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Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts
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Company Description:
Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts (MCLA) is a dynamic and vibrant four-year public college located in the beautiful Berkshire Hills of Western Massachusetts. Founded in 1894, MCLA is the Commonwealth's public liberal arts college of the Massachusetts State University System. MCLA is a member of the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges (COPLAC), a national consortium positioned at the forefront of the conversation on the value of a liberal arts education. MCLA was named one of U.S. News and World Report's Top Public Schools in 2018.

Job Title:
MCLA Institute for Arts and Humanities Coordinator
Salary Range:Location:
North Adams
Job Type:Category:
Full TimeEducation/Training
Education Level:Work Experience:
Bachelor's Degree
MCLA is accepting applications for MCLA Institute for Arts and Humanities Coordinator. The Institute Coordinator will work in support of the goals of the Andrew W. Mellon three year grant to launch the MCLA Institute for the Arts and Humanities. As Coordinator, this role will create and maintain the foundational structures needed to implement the grant, support the planning and launch of professional development, annual symposium/speaker series, mini-grants and fellowship applications and will meet grant reporting/management requirements in collaboration with the Project Director. The position runs through June 20, 2022.

Grant Structure

With Project Director:

* Build the structures (documents, schedules, timelines, etc.) needed to implement and manage the Mellon grant
* Communicate with local arts and humanities community and MCLA faculty to secure partnership commitments
* Develop Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) resources to be shared with faculty
* Maintain online presence for the grant activities

Professional Development

* Work with Project Director, Chief Diversity Officer and DEI faculty trainers to develop professional development models and timelines for increasing DEI and inclusive curriculum development practices.
* Assist in managing selection process for faculty fellows
* Assist in managing a selection process for student mini-grants
* Assist in managing "Season Preview" for the arts for faculty highlighting relevant work in arts and humanities around the county

Institute Symposium/Speakers

* Assist in coordinating Institute Speaker Series
* Assist in coordinating Annual Summer Symposium

Grant Reporting

* Create a repository for grant-related materials
* Complete required reports and documentation (yearly, quarterly) for grant
* Provide data and records as necessary and requested by Mellon/MCLA to complete reporting requirements
* Report to Project Directors and Advisory Group on status of grant activities
* Bachelor's Degree required
* Experience with grant implementation
* Experience with project design, management and review
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Knowledge of arts and education in regional preferred
* High level of organizational skills
* Knowledge of diversity, equity and inclusion practices

Additional Information:

This is a full-time, benefited position in the APA bargaining unit. The salary range for this position is $35,000 - $37,0000 annually.

Deadline for applications is February 17, 2019.

Massachusetts College of Liberal Arts is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination and affirmative action in its educational programs, activities and employment practices. The college complies with all federal, state, and local laws and regulations advancing equal employment. Applicants who will enrich the diversity of the campus community are strongly encouraged to apply. Visit www.mcla.edu.

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