Advertised Summary Job Description: Reporting to the Program Director (PD), the Assistant Program Director (APD) will be responsible for supporting effective planning and implementation of AFRE's fellowship program. The Assistant Program Director will work closely with the Program Director (PD) and other AFRE staff to enhance the execution of key program, operating and evaluation milestones.
The Assistant Program Director will:
-serve as a liaison to Fellows in consultation with the PD; -run the fellow selection and recruitment process in accordance with objectives established by the ED and PD; -develop and guide implementation of the communications strategy to elevate the program and its Fellows; -spearhead the process for disbursing scholarships and stipends; -assist with curriculum development, agenda development and facilitation; and -contribute to the effective implementation of operations and evaluation components.
General Minimum Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and 4 - 6 years related experience. Capacity to engage in high-level strategic thinking as well as willingness to execute operational tasks associated with program implementation. Excellent communication, organization, interpersonal and administrative skills required. Strong computer proficiency (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, and Word). Ability to work independently and to handle multiple tasks and changing priorities in a busy environment necessary.
As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.
Columbia University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer.
Columbia University is one of the world's most important centers of research and at the same time a distinctive and distinguished learning environment for undergraduates and graduate students in many scholarly and professional fields. The University recognizes the importance of its location in New York City and seeks to link its research and teaching to the vast resources of a great metropolis. It... seeks to attract a diverse and international faculty and student body, to support research and teaching on global issues, and to create academic relationships with many countries and regions. It expects all areas of the university to advance knowledge and learning at the highest level and to convey the products of its efforts to the world.