Center for Women and Gender Equity Coordinator

Updated: 18 days ago
Location: Campus, ILLINOIS
Job Type: FullTime


This position reports directly to the Director of the Center for Women and Gender Equity and supports the Center for Women and Gender Equity. The Coordinator is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating ongoing and one time programs for students, faculty, staff, and community members that contribute to retention and graduation, promoting equitable and safe environments on campus, facilitating education on diversity and gender justice, and creating a culture free from power-based personal violence. This individual will be responsible for providing support in the office, creating purchase orders, greeting guests, answering the phone, scheduling events and meetings, and preparing agendas. In addition to supporting the Director with day-to-day operation of the Center and strategic planning, the Coordinator is responsible for overseeing and managing multiple campus-wide initiatives for CWGE. This person may supervise student employees.

Essential Functions

  • Develop and implement innovative programming throughout the academic year promoting and educating about gender equity, with particular attention to March (Women’s History Month), October (Domestic Violence Awareness Month) and April (Sexual Assault Awareness Month).
  • Coordinate, oversee, and supervise practicum students within the Centers along with advising student groups out of the Center.
  • Provide presentations to increase awareness and understanding of other identities and experience as they interact with social issues.
  • Serve as a campus Green Dot trainer and assist with coordination of program.
  • Assist with developing, facilitating, and assessing community-building programs to support student, faculty, and staff identity. 
  • Provide support through managing multiple and shared calendars and provide multiple staff members with administrative support as needed, including coordinating purchasing, budget, maintaining inventory and ordering supplies when necessary.
  • Serves as an initial point of contact to triage individuals who contact or come into the office regarding services and resources. 
  • Performs maintenance of department website and assists with social media.
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications

The following Degree is required:

  • Bachelor's Degree.  Degree must be conferred at time of application.

The following Degree is preferred:
  • Master’s degree 
  • Degree in Women & Gender Studies, Sociology, Psychology, Social Work, Counseling, Student Affairs or related field

The following Experience is required:
  • 6 months of event management and/or program support 
    • 1 year of experience as a GA or student employee is equal to 6 months of professional experience
  • 6 months of experience with direct student services
    • 1 year of experience as a GA or student employee is equal to 6 months of professional experience
The following Experience is preferred:
  • Experience in marketing campaigns, print materials, and social media
  • Experience in including time spent as a graduate assistant, supervising staff
  • Experience in developing and executing evidence based educational programming
  • Gender equity experience 

Additional Information

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of women's and gender issues as related student development

  • Experience working with diverse populations

  • Experience with women's center or student affairs programs

  • Knowledge of student leadership and advocacy models

  • Knowledge of intersectional feminism and gender based personal violence

Bowling Green State University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Educator and Employer . We are committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourage applications from women, minorities, veterans and persons with disabilities. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421 or email [email protected] .

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