Tuesday, August 27, 2013

IUB: Associate Director, Center for American & Global Security (CAGS)

9142 - Associate Director, Center for American & Global Security (CAGS)

Job Summary: Oversees the strategic planning of campus activities and grant writing in the area of American and Global Security Studies. Implements programs for faculty and students, develops project and internal and external relations, and oversees institutional grants. Responsible for the effective operation of CAGS and oversees staff. Works with the director to develop partnerships nationally and internationally with academic, government, and other non-for-profit institutions that would enable SGIS to offer programming of interest to these entities, as well as leverage faculty expertise in the area of security studies, inclusive of language and area studies training.

Develops new projects with various constituencies, which include other IU units, other schools and universities, the business community, the US Department of Education, the Department of Defense, and the CIA. Identifies grants and writes proposals. Coordinates the hosting of visiting faculty and other scholars brought to IU as part of CAGS’ academic and consultative roles to ensure these scholars are engaged with relevant faculty, academic units, and students with an interest in the scholars’ expertise. For international scholars, serves as the contact person overseeing adherence to visa requirements and other specific government policies with regard to hosting foreign nationals.
Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree with a focus on public administration, security studies, area studies, or international studies and two years of administrative experience that includes writing and administering federal grants.

Demonstrated success in grant concept development, structure, and writing; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; and strong management, leadership, and presentation skills.

Preferred: MA/MS.

Please Note: Domestic and international travel will be necessary.

Applications accepted until August 29, 2013, or until position is filled.


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