Director of the Lubar Center

Marquette University
Wisconsin, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Jun 27, 2022

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Faculty Positions, Professional Fields, Law & Legal Studies, Executive, Executive Directors
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Full Time

Director of the Lubar Center

The Lubar Center is the Milwaukee region’s leading venue for intelligent, nonpartisan, civil discourse about law, politics, and public policy matters—a place where we create conversations on important issues offered in constructive ways that are accessible to wide audiences.

The position of Fellow in Law and Public Policy/Director of the Lubar Center for Public Policy Research and Civic Education reports to the Dean. The individual is the primary external face of the Lubar Center, conducting public events and working with other Lubar Center and Law School colleagues to develop robust programming that will expand the Law School’s role as a player in creating a public square for unique and important public policy discussions to be convened or to occur.

Responsibilities include, further details on the position can be found at

1. Act as the primary external face of and spokesperson for the Law School’s Lubar Center. 2. Plan, oversee, and moderate events and conferences.

3. Understand and identify current public policy issues/trends and then select/filter through those that are relevant to the Milwaukee region, Wisconsin, and the nation, to develop and execute programming ideas (create content) that address important community issues as well as engage the community. This could be individual programs or conferences.

4. Manage the Lubar Center as an idea incubator and as a convener of building an understanding of challenging public policy issues.

5. Set the agenda for the Lubar Center—work with others on the team to determine priorities, goals, direction, and ambitions of the Lubar Center.

Bachelor’s or advanced degree in journalism, public policy, and/or governmental relations or related fields such as law or business. Five to 10+ year of relevant experience in journalism, public policy, and/or governmental relations or related fields such as law or business.

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