Working title: Senior Academic Program Coordinator
Role/Level/Range: ATO/03/OF Starting Salary Range: $40,820 to $65,000
Employee group: Full Time Schedule (hours/days): M-F, 40 hours/week Employee subgroup: Non-Exempt, Salaried Department Name: Kissinger Center
Personnel area (School): JHU SAIS
Founded in 1943 and a Johns Hopkins division since 1950, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies of Johns Hopkins (SAIS) has been educating global leaders for more than 70 years. As a highly selective graduate institution with a distinguished faculty, SAIS consistently ranks as one of the top schools of international relations in the world. SAIS was founded to provide a practical approach to training students in international leadership and foreign relations, and to provide mid-career educational opportunities for those already working in related fields. Today, SAIS offers the MA, MIPP, MAIA, MAIS, MIEF, GPP, and Ph.D. degrees and enrolls 640 full-time students in Washington, D.C., primarily in the school’s two-year Master of Arts program. Nearly 40 percent of the students are non-citizens coming from more than 70 countries. About 200 students attend SAIS Europe in Bologna, Italy, while about 180 students attend the Hopkins-Nanjing Center in Nanjing, China. To learn more about SAIS, visit www.sais-jhu.edu.
The Henry A. Kissinger Center for Global Affairs at Johns Hopkins SAIS is home to a distinguished faculty of scholars and practitioners working to address some of today’s most complex global challenges. Through innovative curricula, research, and programs, the center aims to revitalize scholarship in diplomatic and military history and to examine the changing global order through a renewed focus on geostrategy, great power politics, and war and peace. To learn more about the Kissinger Center, visit https://kissinger.sais-jhu.edu.
The Sr. Academic Program Coordinator supports the Kissinger Center’s mission to advance and develop curricula, research, and programs in historically-informed strategy and statecraft. The program coordinator plans, develops, and staffs center programs and events, supports multi-year research projects and publications, and manages the center’s communications, including social media, website, and a biannual newsletter. The program coordinator reports to the associate director.
Events: in consultation with the associate director, plan and organize conferences, lectures, workshops, and seminars associated with all center programs, including the annual Kissinger Lecture, Research Workshop, Future Strategy Forum, Nuclear Studies Research Initiative, International Policy Scholars Consortium, and other initiatives.
Partnerships: coordinate with partners on joint projects, both within the SAIS/Johns Hopkins community and among external constituencies, identify and cultivate new partners, and draft correspondence, reports, and other documents for center donors.
Research and Fellowships: administer multi-year research grants, publication series, and center-sponsored fellowships, grants, and prizes for SAIS or Johns Hopkins students.
Curriculum: conduct basic research on curriculum in history, political science, public policy, and international affairs, and assist students enrolled in center courses.
Communications: maintain and improve the center’s digital presence, including updating and expanding the website, preparing a semi-annual newsletter, and engaging students and external stakeholders on social media platforms. Prepare center faculty and leadership for presentations, meetings, or other public events.
Administrative Support: support the center’s administrative needs, as required.
Individual must possess a demonstrated ability to operate within both academic and policy environments, including familiarity with universities, graduate training, and scholarly research in international affairs. Demonstrated ability to handle concurrent projects, meet deadlines, and work independently with moderate supervision. Excellent writing, research, and communication skills, and discretion and confidentiality in business dealings. Experience in event planning and/or website management and social media preferred.
High School diploma/GED require. Five years of related experience required. MA in a related field (history, international relations, or security studies) and 3-5 years professional experience preferred. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Internal Number: 11307-en_US
About Johns Hopkins University
Johns Hopkins University remains committed to its founding principle, that education for all students should be grounded in exploration and discovery. Hopkins students are challenged not just to learn but also to advance learning itself. Critical thinking, problem solving, creativity, and entrepreneurship are all encouraged and nourished in this unique educational environment. After more than 130 years, Johns Hopkins remains a world leader in both teaching and research. Faculty members and their research colleagues at the university's Applied Physics Laboratory have each year since 1979 won Johns Hopkins more federal research and development funding than any other university. The university has nine academic divisions and campuses throughout the Baltimore-Washington area. The Krieger School of Arts and Sciences, the Whiting School of Engineering, the School of Education and the Carey Business School are based at the Homewood campus in northern Baltimore. The schools of Medicine, Public Health, and Nursing share a campus in east Baltimore with The Johns Hopkins Hospital. The Peabody Institute, a leading professional school of music, is located on Mount Vernon Place in downtown Bal...timore. The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies is located in Washington's Dupont Circle area.