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.
Senior Researcher, FrameWorks, Washington, DC, USA. Deadline: none listed, but job posted in summer 2020.
Effective communications is a key part of bringing about social change and helping the public to better understand society’s greatest social problems. Strategic framing can help us all see the solutions to those problems and build the collective will to support them. That’s what the FrameWorks Institute does – a nonprofit, progressive think tank that designs, conducts, interprets, and translates communications research to advance social justice.
FrameWorks is seeking a Senior Researcher to join our team. The successful candidate will be a part of FrameWorks’ research team and investigate how to effectively reframe a wide range of social and scientific issues, such as affordable housing, poverty, education equity, and climate change. This is an outstanding opportunity for a mid-career professional with experience in social science research and a demonstrated commitment to equity and social change.
The Senior Researcher will collect, analyze, and synthesize multiple streams of data to produce framing recommendations for advocates, experts, and scientists working to engage the public about policy solutions to social issues. They will present FrameWorks’ research to different audiences and contribute to the organization’s efforts to engage communicators across multiple nonprofit sectors. They will also help develop and innovate FrameWorks’ methods and theory.
University Assistant with Doctorate, The Institute of Translation Studies, Faculty of Arts and Humanities, University of Graz, Graz, Austria. Deadline: September 9, 2020.
40 hours a week; fixed-term employment for the period of 6 years; position to be filled as of October 12th 2020.
* Independent research and scientific collaboration in the research area “Translation and cooperation in times of technocapitalism”
* Possibility to write an empirically-based postdoctoral thesis (habilitation) with a focus on translation technology and (digital) translation didactics
* Preparation of a structured overview of new developments and innovations in translation technology and digital translation didactics
* Publications in scientific journals and/or other forms of knowledge transfer (dissemination of knowledge)
* Assistance in the acquisition of external funding
* Contribution to existing and new research projects
* Participation in and co-organisation of workshops, symposia and conferences
* Teaching of courses, among others in the field of translation technology
* Student support
* Administration related to research and teaching
Staff Director of Intergroup Dialogue Program, Villanova University, Villanova, PA, USA. Deadline: September 1, 2020.
The Staff Director of the Intergroup Dialogue Program works with the Faculty Director to oversee and manage the daily operations of the Intergroup Relations (IGR) program. The Director reports to the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (ODEI) Executive Director of Strategic Initiatives.
The individual in this position will manage the team of program facilitators, providing recruitment, training, assessment, and ongoing development and training, and execute student recruitment efforts. Additionally, the Director will review assessments for each semester (CATS) and collect student consent forms for research and assessment of student papers. This position will coordinate the IGR Leadership Team (advisory function, planning future topic offerings, interviewing and assessing new facilitator applicants, curriculum development, solicit input and direct outreach to departments and groups) and other outreach activities.
Program Manager, MIT-France and Belgium Programs, Center for International Studies-MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA. Deadline: August 10, 2020.
The Program Manager will be responsible for the management and overall development of the MIT France and Belgium programs. The programs create experiential learning and research opportunities in France and Belgium for MIT students and faculty and develops partnerships connecting MIT and France/Belgium. Will implement and oversee all aspects of student internships and other experiential learning opportunities in France and Belgium, including advertising, recruiting and matching students with opportunities, and preparing students through training on culture and workplace norms; cultivate relationships with potential host organizations in France and Belgium, identify new and develop relationships with prospective funding sources (corporate, individual, government, foundation), and organize activities to steward current donors; administer faculty seed fund grant programs to promote research collaborations; and collaborate with and serve as a resource on France and Belgium for the MIT community, and promote the program as a hub of France/Belgium-related activity on campus through outreach/events.
Must be willing to work evenings periodically and travel to France and Belgium several times per year.
International Projects Officer, Vice Chancellor’s Office, University of Westminster, London, UK. Deadline: 8 July 2020.
The post holder will make a major contribution to the implementation of the University’s Global Engagement Strategy, with specific focus on supporting the University’s Transnational Education Strategy. They will be responsible for supporting and enhancing existing TNE partnerships, and assisting in the development of new TNE partnerships, and other projects as directed. They will work closely with the Head of Transnational Education and the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement, and other key internal and external stakeholders.
