We're Hiring! The IHRC is Searching for an Assistant Director

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Position Description: Assistant Director & Program Coordinator

The Immigration History Research Center at the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities invites applications for the position of Administrative Associate 3 (Job Code 8208A3). This position has the working title Assistant Director, and functions as program coordinator for the Center. This is a 100%-time, 12-month, continuous position subject to the University’s Civil Service Employment Rules.

The Administrative Associate 3 for the IHRC develops, cultivates, and coordinates research, academic, and public engagement programs related to global migration, race, and ethnicity in the United States and/or globally. Functioning in the capacity of managing director, the position creates, develops, and manages annual programming independently and with the Center Director, serves as the administrative lead for the Center, and is the primary liaison with the West Bank Administrative Hub.

The position requires in-depth content knowledge and/or professional experience in global migration, race, and ethnicity in the U.S. and/or globally. They must be able to  work independently and collaboratively with the IHRC Director, faculty, librarians, staff, students, and community members to develop and manage research, teaching, and public engagement programs at all stages. This includes creating and fostering new projects, identifying internal and external funding opportunities, overseeing grant writing and management, and contributing to the Center’s teaching and educational initiatives.

The Administrative Associate oversees the development management of the general IHRC operating budgets with the Director. They work with the College of Liberal Arts grants team to prepare budgets for new grants hosted within the Center. They oversee the budgets of external and internal grants hosted by the Center. They monitor budgets and manage reallocations if necessary.

The IHRC is affiliated with the Institute for Global Studies and the West Bank Administrative Hub in the College of Liberal Arts.

Applications must be submitted online. The complete position announcement, with duties and responsibilities, required and preferred qualifications, and links to the University of Minnesota’s employment website can be found using the external and internal application links below. 

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Review of applications will begin April 18, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.

The University of Minnesota shall provide equal access to and opportunity in its programs, facilities, and employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, age, marital status, disability, public assistance status, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or gender expression.

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