School for Advanced Research, Public Programs and Communications
Director of Public Programs
|Location:||New Mexico, United States|
SCHOOL FOR ADVANCED RESEARCH
DIRECTOR OF PUBLIC PROGRAMS
Public Programs and Communications
The director of public programs strategizes and manages all outward facing communications and programs for SAR. The position provides leadership in conceiving, implementing, and promoting programs at SAR, including public lectures, webinars, and non-credit adult-learning courses. In essence this position is focused on connecting the scholarship/research of SAR to SAR members and the general public. This position is full-time, exempt.
- Works across departments to plan and implement events that involve targeted audiences
- Works with SAR leadership team to define the vision and goals for all public programs that connect SAR constituents
- Develops strategies for putting SAR on a national stage
- Strategizes and approves public relations and marketing plans
- Works with marketing manager and graphic designer to develop and implement clear messaging about SAR’s projects and programs
- Creates messaging strategies for SAR board members and staff to represent SAR to the general public and donors
- Secures venues for public programs
- Develops and manages public programs and manages the team executing programs
- Develops strategies and goals for activating SAR’s alumni network
- Works with division heads to engage in and cultivate strategic partnerships with like-minded institutions that help advance the efforts and promote broader public engagement with SAR programs
Communications, Public Relations, and Marketing
- Supervises the marketing manager, programs coordinator and receptionist/administrative assistant
- Works with the marketing manager, graphic designer, and programs coordinator to develop and implement clear messaging about SAR’s projects and programs
- Assures that the SAR website is up to date and communicates effectively about the progrms we offer to our members and the general public
SUPERVISION: Supervised by SAR president
REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: B.A. degree or equivalent experience required; advanced degree in the humanities or social sciences highly desirable, as is broad knowledge of contemporary social issues of interest to the public. Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Demonstrated ability to implement successful programs and manage public relations/ communications strategies for non-profit organizations. Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail. Willingness to work as a team and exceptional interpersonal skills a must. Demonstrated facility with MS Office, Outlook, on-line social media and WordPress. Some clerical work. Must be available to work some evenings and weekends.
Sitting, Walking, Talking, Hearing, Typing, Seeing, Grasping, Repetitive Motions
Sedentary work for extended periods; close visual acuity required
SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary range is $70,000 to $75,000 DOE. Benefits include shared medical expense, dental, retirement, life and disability, paid leave, and holidays.
TO APPLY: Email your cover letter, résumé, and three professional references in one .pdf to email@example.com. Please include last name in .pdf file (i.e. smith.pdf) Position open until filled.
|Primary Category:||Social Sciences