Job Description:
WAMU is seeking a resourceful and detail-oriented Fellowship Manager to build and administer a new, two-year, competitive public media reporting fellowship program. He/she will establish the ideal processes and systems for managing a complex long-term project with many stakeholders.       

The Fellowship Manager will oversee the administration of the fellowship and will plan and develop the events, trainings, residencies and all other programming that supports the fellows in developing their journalistic abilities. He/she will serve as the principal administrative contact for fellows and partners. The position is grant-funded.    
Educational Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree is required. Master's degree is preferred.
Minimum Requirements:
  • 5 years’ experience managing complex administrative projects involving multiple stakeholders  
  • Superior attention to detail and ability to manage against deadlines and budget  
  • Superior organizational skills  
  • Excellent writing and verbal communication abilities  
Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience developing training programs or curriculum  
  • Experience managing academic programs  
  • Passion for public media and journalism  
  • Experience working in a fast-paced news environment  
Additional Information:
This position is grant-funded for a term of 30 months, with the possibility of continuation.   

American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.
Job Location: 
Washington, DC
United States
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Job Type: 
Full time
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Send Application Materials To: 
(202) 885-3563
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