• Associate Director - Hagop Kevorkian Center

    Posting Number 2018-4290
    Posted Date 2 months ago(3/13/2018 4:26 PM)
    Location : Location
    US-NY-New York
    Department
    Near Eastern Studies
    School/Division
    Faculty of Arts and Science (FAS) (AS1111)
    Compensation Grade
    Band 53
    Union
    N/A
    FT/PT
    Full-Time
    Job Family
    Marketing/Advertising/Public Relations/Media/Video/Audio
  • Position Summary

    Arts and Science is seeking a dynamic Associate Director to lead the Hagop Kevorkian Center. This individual will manage fundraising activities and Center finances and budget. Establish and maintain affiliations with outside cultural and academic organizations and individuals to solicit participation. Oversee and develop the center’s title VI and other education and outreach programs including directing the planning and administration of events and activities. Assist the director with long-term program planning, academic program planning, research workshops, luncheons and seminars. Oversee the center's programming including: lectures, film series, art exhibitions, etc.; potential to play lead role in academic components of programming and potential to engage in MA teaching (if candidate has a PhD). Manage relationships with other organizations to foster partnerships on joint projects, faculty and student exchange, etc. Direct staff administrative operations including: developing and implementing policies and procedures, managing budgets, and supervising and managing staff.

    Qualifications

    Required Education:
    A Master's degree or equivalent in Near Eastern Studies or related academic field.

    Preferred Education:
    Ph.D. degree in Near Eastern Studies or related field

    Required Experience:
    5-8 years of related work experience including fund raising, program development, higher ed administration.

    Preferred Experience:
    Relevant work experience in an academic / non-profit environment.

    Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
    Excellent verbal and written communication skills, organizational and supervisory skills. Development, fund-raising and financial knowhow. Deep knowledge and understanding of the Middle East. Ability to work with people of various backgrounds.

    Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:
    Knowledge of Middle Eastern languages a plus (especially Arabic, Turkish, Persian)

    Additional Information

    EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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