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Part-Time Editorial/Program Assistant - Korbel School of International Studies at University of Denver in Denver, Colorado

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Job Description:

The Josef Korbel School of International Studies is a professional school of international affairs and public policy dedicated to preparing students for careers in the public, private, and nonprofit sectors. Ranked among the top international studies programs in the world, Korbel equips students with the skills and networks necessary to enhance human capabilities around the globe.

Position Summary

The Part-Time Editorial/Program Assistant is responsible for assisting the Director in managing the daily operation of the China Center and its programs.

This position will be responsible for providing editorial assistance to the Journal of Contemporary China, preparing and coordinating Jackson/Ho China Forums, Annual International Symposium, and other China Center sponsored events. Also, the position will assist the director in office management, including editing and distributing China Centers Newsletter and brochures, maintaining China Centers website, and assisting China Centers visiting scholars, and supervise work-study and other volunteer staff and coordinate projects with Josef Korbel support staff.

This position will work 25 hours per week.

Essential Functions

Coordinate China Center Events
  • Coordinate logistics to organize Jackson/Ho China Forums, the Annual International Symposium and any other China Center sponsored events, including reserving sites, working with vendors and volunteers and operations during the events
  • Arrange transportation and make hotel reservations for guest speakers
  • Create promotional publications and advertising materials for all events and email notifications announcing upcoming meetings

Editorial Assistance
  • Assist the Executive Director with the process and publication of the Journal of Contemporary China to guarantee on-time publication of pending issues via email correspondence

  • Write, edit and distribute the bi-annual newsletter to the China Centers community
  • Maintain and update the website and disseminate current information about the China Center via the website, newsletters, brochures, and e-mail
    Oversee Visting Scholar Program
  • Process paperwork for visas, University of Denver identification cards and library usage, plus establishing access to other resources for their research while in Denver
  • Provides a successful experience for the visiting scholars while promoting collaboration between the United States and China

Assist the editor in Daily Office Routine
  • Maintains an efficient office environment through proficient performance and oversight of basic office administration and office equipment maintenance
  • Supervise, train and schedule work-study students

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong writing abilities

Required Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of study and experience
  • Experience with event planning
  • Experience with journal copy editing
  • Experience with web design and database management

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with international students
  • Experience with international affairs
  • Native English speaker

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on April 22, 2020

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Range
The starting pay for this position is $17.00 hourly

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

Advertised: April 08, 2020
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