|Job Description :
||The Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology (CGEST) is seeking an Assistant Director under the direct supervision of the Acting Executive Director. The position will assist with administrative duties including supervision of key center staff through support, management, and appropriate evaluation for direct reports. Planning, organizing, and coordinating the work of direct reports in accordance with established goals, priorities, time limitations, and funding limitations or other specifications are critical. The incumbent will work independently to appropriately manage problems and non-routine situations by determining the approach or action to take and interpret guidelines, procedures, policies, and practices with careful attention to HR. The successful candidate will be a self-starter with an efficient work methodology, excellent communication skills, productive work qualities, an ability to coordinate multiple tasks autonomously, and someone who can exercise sound judgment in decision-making. Under general direction, performs administrative functions by assisting with planning, organizing, and directing the day-to-day operations of the department.
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Scope of Search
Grant Funded Position
This is not a grant funded position and is not contingent on future grant funding.
$55,000 – $65,000 per year; DOE
Responsible for hiring individuals under their direct supervision
Supervises: Ed Outreach Specialist, Communications/Marketing Specialist, and all CGEST program/project coordinators, administrative specialist
Provide support, management, and appropriate evaluation for direct reports.
Coaching CGEST Staff.
Collaborates as a member of CGEST senior leadership team providing project timeline reports and updates from various direct reports.
Responsible for coordinating all CGEST onboarding material across programs
Responsible for making onboarding material specific to individuals under direct supervision
Responsible for day-to-day CGEST activities, including but not limited to facilities and keys management through daily presence with the door open minimally 75% of the time.
Leads strategic communications for CGEST
Establishes, monitors, and revises CGEST policies and practices regularly
Support the Mission, Vision, and Values of CGEST.
Reinforce the Founding Executive Director’s expectations, guidelines, and goals.
Complete administrative tasks and responsibilities by prescribed deadlines.
Promote an environment of creativity and innovation.
Provide regular reporting to the Acting Executive Director regarding the ongoing performance of staff and upcoming issues and concerns.
Serve as a delegate for general operations.
Carry out employee supervisory responsibilities in accordance with CGEST’s and ASU’s policies and applicable laws. Generally, these responsibilities include participation in the interviewing, hiring, onboarding, and training of employees. Further, this involves planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; participating in the rewarding and disciplining of employees; addressing complaints, and resolving problems.
Collaborate with the Acting Executive Director on CGEST operations to support unit needs and research project completion.
Conduct regular one-on-one, department, and team meetings with applicable staff.
Other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a field appropriate to the area of assignment AND six (6) years of related administrative experience, which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Ten (10) years of related administrative experience, which includes three (3) years of supervisory experience; OR, Any equivalent combination of education and/or experience from which comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Evidence of a Masters in an Interdisciplinary field or related field.
Evidence of certification of Recruitment
Evidence of working knowledge of HR and employment law
Evidence of working knowledge of communication strategies and platforms.
Evidence of problem-solving in a professional business environment
Evidence of advising high-level officials on human relations matters to eliminate inequities
Evidence leading small teams in professional development activities.
Strong experience working in an academic unit focused on women of color in STEM
Experience creating and updating departmental training materials and operations processes, ensuring reliability and accuracy of departmental processes and/or paper files as relevant to Department operations.
Activities are performed in an environmentally controlled office setting subject to extended periods of sitting, keyboarding and manipulating a computer mouse. Frequently required to stand for varying lengths of time and walk moderate distances to perform work. Regular activities require ability to quickly change priorities which may include and/or are subject to resolution of conflicts. Ability to clearly communicate to perform essential functions. Use of equipment, i.e. calculator, telephone, computer (monitor, keyboard and mouse), printer, fax and copier. This position receives general review of objectives.
The Center for Gender Equity in Science and Technology (CGEST) at Arizona State University (ASU) applies intersectionality as a framework that examines multiple identity markers (i.e. privilege, oppression, power) to reimagine equitable stations. CGEST enacts culturally responsive schooling that centers learning from the student’s community and identity. Through its programs, CGEST provides resources in its curriculum to understand and critique STEM education so that historically marginalized groups see themselves shaping their culture and future in STEM.
ASU is a diverse enterprise with a wide variety of work and learning modes, locations and a commitment to sustainability, innovation and employee work-life balance. We are determined to maintain our position as an employer of choice in a competitive labor market.
Flexible work options
Alternative work schedules can include four, 10-hour workdays in a workweek; a nine-day, 80-hour schedule over two workweeks for exempt employees only; and staggered start and stop times.Hybrid work is an arrangement where employees spend a minimum of 60% of their regular workweek at their primary ASU work location. Dean or vice president-level approval is required.
Arizona State University is a new model for American higher education, an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. This New American University is a single, unified institution comprising four differentiated campuses positively impacting the economic, social, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Its research is inspired by real world application blurring the boundaries that traditionally separate academic disciplines. ASU serves more than 100,000 students in metropolitan Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s fifth largest city. ASU champions intellectual and cultural diversity, and welcomes students from all fifty states and more than one hundred nations across the globe.
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Arizona State University is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and an Equal Opportunity/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 basis protected by law.
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Background Check Statement
ASU conducts pre-employment screening for all positions which includes a criminal background check, verification of work history, academic credentials, licenses, and certifications. Employment is contingent upon successful passing of the background check.
Instructions to Apply
Application deadline is 3:00PM Arizona time on the date indicated.
Please include all employment information in month/year format (e.g., 6/88 to 8/94), job title, job duties and name of employer for each position.
Resume should clearly illustrate how prior knowledge and experience meets the Minimum and Desired qualifications of this position.
ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.
Only electronic applications are accepted for this position.
IMPORTANT NOTE: What is the meaning of “equivalent combination” in the minimum qualifications? It means one year of higher education or 24 credit hours, is equal to one year of experience. For example, a four year Bachelor’s degree is equal to four years of experience.
Asst Director of CGEST | Arizona State University