The Engelberg Center on Innovation Law & Policy is seeking a full-time Program Manager. The Program Manager will report directly to and work closely with the Executive Director to help shape, manage, and oversee the Engelberg Center's wide ranging programming, events, and initiatives. The Program Manager will also help support the day-to-day operations of the Center.
The Engelberg Center is the nexus for work related to innovation law and policy at NYU Law. Home to leading experts in intellectual property, competition, privacy, and technology law, the Center provides a collaborative community to explore cutting edge issues. The Center community includes full time faculty members, fellows, visitors, and students, as well as members of the technology industry and policy advocates.
The Center hosts a wide range of programming, including large academic conferences, invitation-only working groups, presentations, informal community gatherings, and the occasional art installation or theatrical production. It also coordinates regular meetings of fellows, students, and other community members.
We are looking for a Program Manager to help oversee events, manage operations, and help us shape the future of the Engelberg Center. This includes overseeing the execution of these events, as well as helping to develop elements that help unify experiences across different types of events.
The Program Manager is a full time position based in NYC.
The Engelberg Center strongly encourages all people to apply (please circulate widely), especially those who hold the following intersecting identities: Black, Native or Indigenous, People of Color, LGBTQIA+, non-binary, poor or working class, persons living with disabilities, neurodivergent, young, speak English as a second language, and others with lived experience in overlooked and/or underestimated communities.
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What we do. We work to understand the intersection of innovation law & policy from practical, research, and conceptual perspectives. That involves bringing communities together, exploring ideas, and documenting what we learn about challenges, opportunities, and possibilities.
Who we are. Housed within New York University Law School, we are a team of professors, researchers, fellows, and students. We explore issues related to intellectual property, innovation, competition, privacy, and more. We bring experience from government, nonprofit, business, and academia to understand and contextualize the questions we approach. Students work as part of our team, learning to become the innovative leaders of the future.
How we do it. We identify important questions and support experts and communities working to answer them. We help bring those answers to the broader world so that they can help drive action and impact.
Role and Responsibilities
The Program Manager will work with the Executive Director and Operations Staff to oversee and coordinate day-to-day operations of the Engelberg Center. This includes organizing, managing, and executing the logistical elements of Engelberg Center events, from multi-day symposia to small invitation-only lunch discussions. The Program Manager will also help to coordinate with co-hosting organizations including student groups, other parts of the university, and groups outside of NYU.
The Program Manager will also help to maintain the publicly-facing elements of the Center, including updating information on the Center website, as well as collaborating on email and social media content. This may include creating original content, editing existing content, and participating in the creation of design-based elements for the Center.
Finally, the Program Manager will help maintain the core operations of the Center, including helping to coordinate internal logistics and initiatives.
Candidates for this position must have:
Experience with some combination of events, operations, project, and community management
Strong project management skills
Demonstrated ability to work individually and as part of small teams
Demonstrated ability to set and stick to deadlines for themselves and help others do the same
Experience identifying and maintaining priorities between competing projects
Ideal candidates for this position will also have:
Comfort with or a willingness to learn some combination of
basic html and CSS
Adobe creative suite programs
Event planning and managing experience
A strong sense of design and visual identity
Strong writing and editing skills
Salary and Benefits
The Program Manager is a full-time position based in New York City. The salary range for the position is $60,000 - $75,000 plus NYU benefits. These benefits include a wide range of health coverage, retirement plans, tuition reimbursement, as well as a range of life and wellness benefits.
Applications will be reviewed starting on August 9, 2021 and on a rolling basis thereafter.
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