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Thursday, April 30, 2015

Program and Media Manager, Barnard Center for Research on Women, NYC, USA

Program and Media Manager

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Posting Details

Position Information

Position TitleProgram and Media Manager
Type of PositionAdministrative
Job Function
Reporting to the Director, the Program and Media Manager works closely with the Director and the Associate Director to develop and administer the Center’s programming (lectures, conferences, non-credit courses, etc.) and special projects and with the Creative Director to develop and maintain BCRW communications through social media. The Program and Media Manager serves as the manager of day-to-day operations for both BCRW’s programming and its communications. The Program and Media Manager writes the text for the copy in CenterNews, the Center’s biennial newsletter. The Program and Media Manager also works with the Student Coordinator to train and supervise the Center’s staff of 7-10 student employees.
DepartmentCentr-Rsrch on Women
Reports to TitleDirector, BCRW
Full or Part TimeFull Time
Number Of Months12
Work Schedule
Position End Date (if temporary)
Posting Number2015 -00442- AS

Position Summary Information

Essential Duties Summary
Center Programming
1. The Program Manager administers the operation of all Center programming.
2. Participates on the Center’s Advisory Board and Chairs the Programming Committee of the Board.
3. Aids the Director in conceptualizing and developing new programs.
4. Develops research on conference topics and potential speakers.
5. Develops and supervises special projects.
6. Serves as liaison between the Center and other College offices that work on events, including Communications, Special Events, Room Reservations and IMATS. Represents BCRW on relevant College Committees.
BCRW Media
7. Manages promotion of Center events.
8. Manages all aspects of Center publications. Currently: A) supervises production of the biennial newsletter; B) conducts research and compiles bibliographic resources forBCRW publications; C) drafts language for all articles; D) manages mailing list and dissemination of publications; E) manages email newsletter; F) develops web announcements for events and publications.
9. Maintains content on BCRW website. Currently: A) update videos and ensure captioning; B) update event announcements.
10. Responsible for day-to-day social media communications. Currently: A) BCRWFacebook page; B) BCRW Twitter account.
11. Works with Student Coordinator to develop student publications. Currently: BCRWBlog and Dare to Use the F-Word podcast series.
Grants and Budgets
12. Assist the Director and Associate Director in writing grant applications, in assessing grants and in writing grant reports.
13. Assist the Director and Associate Director in overseeing the BCRW budget and the budgets of grants.
Supervising Students
14. Supervises team of student workers in areas relevant to Program and Media. Currently: A) to assist with all Center events; B) on communications, live-tweeting, blogging and podcasts.
The Public
15. Coordinates interactions between the Center and its various constituencies—the students, faculty, and administrators at the College, the national academy, and the public—on a daily basis. Currently: A) handles all aspects of working with faculty, students, administrators, speakers and the public on programming; B) responds to requests from the public; C) greets and assists all drop-in visitors to the Center; D) responds to inquiries from College administrators; F) arranges faculty talks and participation in the Center; G) works with the Programming Committee of the BCRWAdvisory Board.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Strong organizational, supervisory, and administrative abilities, as well as creativity, energy and flexibility
• Ability to work independently, to develop and execute projects on one’s own, and to work in partnership with others
• Excellent research, writing, and speaking skills
• Strong computer skills
• Ability to monitor budget expenditures
• Strong oral communication and interpersonal skills
• Knowledge of and strong interest in feminist and social justice issues
• Ability to interact courteously with all members of the College community and the public.
Required Qualification Summary
• BA degree and two or more years of administrative experience.
• Experience working with social media platforms
Preferred Qualification Summary
Physical Demands Summary
Salary Range

Posting Detail Information

EEO Statement
Barnard College is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Barnard does not discriminate due to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status, age, disability, or any other legally protected basis, and to the extent permitted by law. Qualified candidates of diverse ethnic and racial backgrounds are encouraged to apply for vacant positions at all levels.
Open Date04/16/2015
Close Date
Open Until FilledYes
Additional Information
This position has a June 29, 2015 start date

Supplemental Questions

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    Applicant Documents

    Required Documents
    1. Resume
    2. Cover Letter/Letter of Application
    Optional Documents

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