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Program Manager, Women's Center

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Founded in 1819, the University of Cincinnati puts education into action, ranking among the nation’s best urban public research universities. Home to more than 47,000 students, 10,500 faculty and staff and 330,000 alumni, UC combines a Top 35 research university with a physical setting The New York Times calls “the most ambitious campus design program in the country.”


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About the UC Women's Center

The UC Women's Center is committed to the personal and professional growth of women and gender non-conforming students by facilitating action toward intersectional gender equity, promoting social justice, and fostering connections for all students. We strive to challenge gender inequities and advance the rights of women and gender non conforming people by elevating student activism and leadership through innovative and transformative programming.

Job Overview

UC is seeking a Program Manager for the Women's Center, a full-time professional staff member reporting to the Women's Center Director. Serving as a key member of the UCWC team, the Program Manager serves as an advocate for women and gender minorities with attention to individuals' diverse identities. This position is responsible for developing, implementing, and coordinating programs that support student identity and leadership development, retention, and graduation and for facilitating dialogue and events promoting gender equity and social justice through an intersectional lens.


The program manager will engage a diverse community of student activists, leaders, and changemakers while collaborating with campus partners to build equitable, inclusive, and safe environments. This position is responsible for assisting with recruiting, hiring, and supervising paid student workers, interns, and volunteers in the Women's Center and for advising and mentoring relevant student organizations.

The Program Manager will develop, coordinate, and assess programs such as Love Your Body Week, Start Smart salary negotiation workshops, and will assist in planning signature programs like Women's History Month and the annual Black Feminist Symposium. This position will collaborate with campus partners to develop and promote engagement and leadership opportunities for diverse student populations, including but not limited to women of color, international students, queer, transgender and gender non-conforming students, and students with disabilities.

Essential Functions

  • Manage, design, develop, modify and present programs.  Perform program needs assessment and make recommendations.
  • Implement policies and procedures. 
  • Maintain budget, prepare contracts, approve and monitor expenditures, prepare budget requests and financial reports. 
  • Act as liaison to internal departments, external entities and community organizations.
  • May prepare and edit reports and/or newsletters and develop publication materials.
  • May provide direct and/or indirect supervision to exempt and non-exempt staff (i.e., hiring/firing, performance evaluations, disciplinary action, approve time off, etc.).

Required Education

  • Bachelor's Degree.
  • Seven (7) years of relevant work experience and/or other specialized training can be used in lieu of education requirement.

Required Experience

  • Three (3) years of experience in program development or business administration.
  • May require supervision experience.

Additional Qualifications Considered

  • Knowledge of women's, gender and LGBTQ+ issues and related identity development
  • Experience working with women and gender variant individuals of diverse racial, cultural, and ethnic backgrounds
  • Demonstrated knowledge of contemporary college student issues, leadership and activism models
  • Experience coordinating student learning activities and programs
  • Knowledge of feminist movements and an understanding of intersectionality grounded in practice
  • Understanding of trauma-informed care and support

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Office environment/no specific unusual physical or environmental demands.


Compensation and Benefits

UC offers a wide array of complementary and affordable benefit options, to meet the financial, educational, health, and wellness needs of you and your family. Eligibility varies by position and FTE.

  • Competitive salary range of $40,738.20-$43,000 dependent on the candidate's experience.
  • Comprehensive insurance plans including medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage.
  • Flexible spending accounts and an award-winning employee wellness program, plus an employee assistance program.
  • Financial security via our life and long-term disability insurance, accident and illness insurance, and retirement savings plans.
  • Generous paid time off work options including vacation, sick leave, annual holidays, and winter season days in addition to paid parental leave.
  • Tuition remission is available for employees and their eligible dependents.
  • Enjoy discounts for on and off-campus activities and services.


The University of Cincinnati, as a multi-national and culturally diverse university, is committed to providing an inclusive, equitable and diverse place of learning and employment. As part of a complete job application you will be asked to include a Contribution to Diversity and Inclusion statement.


As a UC employee, and an employee of an Ohio public institution, if hired you will not contribute to the federal Social Security system, other than contributions to Medicare. Instead, UC employees have the option to contribute to a state retirement plan (OPERS, STRS) or an alternative retirement plan (ARP).


The University of Cincinnati is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer / Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran.


REQ: 82349 


Program Manager, Women's Center

Date:  May 14, 2022

Cincinnati, OH, US

Facility:  Main Campus

Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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