Job Openings at Ashoka U (Wash, DC)

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In 2008, Ashoka U launched as a program of Ashoka, because after three decades of working with leading social entrepreneurs (over 3,000 in 70 countries), we realized that far more changemakers were needed to become the architects of a sustainable and flourishing society.

Will you join us to take this growing movement to the next level of influence in higher education? Ashoka U is facing immense opportunity, but we need a dream team to take advantage of them. Your contribution has the potential to leave a lasting legacy at Ashoka U.

Full Time Positions

for more info see http://ashokau.org/about/join-the-ashoka-u-team/

Ashoka U is seeking entrepreneurial, mature, and experienced individuals to join our team across a variety of roles:

Exchange Manager

The Exchange is the world’s largest annual gathering for innovators transforming colleges and universities around the world into today’s hubs of social innovation. In its seventh year, the Exchange is Ashoka U’s primary tool for network gathering and awareness building with now thousands of previous attendees.

The Exchange Manager will work closely with the Exchange Associate Director to plan, organize and implement the Exchange. They will be responsible for helping project manage the many teams involved in making the Exchange a success, as well as leading many of the external facing communications platforms. We expect the Exchange Manager to be organized, resourceful, professional and able to take ownership of both strategy and operational efficiency as needed. They will join a fast-paced team of implementers and effective project managers and be immediately immersed in the worlds of higher education, social innovation, and event curation. A full job description is available here.

Changemaker Campus Selection Manager

Changemaker Campuses are field-leading institutions who embrace social innovation as both an educational offering for students and as a framework for re-envisioning the role of the university itself.

The Selection Manager will guide colleges and universities through a complex, multi-stage selection process designed to help institutions break down barriers to institutional change, hone their strategies for advancing social innovation across the institution, and become leaders in the field of social innovation in higher education. The process brings together stakeholders across the institution to craft a vision and action plan for social innovation, while providing constructive feedback, recommendations, connections, and comparative institutional case studies. The Selection Manager will also work to innovate the selection process and associated products for increasingly diverse institutional types and harvest best practices in institutional change that will enrich Ashoka

U methodologies and knowledge products. A full job description is available here.

This material is cross-posted from the Peace and Collaborative Development Network, http://internationalpeaceandconflict.org and appears to be an interesting opportunity for the Humphrey community. This is meant for information sharing purposes only.

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