Community Manager, Meridian 180 - Cornell Law School
May 9, 2018
Ithaca, New York
Founded in 1887, Cornell Law School is a top-tier law school, currently ranked 13th by U.S. News & World Report. We offer a 3-year JD program for about 200 students per class, a one-year LLM program for about 90 students from countries throughout the world, and a doctoral (JSD) program for about 2-3 new students per year. Cornell Law School has 41 tenured and tenure-track faculty, including 20 with chaired faculty positions; and 15 clinical professors in the legal research and writing program and in clinics at the local, national, and international level. Our faculty is consistently ranked among the top in the country for scholarly productivity and influence, and has pre-eminence in many areas, including quantitative and qualitative empirical legal studies, international and comparative law, and robust doctrinal scholarship in core fields. Our school is committed to being recognized as the leader among law schools at combining inspiring theoretical, doctrinal, and experiential teaching with cutting-edge scholarship in a supportive, intellectually rich community, so that our graduates can achieve excellence in all facets of the legal profession.
Meridian 180 is a multilingual forum for transformative leadership. Its global membership of 800+ thought leaders in academia, government, and business work to generate ideas and guidance on important problems of our time. Collaborative work takes place in English, Japanese, Korean, and Chinese on a digital platform and through live meetings and multidisciplinary working groups. Born out of the 2011 nuclear disaster in Japan, Meridian 180 continues to expand its role in anticipating and confronting matters of global concern.
Meridian 180 is a partnership of the Clarke Program in East Asian Law and Culture at Cornell Law School and Cornell University's Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies; Ewha Womans University in Seoul, Korea; the Institute for Social Science at the University of Tokyo; and the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Australia. Meridian is a growing program with two additional international bases in development in Japan in 2018.
What you will do:
Reporting to the Executive Director for Meridian 180, the Community Manager will be responsible for coordinating the daily operation of the Meridian 180 Forums digital platform, facilitating collaborative work with key stakeholders, handling membership engagement, providing key communications support, and maintaining data systems tracking for membership outreach and communications.
This is a one-year term position at 100% of full-time. Extension of the appointment may be possible based on funding availability.
What we need:
Associates degree or tech/vocational school degree and 2-3 of years of experience, or equivalent in program coordination.
Excellent communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills.
Experience with program management and outreach.
A proven ability to simultaneously manage multiple tasks, events, and deadlines, along with a solid sense of teamwork to maintain a collaborative and effective work environment.
We prefer an individual with a bachelor's degree and 3-5 years of experience in program coordination. Knowledge of Asia. Skills and experience in intercultural communication. Experience with use of Salesforce, project management software, and outreach/social media applications.
Rewards & Benefits:
Cornell provides great benefits that include educational benefits, access to a plethora of wellness programs, employee discounts with local and national retail brands, health care options to choose from, generous paid leave provisions: 3 weeks of vacation, 12 holidays (including end of year winter break through New Year's Day) and superior retirement contributions.
Cornell has also been nationally recognized as an award-winning workplace for our health, wellbeing, sustainability, and diversity initiatives. For more information, follow the link. Benefits at Cornell.
Please submit BOTH cover letter and resume.
Review of applications will take place in July with interviews scheduled for August.
Anticipated start date is mid-September.
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
No relocation assistance is provided.
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