The assistant director is responsible for the day-to-day administration of the Center for Slavic, East European and Eurasian Studies, which includes program development and support; academic, student, and outreach oversight; and fiscal and data responsibilities.
Detailed job duties include: 1) collaborating with and providing guidance to the director of the center to determine programming, goals, and strategies in the short-, medium-, and long-term; 2) monitoring and managing programming that aligns with grants and funders; 3) drafting grant reports and proposals; 4) assessing and evaluating programming and providing analysis and feedback to director; 5) supervising outreach coordinator to ensure that outreach programming is in alignment with grants and meets the needs of educators; 6) working with administrative staff, business offices, and the Office of Sponsored Programs to track expenditures, maintain programmatic budgets, and troubleshoot issues; 7) designing campus-based academic programming; 8) assisting with the development of fundraising strategies; 9) collecting and maintaining program and impact data; 10) serving as the point of contact for off-campus partners and OSU affiliated faculty for academic and community outreach programming; 11) researching new funding opportunities; 12) administering the Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship program for the center; 13) drafting and/or reviewing email newsletters, website materials, and other Center communications; and 14) supporting career advising and other professional development programming for Center MA students and FLAS fellows.
A Master’s degree in East European/Eurasian studies and knowledge of one or more East European/Eurasian languages is required. A degree or coursework in public policy, international affairs, or higher education administration OR 2-3 years of program management experience in lieu of education is desired.
Further information and application materials available here.