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Boston University MANAGING DIRECTOR, BU Center for Antiracist Research, University Research in BOSTON, Massachusetts

MANAGING DIRECTOR, BU Center for Antiracist Research, University Research



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Grade 50

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Job Description

The mission of the BU Center for Antiracist Research is to convene varied researchers and practitioners to figure out novel and practical ways to understand, explain, and solve seemingly intractable problems of racial inequity and injustice. We foster exhaustive racial research, research-based policy innovation, data-driven educational and advocacy campaigns, and narrative-change initiatives. We are working toward building an antiracist society that ensures equity and justice for all.

This is a newly created position. reporting to the Director, to manage all day-to-day operations of the new including:

  • executing strategic plans, fundraising, budgeting, event planning, curriculum development, professional trainings and development

  • media collaborations and social media outreach

  • hiring, on-boarding, and managing all staff, including its Associate Directors and student assistants and steering staff meetings, correspondence, productivity, and execution.

Required Skills

Master's Degree required, Doctoral Degree preferred. 5-8 years of experience.

Experience in a Managing Director role or Chief of Staff role for a research center or non-profit.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We are a VEVRAA Federal Contractor.