| The Assistant Director works cooperatively with the Center for the Study of Inequality's (CSI) Academic Director to manage and lead the research support, training, and administrative activities for CSI. The Assistant Director's primary responsibilities include: research support, outreach, and research dissemination; operational and financial management and planning; and undergraduate and graduate programming and training.|
Cornell University's Center for the Study of Inequality (CSI) is devoted to understanding patterns, causes, and consequences of social and economic inequality. CSI fosters new and cutting-edge research, trains undergraduate and graduate students, encourages the exchange of ideas among inequality researchers, and disseminates research findings to a broader public. Since the program's inception in 2003, over 600 undergraduates have earned the Minor in Inequality Studies.
This is a full time, 4 year term appointment with the possibility of extension based on availability of funding.
Master's degree preferably in a core social science. Overall 3-5 years' experience or equivalent combination of education and experience. Two or more years of managerial or supervisory experience in an academic setting. Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including the ability to write about inequality research for both academic and non-academic audiences, are essential.
Demonstrated ability to be successful in a wide range of functional areas (e.g., budgeting, programming, public engagement, strategic planning, primary research, research communication) and with a high degree of autonomy. Proven ability to multi-task.
Strong leadership and problem-solving skills, including the ability to supervise staff and maintain a collaborative work environment.
Preferred Qualifications: One year of experience with alumni affairs and development or in public policy settings.
Applications will be accepted until a suitable candidate has been selected. For consideration, please submit both cover letter and resume.
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University Job Title:Research Support Spec III
Pay Rate Type:Salary
Contact Name:Tara Wilder
Number of Openings:1
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