Associate Director of the Women and Gender Studies Program – Fairfax, VA

Associate Director of the Women and Gender Studies Program – Fairfax, VA

George Mason University
Associate Director of the Women and Gender Studies Program

The George Mason University, Women and Gender Studies Program invites applications for the position of Associate Director of the Women and Gender Studies Program.

The Associate Director of the Women and Gender Studies Program works closely with the Director and with University Life offices to promote, coordinate, initiate and implement the program’s threefold mission: student outreach, women and gender studies academic programs, and gender-related research. This administrative faculty position is a full-time, 12-month position, and requires expertise in developing cocurricular programs related to gender and women’s issues. Examples of such programming include events for women’s history month and programs for Turn Off the Violence Week. The Associate Director assists the Director in generating support for student and faculty research, is expected to ensure that the center serves as an inclusive space, and is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day activities of the Women and Gender Studies Center. This includes staffing the center, monitoring program and center budgets, coordinating communication among core faculty and affiliates, supervising staff and interns, and collaborating with University Life offices. The Associate Director takes the lead on annual assessment of both the academic program and the center and co-curricular programming, and is responsible for producing assessment-driven reports and for making data-driven decisions. The Associate Director is expected to teach one course per semester, and serves as the advisor for the undergraduate minors.

Required Qualifications: 
A master’s degree in a related field, and at least two years of work experience after earning the advanced degree. Demonstrated experience in the following: design, implementation and assessment of programs; supervision, management and training of staff/students; working with students in an advisory, teaching or programming capacity; working with diverse populations; working in cooperative and collaborative situations; and communicating effectively.

Preferred Qualifications: 
Expertise in sexuality studies/feminist methodology; fundraising; overseeing budgets; and previous work experience in a university  setting.

The expected start date is on or before August 1, 2014.

For full consideration, applicants must apply for position number FA139z at; complete and submit the online application; and upload a cover letter, CV, and a list of three professional references with contact information. AA/EOE

For Full Consideration, Apply by: June 2, 2014
Open until filled