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Tuesday, August 16, 2011

Job Posting - Center for Women=?iso-8859-1?Q?=92s?= Global Leadership (CWGL)

Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL)
Employment Opportunity: Program Coordinator
Please apply as soon as possible. Screening and interviews late August
through mid-September.

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Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
New Brunswick, NJ USA

Program Coordinator

Rutgers Position # 11-001025
The Center for Women's Global Leadership has begun a formal search for a
Program Coordinator for its work pertaining to violence against women
(VAW) and women's leadership. The intersection of VAW and militarism in
its various forms will be a major component of the work. CWGL encourages
the applications of those with knowledge/experience in areas such as the
impact of war and conflict, peace building processes, small arms
proliferation, political violence, violence against women committed by
state agents, and the ideologies derived from militarism.
Required Education/Experience/Skills
The position requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree with preference for
a master's degree in a field related to women's rights or social justice
(International Relations, Peace and Conflict, Women's and Gender Studies,
Political Science, etc.) and at least 4 years employment experience in
rights-based or social justice work. It requires excellent written and
verbal communication abilities in English. Skill in balancing project
priorities and time management are essential. A fair amount of local (New
York/New Jersey), regional and international travel is expected.
Applicants must be legally permitted to work in the United States. The
primary areas of responsibility will include:
Coordination of the 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence & VAW
• Research, draft, edit and manage campaign publications and their
• Contribute content material to the 16 Days website, social media, and
web portals
• Handle all campaign-related inquiries, outreach, and consultations
• Moderate the 16 Days listserve and engage with constitutents through
social media
• Maintain the Campaign archives and databases
• Contribute to the budget development and expense monitoring processes
• Compile data and responses from participating organizations and provide
analyses of the data that contribute to future planning
• Provide a written summary report at the conclusion of the Campaign
• Promote women's leadership within the theme area, by serving as an
informational resource, and engaging with relevant coalitions and
partners, maintaining familiarity with their work.
• Coordinate strategic conversations on intersectional issues
• Assist in the development of new analyses and draft reports
• Foster student participation in program content and issues

Participation in CWGL advocacy on VAW and thematic areas at the United
Nations and other settings
• Serve as a liaison to UN entities' anti-violence initiatives (e.g., the
Secretary-General's Campaign UNiTE to End Violence Against Women)
• Collaborate in CWGL's review and assessment of proposals to the UN
Trust Fund to End Violence Against Women's Programme
• Attend UN meetings on VAW, VAW and militarism, or VAW and other thematic
• Assist in coordinating meetings related to UN advocacy on VAW, and VAW
and Militarism
• Monitor international and national policy developments and provide up to
date analyses of these developments to the Program Director
• Coordinate the Working Group on VAW and militarism
Please see the CWGL website for details on the campaign and its history:
The minimum salary for this position is in the low-$40,000 range. The
package also includes the benefits offered at Rutgers University (health
and life insurance, tuition assistance, use of recreation facilities and
libraries, discount programs, etc.).
Application Process
To apply for this position, visit the Rutgers University Human Resources
The position number is 11-001025.
The direct link is:<>

Please include a cover letter, resume, and three references with contact
Please note that submission of documents through the Rutgers human
resources site is only way to assure consideration. CWGL will not accept
telephone inquiries.
The Center for Women's Global Leadership (CWGL) at Rutgers, The State
University of New Jersey, founded in 1989, has fostered women's leadership
in the area of human rights through women's global leadership institutes,
strategic planning activities, international mobilization campaigns, UN
monitoring, global education endeavors, publications, and a resource
center. CWGL's current programmatic areas are: the promotion of women's
leadership, the advancement of feminist perspectives in economic and
social rights and the elimination of violence against women, in local,
national and international arenas. CWGL is a unit of International
Programs <> within the School of Arts and
Sciences<> and is a member of the Institute for
Women's Leadership (IWL)<> —a consortium of women's
programs at Rutgers that examine leadership issues and advances women's
leadership in education, research, politics, science, the arts, the
workplace and the world.

Center for Women's Global Leadership
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
160 Ryders Lane
New Brunswick, NJ 08901-8555
Tel: 1-732-932-8782
Fax: 1-732-932-1180
Email: <mailto: >
Website: < >

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