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Director of Research and Advocacy, Center on Privacy & Technology - Georgetown University Law Center
The Center on Privacy & Technology is currently seeking a Director of Research and Advocacy . This role is a key member of the Center's leadership team and is directly responsible for managing the Center's research at the intersection of privacy, surveillance, and civil rights. The Director of Research and Advocacy will supervise staff's ongoing research and advocacy work and provide strategic direction. They will lead efforts to identify opportunities for advancing the research and advocacy work of the Center. This Director will also support fundraising efforts, draft grant applications and reports, and interact with philanthropic funders.
Duties include, but are not limited to:
Manages a significant academic and/or research program of high visibility, which may operate as an independent organization outside of the direction of a School.
Represents the organization to funding agencies and develops financial resources and programs.
Collaborates with faculty members to develop research programs and agenda and oversees implementation.
May develop and plan research and teaching programs, teach courses, and advise faculty about funding, staffing, and space needs.
Plans and implements a publications program of substantial scope and complexity.
Assists in formulating program strategies and goals, directs long-term planning, and develops policies and procedures.
May act as a director of a degree-granting program with managerial responsibility for program development and success.
Manages the day-to-day work of Center Associates, Fellows and Student Research Assistants
The Director of Research and Advocacy will report to the Founding Director and will work closely with other Center Directors.
Advanced degree required. Typically has a Master's degree.
Five to eight years experience in research, policy, and advocacy related to technology, privacy, or civil rights.
Exceptional interpersonal skills and management experience required.
Demonstrated ability to develop and implement innovative programs or research agenda required. Significant experience in academic administration and fundraising required.
Experience with relevant agencies and actor at the state and federal level related to privacy and technology issues preferred.
Cover letter and resume are required - Upload both files in the resume box while applying.
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