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Center Specialist 9/17/2016

The University of Chicago Campus - Hyde Park, IL

Company
The University of Chicago
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
101304
AJE Ref #
576206025
Location
Campus - Hyde Park, IL
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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Center Specialist:
Ci3 is searching for a Center Specialist who will manage day-to-day activities of the Center. The Center Specialist maximizes programmatic research efficiency; assists in setting Center goals, marketing, and planning educational programs and initiatives; works with the Center Director and working committees to evaluate programs and/or research proposals and identifies and implements new Center priorities; develops, coordinates, and supervises events and programs including seminars, conferences, workshops, public lectures, visiting scholar programs, and outreach activities; may assist with fundraising efforts; contributes to grant proposals in collaboration with the Center Director; may develop short and long-term programmatic and administrative goals; writes and edits communication materials; serves as liaison with other Centers on campus and with related professional associations and community groups; typically manages Center facilities; develops learning opportunities for students; determines the appropriate value, hire, and negotiates with caterers and other vendors; arranges logistics for speakers; executes all components of plans for putting on events for the Center in consultation with the director; monitors finances for the Center; authorizes and ensures that all expenses are paid; and provides the director with regular updates and ensures that spending limits are adhered to and are within budget.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status or status as an individual with disability.

The University of Chicago is an Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity / Disabled / Veterans Employer.

Job seekers in need of a reasonable accommodation to complete the application process may contact Human Resources by calling 773-834-1841 or by emailing talentacquisition@uchicago.edu with their request.

Additional Benefits

http://hr.uchicago.edu/benefits/