Jobs for Medievalists

ACMRS (Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies)
Arizona State University   
Job # 10670

The Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS) invites applications for an Assistant Administrative Professional position as Assistant Director to begin spring, 2014.  This is a full-time, benefits-eligible appointment subject to annual renewal contingent upon performance and the needs of the university.

The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate a commitment to medieval and Renaissance studies while developing/overseeing general operations including budgets, coordinating and/or representing ACMRS at relevant events, and coordinating effective communication with partners and constituents both within and external to Arizona State University.

Minimum/Required Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in area relevant to medieval and Renaissance studies
  • Two years’ experience in scholarly publishing and/or editing

Desired Qualifications:

  • Ph.D. in area relevant to medieval and Renaissance studies
  • Experience developing and/or managing budgets
  • Experience coordinating and/or managing general operations in an administrative setting
  • Demonstrated success writing, applying for and managing grants
  • Demonstrated success representing an organization at university, academic, and/or public functions
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively at the unit and university levels

Application Deadline/Procedures:
To apply, please send – in a single PDF – a cover letter describing qualifications, complete CV and the names and contact information for three professional references to:  Robert E. Bjork, Director, at  Only electronic applications will be accepted.  The initial application deadline is
March 14, 2014; if not filled, application review will occur every two weeks thereafter until the search is closed.  A background check is required for employment.

Arizona State University is an affirmative action/equal employment opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity. Women and minorities are encouraged to apply.

ASU does not pay for travel expenses associated with interviews, unless otherwise indicated.

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