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Director, Women's Center

Employer
Ohio University
Location
Ohio, United States
Salary
$68,299.00 - $117,127.00
Posted Date
Apr 13, 2022

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Women's & Gender Studies
Employment Level
Administrative
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Director will provide Center oversight, manage fiscal operations, personnel management, as well as securing financial contributions to ensure the Center’s success. The Women’s Center Director will provide strategic leadership for program development and structured analysis, both curricular and co-curricular, utilized across campus and in the community. The Director will engage in advocacy and leadership through work on committees and task forces, representing both the Women’s Center and the Office for Diversity and Inclusion broadly, throughout the institution and with external constituents.

Duties Include:
  1. Strategic Oversight

 

  • Coordinate and oversee all aspects of the Women’s Center’s by planning, implementing, and evaluating the strategic plan and vision of the Center that centers on women’s experiences with an intersectional perspective
  • Research national best practices and modify them for Ohio University context to elevate national status (for example, The Monument Quilt, Women Leading OHIO, lactation rooms)
  • Provide content for internal and external communications
  • Advice and assist in the creation of marketing strategies for Women’s Center programming
  • Oversee staff utilization of social media to promote the Women’s Center’s, Diversity and Inclusion’s, and Ohio University’s mission
  • Liaison with regional campuses to increase awareness of resources available through the Women’s Center
  • Collaborate with internal and external constituents for Women’s Center staff expertise to be represented and incorporated to ensure awareness of, and care for, women’s issues outside of the Women’s Center
  • Member of committees, advisory groups, and task forces for large initiatives to advocate on gender issues, including serving as a member of the executive board of the Presidential Advisory Council to End Sexual Misconduct, lactation rooms, and other strategic initiatives
  • Analyze programming regularly for effectiveness, including formal assessments as warranted
  • Present on programming and services at conferences to elevate national status
  2. Administrative & Supervisory Responsibilities:

  • Supervise and train professional and graduate student staff to ensure alignment with strategic objectives of the Center and Diversity and Inclusion
  • Oversee regular staff meetings, including professional, graduate, and student staff
  • Fiscal management of Center budget, including purchasing, monitoring and reconciling, and projecting funding needs for Women’s Center programming
  • Advise the Assistant Director on the development, implementation, and assessment of the cohort programs that they oversee
  • Research national best practices and modify them for Ohio University context to elevate national status (for example, The Monument Quilt, Women Leading OHIO, lactation rooms)
  • Provide aggregate data and assessment information to internal and external constituents as needed
  • Supervise: 1 full-time administrator, 1 full-time classified position, 1-2 graduate assistants, 6-10 student workers
  3. Programs and Services: The Director will develop and foster collaborative partnerships with campus constituents, provide quality programs for faculty, staff, students and community members that promote gender equity and women’s empowerment.

  • Maintain multi-tier strategy for the recruitment, engagement, retention and promotion of female faculty, staff, and administration on campus, with an emphasis on programming that would positively impact women of color, including Women Leading OHIO
  • Coordinate, create, and deliver women’s leadership and career development programming
  • Work with community and campus offices to maintain and/or create new collaborative programming to serve constituents both in the community and on campus
  • Offer high-level programming for faculty and staff on gendered issues, including personal empowerment and supervisory/pedagogical improvement
  • Provide guest lectures/workshops as available to classes, student groups, and external organizations Oversee training and coordination of Ohio University’s AAUW Start Smart Salary Negotiation training team
  • Collaborate with the Graduate College and Graduate Student Senate to provide programming particular to women in graduate school Maintain multi-tier strategy for the recruitment, engagement, retention and promotion of female faculty, staff, and administration on campus, with an emphasis on programming that would positively impact women of color, including Women Leading OHIO
  • Provide survivor centered programming, including Take Back the Night, while working with the Survivor Advocacy Program and other key constituents.
  • Develop innovative workshops, presentations, and trainings reflective of current “hot topics” for women and diversity and inclusion generally
  • Work collaboratively with Women’s Center staff, Diversity and Inclusion staff, and other constituents to provide a calendar of events for each academic year
  • Create and distribute a co-curricular guide demonstrating the connections between Women’s Center programs and degree granting units

4. Curricular Instruction:

  • As budget and availability allows, provide one course offering a year for Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies
  • Develop, find course placement, and instruct courses as needed for the implementation of Women’s Center initiatives, such as PCOE 2301 C Mentoring Adolescent Girls to train mentors for the Young Women Leaders Program
  5. Fundraising:

  • Fundraise for programming, equipment, and leadership development as needed for the Women’s Center and women generally across campus
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