Director of Abby's House

Oregon, United States
$52,276.00 - $61,501.00
Apr 08, 2021
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

Director of Abby’s House
Western Oregon University’s Center for Equity and Gender Justice

Recruitment #: S2113
Review Date: Immediate review | Open until filled
Department: Student Affairs
Salary Range: $52,276 - $61,501


Western Oregon University offers eligible employees an exceptional benefits package which includes a minimum 95% premium paid healthcare; an outstanding retirement program; generous vacation and sick leave accrual programs; and reduced tuition rates for employee, spouse or dependent at any of the Oregon Public Universities.

Department / Job Summary:

Abby’s House is one of eighteen units within the division of Student Affairs dedicated to support the academic mission of the university. The division of Student Affairs fosters students’ academic, personal and professional growth; educates students to respect and appreciate diversity; and prepares students to be responsible and engaged citizens in a global community. The division of Student Affairs believes that we have an obligation to create an inclusive environment that embraces social justice and acknowledges diversity as more than the presence of human difference(s). As a campus, we must establish our community as one which empowers students, faculty and staff. An inclusive environment is one in which each individual feel that they matter to the community (as a whole). Social justice is an ongoing and collaborative process which addresses the multiple levels of inequality in our society.

Abby' s House is a campus resource and referral center at Western Oregon University (WOU). The mission of Abby's House is to provide the WOU community with educational programming, direct confidential advocate services, as well as resource and referral services designed to promote gender equity and non-violence.

Minimum Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s Degree
• 2 Years’ professional experience in working in a campus-based women’s center or equivalent center OR
• At least 2 years’ experience in gender-based violence (GBV), violence against women (VAW), domestic violence (DV), or prevention and response programming, including assessing GBV interventions
• Interpersonal violence advocacy training and experience including but not limited to Title IX, ATIXA, Green Dot, confidential advocacy
• Project or program management experience

Click here: for the complete position description which includes knowledge areas and preferred qualifications.

Application Instructions:

You may submit all materials online at

Required application materials (PDF preferred):
1. WOU Employment Application form (available at
2. Letter of application that addresses each qualification of the position. Please include how your experience, education, and/or training might help us build a more inclusive, collaborative, and diverse community
3. Resume
4. Contact information for three references
5. Unofficial copy of transcript for highest degree earned

As an alternative, you may also submit application materials to:
S2113, Director of Abby’s House, Human Resources, Western Oregon University, 345 Monmouth Ave N, Monmouth, OR 97361; OR E-mail to; OR fax to: 503-838-8144

NOTE: A criminal background check will be required as a condition of employment

The university typically only considers visa support for employees placed in specialized positions that are continuing regular university appointments for multiple years.

Western Oregon University is an AA/EOE/Veteran/Disability employer and is committed to fostering diversity in its student body, faculty, and staff.