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The UW Alene Moris Women’s Center is a catalyst for change. Working to disrupt cycles of oppression and break down gender-based barriers through transformational education programs, leadership development, and advocacy for girls and womxn. We believe womxn’s rights are human rights and are seeking an Administrator who shares in this goal.
The UW Alene Moris Women’s Center has an outstanding opportunity for an Administrator to join their team.
The Women’s Center Administrator manages the daily operations and finances of the Center, including the overall operational support for internal programs and services as well as correspondence to various community and campus organizations that augment’s the Center’s mission and values. This position assists the Executive Director with development, budgeting, implementing College of Arts & Sciences policies, programming, staffing, research and publishing concerns. The Administrator holds an essential role in creating a positive work environment that values diversity, inclusion, collaboration and partnership.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Specific responsibilities include:
Operational and fiscal management:
Manage the daily operational and fiscal needs of the Women’s Center which may include making timely and accurate decisions affecting the financial and administrative operations of the Center and its programs (Making Connections, Violence Prevention and Human Trafficking Program, Re-Entry, the Alene Moris National Education for Women Leadership Program, Feminist Research and Activism Series, and providing financial records retention that aligns with UW campus policy.
Infrastructure Development and Planning:
Offers internal organizational strategies and methodology that streamline communication and improvement on program processes. Establishes standardization, quality and customer services through maintenance and improvement of system tools and resources, such as training manuals and application procedures to maximize the Center’s performance and deliverance of services.
Work-Study Student and Volunteer Supervisory:
The Women’s Center provides a strong learning environment for work-study students and community volunteers. The Manager will provide recruitment, mentorship, coaching, on-boarding, and record management of work-study student and volunteer hours and responsibilities that align with their academic and career endeavors. Develops training and guidance materials that offers quality leadership development opportunities.
Coordination and oversight of special events and programming:
Provides leadership, collaboration and overall coordination of the Center’s special events and programming that may include the development of marketing materials, producing event announcements, and managing variety of communication correspondences that requires timeliness and superior customer service to diverse staff, students, faculty and community members.
2-3 years progressively more responsible administrative experience at an educational institution and/or government agency.
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
Strong written, digital and oral communication skills, including tact, diplomacy, and discretion
The position requires an individual with strong organizational management skills that prioritizes multiple tasks effectively, while working within budget and project deadlines. Due to the multi-faceted environment at the UW, we seek someone who is detailed oriented with exceptional problem-solving skills with the ability to write and communicate in concise manners to a variety of stakeholders. The candidate will be a collaborative and strategic thinker that offers new procedures, operational strategies and recommendations to advance the work at the Women’s Center that addresses institutional biases. We greatly value a candidate with a demonstrated committed and experience towards working with diverse stakeholders, especially Black, Indigenous and Community of Color populations, that advances gender and anti-racism principles and equitable practices.
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