Outreach Coordinator in SAS South Asia Center, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Deadline: open until filled (posted 5 May 2022).
The Outreach Coordinator, reporting to the Associate Director and the Center Director, is responsible for administrative support for Center programs, as well as planning and implementing global and South Asia-specific outreach programs intended to inform the Penn community, K-12, post-secondary schools and the general public about South Asia (India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Afghanistan). The outreach coordinator is responsible for outreach activities that involve (1) Elementary and secondary schools; (2) Postsecondary institutions; and (3) Business, media, and the general-public. General duties include event and program coordination; strengthening present and forging new partnerships with the Center’s outreach constituencies, particularly schools and teachers in the region; helping develop the Center’s online resources, and various financial processes.
The Outreach coordinator is also responsible for planning, implementing, and promoting structured research and academic opportunities on and in South Asia involving Penn faculty, students, and alumni. The position will support and organize academic programming including summer research internships and promotion of South Asia-related research at Penn and in South Asia via newsletter, website, and social media venues.
The Center is supported by a grant from the US Department of Education and will require some data collection of outreach programming for annual reports. Position is contingent on continued funding.
Senior Leadership Education and Development Specialist, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Deadline: Open until filled.
The East-West Center is accepting applications for a two-year limited position, with possibility for extension, as a Senior Leadership Education and Development Specialist. The East-West Center (EWC) was established in 1960 to promote better relations and understanding among the people and nations of the United States, Asia, and the Pacific. The Leadership Program is part of the larger Professional Development Program at East-West Center, which hosts capacity-building programs for participants from multiple nations, cultures, and professional sectors.
The Senior Leadership Education and Development Specialist is responsible for collaboratively managing program-specific teams to (a) plan, organize, and facilitate existing East-West Center leadership education and development programs and ensure they are relevant to the Asia Pacific, (b) develop, design, and deliver new programs and initiatives that anticipate and respond to the region’s leadership opportunities and needs, and (c) support partnership-development and fundraising efforts that help secure the Leadership Program’s regional mandate.
Assistant Course Manager (Diplomatic Studies Programme),
Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford, UK. Deadline: 13 April 2022.
The Department for Continuing Education is seeking to appoint an Assistant Course Manager to be responsible for leading the smooth administration of the Diplomatic Studies Programme (DSP). The DSP comprises a number of postgraduate courses designed primarily for professional diplomats. You will ensure the efficient and effective administration of all key processes for the DSP in line with departmental and University requirements. The role includes daily contact with some 30-40 full-time students per year from all over the world. It offers the opportunity to accompany the students on their annual study tours within the UK and in continental Europe.
The ideal candidate will have significant experience of student administration within Higher Education or a similar environment, together with strong team work skills, significant experience of supervising staff, and excellent standards of accuracy. You also need excellent communication skills, including a high degree of intercultural communicative competence, and experience of conveying detailed and complex policies and procedures.
Director of Education, OpenMind Platform, New York, NY. Deadline: Open until filled (posted Mar 7, 2022).
OpenMind is looking for their first Director of Education — an educational expert with particular expertise in conflict resolution and/or teaching controversial topics. In this role, you will play a critical role in the creation of their educational tools and advancing their thought leadership agenda.
As the leading in-house subject matter expert, you will play a leading role in creating the content for educational tools. You will also be expected to contribute to their thought leadership strategy by writing op-eds, blog posts, and white papers, serving as an expert for media interviews, and developing educational content for large-scale marketing campaigns. The ideal candidate will have experience with faciliation, and from time to time will lead workshops and webinars for educators and other stakeholders.
Over time, you will be responsible for hiring and leading the curriculum team. You will be expected to serve as a player-coach who contributes to and manages the team’s projects and priorities. As a small team, Directors should expect to roll up their sleeves and have a direct hand in executing their team’s projects.
About OpenMind: “In recent years, our society has become increasingly divided. Rather than appreciating our differences, all too often, people view the world through an “us versus them” lens. OpenMind is a non-profit organization that works to address these issues by translating the latest behavioral science research into educational tools that are practical, scalable, and evidence-based in order to equip people with the mindset and skillset to bridge divides. Our educational tools are built primarily for use in higher education and high schools, but they are also used in workplaces and community organizations.”
There are several other positions available as of this writing.
Director, Dialogue Across Difference Programs at University of the South, Sewanee, TN, USA. Deadline: Open until filled (posted January 2022).
