Regional Program Manager
Commensurate with Experience
Standard University business hours
8:30am – 5:00pm (academic year)
8:00am – 4:30pm (summer)
Hours may vary based on operational needs.
Unionized Position Code
The Regional Programs Manager oversees administration for the
Program on Latin America and the Caribbean, the Middle Eastern
Studies Program, Maxwell African Scholars Union, and the Center for
European Studies. He/she will oversee events, conferences, and
outreach activities, participate in grant seeking and grant
writing, curate content for newsletters, brochures, websites,
posters, social media, and outreach. They will be the hub for
communications for these regional programs. They will interact with
external collaborators maintaining strong and healthy ties to our
consortium partners, speakers, and organizations. The Regional
Programs Manager will work with the Event Coordinator and other
institute staff to execute the smooth administration of the
Program’s activities. The Regional Programs Manager will advise and
monitor students on their requirements, eligibility, and
responsibilities, and nurture their involvement in the program’s
activities. The Regional Programs Manager will also advise and
monitor student progress on Certificates of Advanced Studies. This
position will work with the Directors of the regional
centers/programs as well as the faculty advisory boards to develop
the vision and goals for the programs. This position will provide
continuity and momentum for these regional programs.
- MA with a concentration in area studies. In depth knowledge of
one or more region, Africa, Latin America, Middle East or Europe
culture, religion, and history.
Job Specific Qualifications
- Excellent communication and organizational skills.
- Initiative and leadership qualities.
- Team player.
- Proficiency in MS Office.
- Familiarity with a variety of social media platforms.
- Oversee the programming activities of the regional
centers/programs, in concert with the Directors and advisory
boards. Activities include K-12 and community college and educator
outreach, speaker series, conferences and webinars.
- Curate content and oversee distribution of marketing
initiatives for regional centers/programs, including newsletters,
social media, brochures, websites, and event promotional materials.
Oversee listserv management.
- Establish and maintain positive working relationships with
faculty and staff as a member of the Moynihan Institute team, the
SU community and as the central contact and driving force for the
Regional Programs. Develop a university network of administrative
contacts and a regional network of contacts.
- Advise students regarding grant opportunities, scholarships and
certificates of advanced studies.
- Monitor grant opportunities available for the centers/programs,
the faculty therein, and the students and develop ways to share
that information and support grant seeking. Oversee summer research
grant processing for the regional programs
In addition to completing an online application, please attach a
resume and cover letter.
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