East-West Center: Title IX & DEI Coordinator (USA)

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Title IX & Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coordinator, Management Operations, East-West Center, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA. Deadline: Open until filled.

The East-West Center is accepting applications for a two-year, limited position as a Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Coordinator. This position oversees Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) efforts throughout the East-West Center (EWC). Serving as a subject-matter expert and organizational culture champion, the incumbent will work collaboratively with Management Operations and the Human Resources Office to implement a robust, integrated DE&I strategy that spans compliance, accountability, retention, employee engagement, talent acquisition, and learning and development. The position will foster innovation in DE&I initiatives by using meaningful data to measure compliance with and aligned business strategies to DE&I principles and with regard to Title VII, Affirmative Action and the American with Disabilities Act (ADA). Additionally, this position will have primary responsibility for ensuring compliance with Title IX to support the organizational climate in which all members of the EWC team are protected from all forms of sex discrimination, including sexual harassment, sexual violence, and gender-based harassment and discrimination. The DE&I Coordinator will serve as a liaison with DE&I Committee and other stakeholders to develop initiatives and processes at the Center along with providing support to programs that promote equity for under-represented minorities on the EWC campus.

Call for Nominations: JIIC Editor

Professional OpportunitiesCall for Nominations/ Applications: Journal of International and Intercultural Communication Editor-Elect. Deadline: January 31, 2022.

The Journal of International and Intercultural Communication (JIIC) is a peer- reviewed publication of the National Communication Association (NCA). JIIC publishes original scholarship that expands understanding of international, intercultural, and cross-cultural communication. Widely interdisciplinary, JIIC features diverse perspectives and methods, including qualitative, quantitative, critical, and textual approaches to intellectual inquiry.

During 2022, NCA’s Publications Council will nominate an Editor-Elect (or co-Editors- Elect) for JIIC. The newly appointed Editor will begin processing manuscripts early in 2023 and will oversee the volumes for 2024-2026. The journal is published four times each year.

United Nations U: Media & Engagement (Japan)

“JobMedia and Engagement Specialist, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan. Deadline: Open until position is filled.

 

For the past four decades, United Nations University (UNU) has been an important think tank for impartial research on the pressing global problems of human survival, conflict prevention, development, and welfare. Based at UNU’s Headquarters in Tokyo, the Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability (UNU-IAS) is charged with the mission of serving the international community through policy-relevant research and capacity development focused on sustainability, including its social, economic, and environmental dimensions.

The Media & Engagement Specialist will promote UNU-IAS and its activities to raise visibility and impact. She/he will play a key role in implementing the communications strategy of UNU-IAS, with the overall goal of shaping, packaging, and delivering the institute’s products and expertise to maximize impact, effect positive change, and drive further demand for UNU-IAS work. Required qualifications and experience include, but are not limited to: a master’s degree or equivalent qualification in communications, journalism, sustainable development, environment, social sciences, international relations, or a related field; equivalent experience in combination with a bachelor’s degree will be considered a minimum of 5 years of working experience in public information, journalism, international relations, public relations or related area is required, preferably in an international setting.

UNESCO: Program Specialist in Culture (France)

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Program Specialist (Culture). UNESCO, Paris, France. Deadline: 6 September, 2021.

 

Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General for Culture, the general supervision of the Director of the World Heritage Centre (WHC), and the direct supervision of the Head of the Arab States Unit of the World Heritage Centre (WHC/ARB), the incumbent shall exercise the function of Program Specialist contributing to the implementation of the 1972 World Heritage Convention in the Arab States Region for cultural and natural heritage, working within the Global Strategy adopted by the World Heritage Committee, using Periodic Reporting and Monitoring Reporting as an efficient conservation tool, implementing the strategic objectives and decisions adopted by the World Heritage Committee, cooperating with UN agencies on all related activities, and acting as Focal Point for a defined number of States Parties in the Unit within the World Heritage Centre. Required qualifications include, but are not limited to, an advanced university degree (Master’s or equivalent) in the field of Cultural and/or Natural Heritage, Humanities, Law or Natural Sciences with specialization in natural or cultural heritage, Culture, Archaeology, Architecture, International Relations, or related area.

Fulbright Japan: Educational & Cultural Exchange (Japan)

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Executive Director, Japan-United States Educational Commission (JUSEC) including Fulbright Japan, Tokyo, Japan. Deadline: 31 August 2021.

The Japan-United States Educational Commission (JUSEC) invites applications from experienced American and Japanese citizens for the position of Executive Director. In addition to the Fulbright Program, JUSEC administers other exchange activities which align with its core mission to further educational and cultural exchange between Japan and the United States. Its headquarters are located in Tokyo. The Executive Director will be expected to work closely with relevant government departments and agencies in Japan and the United States. Requirements include a strong American and/or Japanese academic background; thorough understanding of American and Japanese societies, including educational systems; managerial experience in an academic, philanthropic, or cultural exchange organization; strong communication skills in English and Japanese; outstanding personal qualities; and the ability to collaborate effectively in an intercultural environment. The position’s entrustment contract is for a 2-year term commencing on or about January 1, 2022, with the possibility of renewal(s), subject to satisfactory work performance.

