DIRECTOR OF ENGAGEMENT
Duties: Penn Law is one of the nation's oldest and most distinguished law schools. The School offers a distinctive cross-disciplinary legal education, drawing on the depth and breadth of the University of Pennsylvania. The resulting intellectual opportunities and professional relationships bridge traditional boundaries and disciplines, making Penn Law an extraordinarily supportive academic community for its scholars and students alike.
The Center for Ethics and Rule of Law is a non-partisan interdisciplinary institute dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the rule of law in twenty-first century warfare and national security. The only Center of its kind housed within a law school, CERL draws from the study of law, philosophy, and ethics to answer the difficult questions that arise in times of war and contemporary transnational conflicts. The Center unites scholars and policymakers from various fields in a multi-disciplinary conversation on some of the most challenging issues of our time.
CERL's Director of Engagement will create, oversee and implement CERL's external relations and fundraising strategy. Reporting to CERL's Faculty Director and in collaboration with the Center's Executive Director, the Director of Engagement will create a development plan to ensure CERL's long term growth, and then direct and coordinate its implementation. The Director of Engagement will also direct CERL's communications and marketing efforts to bring public attention to CERL's work. Finally, the Director of Engagement will support CERL's Faculty and Executive Directors in a variety of tasks relating to CERL's programming and day-to-day operations.
This is a full-time position with a two-year commitment; continuation is dependent upon funding.
Qualifications: A Bachelor's Degree and 3 years to 5 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience is required. Advanced degree preferred. Background in CERL's areas of interest preferred.
At least three years' experience designing and implementing communications and fundraising strategies. Experience in fundraising required, with an emphasis on corporate/foundation solicitation and/or government grant proposal development, award, and implementation preferred. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral. Excellent organizational as well as ability to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously in a timely manner. Established track record as collaborator in the workplace, within the immediate department and within a larger institution. Experience representing a sophisticated organization in a variety of public and internal forums, including design and implementation of communications plans and strategies. Ability to work with Penn Law's Microsoft Office environment.
Reference Number: 56-27974
Salary Grade: 027
Employment Type: Exempt
Org: Center for Ethics and Rule of Law
Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.
Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration