Manager, Fung Global Fellows Program
Requisition # 2017-7685
Department Prnctn Inst Intl & Regnl Studs
Category Academic Administration
Date Posted 6/19/2017
Full-Time / Part-Time Full-Time
Application Deadline ..
This manager is responsible for all aspects of the Fung Global Fellows Program, which recruits an elite group of the best, early career faculty (no more than 10 years after the Ph.D.) employed at universities around the world. With the Fung program's faculty director, the manager plays a key role in the annual search for 6 fellows, the review of applications (80-100 per year), and the fellows' academic program throughout the year. Additionally, the manager will serve as PIIRS' primary liaison with the Office of the Dean of the Faculty and, in that capacity, will oversee all PIIRS visiting and faculty appointments both during the academic year and in the summer for the PIIRS Global Seminars. The manager supports the associate director in the general administration of the PIIRS Global Seminars and is also responsible for the institute's annual report.
Fung Global Fellows
- In coordination with the faculty director, organizes the annual recruitment of 6 international fellows. Advertises the fellowships internationally via the Internet and listservs, and in scholarly publications; meets all DOF requirements for the online application process and final appointments; answers applicants questions; with the faculty director and a committee of Princeton faculty fellows, reviews applications (80-100 per year) and makes the first cut of applicants' dossiers; oversees the distribution and evaluation of dossiers by a faculty committee; and coordinates and participates in interviews (12-15) by Skype. Maintains resources on recruiting internationally.
- Has primary responsibility for 6 international fellows for 1-2-year appointments. Coordinates with the fellows on their moves to the U.S., assists with securing housing on or off campus as needed, advises on complex visa arrangements in coordination with the Davis International Center, and sets up orientation workshops. Helps to integrate fellows into relevant departments and into the University as a whole. Advises fellows as needed on opportunities for spouses and on schools for children.
- Organizes and participates in the fellows' academic program of regular lunch seminars and workshops. Coordinates with the PIIRS director and relevant faculty on the program.
- Organizes or oversees regular cultural and/or social events, e.g., an annual reception, a monthly dinner meeting.
- Plans (with the program faculty director) and manages (with the PIIRS business manager), an annual budget of approximately $1.2 million. With the PIIRS director, the program faculty director, and the Development Office, maintains communication with the donor about the program.
- Oversees the program's website in cooperation with the PIIRS web developer.
Visitor and Faculty Appointments
- Serves as PIIRS' primary liaison with the Office of the Dean of the Faculty and, in that capacity, oversees all PIIRS visiting and faculty appointments both during the academic year and in the summer for the PIIRS Global Seminars. Coordinates with the PIIRS director and associate director on the recruitment of annual visitors (4-6/year) and joint faculty. Coordinates with PIIRS managers on the appointment of short-term visitors for PIIRS programs and, as needed for its China and India centers. Advertises the positions via the Internet and listservs, and in scholarly publications; meets all DOF requirements for the online application process and final appointments; answers applicants questions; coordinates with the faculty search committee on the evaluation of dossiers; and prepares and submits final appointment documents to the DOF. Maintains resources on recruiting as needed.
- Serves as the visitors host throughout the academic year; may coordinate activities with other campus visitors, centers, and departments as appropriate.
- Coordinates with the PIIRS communication manager on the production of the institute's annual report.
- The assistant director supports the associate director in the general administration of the PIIRS Global Seminars, e.g., coordinating with the PIIRS business manager on payments to international institutions and vendors and ensuring that internal and external deadlines are met, coordinating with relevant departmentson health and safety issues for faculty, students, and staff traveling abroad. May be asked to serve on a campus committee on international travel issues.
- Master's degree preferred;
- A minimum of 4-6 years administrative experience, preferably in higher education;
- Sensitivity to the needs and concerns of a diverse population.
- Experience in the supervision and monitoring of staff.
- Strong organizational skills and judgment as well as excellent written and oral skills.
- Strong interpersonal skills and work cooperatively with a wide variety of campus offices;
- Good judgment when handling confidential information;
- Proficiency in the Microsoft Office suite.
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Standard Weekly Hours
Eligible for Overtime
Essential Services Personnel (see policy for detail)
Physical Capacity Exam Required
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