PROGRAM COORDINATOR, KENAN INSTITUTE FOR ETHICS
Duke University was created in 1924 through an indenture of trust by James Buchanan Duke. Today, Duke is regarded as one of America’s leading research universities. Located in Durham, North Carolina, Duke is positioned in the heart of the Research Triangle, which is ranked annually as one of the best places in the country to work and live. Duke has more than 15,000 students who study and conduct research in its 10 undergraduate, graduate and professional schools. With about 40,000 employees, Duke is the third largest private employer in North Carolina, and it now has international programs in more than 150 countries.
Plan and manage activities for The Kenan Institute for Ethics programming on Global Migration and Human Rights and Initiatives on Religion (RPLI) and Moral Judgment (MADI), Environmental Ethics and Kenan Refugee Project (KRP); deciding how best to engage faculty, students and community ensuring mix of constituencies participates and is represented, determining best balance of research, practice and education and how best to deploy resources to meet project goals.
Manage Special Projects, Faculty Research Teams and International Programs-Reports to Director on these activities Manage all decisions about local and international logistics for all global programs including serving as liaison to on site coordinators, research assistants, translators, International NGOs, community partners and service providers. Both helps identify partners and decides how best to mix on site local assistance with Duke imported support (financial and human capital).
Includes making decisions about how to allocate funds for project given an overall budget as well as where and how to cull additional funds (from donors, foundations, co-sponsors, partners),
Manage and provide support for faculty research teams helping decide how best to organize field research depending on undergraduate, graduates student and faculty mix, how best to deploy limited resources and where to seek additional resources. Be on call to troubleshoot for global program participants and parents. Including decision making about how best to manage medical emergencies and local security problems (e.g. national strike in Nepal, rioting in Cairo).
Provide support and manage logistics for all new and pilot programming to ensure that appropriate mix of research, teaching and practice is represented and identification and meeting of various needs different constituencies have.
Manage travel arrangements domestic and international for KIE programs
Work requires analytical, communications and organizational skills generally acquired through completion of a bachelor's degree program.
Work requires one year of experience in program administration or involving academic, instructional or counseling activities to acquire skills necessary to plan, coordinate and implement a variety of program activities and events. OR AN EQUIVALENT COMBINATION OF RELEVANT EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE
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