Now Hiring: JMC Faculty Development Associate

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Jack Miller Center Faculty Development Associate

 

About the Jack Miller Center:

The Jack Miller Center is a 501(c)(3) public charity dedicated to promoting education in America’s founding principles and history, an education vital to thoughtful and engaged citizenship. We work to advance the teaching and study of America’s history, its political and economic institutions and the central principles, ideas and issues arising from the American and Western traditions, all of which continue to animate our national life. We support professors and educators through programs, resources, fellowships and more to help ​them teach our nation’s students.

About the role:

The faculty development associate is an integral member of the Jack Miller Center’s academic team, responsible for maintaining JMC’s network of academic contacts and administering JMC academic programming. This associate will report to the executive director of academic programs.

Work Location: Bala Cynwyd, PA, a suburb just outside of Philadelphia. (Remote position will not be considered.)

Job Duties:

  1. Design and execute seminars, conferences, and other events that advance JMC’s mission.
  2. Keep track of funded programs’ activities and academic and professional activities of JMC faculty partners and fellows.
  3. Create content for JMC’s website and social media accounts showcasing our programs, partner programs, and our fellows’ news.
  4. Draft and execute grant agreements with JMC partner programs.
  5. Collect and evaluate grant reports from JMC partner programs.
  6. Maintain database of JMC programs, awards, events, and academic contacts.
  7. Supervise academic programs assistant.

Skills/Requirements:

  1. Commitment to the mission of the Jack Miller Center
  2. 0-2 years of prior experience
  3. Ph.D., Master’s degree, or equivalent experience within higher education
  4. Ability to travel (up to 1/4 time)
  5. Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  6. Self-motivated; ability to work independently and as part of a team
  7. Collaborative team-player with the ability to successfully engage with colleagues across the organization
  8. Ability to interact professionally with professors, donors and other individuals involved in our efforts
  9. Flexibility and adaptability to changing work environments

The Jack Miller Center offers an excellent benefits package which includes a 401(k) plan with matching contributions, generous paid time off, smart phone reimbursement and group medical, vision, dental and life insurance.

To Apply, qualified candidates should submit the following application materials in one PDF document:

  1. Résumé
  2. A cover letter detailing your experience, your interest in/passion for JMC’s mission, and your salary requirements
  3. A brief writing sample

Applications should be submitted to Tabitha Hefley, Operations Support, at thefley@gojmc.org. Cover letters may be addressed to Randal Hendrickson, executive director of academic programs.

 

While we thank all applicants in advance for their interest in this position, we are only able to contact those to whom we can offer an interview. Only direct applications will be considered. No phone calls, please.