Program Manager for Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies 199907

Location
Worcester Massachusetts
Posted
May 01, 2017
Ref
199907
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Clark University’s Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies seeks to fill the position of Strassler Center Program Manager. Reporting to the Executive Director, the successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing all events including public lectures, panel discussions, workshops, conferences, and in-house events (such as exams and defenses). The Program Manager will oversee event budgets and supervise staff. In addition, the Program Manager will be in charge of the Rose Library collection and serve as Managing Editor for the Year-End Report. The manager will share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. Duties and Responsibilities Included in a range of responsibilities, the Program Manager will organize public and in-house events, oversee the infrastructure of Center conferences in collaboration with the Executive Director and faculty members, and collaborate with the Center accountant on developing and managing the special events budget and individual event budgets while ensuring that revenue is available to meet expenses. In addition, the Program manager will oversee the creation of event materials such as program books, invitations, posters and electronic and hard copy mailings of postcards and calendars, and will work with faculty and administrative assistant on arrangements for comprehensive exams, prospectus and final dissertation defenses. In the Rose Library, the Program Manager will manage a growing collection of approximately 9,000 volumes and serve as a resource for library patrons, inventory the book collection, maintain the database, shelve books, communicate with book donors, supervise student office assistants and volunteers, develop policies and procedures, and track usage. In addition, the Program Manager will work with faculty on book purchases and will supervise process of moving books into book annex in the Graduate Study Wing (beginning early 2018). As managing editor of the Year-End Report (YER), the Program Manager will work with the Editor-in-Chief throughout the year to coordinate all aspects of the YER including assigning articles, providing reminders and managing deadline, and assisting the Editor-in-Chief with writing and editing articles. The Program Manager will manage the administrative assistant as well as other duties as assigned. Will share in the responsibility for building a community that values diversity and the uniqueness of others by exhibiting integrity and respect in interacting with all members of the Clark community to create an atmosphere of fairness and belonging. Qualifications The successful candidate will have a Master’s degree in History and 3-5 years’ library experience. Clark is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their qualifications and experiences, to the diversity and excellence of our academic community. This is a full-time, 35 hours per week, 11-month position with excellent benefits, which include employee and family tuition benefits, 4 weeks’ vacation, generous retirement plan, free use of campus fitness center and many more. Review of applications will begin May 12. Salary will be commensurate with skills and experience. Please email résumé and cover letter to resumes@clarku.edu. Applicants must reference Job code 199907 in the subject line to be considered for this position. Clark University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer and strongly encourages members from historically underrepresented communities - inclusive of all women - to apply.