The Assistant Director contributes to many aspects of program operations and takes on assigned special projects as needed. This role will support faculty research goals in microeconomics, macroeconomics, accounting and related areas by managing the research-professional hiring process and ongoing administration for research professionals in those areas. This role will also assist with website projects that support the IGM's core activities, and will work alongside the Associate Director to coordinate academic conferences and other events, as well as to host visiting scholars and others. PRINCIPLE DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:-Manage scheduling and meeting logistics for IGM events that are assigned. Events may range from talks by invited guests to large academic conferences. Keep track of registrations; prepare invitations and materials related to the events; and find venues and oversee contracts.-Manage all faculty support for hiring and overseeing research professionals assigned to IGM. This includes managing the process for recruiting, hiring, and onboarding new research professionals, including visa processing as needed. Provide opportunities for RP training, oversee time management, and provide ongoing management support to faculty working with the research professionals. Work closely with the faculty involved to ensure that all aspects of the process are supporting their research goals.-Ensure that IGM websites are updated and well maintained, in cooperation with other IGM staff.Work with data on IGM related activities to organize and store it in readily accessible ways.-Process reimbursements for travel, lodging, and other expenses for IGM event participants, speakers and other visitors.-Assist in editing IGM materials as well as faculty materials. -Oversee large special projects as assigned. Utilize range of skills, including excellence in organizing information, project management, communication, and teamwork.
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