Editor, International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP), UNESCO, Paris, France. Deadline: 21 January 2021.
This position is located in the Information Services Unit of the UNESCO International Institute for Educational Planning (IIEP) in Paris and reports to the Information Services Team Leader. Under the supervision of the Team leader and in close collaboration with other team members, the incumbent is in charge of reviewing, revising and editing IIEP documents, such as manuscripts, concept notes, web news, institutional documents, etc. The incumbent supports in particular IIEP move towards e-publications, including through the provision of advise and assistance in this regard to IIEP staff. Because of the public nature IIEP content, the incumbent must demonstrate very good editorial skills and sound judgement in order to maintain IIEP’s excellent reputation.
Assistant Director of Intercultural Engagement for Multicultural Programs, under Dean for Student Life-Office of Multicultural Programs, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Boston, MA. Deadline: December 27, 2020.
Will report directly to the assistant dean of intercultural engagement for multicultural programs and coordinate existing efforts committed to diversity education and convene staff and students in the development and sustainability of new efforts; increase the volume and visibility of diversity efforts through the OMP and broadening the impact of these efforts; and support MIT’s mission. OMP has a three-prong approach with goals of support, celebration, and education/engagement. To achieve these goals, will focus efforts on leadership and support for dedicated student affinity spaces, including cultural centers and student groups; outreach to and support of students and student organizations; and incorporate social justice education, programming, and resources into the fabric of MIT to support a community of diverse learners within a multicultural context.
Advisor for Communication and Information, Communication and Information Sector, UNESCO, Rabat, Morocco. Deadline: December 26, 2020.
The Advisor for Communication and Information, under the direct supervision of the Director of UNESCO Office in Rabat and the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General, Communication and Information (ADG/CI) as well as in close cooperation with staff of CI Sector at Headquarters (Directors, Chiefs of Section, Programme Specialists) and in Field Offices of the region, is responsible for developing, planning and managing a programme of work and as a team leader may manage, supervise and guide a team of staff to ensure the delivery of programme initiatives and project activities, from funding proposals to project design to evaluation and reporting.
Faculty Lecturer / Director- Academic Fellows Program, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. Deadline: December 15, 2020.
The University of Massachusetts Amherst College of Social and Behavioral Sciences (SBS) seeks an innovative, dynamic, and student-centered Faculty Lecturer to direct the Academic Fellows Program (AFP), which serves the approximately 2000 SBS undergraduate students who identify as first-generation, BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color), and/or from families with low incomes. The goals of AFP are to ensure equity; foster a sense of belonging and community; provide holistic support for students’ academic, professional development, civic, and personal pursuits; and close the opportunity gap for historically marginalized students.
The Lecturer/Director will teach two courses per semester, including an Integrative Experience (IE) course and a team-based-learning (TBL) course, and will serve as a faculty mentor and sponsor for senior theses, independent studies, and internships. Teaching assignments may also include a research seminar, an advanced transfer student seminar, a cohort-based internship seminar, or a first-year seminar.
Media and Communications Manager, Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose, University College London, London, UK. Deadline: 30 November 2020.
The UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is looking for a Media and Communications Manager to contribute to the development and implementation of IIPP’s research strategy and manage its growing grant, consultancy and philanthropic portfolio. Situated in a globally top university, IIPP is demonstrating impact and influence, including training the next generation of civil servants, bringing together leading global policy-making institutions, and establishing partnerships to address global challenges. IIPP applies its critical thinking to four core areas of activity: research and thought leadership; teaching and training; influencing public policy; and engaging the broader public in its work and ideas.
Building IIPP’s brand and its relationships with media and global partners in academia, business, the public sector and civil society organisations will be central to its work. The Media and Communications Manager will be a key role and will lead on the development and implementation of an integrated communication. This role offers an opportunity for a committed Media and Communications Manager to play a key role in this Institute. While the primary purpose of the role is to develop communication strategies and build a supporting communications team, the role holder will be very hands on. The post-holder will be responsible for creating, implementing and monitoring of a comprehensive communication, media and public relations strategy that will enhance IIPP’s image and position within the marketplace and constituent communities whilst also ensuring alignment with UCL and Faculty strategies.
