Associate Director
SIU Carbondale - Carbondale, IL

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PAUL SIMON PUBLIC POLICY INSTITUTE SOUTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY CARBONDALE The Paul Simon Public Policy Institute seeks an Associate Director to serve a lead role as an administrator, personnel manager, budget chief, fiscal officer delegate, fund raiser, and public relations officer and other outreach efforts; Monitor, fulfill and recommend actions on various budget and fiscal issues; Develop and implement the programmatic and other goals of the institute; Play a lead role in researching, evaluating recommending, and planning programs, projects and speakers; Design and implement marketing and communication strategies; In collaboration with the SIU Foundation, develop and implement an action plan for institute fundraising, including making fundraising trips and writing proposals; Maintain regular contact with University deans, department chairs, faculty, staff and student leaders. The full announcement is available at Minimum Qualifications: Master's degree and at least five years of professional work experience in a setting related to public policy, government and politics. Must demonstrate excellent managerial and organizational skills as well as strong oral and written communication skills.

A strong understanding of policy issues at the state and national levels is required. Preferred Qualifications: A proven ability to manage budgets, set priorities and develop specific fiscal management recommendations; Ability to successfully conduct major fund raising campaigns; Supervisory experience. Deadline for Application: For fullest consideration, nominations or applications must be received by the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute by Monday, September 9, 2013, close of business (4:30 p.m.). Application Procedure: A complete application will include a letter of interest, resume, and three current letters of recommendation addressed to: Matt Baughman, Search Committee Chair, Paul Simon Public Policy Institute, Mail Code 4429, 1231 Lincoln Dr., SIU Carbondale, Carbondale, IL 62901.

SIU Carbondale is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer that strives to enhance its ability to develop a diverse faculty and staff and to increase its potential to serve a diverse student population. All applications are welcomed and encouraged and will receive consideration.