Women’s Center Support Specialist



Compensation: $10.00/hour

Status: Part-time (student employee)

Job Summary

The Women’s Center at Fort Valley State University is a space open to all students interested in topics and issues broadly related to the experiences of women, the impacts of sexism and misogyny, and the role of gender in all of our lives. Reporting to the Women’s Center Project Director, this position is responsible for providing administrative and programming support to the Center, serving as a campus resource to help educate the community on emerging issues regarding gender and women.

Duties and Responsibilities
• Promotes awareness of mentorship and leadership development programs throughout the campus and community by conceptualizing, designing and distributing associated program marketing material through traditional and social media channels.
• Develops, delivers and evaluates mentorship and leadership development programs focusing on mentorship, leadership development and professional development activities (e.g., personal branding, developing good mentors, aligning goals and expectations, and mentoring across differences).
• Assists with organizing and executing Women’s Center outreach programs and events (i.e. Branding, Mentoring Models and Mentor Selection, Communicating Effectively with Mentees, etc.)
• Contributes ideas and content to Center publications.
• Researches and updates current women’s mentorship and leadership development information.
• Maintain positive contacts with community.
• Serves in a position of trust, exercising good judgment, discretion, and maintaining the highest level of confidentiality at all times.
• This position is a responsible employee under Title IX.
• Performs other duties as assigned.

Qualifications

Minimum: List the minimum qualifications required to successfully perform the job and are necessary to be considered for the position.

• Must be enrolled on a full-time basis as an FVSU student.
• Ability to maintain the highest level of confidentiality.
• Ability to understand and articulate sex and gender-related needs and concerns from a perspective that includes the intersections of gender, race, sexual orientation, and other significant aspects of individual identity.
• Flexibility to work after hours when appropriate/necessary.
• Strong communication skills, including public speaking and writing.
• Strong harmonious interpersonal and collegial skills.
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
• Ability to multi-task, manage time and solve complex problems.
• Proficient in MS Office suite of products.
• Demonstrates personal flexibility and initiative.
• Passion for feminism and gender issues.
• Must be organized, hardworking, creative, a self-starter, able to work independently and on a team.

Preferred: State the qualifications that would be beneficial to have, but are not essential to the job.

• Bachelor’s degree
• Experience with prevention education programming, especially within a university setting.
• Demonstrated knowledge of Title IX, HIPPA,

Working conditions

• Evening/night/weekend work as needed, based on programming and events
• The Women’s Center is a climate controlled environment

Physical requirements

Ability to sit 1/2 the time. Ability to speak 2/3 of the time. Ability to lift up to 5 pounds less than 1/3 of the time.

How to Apply:
Interested persons should submit a complete application packet which includes:

– Cover Letter
– Resume
– List of three (3) Professional References including their contact information

Complete application packets should be emailed to hrfvsu@fvsu.edu, with the Job Title in the subject line. Application packets that do not contain requested information may not be given full consideration.

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