Posting Number 2017-3257 Location US-NY-New York Posted Date 6/15/2017 Union N/A School/Division Office of the Vice Provost for Research and Faculty Affairs (WS2059) Department Name : Africa House FT/PT Full-Time
Direct planning and administration of programs and events to support New York University students and faculty with an academic interest in the African continent that enhance, compliment, and strengthen related studies at the University. Develop and implement a plan to establish Africa House as an important academic resource and diaspora center for New York University and New York City. Create policies and procedures concerning program development and event planning. Design and implement outreach and advertising strategies to promote programs. Assist in the development of fundraising proposals and activities, manage budgets, and develop and manage Africa House’s online presence.
Required Education: Bachelor's degree
Preferred Education: Master’s degree preferred.
Required Experience: 5 years of increasingly responsible professional level experience including program development and budget administration with at least 2 years in supervisory capacity or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience: Experience working in an academic environment. Experience writing research grant proposals.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Strong interpersonal and written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to interact with individuals at all levels. Excellent organizational and public speaking skills. Ability to translate complex issues into key points for target audiences across varied communications platforms.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of international development and African affairs. Knowledge of current African economic trends, entrepreneurs, and social enterprises. Experience traveling and/or working in sub-Saharan Africa.
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