Associate Director, BCRW

New York City, New York (Manhattan) County
May 28, 2014
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs

Job Function:

Reporting to the Director, the Associate Director works closely with the Director to develop and administer the Center’s programming (lectures, conferences, non-credit courses, etc.), publications, and projects. The Associate Director also serves as the full-time manager of all the day-to-day operations of the Barnard Center for Research on Women and runs the Center in the Director’s absence. The Associate Director has responsibility for grant writing and assists the Director in fundraising for Center projects. The Associate Director takes a lead role in building collaborations with academic and activist organizations. In addition, the Associate Director will act as Managing Editor for the Center’s Online Journal, “The Scholar and Feminist Online.” The Associate Director trains and supervises the Center’s administrative assistant and the student employees.

Essential Duties Summary:

  • Center Programming and Special Projects
  • Print and Web Publication
  • Fundraising, Grant Writing and Outreach
  • The Resource Collection
  • Center Management

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Demonstrated organizational, supervisory, and administrative skills
  • Ability to be flexible and to work independently and collaboratively within a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, oral and written
  • Previous grant writing experience
  • Strong budgeting skills
  • Excellent computer skills including desktop publishing and web site software
  • Knowledge of and strong interest in public issues of relevance to women
  • Must be able to interact with the public and staff with tact and good judgment

Required Qualification Summary:

  • M.A. degree and/or five or more years administrative experience required.

Preferred Qualification Summary:

  • Ph.D. preferred

EEO Statement:

Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.