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Associate Director, Women's Center - Georgetown University Main Campus
The Division of Student Affairs supports the academic mission by educating students as whole persons, promoting their intellectual, moral, spiritual, and social formation; enhancing students' learning and helping to prepare them for lives of discernment, civic engagement, and professional growth; teaching personal responsibility and respect for people of all faiths, cultures, and beliefs; promoting the health and safety of students and others in the University community.
Created in 1990, the mission of Georgetown University Women's Center (GUWC) is to support, educate and empower women of all cultures, races, sexual orientations, genders and ages providing a safe environment while respecting all facets of women's abilities, spirituality and differences. GUWC celebrates women's achievements and advocates for a climate that promotes social justice, free of all barriers and discrimination.
The Women's Center Associate Director provides leadership and program direction on all aspects of the Women's Center's mission. The Associate Director envisions, organizes, and implements initiatives, programs, outreach campaigns, and other educational efforts to advance gender equity and advocate for women at Georgetown and beyond. The Associate Director oversees the graduate and undergraduate student staff, budget, facility, and other resources managed by the Women's Center, and supervises day-to-day operations of the Women's Center. This position is a primary representative on women's issues, concerns, and equity. The person in this role collaborates actively with faculty, staff and students who lead parallel and intersecting efforts to advance gender equity. The position is designed to lead the campus's efforts to ensure the well-being of its women undergraduates, by making sure University policies, procedures, programs, services, and community members are informed by contemporary understanding of intersectional gendered experience and current best practices in outreach and programming. This position is the primary full-time staff person attached to the Women's Center. The Women's Center Associate Director provides leadership on all aspects of the Women's Center's mission.
The Associate Director reports to the Associate VP for Student Affairs & Dean of Students. The Associate Director interacts with many other faculty, administrators, staff, alumni, and students in implementing the role's responsibilities. This includes:
Consulting individually with students, faculty, staff, and alumni about personal and professional concerns
Chairing, convening, and coordinating committees and committee projects
Strategic planning and fundraising
Developing, implementing, and administering programs and services
Aligning center mission to university mission and priorities
Assessing programs and services
Managing resources and facilities
Recruiting, hiring, training, educating, supervising, evaluating, and providing for the professional development of staff
Master's Degree in Women's Studies, Student Personnel, or related field
3-5 years in a position working on gender or other educational equity issues, with organizational and management responsibilities
Familiarity with the academic formulations or manifestations of issues likely to be of concern to women
Vision, self-motivation, and energy
Ability to work with, support, and appreciate students
Ability to interact in a cooperative, non-hierarchical group setting
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