The salary of the finalist selected for this role will be set based on a variety of factors, including but not limited to departmental budgets, qualifications, experience, education, licenses, specialty, and training. The above hiring range represents the University's good faith and reasonable estimate of the range of possible compensation at the time of posting.
Reporting to the Director of the Human Rights and Humanitarian Policy (HRHP) Concentration, the incumbent coordinates the day-to-day administration of the Concentration.
Director Support--Assists the HRHP Concentration Director with curriculum development and event scheduling, including meetings, lectures and seminars. Coordinates logistics for the Director's meetings, concentration and faculty meetings, retreats, lectures, special seminars and other activities, directing student staff in making room reservations, food arrangements, preparing materials and publicity, taking minutes, and doing the related follow up. Assists the Director with and coordinates student staff efforts relating to travel arrangements, reimbursement, correspondence, and other activities as needed. Works with the Concentration Director to oversee HRHP Program Assistants. Coordinates the annual budget for the concentration, including troubleshooting billing and invoice issues and maintaining a spreadsheet of expenses.
Curriculum Support--Supports recruitment of full-time and part-time faculty and provides administrative support to faculty associated with the Concentration. Prepares statistical analyses for the Director including data on Concentration enrollment. Assists the Director with gathering and organizing and analyzing data helpful in developing the curriculum, including current and prospective curricular offerings, course evaluations, research on potential adjuncts, etc. Updates the CourseWorks sites for HRHP courses and assists faculty members in updating materials. Supports HRHP workshops, including student travel arrangements and reimbursements. Directs student staff on updating registration and degree audit forms and other concentration materials.
Student Support--Assists with student advising, including explaining Concentration requirements to students, and directing students to appropriate resources (e.g., Office of Student Affairs for guidance about curriculum requirements, HRHP faculty for advanced advising on the Concentration's curriculum), and answering questions of moderate to difficult complexity. Works with SIPA Alumni Relations to assist the Director in maintaining and strengthening ties to alumni, including helping maintain current employment and contact information for alumni and organizing alumni-student-faculty events. Works with Career Services and the Director to facilitate communication with potential employers of HRHP graduates through outreach and events. Supports fund-raising and grant management activities for HRHP workshops, special events or other activities. Manages updates and revisions of the HRHP website, Facebook Page and calendar. Informs faculty and students of changes in curriculum and keeps Student Affairs and other SIPA offices advised of changes in the HRHP curriculum. Supports the Concentration's capstone workshops, including grant support, student travel arrangements and reimbursement, publicity, final reports, plenary sessions, briefings and final presentations.
Performs related duties as assigned or requested.
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