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    Summary

    The vacancy application is extended. Applicants that previously applied do not need to re-apply. 

    The Mexico Institute addresses a broad range of issues in Mexico and U.S.-Mexico relations, including political, security, social, cultural, and economic developments. The Institute seeks to increase awareness and understanding in the United States on Mexico and Mexican perspectives, and to inform U.S. policy towards Mexico and North America.

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    Responsibilities

    APPLICANTS ARE REQUIRED TO READ THE ENTIRE VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT PRIOR TO APPLYING FOR SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS.

    The Mexico Studies Program Administrator, serves as Director, Mexico Institute, performs the following essential duties and responsibilities of the position: 

    • Serves as the Wilson Center’s chief expert and strategist on matters pertaining to Mexico and US-Mexico Relations and serves as senior advisor to executive leadership of the Wilson Center on these issues.
    • Plans and implements programmatic activities related to Mexico and U.S.-Mexico relations, which include research and publications; conferences, seminars, and targeted briefings, involving individuals from the scholarly, business, media, governmental, and NGO worlds; and media and web-based outreach.
    • Develops original research in English and Spanish that informs policy discussions on key issues related to Mexico. 
    • Maintains an individual base of research and publications related to Mexico studies and represents the Wilson Center to outside contacts with funding sources, policy and business leaders, professional associations, and all other key constituencies.
    • Develops and executes fundraising strategies, primarily based on private donations from individuals, companies, and organizations, to maintain and expand the Institute and oversees all expenditures. Accountable for proper use of resources and donations and must report on fund usage and expenditures for all funds including any secured endowment monies. 
    • Works closely with the Mexico Institute Advisory Board to strengthen the Institute's programmatic initiatives and resources.
    • Oversees the operations of the Institute, including supervising and managing the performance of staff within the Institute.
    • Works in cooperation with the Scholars and Academic Relations Office to recommend scholars for appointments for periods of residency and cooperates in the administration of an annual international fellowship competition.
    • Collaborates on Center-wide projects, themes, special activities, and new initiatives that advance the Center's mission and interests, including issues of democratic governance, emerging economies, and energy that cut across Center programs.

    Language Proficiency Requirement: Spanish (Reading, Speaking, and Writing at Professional Level) 

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - Travel may be required for this position, which may include international travel.

    Supervisory status

    Yes

    Promotion Potential

    15

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    0101 Social Science

This job originated on www.usajobs.gov. For the full announcement and to apply, visit www.usajobs.gov/GetJob/ViewDetails/581441800. Only resumes submitted according to the instructions on the job announcement listed at www.usajobs.gov will be considered.