Director of Strategy and Creative Content ("Professor of the Practice" Position)

Employer
Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity at Brown University
Location
Rhode Island, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted date
Dec 6, 2021

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Position Type
Faculty Positions, Humanities, Ethnic & Multicultural Studies, Administrative, Business & Administrative Affairs, Grants & Contracts
Employment Level
Non-Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

Position Description
The Center for the Study of Race and Ethnicity in America (CSREA) supports and generates rigorous and accessible research, performance, art and scholarship on a broad range of issues pertaining to race and ethnicity in America.

The Director of Strategy, and Creative Content is a key managing director of the How Systemic Racism Works: An Interactive Experience, a multimedia, internet based endeavor conceived by CSREA Director Tricia Rose. The project will use engaging, dynamic, interactive web-based graphics and functionality to bring to life authoritative content sourced from thousands of research papers, publications, policy documents and other sources.

Reporting to and working closely with the CSREA Director, the incumbent will take the lead on strategizing, operationalizing and managing execution of the project. They will work with a diverse team and engage stakeholders across Brown University and beyond, including funding, creative and technology partners. CSREA is especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the academic community. They will be responsible for allocating and managing all project resources as required by the grant, to ensure the project is delivered to the highest standard, on time and on budget. The incumbent will have sophisticated stakeholder engagement and interpersonal communications skills, including proven ability to initiate contact and build effective relationships.

This is an 18-month, fixed-term, funding-dependent professor of the practice/faculty position with the possibility of extension contingent upon future needs and available funding.

Qualifications
Successful applicants will have a B.A., and 12 or more years of complex creative program and digital project management experience required, with progressive levels of responsibility achieved, preferably in deadline focused, high performance, multi-stakeholder settings.

They will also have proven experience managing complex projects to completion and launching new high-profile projects to the highest standards of excellence as well as experience working in, collaborating with and/or directly managing the work of creative design and technology (web and other technical development) agencies.

Application Instructions
Applicants must submit the following:

  • A cover letter discussing their skills and experience as a strategy and creative content director and related positions. The cover letter should also discuss their commitment to/experience with diversity
  • A current curriculum vitae (CV)

Applications should be received by January 3, 2022 for full consideration. Applications will be reviewed by the CSREA Director, Tricia Rose.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement
Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.

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