The Women and Gender Equity Center at Old Dominion University is accepting applications for the Assistant Director (full-time, 12 month) position. This position will develop, coordinate, present, and assess educational programs and services for students designed to 1) promote gender equity and eliminate sexism, 2) enhance safety by addressing root causes of sexual and relationship violence to transform social norms, and 3) facilitate the retention of female students. This position will also coordinate the Sexual Assault Free Environment (S.A.F.E.) program, in addition to providing advocacy, support, and education for students.
Required Education: Master’s degree in women’s studies, higher education, sociology, or related field.
Required Qualifications: Considerable experience in crisis intervention and advocacy. Comprehensive knowledge of sexual and relationship violence and related issues. Comprehensive knowledge of contemporary women’s issues and gender theory. Demonstrated ability to develop, coordinate, and present programs. Excellent communication skills. Basic knowledge of student development theory. Master’s degree in women’s studies, higher education, sociology, or related field. Considerable experience in crisis intervention and advocacy.
Preferred Qualifications: Considerable experience in a campus or community-based sexual assault program. Demonstrated considerable ability to assess students’ needs and make appropriate referrals. Some experience in a higher education setting.
Review Date: The initial application review date for this position is July 19, 2021 and will remain open until filled.
Internal Number: GP034A
About Old Dominion University
Old Dominion University, located in the coastal city of Norfolk, is Virginia's entrepreneurial-minded doctoral research university with more than 24,000 students, rigorous academics, an energetic residential community, and initiatives that contribute $2.6 billion annually to Virginia's economy.