Coordinator for the Womens Center & LGBTQ Services
Ramapo College of New Jersey
July 18, 2018
Mahwah, New Jersey
Full-time, 10-month, Unclassified (AFT) position with expected work hours of 35 hours per week. Primarily hours are 8:30AM – 4:30PM, Monday through Friday. Work hours/shifts/days are subject to change regularly as directed by the supervisor to meet the operational needs of the unit. Evenings and weekend hours are also necessary based on programmatic needs.
Salary Range U15: $39,690.48 - $43,655.14
*NOTE: Salaries for internal candidates are determined by the State of New Jersey and AFT, AFL-CIO Agreement and will follow promotional calculations as outlined in the bargaining unit agreement.
RAMAPO COLLEGE OF NEW JERSEY:
Mission: Ramapo College of New Jersey is New Jersey’s Public Liberal Arts College, dedicated to providing students a strong foundation for a lifetime of achievement. The College is committed to academic excellence through interdisciplinary and experiential learning, and international and intercultural understanding. Ramapo College emphasizes teaching and individual attention to all students. We promote diversity, inclusiveness, sustainability, student engagement, and community involvement.
Established in 1969, Ramapo College of New Jersey has an enrollment of 5,000 students and offers bachelor’s degrees in the arts, business, humanities, social sciences and the sciences, as well as in professional studies, which include nursing and social work. In addition, Ramapo College offers courses leading to teacher certification at the elementary and secondary levels. The College also offers eight graduate programs as well as articulated programs with Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, New York Chiropractic College, New York University College of Dentistry, SUNY State College of Optometry and New York College of Podiatric Medicine. The College is ranked as fifth in the Best Regional Public Universities North category by U.S. News & World Report.
Undergraduate students choose to concentrate their studies in one of five schools with more than 539 course offerings and 36 academic programs. Ramapo College boasts an average student/faculty ratio of 18:1 and average class size of 23, affording students the opportunity to develop close ties to the College’s exceptional faculty.
The Coordinator of the Women’s Center is part of the Equity and Diversity Programs staff of the Center for Student Involvement, and reports to the Assistant Director for Equity and Diversity Programs. The Coordinator is responsible for assisting in facilitating the vision for services and programming of the Women’s Center, which frequently require additional skills in counseling, advocacy, and referral. The mission of the Women’s Center incorporates a commitment to understanding and embracing all types of diversity and the Coordinator provides leadership in supporting this goal.
The Coordinator serves as a campus resource and helps educate the community on issues regarding women and gender. The Coordinator is responsible for establishing the Center’s vision and for addressing student concerns regarding women’s and gender issues. The Coordinator works closely with students and student organizations to build leadership skills and develop relevant programming.
The Coordinator, as part of the CSI staff, also has shared responsibilities for event coverage, the development of a comprehensive activities calendar, and supporting the mission of the College, the Division, and the Unit.
• Responsible for the daily operation of the Women’s Center. • Train and supervise the Women’s Center student staff, and student volunteers. • Coordinate Women’s Center operational policies and procedures for the Center including facilities, services, staffing, hours of operation, resources, library, and referrals. • Establish and maintain database of on campus and community resources for Women-identified students and LGBTQ-identified students. • Plan and/or supervise, schedules, markets and implements all educational programs sponsored by the Women’s Center including: Queer & Trans History Month, Vagina Monologues, Women’s Herstory Month, and World AIDS Day. • Maintain the Women’s Center Social Media presence, and other communication outlets. • Coordinate the Safe Zone Program including providing ongoing training. • Co-coordinate Gender-Inclusive Housing Living Learning Community program (in collaboration with Residence Life). • Coordinate and serve as a resource for gender-related programming and issues on campus. • Coordinate and serve as a resource for LGBTQ-related programming and issues on campus. • Serve as a liaison to Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies minor. • Recommend, administer, and monitor the Women's Center budget. • Evaluate and assess Women's Center goals, operations, and programs. • Assist Assistant Director for Equity and Diversity Programs in other projects as needed
Shared CSI Responsibilities
• Develop and maintain linkages with faculty, academic units, and campus wide committees with the intention of developing programs and services that support the mission of the College and other current College initiatives. • Participate in an on-call rotation with CSI staff to cover evening and weekend events. • Assist with major student events including Orientation, Senior Week, and Commencement. • All other duties as assigned, according to agreed upon goals of the Unit. • Some evening and weekend hours required.
Work Environment: This job operates in an office setting. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines. Physical Demands: This is largely a sedentary role, requiring use of typical office equipment such as a computer, laptop and cell phone. Most work is completed in a corporate office environment.
Graduation from an accredited college with a Bachelor’s degree is required.
Masters Degree in Counseling, Higher Education, or related field is preferred.
Applicants who do not possess the required education may substitute required experience on a year-for-year basis (30 credit hours is considered one year of college.)
Minimum one (1) year of experience in an institution of higher education or related environment that is directly related to job responsibilities. Knowledge and experience providing leadership to a campus or other community regarding gender-related programs and training.
Ramapo College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Ramapo has a long history of advocating, advising, and supporting diversity, equity, and inclusiveness. Examples can be found in its mission statement, strategic plans, degree and course offerings, community outreach programs, the Diversity Action Committee offerings, and the other numerous diversity conferences and programs. Ramapo’s commitment to diversity and inclusion is infused across all facets of the College; where the environment is welcoming, dedicated to social justice, respectful of freedom of expression, focused on educating and having an ongoing conversation regarding cultural competence and the benefits and importance of diversity.