Program Manager Conference as Curriculum Project

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Posted with Limited Access No Limited Access Period Ending Date Title Program Manager Conference as Curriculum Project Posting Number S01179 Full-Time/Part-Time Part-time Typical Hours Per Week up to 10 Regular, Temporary or Term Temporary If temporary or term, enter anticipated end date 08/30/2019 Benefits Eligible? No Hourly/Salaried Hourly Band/Level OP3 Hiring Minimum $18.14 Department Mixed-Methods Evaluation, Training and Analysis (META) Lab Location Monterey, CA Campus Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening None Position Summary

Position Summary

The Program Manager will have a leadership role in the Conference as Curriculum project, funded by the Ron and Jessica Leibowitz Fund for Innovation and approved by the Fund for Innovation Board of Advisors in November 2018. The Program Manager will be the lead staff person on the project and will be responsible for overall timeline and resource management. Conference as Curriculum is a new initiative in which students will learn how to pursue their academic interests and gain expertise on a critical current topic from those at the forefront of research and practice who attend academic and professional conferences. Conference as Curriculum empowers students to chart their own curriculum within their subfield of interest and interact with the experts directly in order to gain a depth of knowledge. This is a part-time, temporary staff position.


Essential Functions

1) Manage Conference as Curriculum project, including strategy, timeline, human and financial resources, in coordination with supervisors.
2) Supervise Graduate Assistants, facilitate communication and collaboration between GAs and faculty leads, monitor hours and budget allocation.
3) Set agenda, lead team meetings, produce meeting minutes and distribute assignments.
4) Contribute insights and expertise to curriculum and research/evaluation design of project.
5) Support faculty leads in preparation and facilitation of Conference as Curriculum workshops.

General Responsibilities

1) Help with research and evaluation preparation, training, data collection, and analysis.
2) Investigate approaches to collaboration across Middlebury system (College, Language learning and Language Schools).
3) Attend and mentor workshop participants at either the Diversity Abroad conference in Boston (March 2-5) or the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES, April 14-18) in San Francisco.
4) Other duties as assigned.



1) Master’s degree in relevant field

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

1) Strong strategic planning, budgeting, and coordination skills
2) Familiarity with Middlebury system, including language studies
3) Research design, data collection, and curriculum planning skills


1) Minimum three years’ Experience teaching, mentoring, or tutoring graduate students
2) Academic and professional experience in international education, international development, and social justice
3) Attendance at one or more international education national or international conferences
4) Experience presenting at international education conferences

Physical Demands

The Middlebury Institute of International Studies at Monterey maintains a smoke-free/drug-free workplace.

This job requires ability to sit for extended periods of time, ability to handle lightweight parcels and supplies, and dexterity for repetitive action such as keyboarding, writing.

Posting Information

Close Date Open Until Filled No Special Instructions to Applicants Recommendations

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    2. Resume/C V




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    Posted: 1/23/2019
    Application Due: 2/5/2019
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