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9293 - Associate Director, Center for American & Global Security, (CAGS)


Job Summary: As a bridge between the worlds of academic and policy-making security expertise, this position will facilitate opportunities for faculty, academic units, and students at Indiana University to interact with, and learn from, leading thinkers and public officials engaged in homeland, national, and global security issues. Oversees the strategic planning of campus activities and grant writing in the area of American and Global Security Studies In order to foster the growth of knowledge on security-related issues, assist faculty members and academic units in developing research projects, courses, conferences, and outreach activities. Implements programs for faculty and students, develops internal and external relations, and oversees institutional grants. Responsible for the daily operation of CAGS and oversees staff. Works with the director to develop partnerships nationally and internationally with academic, government, and other non-for-profit institutions that would enable SGIS to offer programming of interest to these entities, as well as leverage faculty expertise in the area of security studies, inclusive of language and area studies training.

Develops new projects with various constituencies, which include other IU units, other schools and universities, the business community, the US Department of State, the Department of Homeland Security, the US Department of Education, the Department of Defense, and various US government intelligence agencies. Identifies grants and writes proposals. Coordinates the hosting of visiting faculty and other scholars brought to IU as part of CAGS’ academic and consultative roles to ensure these scholars are engaged with relevant faculty, academic units, and students with an interest in the scholars’ expertise. For international scholars, serves as the contact person overseeing adherence to visa requirements and other specific government policies with regard to hosting foreign nationals.

 
Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.

REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree with a focus on public administration, security studies, area studies, or international studies and two years of administrative experience that includes experience with writing and administering federal grants.

Demonstrated success in grant concept development, structure, and writing; ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously; and strong management, leadership, and presentation skills.



Preferred: MA/MS. Educational training with a focus on public administration, security studies, area studies, or international studies.

Please Note: Domestic and international travel will be necessary.

Applications accepted until September 26, 2013, or until position is filled.


Indiana University is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, or protected veteran status. This institution is also a provider of ADA services.