Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week. Hours worked are primarily during the day with the exception of a few special events that may require some evening commitment.
Department Name/Job Location:
The position is in the Institute for Public Health and will primarily work in the Taylor Avenue Building on the Medical School campus. This position requires some travel between campuses and/or work done on the Danforth campus.
Works in collaboration with the Friedman Center director to provide leadership and management for all aspects of the Center. This includes working with the director to determine the Center’s agenda and priorities, budget, fundraising opportunities, and initiatives, as well as oversee the daily management of center activities.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Strategic Planning and Financial Resources
Works with the director and other stakeholders to set the agenda and priorities for the Friedman Center for Aging.
Sets center budgets in collaboration with director, determines long-term financial needs, and works with Institute staff to monitor expenses.
Identifies potential funding sources and writes proposals for center initiatives.
Development of New Initiatives
Responds to and initiates opportunities for new programs and initiatives at the university.
Supports the development of educational programs, workshops, and seminars relevant to the Center’s mission, including input on content, structure, and implementation.
Management & Supervision
Manages the implementation of academic and administrative elements of the Center.
Hires and supervises center staff and students.
Works with Center and Institute team to coordinate annual lectures, seminars, other public events, and regular workgroups and meetings.
Ensures integration of Center’s efforts into larger Institute and university missions and identify opportunities for collaboration across centers, departments, and schools.
Communication and Partnerships
Serves as a liaison for the Center with internal university departments and organizations outside of the university.
Represent the Center at internal and external meetings and other functions; maintains positive and effective relationships with partners.
Works with Institute and Center team to develop communication plans and develop content to effectively communicate with center audiences.
Bachelor’s degree with three years of professional experience in gerontology, social work, public health, business, or other relevant discipline.
Ability to travel between campuses.
Ability to work some evenings during a few special events.
Master’s degree with at least five years of professional experience.
Experience with project management, proposal development, research or evaluation, and marketing/communications.
Project planning and coordination experience.
Experience managing a team.
Demonstrated ability to work with flexibility, efficiency, and diplomacy both individually and as part of a team.
Excellent attention to detail.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
The hiring range for this position is $51,909 - $67,470 annually.
-Retirement Savings Plan -22 vacation days -8 Paid Holidays -Sick Time -Tuition benefits for employee, spouse and dependent children -Free Metro Link/ Bus pass -Free Life Insurance -Health, Dental, Vision -Health Savings Accounts (HSA) -Long Term Disability Insurance -Flex Spending Plan -Other Benefits
Human Resources website (hr.wustl.edu)
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
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