Yale University, East Asian Studies
Program Director - Council on East Asian Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Connecticut, United States|
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General Purpose: Reporting to the Council Chair and the Deputy Director of the MacMillan Center, with latitude for exercising discretion and independent judgment, the Program Director provides high-level, comprehensive oversight of the financial, programmatic, development, outreach, and administrative activities to support the overall operational and strategic mission of the Council on East Asian Studies (CEAS) at the MacMillan Center. Major responsibilities include:
- Work with Council Chair and faculty to set CEAS policy and programmatic guidelines.
- Manage and monitor the administrative and financial functions of CEAS in coordination with the Associate Director of the MacMillan Center and the MacMillan Center Business Office.
- Manage CEAS staff and general office workflow.
- Oversee planning, implementation, and management of the budget, including monitoring and evaluation of faculty research accounts, in coordination with the Associate Director of the MacMillan Center and the MacMillan Center Business Office.
- Develop best practices for fiscal and administrative procedures.
- Serve as main liaison to coordinate with University units and domestic and foreign institutions on academic programs, exchanges, and other outreach and possible fund raising activities.
- Work to strengthen CEAS presence on campus, in the community and beyond.
- Lead grant and proposal preparation in coordination with faculty, the MacMillan Center, and the Office of Grants and Contracts Administration.
- Administer grants in coordination with the MacMillan Center Business Office and prepare institutional data, proposals, annual reports, and stewardship documentation to donors.
- Supervise the administration of the M.A. and B.A. programs in East Asian Studies.
- Oversee student grant awards and faculty, visitor, postdoctoral, and courtesy appointments in coordination with the MacMillan Center Director’s Office.
- Design and implement programming such as film series, public lecture series, workshops, conferences, and cultural events.
- Advise and orient students and visiting scholars.
- Creation and continued enhancement of CEAS publicity, website content, and the development of e-platforms to promote East Asian studies faculty, activities, and publications, with the MacMillan Center’s publicity units and resources available for use upon request.
Required Education and Experience: Bachelor's degree in a related field and four years of related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Well-developed managerial, planning, decision-making, influencing, organizational, and problem-solving skills.
- Supervisory experience and demonstrated ability to utilize resources effectively, including: employee performance management, encouraging team cooperation and collaboration, and ensuring staff accountability for assigned tasks. Self-directed, takes initiative.
- Strong verbal and written communications and presentation skills; ability to create and present strong and persuasive oral and written arguments. Well-developed interpersonal skills with the ability to network and build relationships with a wide variety of internal and external constituencies.
- Proven experience with preparation of budgets, forecasts, and financial reports.
- Project management experience; proficiency in MS Office applications and website management.
- A high-level knowledge of at least one East Asian language.
- Preferred: Master’s degree in any academic discipline with a focus on Asia, and five or more years of work experience.
Application: For more information and immediate consideration, please apply online at www.yale.edu/jobs - the STARS req ID for this position is 29702BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.
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Please apply online at www.yale.edu/jobs - the STARS req ID for this position is 29702BR. Please be sure to reference this website when applying for this position.
|Primary Category:||East Asian History / Studies