Beyond Conflict: Director of Philanthropy (USA)

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Director of Philanthropy, Beyond Conflict, Boston, MA, USA. Deadline: Open until filled; posted January 11, 2020.

 

A recent transformational gift has allowed Beyond Conflict to move to the next level in their growth. As a result, the Director of Philanthropy (DOP) position has been created to focus on strategically growing philanthropic partnerships in order to maintain a healthy and sustainable financial position. This role will report to and work with the Executive Director, and support the CEO/Founder, the Board of Directors, and other colleagues as needed.

Beyond Conflict is looking for an entrepreneurial, high energy, and optimistic experienced development professional to take on this exciting opportunity. The DOP will be responsible for co-creating and executing a comprehensive frontline fundraising strategy. This involves building new relationships while also nurturing and growing current ones with individuals and institutions by partnering with staff and board members. There will be a focus on creating giving opportunities at the six-figure and higher levels to Beyond Conflict’s priority areas.

Founded in 1992, Beyond Conflict is a global non-profit organization based in Boston that works with government, nonprofit and community leaders to create powerful and innovative frameworks to open pathways in peace talks, transitions to democracy, and national reconciliation in the aftermath of division and violence.

U Dayton: Director of Programs, Human Rights Center (USA)

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Director of Programs, Human Rights Center, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH. Deadline: March 15, 2020.

This position will provide leadership on the Center’s offer of meaningful, life-changing human rights-related experiences for graduate and undergraduate students–both in and out of the classroom. The position will administer existing Human Rights Center (HRC) programs and will be responsible for developing and cultivating new programmatic educational, research and experiential learning opportunities for students locally, nationally and internationally. The Director will lead on projects related to the intersections of business, science, technology and human rights, the UN Global Compact and University-wide engagement in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2030.

The HRC creates positive change through education, dialogue and transdisciplinary research for and about advocacy. As part of a University that promotes the common good, the Center is committed to bridging the gap between theory and practice in order to advance human rights and sustainable development locally, nationally, and around the world. The Center provides a range of targeted fellowships, scholarships, affiliations and opportunities for deepening applied knowledge, experience and evidence in the field of human rights and rights-based development.

UNU Tokyo Head Communications (Japan)

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Head of Communications, Office of Communications, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan. Deadline: January 31, 2020.

UNU is searching for a Head of Communications at its Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan to lead the OC team and channel the communications resources of UNU’s broader global network towards the achievement of one overarching goal: to shape, package, and deliver UNU’s products and expertise to maximise impact, effect positive change, and drive further demand for UNU’s work.

The OC, supported by stakeholders from across the UNU system, is also currently leading a project to collaboratively redevelop UNU’s brand and online presence. Underpinned by a recent rebranding exercise, the UNU Web Platform Development Project aims to combine all UNU institutes’ primary websites (30+) together onto the same platform, redevelop shared databases, and create a cohesive UNU web experience through similar design and user experience. The Head of Communications is responsible for guiding this large project to a successful conclusion.

 

Rhode Island College: Coordinator of Intercultural Services (USA)

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Coordinator of Intercultural Services, Unity Center, Rhode Island College, Providence, Rhode Island. Deadline: Open until filled, posted 12/9/19.

The Unity Center at Rhode Island College invites applications for the above part-time (20 hours/week) position. The Coordinator of Intercultural Services works in collaboration with other Unity Center coordinators, and the director to curate and offer intersectional programming that is diverse in format, content, and representation. The individual will align with national best practices, to identify and provide services and resources for communities of color, which includes but is not limited to: Black, Latinx, Afro-Latinx, Chicanx, Asian, Middle Eastern, South East Asian, Indigenous, Biracial, and Multiracial individuals.

The Coordinator of Intercultural Services works in collaboration with other Unity Center coordinators, and the director to curate and offer intersectional programming that is diverse in format, content, and representation. The individual will align with national best practices, to identify and provide services and resources for communities of color, which includes but is not limited to: Black, Latinx, Afro-Latinx, Chicanx, Asian, Middle Eastern, South East Asian, Indigenous, Biracial, and Multiracial individuals.

Temple U: Dean, Japan Campus (Japan)

“JobDean, Temple University Japan Campus, Tokyo, Japan. Deadline: February 13, 2020.

As the oldest and largest foreign university in Japan, Temple University, Japan Campus (TUJ) seeks a dean who will enhance the university’s ability to create a unique intellectual environment that transcends borders.  Launched as a branch campus of Temple University in 1982, TUJ is a gateway and global presence for the university, running its own degree and research programs and supporting Main Campus research, collaborations and connections throughout Japan and beyond. Serving nearly 4,000 students including an undergraduate population that now exceeds 1,300 students from approximately 60 countries, the diverse student body helps make TUJ a rich, dynamic and stimulating campus. In addition to its core undergraduate program, TUJ offers graduate programs in law, business, and education; an English-language preparation program; continuing education courses; and corporate education classes. TUJ recently moved into a new six-story building on the campus of Showa Women’s University in Setagaya, Tokyo. This building, specifically designed for TUJ, provides more than 93,000 square feet and is already enhancing campus offerings and shaping student life.

U Utah Asia: Dean of Faculty (South Korea)

“JobChief Administrative Officer and Dean of Faculty, University of Utah Asia Campus, Incheon, South Korea. Deadline: Review begins December 15, 2019; open until filled.

