Fellowship Coordinator, Harry Ransom Center -- University of Texas -- Austin, TX

The Ransom Center seeks a Fellowship Coordinator to provide high-level administrative support to the Head of Fellowship and Instructional Services by coordinating the daily and logistical operations of the Center’s growing research fellowship program, which annually selects and hosts more than sixty national and international researchers. In collaboration with other Ransom Center and UT departments, as well as selected faculty, coordinates activities including managing and administering budget and payments, application review of fellows, promotion of the program to diverse audiences, and support for the fellowship community.

About the Harry Ransom Center: The Ransom Center is an internationally renowned humanities research library and museum at The University of Texas at Austin. Its extensive collections provide unique insight into the creative process of writers and artists, deepening our understanding and appreciation of literature, photography, film, art, and the performing arts. The Ransom Center encourages discovery, inspires creativity, and advances understanding of the humanities for a broad and diverse audience through the preservation and sharing of its extraordinary collections.

The Ransom Center welcomes and respects all individuals and communities by valuing and maintaining awareness of diverse perspectives and experiences. We believe inclusivity is critical to fostering excellence in all of our endeavors, and we strive to promote diversity in our collections and services. We welcome applicants from under-represented groups and those who demonstrate a commitment to inclusion.

Responsibilities: Work creatively, collaboratively, and efficiently to coordinate all the details of more than sixty fellows’ visits annually; facilitate an inclusive annual recruitment and application review process to build and support a diverse cohort of fellows; represent the Ransom Center to the fellows; cultivate relationships between fellows and local, national, and international audiences by fostering an inclusive and dynamic research community; coordinate budgets for fellowship program; serve as a member of the public services staff.

Required Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and at least three years of experience (including internships) coordinating operations, activities, and outputs in a university, library, museum, community organization, or similar setting; detail oriented with ability to organize and prioritize tasks to meet deadlines and manage multiple projects concurrently; outstanding team orientation, flexibility, and ability to work both independently and collaboratively; demonstrated commitment to diversity, inclusivity, and culturally-competent communication. Ability to communicate effectively with global audiences. Relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate. Preferred qualifications: More than three years of experience (including internships) coordinating operations, activities, and outputs in a university, library, museum, community organization, or similar setting; Master's degree in Library and Information Science, the Humanities, or a related discipline or equivalent work experience; previous experience coordinating budgets and recording program expenditures; demonstrated interest in and knowledge of archival, library, or museum work, through research, coursework, or work experience.

Salary: $47,500

Zoom Open House: To learn more about this position and ask any questions, join us January 13, 2022 at 2PM (CST) for a Zoom Open House session with the Hiring Committee. To join, follow the link: https://utexas.zoom.us/j/93261849485

To apply: https://utaustin.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/en-US/UTstaff/job/UT-MAIN-CAMPUS/.... Applicants must complete the online job application and submit online a letter of interest, a current resume, and contact information for three references. Review of applications begins January 27, 2022.

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