|Women Studies seeks director |
The Women Studies Program invites applications for the position of Women Studies Director for a three-year appointment. The position reports directly to the dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. The Women Studies Program currently offers an undergraduate minor; a major is available through the Interdisciplinary Studies program. This is an exciting time for the program. The affiliated faculty members are currently considering the expansion of program offerings, alignment of the program with the new general education essential skills requirements, and greater engagement with the community. We are seeking an individual with the potential to lead the program in the next phase of growth and visibility.
Applicants should have experience teaching relevant courses and a scholarly or creative agenda that has a significant gender component. Responsibilities involve working collaboratively with Women Studies faculty and the Executive Committee to plan and guide the program, including preparing course schedules, supervising support staff, evaluating the program's courses and curriculum, preparing the annual report, representing the program as a member of the College of Arts and Sciences Council, strategic planning and working toward the goals of the strategic plan, teaching one women studies course in addition to senior study and service learning, and convening monthly meetings of Women Studies committees. The ideal candidate will provide leadership across the campus, supporting and encouraging scholarly activities and teaching by and about women. Successful experience leading faculty-driven initiatives or administering an academic program is desirable.
Compensation will include course replacement funding, summer salary and limited clerical support.
Please send a description of your vision and qualifications for this position, along with a CV, sample of publications or other relevant materials, and the names and affiliations of three people who would provide a reference for you. Send these materials to Women Studies Program, Mail Stop 7113, by June 22. For questions or further information, please contact Sandra Donaldson (email@example.com) or Lana Rakow (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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