The University of Utah Asia Campus located in South Korea is an extended campus of the University of Utah. The UAC is in its 5th year of operation and has experienced tremendous growth and development since inception. We are seeking a dynamic and engaging leader to serve as the next Chief Administrative Officer and Dean of Faculty to continue this upward trajectory. The CAO-DOF is responsible for providing strategic vision and leadership in the overall operation of the UAC. This position is also responsible for the oversight of all UAC Faculty and will work to create a vibrant intellectual environment for student success.

The UAC-DOF coordinates directly with leadership from the Salt Lake campus to ensure the continued growth and success of the UAC and more importantly maintaining a direct connection between the two campuses. The CAO-DOF partners with local Korean government officials, alumni and other stakeholders to ensure sustainability of the campus, and to ensure that the UAC is compliant with all Korean laws. This position is responsible for leading the implementation of academic curriculum, providing leadership to the faculty and managing the processes through which teaching is conducted and administered at the UAC.

U Chicago: Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse (USA)

“JobSenior Lecturer and Deputy Director of Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA. Deadline: December 31, 2019.

The Humanities Collegiate Division at the University of Chicago is accepting applications for the position of a full-time Senior Lecturer in the Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse, for a three-year renewable term beginning 1 September 2020. In addition to the appointment as Senior Lecturer, the successful candidate will be appointed as Deputy Director of the Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse.

Rooted in the University of Chicago’s principles of freedom of expression and academic inquiry, the Parrhesia Program for Public Discourse offers an innovative curriculum in the theory and practice of public discourse and deliberation. It strives to foster open and inclusive public discourse by developing students’ abilities to articulate and communicate their ideas effectively, thereby allowing them to engage productively in civic deliberation and dialogue. Theory-driven as well as practice-oriented, the Parrhesia Program offers courses at multiple levels of instruction, such as courses on the history and theory of free discourse and rhetoric as well as on the principles and practices of public speaking, deliberation, and dialogue. The curriculum aims to develop communicative competence within a wide variety of communities, including academic, professional, and civic.

Xavier U: Associate Director Brueggeman Center for Dialogue (USA)

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Associate Director of the Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Dialogue, Xavier University, Cincinnati, OH. Deadline: January 10, 2020.

NOTE: There is now also a position for Director available, with a deadline of 1/31/20.

The Associate Director will work with the Executive Director in support of the Brueggeman Center’s mission to advance the core mission of the University through teaching, research, and convening programs and conferences. The Center’s mission statement, “Working collaboratively for a more just, sustainable and equitable world,” dovetails with the University’s commitment to provide a rigorous education dedicated to high academic standards and social justice. The work of the Center also supports Xavier’s commitment to the development and success of diversity and inclusion initiatives.

If desired and with appropriate qualifications, the Associate Director may request a faculty appointment, though such appointment will require the review and approval of the relevant academic department and conform to the guidelines of Xavier University’s Faculty Handbook.

The Associate Director will help the Executive Director manage the Center’s ongoing programs and develop new initiatives for the Center to pursue. The range of current programming falls into the following categories, with interfaith dialogue and collaboration being key:

  • Interfaith Dialogue and Collaboration
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Globalization and Internationalization
  • Refugee and Asylee Work
  • Political and Economic Justice

The Associate Director will work in support of the Executive Director through the 2020-2021 academic year with the prospect of assuming the position of Director of the Center during the 2021-2022 academic year.   Preferred start date is March 2, 2020, but a later start date is negotiable.

UNESCO: Assoc Programme Specialist: Communication & Information (France)

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Associate Programme Specialist, Communication and Information, UNESCO, Paris, France. Deadline: 8 December 2019.

Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information (ADG/CI) and the direct supervision of the Chief, Executive Office (CI/EO), the incumbent is responsible for providing professional and technical support, research and analysis for the programme management, as well as coordination of the Communication and Information (CI) Sector. Working as part of the global CI team and as member of the Executive Office, the incumbent will assist the Chief, CI/EO in performing the major activities listed below.

To assist Chief, CI/EO in overall coordination activities of the Executive Office, the incumbent will:

  • collect and analyze data, prepare and consolidate briefings in the thematic areas of media  and information literacy, media development, universal access to information and documentary heritage;
  • provide support to Chief CI/EO in facilitating joint action and good working relations between colleagues in the Field and Headquarters, UNESCO Centers, Institutes and networks, Central services, as well as partnerships with Member States, Intergovernmental Organizations, civil society, academia and the private sector;
  • manage and produce correspondence, memos, briefings, speeches, articles, web content, inputs to the UNESCO annual report, etc.

NAMLE: Program Assistant (Remote)

“JobProgram Assistant, National Association for Media Literacy Education (part of the Council of Communication Associations, the parent organization of CID) New York, NY (but position is remote). Deadline: December 6, 2019.

This is a great opportunity for a highly motivated, emerging media literacy professional who is interested in joining a growing team with a lot of room for professional growth. Reporting to, and working in close collaboration with, the Associate Director, the Program Assistant will help build a solid foundation for NAMLE to expand and deepen media literacy education across the United States. We are looking for an early career media literacy professional or recent graduate with one to three years of work experience or background in media studies, communications, nonprofit management, or a related subject. This role requires the ability to manage multiple priorities and deadlines in a team setting, working both independently and collaboratively with a variety of individuals and organizations.