Associate Director, John Mitchell, Jr., Program for History, Justice, and Race

Fairfax, VA
Commensurate with education and experience.
Sep 09, 2022
Oct 12, 2022
Full Time
Associate Director, John Mitchell, Jr., Program for History, Justice, and RaceThe George Mason University Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter School for Peace and Conflict Resolution (Carter School), invites applications for an Associate Director for the John Mitchell, Jr., Program for History, Justice, and Race. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason's academic and culturally inclusive environment.About the Program:To bring about an equitable and just world, the mission of the JMJ Program is to foster narrative change, build peace, advocate for human rights, and promote racial and social justice in the United States and the world through a recognition of the historical and modern impacts of systemic and systematic racism.We foster narrative change by reframing the relationship of the past to the present and the future. We create accessible platforms for the exploration of history through digital humanities and media-based approaches.We build peace by cultivating collaboration across institutions and community engagement.We advocate for human rights in our scholarship and in our practice. We focus our research and practice on:Anti-racism and DecolonizationJustice and Equity (that looks like racial, economic, political, educational, etc.)Peace and Human Rights (Kingian)We promote racial and social justice in the United States and across the world through direct action by building and supporting communities to have their voices heard.Visit to to learn more.About the Position:The Associate Director will serve as the lead program officer for JMJP, focusing on engaging students in social justice-based digital humanities research and practice and other experiential learning opportunities throughout the United States. He/she will be responsible for administering and delivering programs for high school and undergraduate students in the national capital region in collaboration with Mitchell program partners Operation Understanding. He/she will also be responsible for student recruitment, program development, and implementation. He/she will also work with JMJP and the Executive Board to relaunch OUDC's annual program and oversee the program curriculum. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Associate Director will manage onboard requirements for new employees, contractors, interns, etc., and will complete reports as needed, including those related to administrative, financial, and human resource matters.Required Qualifications:Master's Degree or equivalent combination of relevant education and experience;Secondary Education Teaching Experience;Excellent oral and written communication skills;Strong organizational and time management skills;Takes initiative, can manage multiple priorities, and can work independently as needed; andDemonstrated proficiency using Microsoft Word, MS Excel, MS Outlook, MS PowerPoint, Zoom, Teams, and general office technology;Preferred Qualifications:Prior program/project coordination, financial management, and/or grant application experience.Salary Range: $25-35 per hour commensurate with experiencePart-Time: 20-30 hours per week

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