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Director- Women's Resource Center

Georgia Institute of Technology
Atlanta, Georgia

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Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Job Title: Director- Women's Resource Center
Location: Atlanta, Georgia
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 263025
Department Information

The Georgia Tech Women's Resource Center advances gender equity across identities by cultivating opportunities for community building, transformative learning, collaborative leadership, and identity development for graduate and undergraduate women.

We provide:
To act as a resource for women seeking information on women's issues including health issues, academic opportunities, safety concerns, and career options; to provide a library collection that supports the academic interests of women.

To provide a comfortable gathering place for women, with diverse needs and interests, at Georgia Tech; to assist student groups developing and implementing programming that fosters a greater sense of understanding and responsiveness to women's issues on campus.

To aid the development of campus services that cater to the diverse needs of women at Georgia Tech,

To act as a crisis intervention resource that aids students in locating and utilizing campus and community services; to advocate for changes in campus policies and practices that impact women's educational experiences and opportunities as well as those that affect the campus climate for women.

To provide women with opportunities to build skills that will prepare them for life following graduation, especially through developing leadership.

To foster a sense of community among the diverse groups of women and men at Georgia Tech.

Job Summary

The Director, Women's Resource Center will help lead and sustain a department that is aligned with the Institute's strategic priorities and values by helping to increase access, enrollment, retention, and graduation for women and female-identified students to meet emerging workforce, management, and leadership needs in science, technology, and other growing sectors of the future. In partnership with colleges, departments, and divisions, identify and implement improvements to policies, practices, and programs with the goal of eliminating educational barriers. The Women's Resource Center offers information, support, advocacy, training, and other services aimed at creating an inclusive and supportive campus environment for women. Responsible for setting employee goals, assessing employee performance and providing feedback, and making pay recommendations. Responsible for setting employee and/or group goals, deciding on organizational structure to meet the goals, assessing employee and/or group performance and providing feedback, and making pay


Job Duty 1 -
Establishes and implements short- and long-range organizational goals, objectives, strategic plans, policies, and operating procedures; monitors and evaluates programmatic and operational effectiveness, and effects changes required for improvement

Job Duty 2 -
Be knowledgeable of the unique challenges that women - may face and help cultivate culturally responsive engagement and outreach initiatives that foster resilience, well-being, belonging, and holistic success for students, faculty and staff, parents/families, and alumni

Job Duty 3 -
Plans, develops, and coordinates the implementation and administration of multiple educational programs and support services for women to remove barriers and optimize opportunities for academic success and gender equity

Job Duty 4 -
Collaborate with campus partners to support strategies to reduce the incidence and prevalence of gender-based violence, as well as coordinate efforts to provide trauma-informed care and intervention for victims/survivors

Job Duty 5 -
Work in partnership with other identity-based centers and departments to facilitate opportunities for students to meaningfully explore the intersections of gender identity with other salient identities, including but not limited to race/ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability, and/or veteran status, with the goal of helping students lead integrated lives

Job Duty 6 -
Maintains, monitors, and utilizes assessment tools to demonstrate effectiveness of programs established within the Women's Resource Center (WRC) and their impact on retention and graduation of women student populations

Job Duty 7 -
Assess outcomes, evaluate impact, and collect data on departmental efforts, programs, services, and initiatives; adjust operational direction accordingly

Job Duty 8 -
Effectively and efficiently manage the departmental budget; identify new and alternative sources of revenue, including but not limited to extramural grant funding and private philanthropy to support scholarships, programming, and other initiatives; and responsibly steward these resources

Job Duty 9 -
Recruit, hire, train, supervise, develop, and evaluate assigned staff

Job Duty 10 -
Perform other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

Educational Requirements
Master's Degree in Higher Education, Student Affairs or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience

Required Experience
Five or more years of job-related experience, to include managerial work-related experience

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Doctorate from an accredited institution of higher education, in a field relevant to the primary responsibilities

Preferred Experience
Seven years minimum of job-related experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities

Specialized knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Experience in Fundraising efforts
  • Experience with Assessment, Evaluation and Quality Improvement
  • Effective communication skills, including written, interpersonal, presentation, and active listening
  • Ability to think creatively, embrace new or innovative ideas, and learn quickly from mistakes
  • Ability to manage potentially sensitive or volatile situations with tact, political acumen, courtesy, and compassion
  • Proven record and experience specific to working with and supporting the needs of women
  • Computer skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Publisher, and Power Point), e-mail and the Internet
  • Knowledge of managing budgets and submitting assessment reports
  • Strong record of leadership, motivation, and effectiveness in achieving results
  • Ability to supervise and motivate staff and others

This position requires knowledge and skills associated with university level student services program development and administration, especially those directed at women's needs and support. Additionally, skills in written and oral communications, organization and customer service are required.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services. Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions. This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.

Other Information

This is a supervisory position.
This position has financial responsibilities.
This position will not be required to drive.
This role is considered a position of trust.
This position does not require a purchasing card (P-Card).
This position will not travel
This position does not require security clearance.

Job Grade: A11
Salary: $83,000- $96,000 commensurate with experience
Location: Atlanta, GA 30332

Background Check

Successful candidate must be able to pass a background check. Please visit Georgia Tech's Pre-Employment Screening Policy for more information.

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