PLEASE NOTE: This position is a an 11-month contract (July 1 - May 31), and frequently requires evening and weekend hours.
The Center for Women and Gender is committed to promoting a campus community that is safe, equitable, and respectful of all members. Thus, our Center is a resource for the entire RIT Community. The mission of the Center for Women and Gender is to foster an educational environment in which all community members can be personally, academically, and professionally successful without regard to gender, racial/ethnic origins, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic status, or spiritual beliefs.
Reporting to the Director, the Assistant Director for Programming, Education and Outreach will provide leadership and support for RIT’s Center for Women and Gender consisting of providing prevention education programs and outreach to the campus community. In addition, this staff member will work collaboratively with campus partners to provide Title IX campus education, provide advocacy and support to students, manage the Student Action Board and assist with signature Center events. This position provides supervision to Center for Women and Gender interns and student staff.
Provide support to students, faculty and staff to deliver programming
Collaborate with campus partners to address educational needs of the community
Provide follow-up to students who have attended a CWAG program and may require individual support, referral and/or additional information
Design and coordinate educational workshops and programs aimed at increasing men’s awareness, abilities and effectiveness to and promoting a climate of respect for women
Develop and coordinate workshops and educational programs which foster and support the academic and personal success of RIT students
Coordinate signature Center for Women and Gender programs
Collaborate with campus departments, student clubs and organizations to facilitate workshops and deliver programs to support students at RIT
Develop and manage social media presence and oversee the Center for Women and Gender’s marketing
Support assessment activities of the Center
Provide Alternative Education Sanctions to students who have been referred by the Center for Student Conduct and Conflict Resolution
Serve on Center, Division and University wide committees and task forces, as needed
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Master’s degree in Social Work, Psychology, Sociology, Higher Education Administration or related field
A minimum of 3 years of full-time professional experience
Previous experience supporting individuals impacted by sexual assault, dating and domestic violence, stalking and harassment
Experience with crisis intervention
Experience and evidence in employing a data-driven approach to generating measurable (quantitative and qualitative) educational outcomes
Effective verbal, written, and digital communication skills, including the ability manage social media
Strong personal boundaries and ethics
Documented proficiency with computerized enterprise systems, office productivity software, electronic calendaring, email, word processing, databases, spreadsheets, and internet research
Documented experience as an effective advocate who exhibits high ethical standards of conduct and confidentiality in dealing with various internal and external constituencies
Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to manage multiple assignments with fluctuating and time-sensitive deadlines
Experience providing education and advocacy for men
5 or more years providing education and outreach
Experience delivering Title IX training
Experience with marketing and promotional best practices
Knowledge of the Deaf community and proficiency in ASL, or willingness to learn
Possess a deep understanding of a diverse student body and a demonstrated commitment to diversity and cross-cultural issues
Demonstrated capacity to communicate broadly across constituent groups, cultivate and sustain collegial relationships, and build unity around difficult issues
Curriculum Vitae or Resume Cover Letter List of References
In order to be considered for this position, you must apply for it at: http://careers.rit.edu/staff. Click the link for search openings and in the keyword search field, enter the title of the position or the BR number.
The hiring process for this position may require a criminal background check and/or motor vehicle records check. Any verbal or written offer made is contingent on satisfactory results, as determined by Human Resources. RIT does not discriminate. RIT promotes and values diversity, pluralism and inclusion in the work place. RIT provides equal opportunity to all qualified individuals and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, age, marital status, sex, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, veteran status or disability in its hiring, admissions, educational programs and activities. RIT provides reasonable accommodations to applicants with disabilities under the Rehabilitation Act, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the New York Human Rights Law, or similar applicable law. If you need reasonable accommodation for any part of the application and hiring process, and you wish to discuss potential accommodations related to your application for employment at RIT, please contact the Human Resources office at 585-475-2424 or email your request to Careers@rit.edu.
THE UNIVERSITY AND ROCHESTER COMMUNITY:
RIT is a national leader in professional and career-oriented education. Talented, ambitious, and creative students of all cultures and backgrounds from all 50 states and more than 100 countries have chosen to attend RIT. Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career ...education and experiential learning. With approximately 15,000 undergraduates and 2,900 graduate students, RIT is one of the largest private universities in the nation. RIT offers a rich array of degree programs in engineering, science, business, and the arts, and is home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf. RIT has been honored by The Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the “Great Colleges to Work For” for four years. RIT is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples by our membership in the Upstate NY HERC.
Rochester, situated between Lake Ontario and the Finger Lakes region, is the 79th largest city in the United States and the third largest metropolitan area in New York State. The Greater Rochester region, which is home to over one million people, is rich in cultural and ethnic diversity, with a population comprised of approximately 16% African and Latin Americans and another 7% of international origin. It is also home to the largest deaf community per capita in the U.S. Rochester ranks 3rd among the best metropolitan regions for “raising a family" by Forbes Magazine; 6th among 379 metropolitan areas as “Best Places to Live in America” by Places Rated Almanac; 1st in Expansion Management Magazine’s ranking of metropolitan areas having the best “quality of life in the nation”; and is among Essence Magazine’s “Top 10 Cities for Black Families.”