The Human Rights Center at the University of Minnesota Law School is seeking an Executive Director. Deadline to apply is April 1, 2016.
The Executive Director will oversee administration and management of the Human Rights Center. Responsibilities include fundraising and development, budget planning and oversight of sponsored projects, monitoring the progress of projects, grant writing, student mentoring, fostering collaborative opportunities; coordinating events and conference, writing and editing reports to funding agencies, supervision, and outreach. This is a full-time, mid-level position that requires a J.D., previous leadership and experience in human rights, international law or related fields. Salary: low 60’s.
The Human Rights Center works locally, nationally, and internationally to provide training, educational materials, and assistance to professionals, students, and volunteers working to promote and protect human rights. The Human Rights Center was founded on December 10, 1988, on the occasion of the 40th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. The Center works at the nexus of scholarship and practice in the human rights field, seeking to maximize the effectiveness of human rights advocates.
For a full description or to apply, go to http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/employment/index.html and reference job #307634.