Director of Mentoring and Diversity, University of Virginia Women's Center
The University of Virginia Women's Center seeks an experienced
teacher and administrator to fill the position of Director of
Mentoring and Diversity. Primary responsibilities include:
1) Teaching two internship courses each semester for the Studies in
Women and Gender Program (Race, Gender, and Activism (fall); Issues
Facing Adolescent Girls (fall); Global Theories of Women's Advocacy
(spring); and Issues Facing College Women (spring);
2) The coordination and development of mentoring programs at the
Women's Center, namely the Young Women Leaders Program which pairs
undergraduate women with middle school girls; The Hues Leadership
Network, a networking and mentoring program for undergraduate women
of color; and the Women and Advocacy internship; and
3) Shaping and directing the Women's Center's diversity initiatives
and policies. Founded in 1989, the Women's Center sponsors diverse
programs, serving students, faculty, staff and community members.
The position demands a dynamic leader with experience in mentoring
students and young girls, a record of success in teaching at the
college level, and a commitment to diversity as a value in higher
education. Other responsibilities include supervision; fundraising;
and assistance with budget planning, policy development, and
representation of the Center within the University and community.
This is a full-time 12-month faculty position. The salary for the
position is competitive and commensurate with credentials and
experience. A Ph.D. is required with consideration given to
candidates in their final year of doctoral study.
Most serious consideration will be given to applications received by
October 1, 2003; however the position will remain open until filled.
Ideally, the successful candidate would be able to assume the
position on December 1, 2003, but the starting date is negotiable.
Please submit a letter of application, current curriculum vitae, a
statement of your teaching philosophy, and the names, addresses and
phone numbers of three references to:
Chair, Search Committee
c/o Kimberley Roberts
University of Virginia Women's Center
P. O. Box 800588
Charlottesville, VA 22908-0588
For more information about the UVa Women's Center, please consult our
website at http://womenscenter.virginia.edu. The University of
Virginia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer