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JOB: AFRICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION SEEKS INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

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  • Kristen E Cheney
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 30, 2002
      >Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2002 20:19:55 -0400 (EDT)
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      >Subject: AFRICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION SEEKS INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
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      >AFRICAN STUDIES ASSOCIATION SEEKS INTERIM EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR
      >
      >
      >Applications are invited for the position of Interim Executive Director of
      >the African Studies Association (ASA), for a term of six months, while the
      >ASA Board of Directors searches for a permanent Executive Director. The
      >Interim Director also is welcome to apply for the permanent position,
      >which offers a three-year contract and will be advertised in the fall of
      >2002.
      >
      >QUALIFICATIONS: ABD or Ph.D. preferred (M.A. required). Research or
      >work experience in Africa or related to Africa, and administrative
      >experience required.
      >PREFERRED STARTING DATE: September 2, 2002.
      >SALARY: commensurate with qualifications and experience.
      >APPLICATION DEADLINE: August 12, 2002. Review of applications will
      >begin immediately.
      >
      >HOW TO APPLY: Applicants should send ** c.v.; a letter outlining
      >qualifications, interests and experience; and names and contact
      >information of three referees** to the following two ASA officers:
      >
      >1) Beverly Grier (ASA president-elect), Dept. of Government, 950
      >Main Street, Clark University, Worcester, MA 01602; email:
      >bgrier@....
      >
      >2) Allen Isaacman (ASA president), Dept of History, U of Minnesota, 214
      >Social Science Tower, Minneapolis, MN 55455; email:
      >isaac001@....
      >
      >
      >RESPONSIBILITIES: The Executive Director is responsible for the
      >administration of the ASA Secretariat in New Brunswick, NJ. S/he
      >organizes and manages the association's annual meeting, four member
      >publications, the ASA Press, and membership services; and performs other
      >duties assigned by the Board of Directors. The Executive Director
      >represents the association to Rutgers University, the membership, Africa
      >scholars and policy-makers in the United States and abroad, and the wider
      >public. S/he manages a substantial budget and endowment and supervises
      >the ASA staff under the authority of the Board of Directors, to whom the
      >Executive Director is accountable.
      >
      >The African Studies Association has more than 2,500 individual and
      >institutional members and is the largest professional association of
      >Africa specialists in the world.
      >
      >The ASA is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer.
      >
      >*****************
      >
      >African Studies Association
      >Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey
      >Douglass College
      >132 George Street
      >New Brunswick, NJ 08901-1400 USA
      >T: 732-932-8173
      >F: 732-932-3394
      >Web: www.africanstudies.org
      >
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