Yale University, Associate Director , World Fellows Program

Jackson Institute, Associate Director 2, World Fellows
Director of Leadership Development
Central Campus
55 Hillhouse Avenue

Reporting to the Director of the World Fellows program, and with a high degree of autonomy and discretion, devises, manages and directly provides leadership development initiatives for the World Fellows. Develops and implements programs to build and strengthen each cohort of World Fellows, and grows and strengthen the World Fellows alumni network.

1. Design, plan and directly provide leadership development programs for World Fellows. Sustain a dynamic and rigorous leadership development curriculum that is specifically tailored for each cohort.
2. Design, manage and provide a range of services by promoting programs and activities that foster a sense of community among the Fellows. Monitor, manage and maintain the group dynamic. Partner with the Director and lead in the development of a comprehensive curriculum of programs and events designed to develop and support a cohesive group dynamic.
3. Devise and actualize the World Fellows' integration into the Jackson Institute and the wider Yale community, identifying and fostering relationships with the faculty, students, residential colleges, graduate and professional schools, other programs and centers, to support and facilitate the World Fellows experience at the Jackson Institute and Yale. Provide generalized counsel to Fellows.
4. Design and deliver the annual Jackson Forum. Works closely with World Fellows and Jackson Institute staff to coordinate logistics and planning; conceptualize the intellectual framework; manage engagement of all World Fellows.
5. Sustain, nurture and enhance relations with World Fellow alums. In partnership with the Director, lead the advancement and growth of new outreach initiatives and regional events.
6. Participate in the annual selection of World Fellows. Strategize with the Director of Admissions to develop and implement recruitment goals. Manage the recruitment, selection and linkage of World Fellow liaisons.
7. Assist the Director with the development and successful realization of all substantive programmatic and content-rich components of the World Fellows program, including but not limited to a 17-week global affairs and leadership curriculum, off-site retreat, weekly professional development and skill building sessions.
8. May perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's Degree and at least 6 years of related work experience.
Proven experience with leadership development. Strong facilitation and leadership development training skills.
Superior interpersonal and organizational skills. Ability to work well and collegially with a wide constituency within Yale and relevant partners from the corporate, non-profit, and public sectors.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Strong inter-cultural skills. Demonstrated experience with advising, counseling and/or mentoring.
Strong knowledge of international affairs and experience working and living abroad.
Proficiency in one or more foreign languages an asset.

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The intent of this job description is to provide a representative summary of the essential functions that will be required of the position and should not be construed as a declaration of specific duties and responsibilities of the particular position. Employees will be assigned specific job-related duties through their hiring departments.

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