Director of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies—Internal Search

East Tennessee State University
October 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:$6,000
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Working Time:Full time
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Job Title Director of Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies—Internal Search

Department Women's Studies - 21206 Pay Grade Job Category Faculty Job Summary

Internal Search—College of Arts & Sciences

ETSU seeks a highly resourceful individual with excellent interpersonal skills to direct and lead its Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies program. This person will supervise, teach, develop courses, assess results, conduct research, recruit students, and expand this program in order to promote its cornerstone values. The director will be responsible for the daily operation of the program.

Responsibilities will require:

o Leadership and mentoring of faculty,

o Administrative expertise to include vision, long-term and short-term planning, decision-making, and coordination of instruction.

As an administrative and academic officer of the program, the director will have primary authority and responsibility for the delivery of academic programming in accordance with departmental, college, and university strategic plans; budgeting, and resource management. As a member of the College administration, the director will develop programming, partner with other units on campus, and serve as a liaison between campus and the community.

This position will report to the Associate Dean for Community Relations & Outreach for the College of Arts and Sciences. The selected faculty member will remain on a 9-month contract and be compensated via a stipend.

All positions at East Tennessee State University are contingent upon sufficient funding.

ETSU is committed to ensuring that our students, faculty, and staff are valued and work in an environment of openness and acceptance. ETSU is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.

Disclaimer: The Job Summary is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by individuals in this classification. It is not intended to be a complete list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Management reserves the right to revise the job or require different tasks to be performed as assigned to reflect changes in the position. The employee must be able to perform the essential functions of the position satisfactorily with or without reasonable accommodations.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

  • Mastery of the field.
  • Exceptional interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent organization and leadership skills.
  • Experience in recruitment strategies and ability to market the program to students and other institutions.
  • Knowledge and/or experience in grant writing.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to plan for and conduct meetings in person and virtually.
  • Ability to work independently and manage multiple projects and time effectively.
  • Ability to comprehend and prepare data analysis reports and presentations.
  • Ability to work effectively with individuals from underrepresented groups with understanding and sensitivity to experiences of individuals from diverse backgrounds.
  • Experience creating and maintaining collaborative working relationships with administrators, faculty, staff, and external partners.
  • A track record of creating collaborative programming and interdepartmental partnerships.
  • Required Qualifications

  • Full-time faculty member of the College of Arts and Sciences at ETSU.
  • Terminal degree in humanities, women's studies, gender studies, social sciences or related field.
  • Teaching and/or research record that demonstrates academic mastery of the field.
  • Preferred Qualifications

  • Additional scholarship and/or grant writing demonstrating academic mastery of and contributions related to the field (in feminist theory, reproductive health justice and politics, gender identity, intersectionality framework, public policy, class, race, popular culture, and LGBTQ rights, broadly conceived.
  • Course Design and Curriculum Development and/or Program Management Experience.
  • Experience in grant writing.
  • Experience designing and conducting assessments and evaluating outcomes.
  • Rank of Associate or Full Professor.
  • Salary $6,000 per academic year as an extra compensation

    Posting Detail Information

    Posting Number F00724P

    Is this position subject to a criminal background check? No Is any part of the funding for this posting coming from a grant or outside funding source? No Open Date 08/17/2023 Close Date 10/01/2023 Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants

    Only for full-time faculty members of the College of Arts and Sciences at ETSU

    The closing date for this posting is subject to change without notice to applicants. Faculty positions are only required to be posted for a minimum of fourteen (14) calendar days.

    Supplemental Questions

    Required fields are indicated with an asterisk ().

  • Are you a current full-time faculty member in the College of Arts and Sciences at ETSU
  • Yes
  • No
  • Documents Needed To Apply

    Required Documents

  • Cover Letter
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Teaching Philosophy
  • Statement of Research
  • Philosophy of Leadership
  • Optional Documents

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