Director, Women's Initiatives & Gender Equity



Position Details

Requisition Number

S468P

Home Org Name

Women Initiatives

Division Name

Office of Inclusion and Diversity

Position Title

Director, Women's Initiatives & Gender Equity

Job Class Code

AA99

Appointment Status

Full-time

Part-time FTE

Limited Term

No

Limited Term Length

Job Summary

The Director of Women’s Initiatives and Gender Equity ( WIGE ) serves the Office of Inclusion and
Diversity and campus as a leader and is responsible for shaping a strategic vision for the work of women’s initiatives and gender equity at Auburn University.

Essential Functions

1. Manages a comprehensive portfolio designed to advance issues impacting individuals who identify as women and promote gender equity across the campus community.
2. Supervises and manages the WIGE staff responsible for developing and implementing essential programs within the WIGE portfolio including, but not limited to, the Women in Science and Engineering Institute and the Women’s Resource Center.
3. Develops educational and learning opportunities designed to engage students across campus and deepen understanding of women’s issues and gender equity.
4. Researches models for advancing gender equity at public, research-one institutions.
5. Provides a range of support and advocacy for women and those who seek to support women, including formal and informal coaching and mentoring.
6. Cultivates curricular and co-curricular connections and strategic alignment with academic departments, including the Women’s Studies Program, Women’s Leadership Institute and 100+ Women strong.
7. Oversees a range of educational programming and engagement opportunities for students, faculty, and staff that support women and promote gender equity.

Education Level

Four-year college degree

Field of Study

No specific discipline.

Years of Experience

7

Area of Experience

Experience in advancing gender equity and issues impacting women in a complex organization. Experience researching, designing, and or/administering institutional gender equity programs. At least 2 years’ experience supervising
or mentoring full-time employees.

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Education Level

Field of Study

Years of Experience

Area of Experience

Requirements for Additional Job Levels

Minimum Skills and Abilities

Minimum Technology Skills

Minimum License and Certifications

Desired Qualifications

Salary Grade

36

Salary Range

$59,700 - $99,600

Job Category

Other

Working Hours if Non-Traditional

List any hazardous conditions or physical demands required by this position

Posting Date

10/16/2020

Closing Date

11/20/2020

EEO Statement

AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION / EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER . It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.

Special Instructions to Applicants

Quick Link for Internal Postings

http://www.auemployment.com/postings/19822
Documents Needed to Apply
Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents
  1. Other
Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * How were you made aware of this opportunity?
    • AU Employment website
    • Employment websites (Indeed, HigherEd Jobs, etc.)
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    • Disability Assistance Services
    • Newspaper
    • Professional Journal
    • Listserv
    • HR email
    • Social Media
    • State Employment Service
    • Walk-in
    • Other
  2. * Please select the answer that best describes your current employment relationship with Auburn University.
    • Not a current Auburn employee
    • Current Auburn employee in position less than one year
    • Current Auburn employee in position more than one year
  3. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree?
    • Yes
    • No
  4. * Do you have 7 years of experience in advancing gender equity and issues impacting women in a complex organization; experience researching, designing, and or/administering institutional gender equity programs; with least 2 years of experience supervising or mentoring full-time employees?
    • Yes
    • No


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