Associate Director, RITM - 66806BR
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General Purpose: Reporting to the
Director of the RITM Center, the Associate Director will manage the
full range of administrative, financial, fundraising, research,
communication, educational and outreach activities of the Center.
The Associate Director will support and help to develop the mission
of the Center by cultivating a network of scholars, students, and
leaders on and off campus, including programs for graduate fellows,
faculty fellows, and visiting artists. The Associate Director will
also play a key role in shaping the direction of a multi-university
consortium of academic centers that work on topics related to race,
and in the management of the grant funding that supports that
consortium. This individual will be responsible for being an
ambassador of the Center for internal and external academic
constituencies in order to raise the academic profile and prestige
of the Center.
- Direct the planning and implementation of all aspects of the
RITM Center’s programs and events.
- Work with the art schools and museums, as well as with other
Yale entities, to enrich ongoing programs and develop new
- Represent the Director on committees and at meetings and assume
responsibility for functions in the Director’s absence.
- Participate in the identification and selection of
- Help to organize and host talks, symposia, conferences, and
- Supervise and manage office staff.
- Manage budgets.
- Direct the administration and supervision of fellowship
- Oversee management of the weekly newsletter, website
development, and social media.
- Work with Development on fundraising.
Required Education and Experience:
Master's degree or equivalent advanced degree and four years of
experience in organizing and managing a wide range of activities,
or an equivalent combination of experience and education.
- Demonstrated expertise working in all aspects of program
management including ability to effectively manage financial and
budgetary information and systems.
- Knowledge or expertise in fields that contribute to the study
of race, indigeneity, or transnational migration.
- Demonstrated ability to successfully communicate with
constituents in both oral and written communications and strong
attention to detail. Excellent interpersonal skills.
- Well-developed managerial and leadership skills. Strong
organizational skills including planning and organizing. Ability to
work well under pressure. Detail-oriented and resourceful with
strong multitasking skills. Proactive and self-starting, exhibiting
leadership and initiative. Demonstrated independent
decision-making, problem solving and planning skills.
- Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook,
Drupal, and PowerPoint. Demonstrated ability to learn quickly and
embrace emerging technology, new systems, concepts and processes.
Proven ability to champion change and successfully guide
- Preferred Education and Experience: Ph.D.,
Juris Doctor or another advanced degree in a relevant field, and
experience working within an academic institution or non-profit
organization. Specialization in an interdisciplinary field, and
experience in teaching, strongly preferred. Yale University
experience; knowledge of Yale University policies, procedures, and
Application: For more information and immediate
consideration, please apply online at https://bit.ly/YaleCareers-66806BR.
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