The Program Director at the Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity serves as a key member of the staff to advance the mission, vision and values of the organization. Working as a member of a team the Program Director will contribute to or lead specific initiatives, including, but not limited to, proposal development, research projects, and community engagement programs.
More specifically, the Program Director will develop and lead collaborations with departments, units, programs, centers and institutes that are mutually beneficial and advance all organization goals, objectives and values that result in program or research proposals; serve as an administrator for the Kirwan GIS and Mapping program, including working closely with current GIS/Mapping Specialist, managing user accounts, reviewing research projects, creating estimates of work in collaboration with research staff; develop and manage partnerships with community organizations, NGOs and local/state government in areas of strategic importance in the application of GIS and spatial data for policy support; deliver educational programs to support research of the Kirwan Institute; engage in proposal development and research activities focused on the organizations core disciplinary focus; write research reports; produce peer reviewed publications; and present outcomes to stakeholder groups.
Master’s degree in geography or an appropriate field or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Target Salary: $85,000.00 - $98,000.00 Annually
Job Category: Administrative and Professional
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