The George Mason University, Women and Gender Studies Program invites applications for the position of Associate Director of the Women and Gender Studies Program. This administrative faculty position is full-time and requires expertise in developing co-curricular programs related to gender and women's issues. The Associate Director is expected to teach one course per semester. Master's degree or Ph.D. in a related field is required. Review of applications begins October 15, 2010.
Associate Director of the Women and Gender Studies Program Position
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 full-time and requires expertise in developing co-curricular 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 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 is expected to teach one course per semester.
Required Qualifications: Master's degree or Ph.D. in a related field. 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; previous work in a university setting; familiarity with computer publication software.
Open until filled
Review of applications will begin October 15, 2010, with an expected start date of January 10, 2011. For full consideration, applicants must apply online at http://jobs.gmu.edu for position number FA139z; complete the faculty application; and attach a cover letter, CV, and a list of three references with contact information.
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