Director and CEO Australia India Institute, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia. Deadline: 23 November 2020.
The Director is expected to lead on increasing the policy and public salience of India as a crucial partner in Australia’s future, and of Australia as a crucial partner in India’s future; and providing thought-leadership on the nature of a closer and mutually-beneficial partnership. Demonstrating a track record of deep engagement in Australia-India relations, we are seeking someone with a highly collaborative style, drawing on the University of Melbourne’s India expertise, India expertise in other universities and sectors, and networks and relationships with leaders in academia, government, non-government organisations, industry and business, to enrich public awareness and discussion of Australia’s and India’s importance to each other.
The Director will be responsible for the operational management of the Institute and must play a leading role in determining the strategic direction of the Institute through the development of a strategic plan and annual program of activities.
Programme Specialist (Culture), UNESCO, Montevideo, Uruguay. Deadline: 14 November 2020.
The Programme Specialist (Culture), under the direct supervision of the Director of the UNESCO Regional Office in Montevideo and the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Culture, coordinates the programme and projects in the field of Culture to ensure the design, development, planning, monitoring, implementation and coordination of activities carried out under Major Programme IV – Culture in the countries covered by the Regional Office. He/She is also responsible for preparing inputs for the UNESCO Medium-Term Strategy (C/4), the Programme and Budget (C/5) and related work plans, as well as for developing partnerships and fundraising activities and ensuring UNESCO’s contribution to the ‘Delivering as One’ exercise in the field of Culture in the countries covered by the Office. He/She also leads and supervises the staff of the Culture Unit of the Office.
Secretary General ENHANCE, Department of International Affairs, Technische Universität Berlin, Germany. Deadline: 6 November 2020.
The ENHANCE network is an alliance of 7 leading European technical universities which was established in response to the European University Initiative. Technische Universität Berlin is the coordinating university in the network. With a vision to “drive responsible societal transformation by enhancing a strong alliance of European Universities of Technology, empowering people to develop and use science and technology responsibly and turn global challenges into opportunities”, the ENHANCE partner universities aim to use the three-year funding period to lay the foundation for structures which enable the unrestricted mobility of students, researchers, and employees of the universities.
Chief Program Officer, Beyond Conflict, Boston, MA. Deadline: none listed, posted September 30, 2020.
Beyond Conflict is searching for an entrepreneurial, innovative, and ambitious team player to lead its program team. The Chief Program Officer will oversee all program and research activities and bear primary responsibility for programmatic strategic planning and growth. The Chief Program Officer will also build and manage the organization’s emerging Science-Informed Design consulting practice.
The successful candidate for this role should have extensive experience facilitating strategic mission-driven planning processes, overseeing a diverse portfolio of projects, coaching and mentoring staff, generating revenue for nonprofit organizations, and enabling evidence-based learning. The Chief Program Officer will work with the Director of Development to construct a revenue generation strategy. Together with program staff, they will help secure grants, contracts, and major gifts that further Beyond Conflict’s work.
Senior Programme Manager – Our Shared Cultural Heritage, British Council, Edinburgh or Manchester Office, UK. Deadline: 29 September 2020.
The British Council has been awarded a grant by the National Heritage Lottery Fund to support a three-year, high-value programme enabling young people in the UK and South Asia to explore cultural heritage. Working with museums, youth organisations and arts organisations, the programme partnership comprises a wide-ranging network from community organisations to major institutions. The role will lead on the delivery phase of Our Shared Cultural Heritage, a large-scale funded programme fostering collaborations between the UK and South Asia across multiple locations: Glasgow, Manchester, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh.
This is an opportunity to support the diversification of heritage organisations in the UK and South Asia, through increased involvement, leadership and engagement of young people from South Asian backgrounds in heritage. You will be working with the British Council team in the UK, India, Pakistan and Bangladesh alongside heritage and youth partners in the UK (Glasgow Life, UK Youth, Manchester Museum). You will be responsible for working with our teams across South Asia, building partnerships and connections between the UK and South Asia.
The project is youth-led and you will be responsible for ensuring youth voice and leadership within the project. The project seeks to foreground South Asian voices and you will be responsible for ensuring young people from South Asian backgrounds benefit from this project.