The Judge Alexander Williams, Jr. Center for Education, Justice and Ethics in the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Maryland, College Park is recruiting a Program Director. The Judge AW Center is based in Prince George’s County, Maryland. The Center was founded by the Honorable Judge Alexander Williams, Jr., who served for nearly 20 years as a federal judge on the U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland in Greenbelt, Md. The Judge AW Center researches, develops solutions for and provides a forum for discussing the prevailing issues facing underserved, minority communities today. This position is necessary in order to take the Judge AW Center to the next stage of growth. An individual is needed to create and manage Center programs in order to fulfill our outreach goals, as well as identify funding opportunities, manage the resulting contract work and oversee office staff.
Minimum qualifications include: A Bachelor’s Degree, but Master’s degree highly preferred and strong written and oral communication skills. The successful candidate is likely to have five or more years of experience in a non-profit organization or institution of higher education, preferably with management responsibilities. Additionally, the ability to develop and manage effective center-sponsored programs related to education, justice and ethics.
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the positions are filled. For best consideration applications should be received no later than September 15, 2017. Applications must include 1) a cover letter; 2) a resume and 3) the names, titles and contact information of three references who may be asked for letters of recommendation. All materials must be uploaded in separate PDF formatted documents to
The University of Maryland is an Affirmative Action/Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. Minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.