Intercultural Women Representative

 The Institute for Women's Leadership is currently hiring for Public Relations Coordinator, Hynes Scholars Student Coordinator, and Event Planning Coordinator. Visit the Student Employment website to apply.

Job Title:  Intercultural Women Representative  

Department/Agency: Sister Nancy Hynes Institute for Women's Leadership

Length of Position: Academic Year, 8 - 10 hour work award

Hiring: Applications posted in spring

Function/Description of the Position: The primary purpose of this position is to ensure that traditionally underrepresented women in the feminist movement are represented. This includes Womanist, Mujercitas, and non-feminist. Feminism has traditionally failed to recognize the problems faced by women of color. This position focus is to design and execute programs related to underrepresented women, social justice and service to the community. The position requires the ability to: work as a team member; to think creatively; background on various forms of women empowerment and to coordinate volunteer programs in the community. There will be research required to gather information on issues that affect women in both the CSB community and the community at large along with planning and executing events

This is a great leadership opportunity for a student interested in women's development and leadership particularly for underrepresented students. The employee will learn about issues that are prevalent to women; will develop the skill to plan and execute various types of programs; and will enhance their ability to work more effectively in a team. The position will also provide an opportunity to understand the various movements women have taken, and how feminism has failed to recognize these movements.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, complete, and evaluate programs, working collaboratively with other employees at the Institute
  • Create events that will engage conversations on campus, with the focus on changing feminism to be more inclusive of issues faced by underrepresented groups.
  • Gather information on various topics related to women's development and leadership with focus on women who do don't identify as feminist
  • Greet, assist and direct visitors to the Institute
  • Attend regular staff and advisory board meetings
  • Communicate with various departments, clubs, and organizations about initiatives within the Institute
  • Answer phone calls and perform other various office duties
  • Special projects determined by Student Director

Minimum Qualifications to Perform the Duties of the Position:

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Background in women liberation movement interest in learning more about various minority women movements
  • Initiative and Creative Thinking
  • Experience in leadership of people and projects
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office applications
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work both individually and as a team member
  • Background in gender studies or an interest in learning more about gender