1. Working closely with the IPCH leadership, develop innovative educational programs and professional development opportunities that leverage the expertise of IPCH and Yale to build, strengthen, and sustain the capacity of heritage communities worldwide. Such programs should involve: translating the findings of the IPCH labs into practice; promoting best practices and research methodologies for problem-solving at the local level; and developing novel training programs in host countries and at Yale, with a focus on partnerships in countries outside of North America and Europe. 2. Participate in the development of an IPCH strategy that will link core expertise and research programs with opportunities for engaging internal and external partners. 3. Disseminate the findings of the various labs into practice by developing training programs worldwide to include online courses, seminars, and workshops in host countries and at Yale. 4. Develop and maintain strong relationships with key partners in host countries to facilitate projects of mutual interest and significant impact. 5. Help shape and implement IPCH External Programming, develop and maintain strong relationships within Yale, including with faculty, stakeholders in Yale's museums and collections, and Yale's Office of International Affairs. Other partners would include the Smithsonian Institution and the Global Consortium for the Preservation of Cultural Heritage. 6. Oversee and provide stewardship for the Arcadia Fund's transformative gift to Yale University. 7. Develop partnerships and programs according to established Yale policies, procedures, and guidelines in consultation with the Yale Office of International Affairs and other offices as appropriate. 8. Develop and manage a budget and personnel plan for executing the external programs. 9. May manage staff of exempt and non-exempt employees.
Preferred Education: Experience working with sponsors, particularly the stewardship of charitable gifts. Advanced knowledge of conservation ethics, principles, techniques, and procedures as relating to cultural property.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Experience working with sponsors, particularly the stewardship of charitable gifts. Advanced knowledge of conservation ethics, principles, techniques, and procedures as relating to cultural property.
Required Skill/ability 5: Proven ability to work with complex issues and manage multiple conflicting deadlines.
Posting Position Title: Director 3, Applied Research and Outreach
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated ability to work collegially with a wide range of staff.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Director of Applied Research and Outreach
Required Skill/ability 1: Effective strategic planning and program leadership skills. Well-developed organizational, problem-solving, teaching and supervisory skills within complex environments where relationship building and influencing skills are key.
Required Skill/ability 4: Ability to affect the translation of research findings into practice.
Required Skill/ability 2: Strong oral and written communication skills, particularly the cultural empathy required for engaging with international audiences.
1. PhD in a related field and five years of experience in a cultural heritage and preservation environment such as academia, museum, collections, public or private research institute, or similar institution; or an equivalent combination of education and experience. 2. Experience working with international partners. 3. Experience planning and executing education and dissemination programs. 4. Project management experience with a proven track record of completion on time. 5. Supervisory experience with technical and/or professional staff demonstrating high-level management and interpersonal skills. 6. A record of membership of appropriate professional bodies, participation in and contribution to conferences and workshops.
Internal Number: 55295BR
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