Director, Institute for Women’s Leadership




Rutgers University–New Brunswick invites applications for the position of Director, Institute for Women’s Leadership.

Reporting to the Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs, this position offers an individual a highly visible platform from which to foster new initiatives and research that further scholarship, education, policy, and practice with respect to diversity, feminism, and women’s leadership.

The Institute for Women’s Leadership (IWL) is a consortium of nine units dedicated to the study of women and gender, to advocacy on behalf of gender equity, and to the promotion of women’s leadership locally, nationally, and globally.  Established in 1991, IWL connects its member units in the mission to examine and advance women’s leadership, promotes a collective focus on women’s leadership for social change, and leads in the creation of initiatives that further women’s leadership in all arenas.

The most viable academic candidates will have achieved a record of scholarly accomplishments to be appointed at the rank of full or distinguished professor along with significant leadership experience and a track record of working collaboratively to develop, fund, and implement effective equity focused programs.  We also welcome candidates who are non-academics who would bring significant relevant expertise and a record of leadership accomplishments needed to hold a non-tenure track faculty position.

All correspondence will be held in strictest confidence.  Applicants should apply electronically at by August 24, 2018 and include a letter of application (two pages maximum), current CV, and list of five references.  References will not be contacted without informing the candidate.  The preferred start date is February 1, 2019 or as negotiated.  Nominations and questions should be submitted to:

Dr. Cheryl Wall, Chair

IWL Director Search Committee

c/o Napis Wong


Rutgers is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer, and specifically invites and encourages women and minorities to apply.