Visiting Project Coordinator
Russian, East European, and Eurasian Center
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champagin
The Visiting Project Coordinator will will manage and execute the academic programs and grant initiatives for the Russian, E. European, and Eurasian Center. This position will also provide shared service to the grant management in the Illinois Global Institute.
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Duties and Responsibilities:Teaching, Program and Curriculum Development, and Advising
Shared Service Grant Administration, Management, and Writing
Required Qualifications: Master's degree in a field related to Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies. Experience with area studies and/or federally funded National Resource Centers (NRCs); university teaching experience; experience working with the Slavic Reference Service and the Russian, East European, and Eurasian Collection in the University Library or similar databases; archival research; experience with writing, managing and overseeing, and/or administering grant proposals; personal experience with international study, living, working and/or travel. Experience with institutions abroad, such as, but not limited to, embassies, businesses and universities. Experience working with international students and scholars.
Preferred Qualifications: Ph.D. in a field related to Russian, East European, and Eurasian Studies Experience working within restrictions and requirements of Department of Education Title VI and Department of State Title VIII grants. Experience with any of the following: Summer Research Lab, REEEC programming, and Foreign Language Area Studies (FLAS) awards or similar programs. Experience in programming and hosting events; experience working with or for international organizations (NGOs, study abroad programs, universities, museums, and others); active research and publication profile. Experience with Banner, EDDIE, My UI Financials preferred. Experience working with international students, institutions, and or constituents in a higher education context.
A successful candidate will have: Working knowledge of PC's, software packages, and University systems. Working knowledge of Word, Excel, Adobe programs, Wordpress, Webtools, and ATLAS Formbuilder (or similar database used at another institution). Ability to create, manipulate, and analyze data sets for grant reporting; ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative data; familiarity with current events in the region; proficiency in Russian or another language of the region; familiarity with campus units and academic programs is helpful. Ability to gather facts and apply this knowledge to solve complex problems. Ability to work independently and exercise good judgment. Accuracy and consistent attention to detail. Ability to work under the pressure of multiple deadlines. Demonstrated ability and commitment to working with culturally diverse groups. Ability to work effectively with others. Ability to work independently with minimal supervision. Skill in effective oral and written communication. Ability to deal effectively with a wide variety of people and personalities; both in face-to-face and telephone contacts. Ability to remain calm and productive in a busy work environment with frequent interruptions. Strong customer orientation. Knowledge of sponsored program activity within a complex research environment. Qualitative and quantitative analytical skills. translation and transliteration skills. Awareness of, and sensitivity to, cultural and linguistic differences; Demonstrated ability and commitment to working with culturally diverse groups.
SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION
This is a visiting, full-time academic professional position appointed on a 12 month service basis. Position my become regular at a later date. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the closing date. Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications.
APPLICATION PROCEDURESAND DEADLINE INFORMATION
To apply for this position, please create a candidate profile at https://jobs.illinois.edu, directly apply to our position and upload your cover letter and resume by October 26, 2020. Online application will require names and contact information including email addresses for three professional references. Full consideration will be given to complete applications received by the closing date. For questions regarding the application process, please contact 217-333-6747.
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College Name or Administrative Unit:Illinois Global Institute Category:5-Education and Student Services Title:Visiting Project Coordinator- Russian, East European & Eurasian Center (130394) Open Date:10/12/2020 Close Date:10/26/2020 Organization Name:Russian,E European,Eurasn Ctr