Washington College, Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Location:||Maryland, United States|
|Position:||Administrator, Other Teaching|
Washington College’s Starr Center for the Study of the American Experience seeks applicants for the position of Deputy Director. This is a full-time, salaried, exempt position.
(Please note that the Starr Center is also hiring an Associate Director for Programs and Experiential Learning, a position with greater emphasis on direct student engagement. That job listing is here. If you wish to be considered for both positions, please submit separate applications.)
The interdisciplinary Starr Center is dedicated to fostering innovative approaches to American history and culture at the local and national levels. Our current programs include a major digital humanities project on African American history (in partnership with the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture and others); oral history; a book award; visiting fellowships; a new civic engagement program, and a myriad of hands-on opportunities in public history, humanities, and civic engagement for undergraduates.
Reporting directly to the Starr Center Director, the Deputy Director is a key member of the Center’s leadership team, which also includes the Director of Civic Engagement. The Deputy Director plays an important role in planning, leading, and administering the Center’s public programs, visiting fellowships, and summer programs, in coordination with other staff. The Deputy Director will have opportunities to initiate and lead student internship projects, trips, and other programs.
A bachelor’s degree and a strong background in American history/culture are required. At least three years of professional experience in education, public history/humanities, and/or nonprofit management; and/or an advanced degree in a relevant field; are also desired.
Washington College is a small liberal-arts institution that emphasizes close student/faculty collaboration, civic engagement, and experiential learning. Established in 1782, it is the nation’s tenth-oldest college and the first one chartered in the newly independent United States. The college is located on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, a region rich in American history, approximately 90 minutes from Washington, Baltimore, and Philadelphia.
To Apply: Please submit a cover letter, resume, and contact information of three professional references through our online portal. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
EEO Statement & Title IX: Washington College values diversity within our student body, faculty, and staff, and strives to recruit, develop, and retain the most talented people. Washington College does not discriminate in employment on the bases of race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, transgender status, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and/or local laws. For information on Washington College’s Title IX compliance, please visit https://www.washcoll.edu/title-ix/ .
Other Information: Employment is contingent upon completion of a successful background check and establishment of identity and verification of employment eligibility as required by the Immigration Reform and Control Act of 1986. It is the policy of Washington College to provide reasonable accommodations. If you require any accommodations to participate in any part of the hiring process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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|Primary Category:||American History / Studies
|Secondary Categories:||African American History / Studies
Cultural History / Studies