Job Opening: Associate Director, East Asian Studies Center, Indiana University – Bloomington

Institution:   Indiana University – Bloomington, East Asian Studies Center
Location:   Indiana, United States
Position:   Associate Director

The East Asian Studies Center at Indiana University invites applications for the position of Associate Director. This is a full-time, 12-month position reporting to the Center Director. The
East Asian Studies Center has significant national presence as a U.S. Department of Education Title VI National Resource Center (NRC) in a consortium with the East Asian center at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). It is also a coordinating site for the National Consortium for Teaching about Asia (NCTA).

The Associate Director directs the Centers day-to-day operations, supervises full- and part-time staff, provides regular reports to the Director on the status of programs and finances, and makes recommendations to the Director for program modifications and budget adjustments; manages the logistical, financial, and PR effort for all Center activities, ensuring compliance with university and sponsoring agencies regulations and policies; serves as a lead writer on grant proposals, including the NRC and NCTA grants; serves as the NCTA national co-director, represents IU at national NCTA meetings, and oversees NCTA programming; collaborates with faculty and staff in various campus units to strengthen the presence of East Asian studies and to promote internationalization in general; coordinates Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) fellowships; assists the Director in development efforts; oversees data collection; writes the Centers biannual newsletter.

Qualifications: Successful candidates will have a Masters degree in a relevant field (Ph.D. strongly preferred); administrative experience required; grant proposal writing experience preferred; high degree of initiative and ability to work in a multi-faceted Center facing frequent grant deadlines; excellent communication and organizational skills.

Application procedures: Applicants must submit a curriculum vitae, a cover letter, contact information for three (3) references, and a letter of recommendation from a former supervisor that can attest to the candidates record as an organizational leader. Applications received by September 30, 2011 will be assured of consideration. To apply, please send materials to:

Search Committee
East Asian Studies Center
1021 E. Third St
Memorial Hall West 207
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405-7005.

Indiana University is an equal opportunity / affirmative action
employer committed to excellence through diversity.

Contact: Search Committee
East Asian Studies Center
1021 E. Third St
Memorial Hall West 207
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405-7005.

Website: http://www.indiana.edu/~easc/

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