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the recognized leader in experience-driven lifelong learning. Our
world-renowned experiential approach empowers our students,
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Nahant—are nodes in our growing global university system. Through
this network, we expand opportunities for flexible,
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Northeastern's comprehensive array of undergraduate and graduate
programs— in a variety of on-campus and online formats—lead to
degrees through the doctorate in nine colleges and schools. Among
these, we offer more than 195 multi-discipline majors and degrees
designed to prepare students for purposeful lives and
About the Opportunity:
The Northeastern Center Law, Innovation and Creativity (CLIC) is
dedicated to the advancing interdisciplinary research and dialog on
critical issues relating to law, technology, and social justice.
The Center is the hub of innovative, social justice-oriented
research and programs associated with law and technology. We host
an annual conference, an annual academic workshop, multiple
conferences and events. We are also the home of more than 50
affiliate scholars interested in law and technology from around the
world. Housed within the School of Law (NUSL), the Center's
affiliated faculty have appointments across Northeastern
University's schools and colleges, and conduct research on a wide
array of issues, including privacy; automated decision-making,
algorithmic accountability, and algorithmic fairness; online
harassment; technology, surveillance, and marginalized communities
(including race, gender, ethnic, and sexual minorities); internet
and information security; Science and Technology Studies;
intellectual property; and constitutional law and human rights. The
Center supports a broad curriculum in law and technology, and
sponsors conferences, lectures, colloquia, and workshops that
introduce students to career opportunities in related fields.
Northeastern University is committed to outstanding leadership in
the law and technology space, and we seek a managing director who
can cement our position as one of the top law and technology
programs in legal education.
-Organize the Center's lectures, colloquia, and conferences,
including providing opening remarks, ensuring appropriate
technology, making all invitations and travel/hotel arrangements
for speakers, and all other logistical, administrative, and
organizational responsibilities associated with running
-Provide long-term and day-to-day leadership and management of the
Center, manage the Center's budget, and supervise multiple student
volunteers and manage the CLIC Affiliates program.
-Work with the Center's Faculty Director and affiliated faculty to
implement the Center's strategic plan.
-Identify opportunities, both inside the University and among
outside foundations, donors, and governments, for grant-funded
research and programs, as well as write grants and coordinate
grant-funded research projects by CLIC faculty.
-Work with the Dean, Associate Deans, and Faculty Director to
develop new and expand existing non-JD programs related to law,
technology, and social justice.
-Work with the Director of Communications on the marketing of NUSL
as a locus of law and technology scholarship.
-Launch the CLIC blog and supervise, edit, and provide feedback to
students, faculty, and affiliates writing blog posts.
-Conduct and coordinate interdisciplinary research in law,
technology, and social justice.
-The Managing Director must have a J.D., or other graduate degree
in relevant fields, and a minimum of four years of professional
experience in law and technology broadly defined, privacy, or
-A proven track record of grant-writing is required. A record of
conducting grant-funded research is a plus.
-Substantial administrative and event planning experience,
including supervisory experience strongly preferred.
-Strong communication skills, including writing and face-to-face
presentations, as well as the ability to work independently, to
think and solve problems creatively, and to function effectively
within a team.
-Substantive knowledge of at least one of the specified fields of
study associated with CLIC and the ability to work well with
multiple constituencies including faculty, students, employers,
administrators, and employers.
-Commitment to diversity and social justice.
-Fluency in social media and a willingness and ability to leverage
social media to amplify the Center's work.
-The Managing Director must be a flexible team player, willing to
work full-day conferences and put in the time necessary for
detailed planning of events. The ideal candidate will also be able
to think outside the box, propose new ideas rather than wait for
direction, and support faculty and student growth.
-Connection to a national network of professionals preferred.
Please provide at least 3 references, CV/resume, and cover letter.
In your cover letter, please indicate your experience in grant
writing and submissions.
Northeastern University is an equal opportunity employer, seeking
to recruit and support a broadly diverse community of faculty and
staff. Northeastern values and celebrates diversity in all its
forms and strives to foster an inclusive culture built on respect
that affirms inter-group relations and builds cohesion.
All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive
consideration for employment without regard to race, religion,
color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, disability
status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable
To learn more about Northeastern University's commitment and
support of diversity and inclusion, please see
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