Director for the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||New Hampshire, United States|
Keene State College invites applications for the position of Director for the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies. The Director, serves as the Center’s chief development officer and provides leadership in fundraising and resource management through the programming of events, public relations, and donor cultivation. We seek candidates with a passion for the mission of a Center dedicated to teaching the lessons of the Holocaust and awareness and prevention of genocide.
The Center supports the College’s distinctive, nationally recognized major in Holocaust and Genocide Studies, and the successful candidate will provide vision and leadership for the Center. Uniquely located at a public liberal arts institution in southwestern New Hampshire, the Cohen Center will celebrate its 36th anniversary in 2019 and has remained committed to a singular ideal: “To Remember…and to Teach.” For information about the Cohen Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies, visit https://www.keene.edu/cchs/.
Reporting to the Dean of Arts, Education, and Culture, the Director oversees the administration of the Center’s resource facility, housed in Keene State College’s Mason Library and recently expanded in 2018, and supervises the Coordinator of Educational Outreach and an administrative assistant. The Director is also responsible for reference work, specialized instruction, and the planning of annual events. Full list of duties and responsibilities can be found in the job posting.
Qualifications: A Doctorate in an appropriate academic discipline and three years of related experience or a Master’s degree and five years’ experience; proven leadership and supervisory experience; a commitment to and successful record of fundraising and development; interpersonal and organizational management skills, including financial and budgetary administration, needed to administer the Center and work successfully with both College and broad community constituencies including a support team, an advisory committee, development committee, and the Chair of Holocaust and Genocide Studies. The successful candidate must demonstrate outstanding written and oral communication skills, the commitment to represent the Center in the New England region and beyond; and a strong record of scholarly research in Holocaust and Genocide Studies.
Salary commensurate with education and experience, complemented by a generous benefits package. This position is part of the Keene State College Directors & Supervisors Association (KSCDSA).
Application: Apply online at: http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/31652
Applicants should be prepared to upload the following documents when applying online:
• Letter of application addressing the above responsibilities
• Curriculum Vitae
• Contact information for three professional (3) references
Application Deadline: Review of applications to begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled or otherwise closed at the College’s discretion. For full consideration, please submit materials by Friday, January 25, 2019.
Keene State College is located in the scenic Monadnock region of Southwest New Hampshire, and is one of four public institutions within the University System of New Hampshire. We are located approximately 2 hours from Boston, MA or Hartford CT, 3 hours from Burlington VT, and 4 hours from New York City. The region contains many opportunities to enjoy outdoor recreation, cultural events, and a strong sense of community.
Keene State College is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and is engaged in an effort to build a community that reflects the diversity of society. The College prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, or marital status.
Apply online at: http://jobs.usnh.edu/postings/31652
|Primary Category:||Holocaust, Genocide, and Memory Studies