Program Administrator, Fletcher Leadership Program for Financial Inclusion-18001129

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Program Administrator, Fletcher Leadership Program for Financial Inclusion-18001129

This is a grant funded position and is not eligible for severance pay.

The Fletcher School is the United States’ first professional graduate school of international affairs. Since 1933 Fletcher’s multi-disciplinary education in international relations, law, and business, has prepared the world’s leaders to become innovative problem-solvers in government, private sector, and non-governmental organizations. The Fletcher School seeks to fulfill its mission in the most environmentally sensible way possible.

Established in 2007, the Institute for Business in the Global Context (IBGC) addresses a range of global issues affecting multinational corporations, rising national enterprises, banks and financial institutions, and consulting and academic institutions. The IBGC offers resources such as executive education, custom research, and conferences and speakers. Specific content areas of focus include Country Management in Emerging Markets, Inclusive Growth, and Innovation & Change.

The Fletcher School Leadership Program for Financial Inclusion (FLPFI) is an innovative training initiative for banking regulators and policymakers from emerging and frontier markets to promote and further develop their work on policy and regulation in financial services for the poor. FLPFI is funded by private grants from The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, The MasterCard Foundation, and Financial Sector Deepening Africa.

The Program Administrator provides specialized, subject matter knowledge to develop, implement, review and evaluate the FLPFI program in collaboration with the Director, and Associate Director, with a focus on student experience, learning and pedagogy. Participates in development of goals and strategies; creates data management and filing systems; develops, analyzes and monitors budgets, grants and contracts; and participates in development and implements marketing and advertising efforts including writing content for website and social media material. May design and represent program externally at conferences, meetings and events. Conducts research and drafts reports and results. May oversee recruitment and management of study subjects. May provide advice and counseling to students. Coordinates hiring and training of staff, students and temporary help. The successful candidate will be comfortable working with in a team structure, sharing information and insights, and engaging in ongoing intellectual exchange. The candidate must be comfortable with actors in the finance, investment and corporate sectors and with building bridges between these sectors and the academy, non-profit and government sectors. Key responsibilities will include: 30% of the Program Administrator’s time will be devoted to financial management and administrative tracking of grants and project budgets; execution of all aspects of the Program, related events and outputs; collaboration with key stakeholders in program planning and project management; acting as liaison for project funders, advisors, speakers, participants, and other stakeholders; establishing appropriate systems and protocols for the growth and administration of the Program; sustaining long-term, relevant relationships with partners, as well as prospective funders and industry experts; event execution (including event-related logistics, catering, etc); supervision of student employees; oversight of program and project/s web presence; and facilitation of project publication streams. The Program Administrator will report to the Associate Director, with significant guidance, direction, and collaboration from the Program’s Director.

Basic Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related discipline and 3+ years of related experience OR Master’s degree and 1-2 years related experience.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Significant experience in program management, financial management, grant management, grant writing.
  • Familiarity with working internationally and with diverse teams.
  • High capacity for self-directed work.
  • Master’s degree in related discipline and 3+ years of experience in related field of study.

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Occasional domestic and international travel required. Occasional evening and weekend work may be required.

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Administration
Organization: Instruction - Fletcher School
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Oct 9, 2018, 7:54:50 PM





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Posted: 10/13/2018
Application Due: 12/12/2018
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