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6 May 2017

Full-Time Women’s Center Program Specialist

Weber State University – Posted by SACJobs Ogden, Utah, United States

Job Description

The Program Specialist oversees the Women’s Center Social Justice, Action and Resource Program, and supports the Women’s Leadership and Professional Development program, in coordination with the Women’s Center Director. The Program Specialist meets weekly with the student staff to develop and implement programs and events congruent to the Women’s Center mission and strategic plan. Additionally, the Program Specialist helps to provide Safe@Weber Violence Prevention trainings, and provides back-up Safe@Weber Advocacy Services as needed. Lastly, the Program Specialist develops and maintains collaborative relationships between the Women’s Center and other student affairs departments such as Diversity and Inclusive Programs, the LGBT Resource Center, the Center for Multicultural Excellence, Veteran Services, Student Involvement and Leadership, Center for Community Engaged Learning, among others.

Duties Include:
Co-supervise 11 student staff and leadership students in developing and implementing programs and operations relating to Women’s Center strategic plan, including social justice education, women’s leadership and professional development, and Safe@Weber violence prevention (program examples include Generation F*, LUNAFEST, and Take Back the Night).
Act as staff advisor to student organizations, including Students for Choice and AAUW.
Serve on relevant university committees, including the Safe@Weber Advisory Board, and various event/program planning committees.
Assist in developing and implementing the Women’s Center strategic plan.
Assist in the oversight of office operations, social justice library, WC social media and marketing, and developing community resource guides.

Minimum Qualifications:

Master’s degree in student affairs, social work, public health, education, educational leadership, gender studies, or related field.

One year experience providing social justice education (focusing on intersectionality, power, and privilege) or
6 months experience providing direct service, crisis intervention, and advocacy to individuals who have experienced sexual or domestic violence and or sexual assault prevention education preferably at a university setting
One year experience working one on one with individuals of various ethnic, cultural and socioeconomic backgrounds, sexual orientation and gender identities.
Or related and equivalent experience.
Demonstrated ability to work with others on sensitive topics, preferably with students and administrators at a university setting.

Knowledge and experience with Title IX, the Violence Against Women Act, and the Clery Act.

Preferred Qualifications:

Three years experience in planning sexual assault, bystander training, violence prevention programs, social justice education and/or empowerment programs.
In-depth demonstrated knowledge and experience working with federal regulations related to campus (VAWA, Title IX, Clery and SaVE Act), current literature, and best practices regarding sexual assault and gender-based/interpersonal violence.
Effective oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills.
Proven ability to develop, implement and assess programs.
Strong ability to work effectively within and outside of the university system in developing relationships and programs to address programmatic issues and needs.
Workshop facilitation and training experience for both large and small audiences.
Excellent writing and professional speaking skills.
Organizational skills, ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines, and successfully handle multiple projects concurrently.
Ability to make independent, professional decisions while considering the input of stakeholders, advisors, and campus culture.
Utah 40-hour Advocate Certification (or state equivalent), and/or NOVA Campus Advocacy Certification (or completion upon hire)


  • Start Date: No Start Date
  • Education: Master’s Degree Required
  • Work Experience: 0 – 2 years
  • Part/Full Time: Full-Time

How to Apply

To apply, please complete the online staff application at and attach a cover letter, current resume and the names and contact information for at least three professional references. Transcripts may also be attached as an optional applicant document. Screening of applications will begin May 19, 2017. Position will remain open until filled. Criminal background check required as a condition of employment. EOE/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disability

Job Types: Full-Time. Job Tags: Program Specialist and Women.


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