job: peace and justice studies association director, with salary info

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From: Amy Hubbard <amyshubbard at>

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The Peace
and Justice Studies Association (PJSA) is seeking an experienced 
and progressive leader for a part-time position of Executive Director. 
a nonprofit 501 (c)(3) corporation dedicated to bringing together academics,
K-12 teachers and grassroots activists to explore alternatives to 
violence and
share visions and strategies for peace-building, social justice, and social
change. With a 20+ Board of Directors, the successful candidate will 
plan and manage initiatives that advance the Association's mission; connect
with Association membership through public forums; and represent and advance
the organization's mission in the wider community.

The Executive Director works closely with the Board of Directors in setting
goals and articulating the vision of the Association and in developing
strategies and plans to meet goals; manages the business affairs of the
Association, including recommending and implementing an annual budget; 
as Editor for a quarterly newsletter; works with Board on fundraising and
grant-writing; motivates and manages multiple projects performed by a 
set of volunteers, including a major annual conference. PJSA is based on a
university campus, but primary daily interactions of the Executive 
Director are
with a Board distributed across the country and with a membership largely
within North America .

PJSA is based on the campus of the University
 of San Francisco ;
however, should the successful applicant be located at another 
institution or
in another city we are open to moving our headquarters. For more 
information on
headquarter relocation, see

Minimum Position Requirements:
B.A. in peace studies, conflict resolution or related field preferred;
demonstrated management and administrative experience; excellent written,
verbal and interpersonal skills; competent with business productivity 
and database management; experience with social justice movements; 
ability to work with and motivate volunteers of all ages and varying 
and professions; public relations experience valuable; sense of humor and
vision essential; must be able to work effectively and efficiently with an
active, volunteer Board by email and telephone.

Compensation and Benefits:
$28,000-$32,000 part-time salary with benefits, commensurate with 
qualifications and geographical location.

If interested, apply online at
You will be asked to supply a cover letter and C.V. or resume. Review of
application materials will begin Monday,
February 4, 2008 and continue until the position is filled.

The Peace and Justice Studies Association is an affirmative Action/Equal
 Opportunity Employer.

Visit our website at



Margaret Groarke

Assistant Professor, Government

Director, Peace Studies Program


4513 Manhattan College

Bronx ,
 NY 10471


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