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AidData Specialized Program Manager

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Position Information

Position Information

Present Position Number 01112W
Role Code Title Program Admin Specialist I
Position Title AidData Specialized Program Manager
Position Summary

AidData is currently seeking qualified applicants for a Specialized Program Manager, based in Williamsburg, VA. The position will lead a wide variety of projects, and offers a unique opportunity to work on cutting edge research with major policy stakeholders in the focus areas of GIS, Extractives Sector, or Emerging Donors. Position will be responsible for leading and managing engagements with a multitude of stakeholders/partners engaged on a project, overseeing implementation of programs on the ground across multiple partners, supervising internal team to implement projects on the ground and will provide support on preparing research proposals, design, implementation and monitoring, data management, report writing and dissemination and policy outreach. Final hire for this position contingent upon project approval and available funds.

Required Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree in economics, social sciences, public policy, or related field
• Specialized skill in GIS, Extractives Sector, or Emerging Donors
• Excellent management and organizational skills along with strong quantitative skills
• Fluency and excellent communication skills in English
• Flexible, self-motivating, detail-oriented, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, a team player
• Demonstrated ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations
• Ability to work independently and in field locations

Preferred Qualifications

Master’s degree in economics, social sciences, public policy, or related field
• Knowledge of Stata, R, ArcGIS, QGIS or other data analysis software is strongly preferred
• Experience conducting research on natural resource concessions; familiarity with contemporary issues, major actors, etc.
• Willingness to travel abroad, at times on short notice
• Previous knowledge of or desire to learn local languages
• Previous experience leading international development research in a project and client management capacity preferred.

Advertised Pay Range Commensurate with Experience
Department Inst-Theory & Practi-Int'l Relations - 3KM100
Location William & Mary
University Salary Range

Job Open Date 08/30/2017
Review Begin Date 09/13/2017
Job Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Employment Category Operational FT
Position Term 12-Month
Special Application Instructions
Conditions of Employment:

Final hire for this position contingent upon project approval and available funds.

This is a restricted position subject to availability of funding.

EEO Statement

The College of William & Mary values diversity and invites applications from underrepresented groups who will enrich the research, teaching and service missions of the university. The College is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and encourages applications from women, minorities, protected veterans, and individuals with disabilities.

Background Check Statement

The College of William & Mary is committed to providing a safe campus community. W&M conducts background investigations for applicants being considered for employment. Background investigations include reference checks, a criminal history record check, and when appropriate, a financial (credit) report or driving history check.

Supplemental Question

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Supplemental Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume/Curriculum Vitae
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents