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POSITIONS AT THE ASCSA

Elizabeth A. Whitehead Visiting Professors, 2017-2018
Associate Director of Development
Director of the Corinth Excavations
 

Internships in Non-Profit Administration
Internships in Development, Marketing & Event Planning
Archival Internships

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, sex, sexual orientation, color, religion, ethnic origin, or disability when considering admission to any form of membership or application for employment.

 

Elizabeth A. Whitehead Visiting Professors

One or two positions
Deadline: October 31
Term: Early September to June 1.

Eligibility:
A senior scholar with a significant record of publication and teaching in a North American institution who is a faculty or staff member at a Cooperating Institution. Preference will be given to those who have not received recent support from the School. Candidates who have held the Whitehead Professorship may apply if the previous term was at least five years prior.

Project:
Advancing research on a project that utilizes the facilities of the School and enriches the academic program of the School. Whitehead Professors are encouraged to present a seminar, workshop, or other significant contribution to the academic program and to contribute to the intellectual life of the School in other ways, such as mentoring or advising students and participating in School trips, excursions, and conferences.

Compensation:
Stipend of $35,000 plus round-trip coach airfare to Athens, board at Loring Hall for the Whitehead Professor (one-half senior rate for spouse, and one-half student rate for dependents) and School housing. Hotel and transportation on all fall School trips and transportation on all winter Attica excursions.

Application:
Applicants should submit the following materials online at:
https://ascsa.wufoo.com/forms/whitehead-visiting-professor-application-form/

  • Curriculum vitae including list of publications.
  • Statement of current and projected research.
  • One page description of proposed seminar or other contributions to the academic program.
  • Account of the frequency and length of earlier visits to Greece.

Applicants should ask three recommenders to send letters directly to the address below or via email to application@ascsa.org.

Committee on Personnel
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
6-8 Charlton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540-5232

Applicants may be invited to an interview at the annual AIA/SCS meetings or by telephone.

The appointments will be announced by January 15.

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Associate Director of Development

Full-time position in Princeton, NJ. The Associate Director reports directly to the Executive Director and ensures the successful planning, execution, evaluation and continued enhancement of all donor engagement and stewardship activities of the American School of Classical Studies at Athens. This position will be essential to ensuring the optimization of acknowledgement, recognition and cultivation activities, as well as communications and programs for donors and other key audiences. Responsibilities range from providing oversight of the donor database and list management, to the development of special projects involving donors and prospects.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
Annual Giving/Campaign
The Associate Director should possess a solid and comprehensive knowledge of annual campaign strategies and tactics, and should be fully conversant with the broad range of planned giving approaches that will result in the acquisition of long-term philanthropic gifts. Specifically, the incumbent will:

  • manage fundraising appeals and other targeted direct mailings, generate lists and reports for analysis.
  • maintain complete and accurate files on all prospects and donors, draft acknowledgment letters and stewardship reports, research potential funders, coordinate various mailings, maintain donor lists, and provide general oversight and support as needed.
  • coordinate the routine production and analysis of funding/gift reports for the American School of Classical Studies at Athens

Special Events
The Associate Director is the lead staff member in charge of special events. The events include but are not limited to the annual gala, Board of Trustee meetings and dinners, as we all as a national lecture series. Specifically, the incumbent will:

  • oversee all elements of event production, such as management of all event contractors, catering, invitations, RSVP's, and seating;
  • liaise with internal staff as the primary point of contact for event details;
  • coordinate travel logistics for special guests associated with donor events.
  •  maintain a database of event information and history;
  • gather qualitative and quantitative data to evaluate and improve events; and
  • manage the budget and expenses for each event.
  • in collaboration with the Executive Director, the incumbent will develop future special event opportunities for cultivating and stewarding current donors and identifying new prospects.

Administrative Duties

  • Data Management: Work with development associate to ensure timely and accurate production of donor and prospect lists and reports; accurately record and track all donor and prospect activity in Raiser’s Edge; generate and manage donor/prospect activity reports and monitor follow-up actions.
  • Support the Director of Institutional Giving with administrative aspects of proposal development and submission. Prior experience with proposal writing a plus.

Minimum requirements

Bachelor’s Degree and 5 years of development experience, preferably in an academic environment, required. Excellent communication skills required, both verbally and in writing, with strong customer service orientation. Accuracy and speed using Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Excellent benefits, pleasant working conditions, salary commensurate with experience. ASCSA is an EO/AA employer.

Send all application materials online here.


