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Women's Resource Center Coordinator

Posting Details

Position Information

Posting Number S180031P
Posting Date 09/27/2017
Closing Date 10/04/2017
Title Women's Resource Center Coordinator
Working Title Women's Resource Center Coordinator
Employee Class Administrator
Department Counseling Department
Salary Range
Full-time/ Part-time Full-time
Hours Per Week 40
Standard Work Week M,T,W,F 9a-5p, Th 9a-7pm, Some Evenings and Weekends as needed.
Anticipated Start Date 11/03/2014
If Temporary, End Date
Job Summary

The Women’s Resource Center Coordinator provides coordination of the day-to-day activities in the Women’s Resource Center, which supports the education and development of all students with particular attention to the needs of women; and oversees support programs for single parents and displaced homemakers.

Job Description

Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Coordinate the day-to-day activities of the Women’s Resource Center; work with university departments and student leaders to design and implement programs, special events, and services that support student success and development.
2. Coordinate the delivery of information and assistance to students seeking support through the Women’s Resource Center, (i.e. referrals to community resources providing child care and transportation information, housing, clothing donations, crisis intervention, case management, scholarship workshops, writing labs, and networking with professional and community organizations that support nontraditional employment, and other services).
3. Coordinate recruitment, orientation, and enrollment of students in support programs for single parents/displaced homemakers. Oversee learning activities and retention strategies for students served by the program.
4. Plan, implement, and monitor budget expenditures for the Women’s Resource Center and programs for single parents/displaced homemakers in cooperation with the supervisor.
5. Initiate and coordinate the development of grant proposals and solicit donations that support the goals of the Women’s Resource Center; oversee implementation of grants awarded.
6. May collaborate with academic departments and external partners to develop and implement workshops to address common issues faced by students, including single parent/displaced homemakers.
7. Provide re-entry services, information, and assistance to single parents, displaced homemakers, and adults returning to college.
8. Develop retention strategies and support plans for students who register with the Center. Serve as liaison to local and regional organizations that can contribute to the goals of the Women’s Resource Center.
9. Develop Evaluation strategy to ensure continuous improvement of programs and Services delivered by the center.
10. Develop and manage a donation structure for a “Women’s Resource Closet” to provide essential toiletries and other items for students.
11. Chair the annual Women’s History Month Committee and serve as Advisor for at least one club/org with goals that are in alignment with the mission and goals of the Center.
12. Perform other related duties as assigned.

Work is performed in an office and classroom environment. Full-Time, Permanent, 40 hour work week Occasional evening and weekend hours required.

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in Education, Psychology, Social Work, other Social Science, or related area with 2 Years experience in Case Management, Program Coordinator, or related role.

Demonstrated experience working in a post-secondary environment coordinating student programs and support services for disadvantaged and/or women students.

Demonstrated experience working with a diverse student population.

Preferred Qualifications

Preferred Qualifications:
Master’s degree in student development, psychology, social work, social science, counseling or other related field required.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Knowledge of effective office management and supervisory techniques.

Knowledge of University policies and procedures.

Knowledge of services provided by various community based organizations.

Skill in operating a computer and various supporting software

Skill in assessing and mentoring students.

Ability to work with an ethnically and culturally diverse population.

Ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form.

Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks.

Ability to solve problems and defuse conflict situations.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
  3. Transcripts
  4. Letters of Reference
  5. Reference
Optional Documents
  1. Certification