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Executive Director

Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University

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Are you passionate about fostering collaborative research, education, and policy initiatives to address critical challenges in India and globally? The Gupta-Klinsky India Institute (GKII) at Johns Hopkins University (JHU) is seeking an Executive Director to lead its multidisciplinary efforts towards advancing societal impact through innovative solutions. Join us in mobilizing the Johns Hopkins community to make a difference in India and beyond!

About Gupta-Klinsky India Institute,

Established in 2020, GKII serves as a dynamic platform dedicated to partnering with India to deepen our understanding of pressing issues and their global implications. Our mission is to engage Johns Hopkins faculty, staff, students, and alumni in collaborative endeavors with Indian partners to drive positive change through research, education, policy, and practice. As an institute, we prioritize equity, sustainability, evidence-based approaches, and fostering mutually respectful partnerships.

Specific Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work Project: Supervise priority technical areas such as TB, Education, and AI, participate in project-related meetings, supervise the advancement of core initiatives and manage an interdisciplinary Steering Committee. Create strategy to advance issues and technical areas important and relevant to diverse university stakeholders.
  • Fundraising and Community Building: Build a coalition of students, faculty and staff, and alumni who connect over India and see the potential in partnership and collaboration. Develop and execute fundraising strategies in partnership with university Development and Alumni Relations, maintain donor relationships, manage the Advisory Board, identify grant opportunities, and build the Institute's endowment.
  • Communications and External Affairs: Develop, expand, and drive engagement within JHU and across India, establishing connections with government stakeholders, universities, public and private sector organizations and oversee social media and other communications channels. Oversee and increase awareness of the Johns Hopkins University brand within India.
  • Administration: Oversee project-related business systems and processes, manage budgets, and coordinate legal and risk management activities.

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's Degree in related field.
  • Ten years work experience in leadership and management role, preferably in related fields such as healthcare or public health, politics, NGO, fundraising, or academics.
  • This position does not allow for education or experience substitutions.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Advanced Degree in a related field.
  • Demonstrated experience in India-related work and program development.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, with proficiency in Hindi or other Indian languages preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to navigate complex organizations.
  • Passion for scientific and health-related research and comfort with budgetary planning.
  • Familiarity with university settings, especially Johns Hopkins University, is advantageous.

Classified Title: Executive International Program Director
Job Posting Title (Working Title): Executive Director
Role/Level/Range: L/05/LI
Starting Salary Range: $143,500 - $251,200 Annually ($200,000 targeted; Commensurate with experience)
Employee group: Full Time
Schedule: Monday to Friday: 8:30 am - 5 pm
Exempt Status: Exempt
Location: Hybrid/School of Public Health
Department name: Gupta-Klinsky India Institute (GKII)
Personnel area: School of Public Health


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