Committed to creating and maintaining a diverse and inclusive campus with respectful engagement in the communities we support, Sewanee’s Office of Civic Engagement seeks to enhance the impact of its current Dialogue Across Difference Program under the leadership of its next director of dialogue programs. Working with faculty, staff, and students in the College and the School of Theology, the Director of Dialogue across Difference Programs creates, promotes, and presents training and initiatives focused on democratic engagement and enhanced mutual understanding through respectful on dialogue on racial, religious, ethnic, and political differences.
International Partnerships Officer, University of Warwick, UK. Deadline: 7 March 2022.
University of Warwick’s International Strategy is one of four Priorities underpinning our 2030 strategy Excellence with Purpose. Working as an integral part of the International Strategy and Relations team at a time of enormous global challenge and change, this is an exciting opportunity to help develop and deliver their international strategy through partnerships with universities and other organisations in Australasia and Africa. You will help to advance their commitment to building sustainable and equitable partnerships in Africa. You will also support a range of joint projects and initiatives delivered under the umbrella of the Monash Warwick Alliance, contributing to the continued success of this long-standing multi-layered partnership.
They are looking for an organised and pro-active individual with significant experience of planning, developing and delivering international education projects and activities, which may include collaborative research and teaching. You will have strong data gathering and analysis skills, verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrable interpersonal and intercultural competence. You should be able to demonstrate a flexible approach to work, the capacity to master new areas of knowledge quickly, the ability to progress a number of projects simultaneously, and be able to work both independently and as part of a team. They particularly welcome candidates with knowledge of African higher education sector.
Communications Officer, Migration Policy Institute (MPI), Washington, D.C. Deadline: February 28, 2022.
As Communications Officer, you will quickly make an impact. You will contribute to the Institute’s work by crafting press releases and social media campaigns, engaging with news organizations in Latin America and beyond, helping shape communications strategies, playing a key role in redesign of MPI’s website, editing short-form work, and assisting in the promotion of MPI’s public and private events, conferences, and webinars. While assignments will vary day to day, the successful candidate must be a creative, detail-oriented, quick, versatile professional who can prioritize between quick-turnaround projects and longer-term deliverables, working collaboratively with colleagues across the Institute yet also able to operate independently.
The Migration Policy Institute (MPI) is an independent, nonpartisan think tank that seeks to improve immigration and integration policies through authoritative research and analysis, opportunities for learning and dialogue, and the development of new ideas to address complex policy questions.
Executive Director, The Ripple Effect Education, Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Deadline: 17 February 2022.
Reporting to the Board of Directors, The Ripple Effect Education (TREE) is seeking an Executive Direction to lead all aspects of the organization’s work. The role will operationalize TREE’s mission and vision, by leading programming, managing staff and volunteers, stewarding relationships with key partners, leading fundraising activities, and overseeing the administrative activities.
Since 2016, TREE has supported children, youth, and the adults who support them by equipping them with conflict resolution, social justice and peacemaking tools that allow them to support their peers with empathy and problem-solve equitably.
Coordinator of Global Classroom, One to World, New York, NY, USA. Deadline: open until filled (posted 7 February 2022).
One To World, Inc. (OTW) is a not-for-profit membership organization whose mission is to foster intercultural understanding by creating face-to-face and virtual experiences among local communities, international students and Fulbright scholars. OTW’s flagship program, Global Classroom, selects and trains international college and university students and scholars to become volunteer facilitators known as “Global Guides.” With the support of the Global Classroom staff, Global Guides lead thematic, interactive and globally-focused workshops for K-12 students in the New York and New Jersey areas. OTW is seeking a Coordinator of Global Classroom. The Coordinator works with the Director of Global Classroom and a team of interns to deliver OTW’s Global Classroom program.
Global Communication Officer, Mixed Migration Centre, Danish Refugee Council, Brussels, Belgium. Deadline: 8 February 2022.
The Mixed Migration Centre (MMC) is a leading source for independent and high-quality data, research, analysis and expertise on mixed migration. The MMC aims to increase understanding of mixed migration, to positively impact global and regional migration policies, to inform evidence-based protection responses for people on the move and to stimulate forward thinking in public and policy debates on mixed migration. The MMC’s overarching focus is on human rights and protection for all people on the move. The MMC is a global network, with regional hubs in Africa, Asia, Europe and Latin America hosted in Danish Refugee Council (DRC) regional offices, and a small central team in Geneva. The MMC is part of, and governed by, DRC.
Reporting to the director of MMC, the Global Communication Officer leads the implementation of all MMC activities in relation to internal and external communication and visibility, finalization of MMC publications for release, report launches, donor reporting, organization of (online and offline) events and supports policy engagement and fundraising activities.