CLAGS is looking for a new Membership and Fellowships Director! Please see the job description below and share widely!
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Membership and Fellowships Director – Job Description
CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center is seeking a part-time Memberships and Fellowships Director. The Director will oversee all projects related to maintaining and improving the organization’s membership base, as well as all tasks administering the various fellowships and awards that CLAGS offers to students, scholars, and artists. This is a key position in a small but dynamic office that intersects with cutting edge queer scholarship, cultural production, and activism on issues affecting queer and trans people locally, nationally, and globally. The Director must possess excellent written and oral communication skills, the ability to organize information, and be capable of managing multiple projects at once with minimum supervision. The Director must be familiar with Microsoft Office and be able to execute office-procedure functions in standard desktop applications such as mail merge in MS Word. Experience with the following platforms is a strong plus, but not required: FileMaker Pro (or other database software), WordPress, Constant Contact, as well as social media for organizations (Facebook and Twitter, etc.) and general fundraising. Familiarity with and passion for LGBTQ studies, culture, and politics is highly desirable.
Membership-related duties/responsibilities include:
• Maintain membership database, including data entry and data migration into updated database platform.
• Develop, plan and execute membership growth initiatives.
• Draft, update, and manage membership content on CLAGS website
• Research and make recommendations on new membership benefits, developing cost-benefit analyses for potential new benefits and making recommendations to the Executive Director.
• Identify individual members for special events, conference programs, board and major donor cultivation, and other leadership needs.
• Analyze and capture membership data and trends and produce quarterly reports.
• Assist with special events as needed. Some evenings and weekends required.
Fellowship-related duties/responsibilities include:
• Maintain fellowships database, including data entry and data migration into updated platform.
• Draft, update, and manage fellowships content on CLAGS website
• Coordinate all stages of the fellowships application process.
• Serve as primary liaison to CLAGS Board Fellowships Committee.
• Creatively advertise fellowships and awards listings to reach underrepresented populations
• Archive and administer applications once fellowships have been awarded.
• Identify fellowship winners and awardees for special events, conference programs, board and major donor cultivation, and other leadership needs.
• Coordinates fellowship winners’ showcase events as needed.
CLAGS: The Center for LGBTQ Studies was founded in 1991 as the first university-based research center in the United States dedicated to the study of historical, cultural, and political issues of vital concern to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer individuals and communities.
Position will require 20 hrs/wk at a pay-rate of $18.15/hr. Days/times are flexible.
Please send a cover letter and resume/CV to firstname.lastname@example.org.
People of color, people who identify as women, people living with disabilities, and trans/GNC people are strongly encouraged to apply.