The Associate Director (AD) for the Center of Latin American Studies Center (CLAS) will have primary responsibility for overseeing budgets, writing grant proposals, tracking and reporting data related to grants, program development, managing publications and publicity, and running grant competitions for faculty and students. They will also oversee staff who have responsibilities for certificate programs, engagement, administration, and various center activities. The AD will work closely with departments and schools regarding curricula, special courses, visiting scholars, speakers, and conferences.
The Associate Director reports to the Director of CLAS. In collaboration with the director, they monitor and make decisions related to the centers' multiple budgets and attend annual local and national meetings on the center's behalf. The AD must be able to work with minimal supervision, represent the center in a professional manner, work efficiently on multiple projects, and maintain good rapport with university administrators, staff, faculty, students, and representatives of other domestic and international partner institutions.
Occasional travel and weeknight/weekend hours required. Minimum 5 years of experience in a university setting with supervisory responsibilities. A relevant Master's degree is required. Knowledge of a language spoken in Latin America and/or the Caribbean is required. We aspire to be a university community that embodies diversity and inclusion as core values that enrich learning, scholarship, and the communities we serve.
Internal Number: 172210
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