UNESCO: Director for Communication and Information Strategy & Policy (France)

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Director for Communication and Information Strategy & Policy. UNESCO, Paris, France. Deadline: 13 September, 2021 (extended).

Under the direct supervision of the Assistant Director-General for Communication and Information, the incumbent is responsible for providing intellectual and strategic leadership and vision to support UNESCO’s global mandate in the various fields of communication and information, including freedom of expression and the safety of journalists, universal access to information, media development and media and information literacy, innovation and digital transformations, and documentary heritage. In collaboration with UNESCO’s worldwide network of field offices, the incumbent will inform the development of UNESCO’s activities and initiatives, including by providing policy analysis and advice, to better meet the challenges and seize the opportunities of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.  This role does not include responsibility for UNESCO’s wider external communications, which is managed by the Department of Public Information.

Durham U: Community Liaison Lead in Race and Ethnicity (UK)

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Community Liaison Lead in Race and Ethnicity. Durham University, Durham, UK . Deadline: 3 August, 2021.

Durham University is seeking a Community Liaison Lead in Race and Ethnicity for its Community, Participation and Engagement Services. The incumbent will be a recognized service specialist in handling matters related to race and ethnicity related community relations, engagement and liaison; implement changes to enhance the design and development of existing service processes, techniques and deliverables in the area of race and ethnicity related community relations, to extend and develop links with external agencies; provide specialist expertise and support with data and information sources, interpretation and analysis relevant to trends in race and ethnicity related community issues; etc. This is a part-time appointment on a two-year fixed-term.

U Aberdeen: Director for Social Inclusion & Cultural Diversity (UK)

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Director, Interdisciplinary Centre for Social Inclusion and Cultural Diversity, University of Aberdeen,  Aberdeen, UK. Deadline: 6 August 2021.

The University of Aberdeen wishes to appoint, at Professorial level, a Director to lead its interdisciplinary Centre for Social Inclusion and Cultural Diversity.  The ideal candidate should have extensive internationally-renowned academic expertise in an underpinning discipline within Social Inclusion and Cultural Diversity, with a proven track record of interdisciplinary research, as well as success in meeting or exceeding challenging targets. For this role candidates will be an experienced academic leader with outstanding leadership, human resources, financial accountability and negotiating skills. You will also have an in-depth knowledge of high-level Government policy and business as well as a strong understanding of government and other funding streams.

UNESCO: Chief of Inclusion, Rights & Dialogue (France)

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Chief of Inclusion, Rights and Dialogue Section, Social and Human Sciences Sector,  UNESCO,  Paris, France. Deadline: 25 July 2021.

The Inclusion, Rights, and Dialogue Section of UNESCO supports Member States to promote inclusive policies and actions, by countering racism and discrimination, advancing intercultural dialogue and pursuing gender equality.

Under the supervision of the Assistant Director-General for the Social and Human Sciences Sector (ADG/SHS), the incumbent will be responsible for a number of flagship programs and projects, such as: UNESCO’s Roadmap on Anti-racism and non-discrimination; intercultural dialogue and competencies; arts for human rights and social justice; the promotion of gender equality and the fight against gender stereotypes; the international coalition of inclusive and sustainable cities; the Slave Route Project; the right to science and scientific freedom. The successful candidate will lead the design, coordination, execution and evaluation of the program and projects for the Inclusion, Rights and Dialogue Section.

UNESCO: Chief of Inclusion, Rights & Dialogue Section (France)

“JobChief of Inclusion, Rights and Dialogue Section, Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO, Paris, France. Deadline: 25 July 2021.

The Inclusion, Rights and Dialogue Section supports Member States to promote inclusive policies and actions, by countering racism and discrimination, advancing intercultural dialogue and pursuing gender equality.  Under the supervision of the Assistant Director-General for the Social and Human Sciences Sector (ADG/SHS), the incumbent will be responsible for the following flagship programmes and projects:

  • UNESCO’s Roadmap on Anti-racism and non-discrimination, including its toolkit
  • Intercultural dialogue and competencies, promoting a culture of peace
  • Arts for human rights and social justice
  • The promotion of gender equality and the fight against gender stereotypes
  • The international coalition of inclusive and sustainable cities
  • The Slave Route Project
  • The right to science and scientific freedom
  • Long Description

Under the overall authority and close supervision of the ADG/SHS and reporting to the Director for Policies and Programmes (DIR/PPD) on programme management issues, the incumbent will lead the design, coordination, execution and evaluation of the programme and projects for the Inclusion, Rights and Dialogue Section.