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HERC Associate Director, Center for the Humanities in New York, New York

Posting Number 2019-5778

Location US-NY-New York

Posted Date 2019-03-12

Union N/A

School/Division Office of the Associate Vice Provost, Academic Affairs (WS2195)

Department Name : Center for the Humanities

FT/PT Full-Time

Position Summary

The Associate Director will administer the Center's many programs, develop and implement a public-facing digital communications strategy, coordinate collaborative projects with other institutes and centers at NYU, oversee administrative staff and student employees, develop funding proposals to be submitted for external agencies and donors, handle communications with faculty and external stakeholders, represent the director when needed, and be responsible for liaising with NYU's school deans and faculty, both here in New York City and in the Global University Network.


Required Education

Master's degree in a Humanities or related field

Required Experience

5+ years of relevant experience, including experience with program and event development, grant writing and reporting, budget management, and research.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Understanding of higher education and research and of the role of knowledge in public affairs; outstanding skills in oral and written communication; strong interpersonal and networking skills; demonstrated organizational ability; capacity to manage a budget, supervise staff, and work with a diverse set of colleagues; web-development and graphic design; social media communications skills; active research agenda.

Preferred Education

Ph.D. in a Humanities or related field

Preferred Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

Experience and excellence in humanities research and research orientation, leading public events, hosting visitors, and representing an institution in high-level meetings and public events.

Additional Information

EOE/AA/Minorities/Females/Vet/Disabled/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity