Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis, with initial review beginning on Friday, April 7th, 2023.
The Women's Community Center, also known as the WCC, is a dynamic and innovative space that employs a mission-driven, solution-oriented, positive, feminist approach to addressing issues related to gender and equity at Stanford and beyond. Specifically, the mission of the WCC is to facilitate growth and engagement for Stanford students around issues of gender, equity, identity, and justice, by building community and providing innovative opportunities to explore scholarship, leadership, and activism. Our approach is inclusive, intersectional, and welcoming of students of any background or level of prior engagement with these issues. The WCC is proud to be part of The Centers for Equity, Community, and Leadership, within the division of Student Affairs. Each Center works to advance learning and student development through five pillars - Academic and Intellectual Engagement, Leadership Development, Mental Health & Well-Being, Community Building, and Alumni Engagement.
Stanford's Centers for Equity, Community and Leadership are thrilled to announce the launch of our Alumni Fellowship program. These fellowships offer recent Stanford graduates a rare opportunity to develop and expand existing engagement opportunities for alumni, undergraduate, and graduate students through a full-time paid position on our professional staff.
This position is generously sponsored by The Stanford Fund. The Stanford Fund exists to provide financial assistance in the form of scholarships for undergraduate students as well as resources to promote and develop meaningful curricular and co-curricular experiences at Stanford. With that, the goal of this fixed term position is to provide a Stanford graduate with an opportunity to engage in a professional development experience, employing skills learned during their time as a student on campus, in order to fulfill the goals of the fund.
The Women's Community Center (WCC) seeks a recent Stanford graduate to work closely with professional staff in areas including but not limited to:
Student support and development
Student, staff, faculty, and alumni outreach
Program development and support
Improving student access to university resources and services through the WCC.
Reporting to the Assistant Dean & Associate Director and working alongside the Associate Dean and Director and the Assistant Director; the WCC Alumni Fellow will serve as a campus partner and advocate within all functional areas of the university. The fellow will be instrumental in sustaining and creating new engagement between the Women's Community Center and the Stanford community through our current and new programs and initiatives.
Work collaboratively with the WCC leadership team to manage, plan and execute cultural, academic and educational programs with university wide impact to meet the goals and mission of the WCC.
Provide advisement, guidance, and supervision to student staff members and interns of the WCC where needed for the following specific programmatic areas: WCC Big Five events (NSO, Reunion Homecoming, Family Weekend, Admit Weekend, WCC Grad Send Off).
Offer advisement and support services to Women's Voluntary Student Organizations (WVSOs) to foster continued engagement and collaboration with the WCC.
Assist with the reconciliation of expenses and clearing of departmental purchasing and travel card transactions.
Analyze and develop reports and student facing communications.
Help with the upkeep and maintenance of the physical space as well as coordinate space reservations requests.
Utilize multiple social media platforms to create engagement with Stanford alumni.
Bachelor's degree and 1-2 years of relevant work experience, or a combination of education and relevant experience.
Student affairs, academic or work experience related to the fields of social work, community organizing, arts & media organization, counseling psychology, race & ethnic studies, gender studies, or other work and training in the social sciences with a focus on access and belonging.
Knowledge of and/or interest in how gender, equity, identity, and justice impact on student experiences.
Advanced communication skills to clearly and effectively share information to internal and external audiences and all levels of management.
Strong analytical and problem solving skills to review and analyze complex information.
Advanced computer skills, including experience with Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity and proficiency with Google Docs and/or Box, Slack, Zoom and other video conferencing and online meeting tools.
Advanced written, verbal and interpersonal communication and presentation skills to clearly and effectively communicate information to internal and external audiences, client groups, and all levels of management.
May provide oversight with the administration of financial processes such as financial reimbursements, data entry, reviewing terms and conditions regarding contracts, understanding vendor requirements, and following up and resolving issues.
Ability to ensure and apply compliance with legal, financial, and university policies and external regulations.
Stanford alumni are strongly encouraged to apply.
The university requires all staff to be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 and provide proof of vaccination prior to their start date, unless granted a medical or religious accommodation.
This is a hybrid position which requires on campus work at least three days per week.
Ability to work evenings and weekends, as needed.
Frequently sit, perform desk-based computer tasks.
Occasionally stand, walk, twist, use fine manipulation, grasp, use a telephone, write by hand, sort and file paperwork, lift, carry, push, and pull objects that weigh up to 30 pounds.
Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide, http://adminguide.stanford.edu.
The expected pay range for this position is $64,480 to $73,675 per annum. Stanford University provides pay ranges representing its good faith estimate of what the university reasonably expects to pay for a position. The pay offered to a selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal equity, geographic location, and external market pay for comparable jobs.
How to Apply:
For full consideration, submit your application, resume and cover letter.
Why Stanford is for You
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Freedom to grow. We offer career development programs, tuition reimbursement, or the ability to audit a course. Join a TedTalk, film screening, or listen to a renowned author or global leader speak.
A caring culture. We provide superb retirement plans, generous time-off, and family care resources.
A healthier you. Climb our rock wall, or choose from hundreds of health or fitness classes at our world-class exercise facilities. We also provide excellent health care benefits.
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The job duties listed are typical examples of work performed by positions in this job classification and are not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary depending on department or program needs without changing the general nature and scope of the job or level of responsibility. Employees may also perform other duties as assigned.
Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her job.
Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law
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