Assistant Director of Educational Programs
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Please see Special Instructions for more details.A complete application includes a cover letter and a resume addressing all job qualifications, along with the names and contact information of three references including relationship and current supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Please submit all materials via https://jobs.colostate.edu. Application materials will be accepted until position is filled, however for guaranteed full consideration, application materials must be submitted by April 16, 2017 at 11:59p.m. MT. If you have questions about the position or search process, please contact Rachel Martinez, Search Support, at Rachel.I.MARTINEZ@colostate.edu.
Posting Detail Information
|Working Title||Assistant Director of Educational Programs|
|Research Professional Position||No|
|Position Type||Admin Professional/ Research Professional|
|Number of Vacancies||1|
|Proposed Annual Salary Range||$48,000 - 51,000|
|Desired Start Date||06/01/2017|
|Position End Date (if temporary)|
|Open Posting Date|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|To ensure full consideration, applications must be received by 11:59pm (MT) on||04/16/2017|
|Description of Work Unit||
The Women and Gender Advocacy Center provides programs and resources focusing on all genders, social justice, and interpersonal violence prevention. Additionally, the WGAC provides advocacy and support for victims of sexual violence, stalking, sexual harassment, relationship violence, and adult survivors of sexual assault. Our purpose is to provide a safe and affirming space for the students we serve at Colorado State University, while supporting systemic change to end all forms of oppression within our community.
WGAC programs and services include: 1) Educational and outreach programming on gender related concerns; 2) General information and resource referral on issues related to gender; 3) Victim advocacy and assistance for survivors of interpersonal violence; and 4) The WGAC lending library of print and media materials.
The Assistant Director for Prevention and Education in the Women and Gender Advocacy Center (WGAC) is a full-time, 12-month position reporting to the Director. The Assistant Director shares in providing leadership for the mission of the Women and Gender Advocacy Center through the initiation, development, administration, and evaluation of programs and services. This position provides leadership and implementation for education and outreach programming on social justice issues, with a specific focus on gender based violence prevention and sex and gender-based issues throughout the campus and community through various workshops and educational programs. This position will assume additional responsibilities in the absence of the Director.
|Required Job Qualifications||
• Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Sociology, Ethnic Studies, Women’s studies or a social science related field completed by the start date
|Preferred Job Qualifications||
• Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with dynamics related to interpersonal violence within marginalized communities
•Reflecting departmental and institutional values, candidates are expected to have the ability to advance the Department’s commitment to diversity and inclusion.
|Job Duty Category||Leadership|
Coordinate the Red Whistle Brigade, CSU’s peer education program on gender related concerns.
Coordinate the Understanding Rape Supportive Culture program/class, creating awareness around issues of sexual assault in the fraternity/sorority community.
Manage the operation of educational programming including the coordination of program requests, assessing appropriate educational response and assigning peer and/or professional staff facilitators.
Oversee Men in the Movement, a program designed to educate college men about their role in ending sexism and motivate them to be active change agents
Oversee social media and online marketing, outreach and engagement for educational efforts and campus-wide initiatives like CTMO (Consent Turns Me On), Reframe, WGAC newsletter, WGAC website and other center social media platforms.
Provide leadership and vision for education and outreach programming on social justice issues, with a specific focus on sex and gender-based issues throughout the campus and community through various workshops and educational programs.
Participate in Student Diversity Programs and Services Cluster, Division of Student Affairs and other campus-wide projects through committee and special activities as assigned
Participate in campus-wide projects through committee and special activities as assigned.
Assist with assessment and strategic planning activities of the WGAC.
Serve as a positive role model for Colorado State University students.
|Percentage Of Time||50|
|Job Duty Category||Facilitation|
Provide information, referral and training for students, faculty, staff and other clientele on gender-related concerns.
Collaborate with other departments in Academic and Student Affairs to provide quality educational programs, both in and out of the classroom.
|Percentage Of Time||30|
|Job Duty Category||Supervision|
Supervise 1 FTE – Men’s Program Coordinator and 10-20 undergraduate peer educators
|Percentage Of Time||15|
|Job Duty Category||Confidential Victim Advocacy|
Assist with victim advocacy as needed including providing coverage of office and/or VAT phone.
|Percentage Of Time||5|
|Special Instructions to Applicants||
A complete application includes a cover letter and a resume addressing all job qualifications, along with the names and contact information of three references including relationship and current supervisor. References will not be contacted without prior notification of candidates. Please submit all materials via https://jobs.colostate.edu.
Application materials will be accepted until position is filled, however for guaranteed full consideration, application materials must be submitted by April 16, 2017 at 11:59p.m. MT. If you have questions about the position or search process, please contact Rachel Martinez, Search Support, at Rachel.I.MARTINEZ@colostate.edu.
|Conditions of Employment||Pre-employment Criminal Background Check (required for new hires)|
|Search Contact||Rachel Martinez, Rachel.I.Martinez@colostate.edu|
Colorado State University is committed to providing an environment that is free from discrimination and harassment based on race, age, creed, color, religion, national origin or ancestry, sex, gender, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or pregnancy and will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Colorado State University is an equal opportunity/equal access/affirmative action employer fully committed to achieving a diverse workforce and complies with all Federal and Colorado State laws, regulations, and executive orders regarding non-discrimination and affirmative action. The Office of Equal Opportunity is located in 101 Student Services.
|Background Check Policy Statement||
Colorado State University (CSU) strives to provide a safe study, work, and living environment for its faculty, staff, volunteers and students. To support this environment and comply with applicable laws and regulations, CSU conducts background checks. The type of background check conducted varies by position and can include, but is not limited to, criminal (felony and misdemeanor) history, sex offender registry, motor vehicle history, financial history, and/or education verification. Background checks will be conducted when required by law or contract and when, in the discretion of the university, it is reasonable and prudent to do so.
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Will you have a Master’s degree in Student Affairs, Sociology, Ethnic Studies, Women’s studies or a social science related field completed by the start date?
Do you have three years of related experience in a higher education setting?
Do you have demonstrated experience with the coordination, planning and facilitation of social justice educational programming about topics related to interpersonal violence and/or the dynamics of power, privilege, and oppression across multiple identities (i.e. race, ethnicity, gender, sexuality, class, disability, etc)?
Do you have at least one year supervision experience?
Are you available to work evenings and weekends as necessary to best meet the needs of our students?
Will you have a valid driver’s license or the ability to obtain a driver’s license or access to a licensed driver by the employment start date?
- Cover Letter