The successful candidate will be required to have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to meet the challenges of a complex operating environment. This includes a track-record in managing multiple projects to achieve results. You will have a strong understanding of the HE operating environment, preferably within an international context. You should be able to demonstrate considerable experience of supporting colleagues in the development and management of projects or partnerships and a commitment to delivering high quality customer service.
An understanding of inter-cultural business practices and an innovative approach to relationship management is desirable, as is familiarity with University course portfolio. This post is predominantly UK based, but on occasion you may be required to travel to visit partners.
Penn-Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) Director, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Deadline: June 21, 2020.
The Director reports to the Associate Vice Provost for Equity and Access and is based in the Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center. The Director will coordinate the Penn-KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) Partnership, an initiative designed to increase the college completion rates for underserved KIPP students nationwide. The Director is responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of programs and services to support the retention of 50 plus KIPP alumni annually. The Director will collaborate with the Associate Vice Provost, cultural center directors, advisers in all four undergraduate schools, and connect students to offices such as Student Financial Services, the Weingarten Learning Resource Center, Student Intervention Services and Counseling and Psychological Services to support their success at Penn.
Director, Office of International Education, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA. Deadline: July 31, 2020.
The Director of the Office of International Education’s (OIE) role is to provide leadership and manage the University’s education abroad programming, and implement developments in term-length and other study abroad opportunities as decided by various constituencies on campus, primarily the Vice Provost for Internationalization, the Internationalization Council and other faculty and staff committees/units. The Director also advises students, parents, faculty, and staff of the various opportunities for studying abroad. This position is responsible for promotion of programs; management of program sites; preparing students for an experience abroad; transferring course credit; managing compliance and risk concerns regarding study abroad for the university; and responding to the needs of students, parents, staff, and faculty. The Director is also responsible for managing the study abroad operational and program budgets in conjunction with the Director of Budget and Operations. Finally, this position advocates and supports the articulation and integration of connections between study abroad and global learning outcomes across campus.
Associate Dean of Students, Yale-National University of Singapore College, Singapore. Deadline: June 15, 2020.
The Associate Dean of Students is a senior member of the Dean of Students (DOS) Office leadership team, reporting directly to the Dean and will act as the deputy in the Dean’s absence. The role serves as a front-facing liaison to the student community and advises the Dean of Students on a variety of student-related matters, along with driving intra- and inter-departmental projects on behalf of the DOS Office.
This position oversees Campus Life and Student Services. Campus Life includes Student Organisations & Leadership, Athletics & Recreation, and Intercultural Engagement (i.e., Diversity & Inclusion). The selected candidate will develop strategic plans for Campus Life, as well as drive the execution of programmes, policies and initiatives to support the cognitive, intrapersonal and interpersonal development of students. Student Services oversees international student passes, student billing, student insurance, parent/family relations and housing operations.
Yale-NUS will introduce a newly designed residential curriculum starting in academic year 2020-21. The Associate Dean will help further refine the residential curriculum and assist in implementation.
Program Manager, Global Experience Office, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Deadline: open until filled; posted April 7, 2020.
The Global Experience Office (GEO) is a central office of global education at Northeastern University, committed to ensuring that every Northeastern student has an opportunity to engage in intellectually challenging and culturally enriching experiences throughout the world. To achieve this, GEO partners with Northeastern colleges and units to integrate global experiences into their curricula and to enhance their capacity in operating global programs. GEO’s own signature programs are carefully designed and operated to complement students’ on-campus studies, to deepen students’ knowledge of the world and their chosen field of study, develop intercultural and political sensitivity, utilize and strengthen foreign language skills, and help students explore global career options. Through these programs, GEO facilitates global experiences for over 2,700 NU students and 200 additional foreign incoming students.
With supervision from the Associate Director team, the Program Manager is accountable for the day to day oversight of each assigned off-site location, specifically in relation to first-year international programs such as the N.U.in Program, Global Engagement Program, and Global Quest. This role interacts and manages the onsite staff of the N.U.in Program to ensure that all agreements, promises, and other commitments made via contract and other obligations are fulfilled. The Program Manager should have a working knowledge of higher education student life as well as the trends in international education management. This position requires significant interaction with departments, institutions, and individuals both on and off campus in a fast-paced international environment. As such, the Program Manager possess excellent problem solving, communication, and organizational skills with strong attention to detail. Additionally, this position demands a significant amount of patience, flexibility, and initiative.