues related to sexuality, gender identity, intersectionality, and equity.
Bachelor's degree required; graduate degree strongly preferred.
The Associate Director must be able to promote a diverse, inclusive and equitable community. The associate director must demonstrate a commitment to working closely with a multicultural population of undergraduates, and demonstrate multicultural competence and the ability to help students explore their own identities (e.g. sexuality, gender, race, class, etc.) in the context of their interactions with each other in the community. This position requires the ability to interact effectively and exert leadership in programs and activities involving students, faculty, staff, and community organizations; demonstrated talent in facilitating group dialogue; an ability to work in a complex, dynamic organizational context; and demonstrated strong judgment and ability to handle sensitive information with discretion. Preferred skills include understanding of and experience working with students, faculty and community organizations, and theory and practice of student development in higher education. Excellent interpersonal, oral and written communication skills required.
A minimum of four years of experience with program development and implementation and/or teaching experience or the equivalent required. Experience working in a higher education setting preferred.