Director of the Corinth Excavations 
Deadline October 31, 2016

Link to bulletin (pdf version)

The American School of Classical Studies at Athens seeks an active scholar and experienced archaeologist to direct its excavations at Ancient Corinth. Familiarity with the School’s program of excavation and research at Ancient Corinth is highly desirable. The Director works with the staff at Corinth in developing and conducting the fieldwork and documenting the results. The Director supervises the collections of the excavation and the publication of all finds. The Director administers the School’s plant and facilities at Ancient Corinth. The Director participates in the School’s activities, including its academic program and the instruction of students at the School through its field training program. The Director identifies projects for funding and helps to identify possible sources of funds for Corinth. Good command of Modern Greek is essential. Candidates must demonstrate strong qualities of leadership and articulate clearly their vision for the future of the Corinth Excavations.

The term of residency at Corinth is flexible in order to accommodate applicants who teach on semester and quarter terms or other university teaching requirements. The initial appointment is for three to five years. It begins on July 1, 2017, and is renewable. Salary and benefits commensurate with rank and experience, housing and travel provided.

The Director of the Excavations at Ancient Corinth reports to the Director of the School and through the Director to the Managing Committee.

The deadline for applications and all supporting materials is October 31, 2016.  Candidates apply online, uploading a curriculum vitae and a statement explaining their interest in the position and their vision for it (max. 750 words). Candidates should ask three people familiar with their work to send a letter of support as a Word or PDF file to application@ascsa.org.

Address the letter to:

Professor Peter Krentz, Chair
Committee on Personnel
American School of Classical Studies at Athens
6 - 8 Charlton Street
Princeton, NJ 08540-5232

Submit all application materials online at: Director of the Corinth Excavations Application
 

ASCSA is an EO/AA employer.

 

 


Internships in Non-Profit Administration

Short term unpaid internships are available throughout the year in the School’s U.S. office in Princeton, NJ. Internships will focus on non-profit administration and fundraising, and interns will assist staff with the various duties of managing an overseas educational and research center.

Internship Description: Hands on experience in learning business practices for an education-based not for profit. Organization and daily communication with applicants, members, and committees using virtual workspaces, online applications, and surveys. Management and promotion of academic and fellowship programs. Website programming. Database maintenance of constituency records. Research and reporting.

Qualifications: The School is seeking advanced undergraduates or recent graduates with a major or degree in a field related to the School’s academic areas, such as classics, ancient history, art history, archaeology, Modern Greek studies, marketing or communications. An interest in pursuing a career in non-profit administration, development or marketing is desirable. Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, are required.

Term:  Available for a School term (fall, winter or spring), summer, or full year.

Application Procedure: Please send resume and cover letter to American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 or email to ascsa@ascsa.org with “Internship Application” in the subject line.


Internships in Development, Marketing & Event Management

Short term unpaid internships are available throughout the year in the School’s U.S. office in Princeton, NJ. Internships will focus on non-profit administration and fundraising, and interns will assist staff with the various duties of managing an overseas educational and research center.

Internship Description: Gain familiarity with communications and fundraising activities, including the work associated with conducting a capital campaign, cultivation events, and Board meetings.

Qualifications: The School is seeking advanced undergraduates or recent graduates with a major or degree in a field related to the School’s academic areas, such as classics, ancient history, art history, archaeology, Modern Greek studies, marketing or communications. An interest in pursuing a career in non-profit administration, development or marketing is desirable. Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, are required.

Term:  Available for a School term (fall, winter or spring), summer, or full year.

Application Procedure: Please send resume and cover letter to American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 or email to dataadmin@ascsa.org with “Internship Application” in the subject line.


Archival Internships

Short term unpaid internships are available throughout the year in the School’s U.S. office in Princeton, NJ. Internships will focus on non-profit administration and fundraising, and interns will assist staff with the various duties of managing an overseas educational and research center.

Internship Description: Organize historical records of the School. Prepare and digitize for file management. Website programming. Database maintenance of constituency records. Research and reporting.

Qualifications: The School is seeking advanced undergraduates or recent graduates with a major or degree in a field related to the School’s academic areas, such as classics, ancient history, art history, archaeology, Modern Greek studies, marketing or communications. An interest in pursuing a career in non-profit administration, development or marketing is desirable. Excellent communications skills, both written and oral, are required.

Term:  Available for a School term (fall, winter or spring), summer, or full year.

Application Procedure: Please send resume and cover letter to American School of Classical Studies at Athens, 6-8 Charlton Street, Princeton, NJ 08540 or email to ascsa@ascsa.org with “Internship Application” in the subject line.