The University of Texas at Austin Job Posting

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Associate Director - CWGS Associate Director

Hiring department Ctr Women_gender Stds
Monthly salary $2,500+ depending on qualifications
Hours per week 26.66 Flexible from 700AM to 600PM
Posting number 12-11-16-01-0385
Job Status Closed
FLSA status Exempt
Earliest Start Date Immediately
Position Duration Funding expected to continue
Position open to all applicants
Location Austin (main campus)
Number of vacancies 1
General Notes

The Associate Director supports the Director in shaping the vision, identity and programming of the Center. The successful candidate will participate in and co-coordinate strategic planning and sustain relationships with students, faculty, administration, and community members. The Associate Director also serves as Graduate Advisor and Project Manager for the Center.

Required Application Materials

  • A Resume is required in order to apply
  • A Letter of Interest is required in order to apply.
  • A List of 3 References is required in order to apply.

Additional Information


The Associate Director supports the Director in shaping the vision, identity, and programming; participates in and co-coordinates strategic planning and sustain relationships with students, faculty, administration, and community members; and serves as the Graduate Advisor and Project Director.

Essential Functions

Works with the Graduate Coordinator to create a positive community and envision new resources for students. Generates programming, orientations, and regular workshops to support graduate students in the CWGS MA program; advises all CWGS MA students prior to fall and spring registration. Creates, coordinates, and secures funding for new initiatives in the Center. Coordinates and creates projects directly associated with the Center's Embrey Foundation Women's Human Rights program. Generates a culture of education for gender and racial justice by working with faculty to create new courses for first year students; works with faculty building performance-based education in high schools, communities, and The University. Generates and support models for arts-based advocacy.

Marginal/Incidental functions

Must be conversant with and support the core curriculum for the WGS BA and MA programs by teaching one WGS core course each semester at either the undergraduate or graduate level (note that this will be a separate 1/3 time lecturer position).

Required qualifications

The successful candidate shall have: A PhD in the Humanities or Social Sciences, or a terminal degree in the appropriate discipline; training and experience in the interdisciplinary field of Women's and Gender Studies with attention to its transnational commitments and analysis of interlocking oppressions; evidence of excellence in teaching, specifically in Women's and Gender Studies courses; strong organizational skills and experience archiving information for and as well as creating assessment reports; and project management experience, including experience creating and using budgets, across university and community projects. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.

Preferred Qualifications

The successful candidate may have benefitted from: experience working within communities committed to gender and racial justice; experience with University or organizational administration; experience advising students; and successful grant-writing experience.

Working conditions

May work around standard office conditions Repetitive use of a keyboard at a workstation

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