Search: Asst. Director for Administration, Center for Latin American Studies, UF

Assistant Director for Administration, Center for Latin American Studies, University of Florida

The Center for Latin American Studies at the University of Florida is conducting a search for an Assistant Director for Administration. Primary responsibilities are to execute the programmatic activities of the Center in a professionally efficient and effective manner, in compliance with university, federal and foreign granting agency requirements. These duties include but are not restricted to grant and budget management, preparation of grant reports and applications, administrative management of the Center’s office, and supervision of Center staff. Additional responsibilities may include event planning, advising students, writing and editing a variety of materials, coordinating fellowship and grant competitions, and coordinating evaluation initiatives.

Minimum qualifications: Master’s degree in appropriate area of specialization and two years appropriate experience or a bachelor’s degree in appropriate areas of specialization and four years of experience, preferably in higher education, and experience managing budgets and grants.

Preferred qualifications: A Master’s degree in area relevant to Latin American Studies, administrative experience in a higher education setting, experience managing budgets and grants, strong written and verbal communication skills, some supervisory experience, knowledge of HR processes, strong attention to detail, good organizational skills, fluency in Spanish or Portuguese, and computer literacy in Windows, Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, internet browsers, social media, and e-mail. Salary range is $46,500-65,000. To apply: http://explore.jobs.ufl.edu/cw/en-us/job/497048/assistant-director-administrative-services. Application deadline: May 18, 2016.

The UF Center for Latin American Studies is a nationally visible Title VI-funded center with a range of language and area-studies programs related to Latin America, the Caribbean, and Latino Studies. The position reports directly to the Director of the Center for Latin American Studies.

The University of Florida is an Equal Opportunity Institution.

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