Job posted by: Institute of International Education
Posted on: June 11, 2014
Program Summary: The Schwarzman Scholars program is a new, prestigious fellowship program that will enable students to pursue a one-year Master's Degree at Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. This program will provide unparalleled opportunities for the world's best and brightest to engage with new generations of leaders who will be profoundly influenced by the bonds, knowledge and exposure they gain through international study. Scholars chosen for this highly selective program will be given access to a privileged range of cultural and academic experiences, from travel to all corners of China to exchanges with global leaders and mentorship with experts in their chosen discipline. As individuals who want to have a positive impact on the world, Schwarzman Scholars will be selected based on their academic credentials, extracurricular interests and leadership potential.
IIE is partnering with Schwarzman Scholars to develop and implement an international application process as well as student outreach and selection practices for the elite program and will provide administrative and on-the-ground support to connect this unique and highly selective program with potential future leaders around the world.
Purpose of Position: The Senior Outreach & Selection Officer is responsible for creating and implementing a student outreach plan targeting fellowship advisors, faculty and senior university administrators, prospective applicants, and other key stakeholders in the United States and Canada. S/He will also be responsible for managing selection activities in region, including identifying selection committee members; planning and moderating external committees; overseeing finalist identification, supervising a program officer, and reporting to the Project Lead on selection outcomes. Cultivating strategic relationships, convincingly and professionally representing the fellowship opportunity, implementing high level outreach events and activities, and managing thorough and transparent selection processes are central to this position. This position will work as part of a global team, with central coordination and leadership from a New York-based Project Lead.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Work Environment and Physical Demands: Essential functions are typically performed in an office setting with a low level of noise. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
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