The Declaration on Research Assessment, (DORA), is an internationally recognized leader in the field of research assessment, seeking to advance practical and robust approaches to research assessment globally and across all scholarly disciplines. DORA, a community of funding organizations, academic institutions, scholarly publishers, and researchers, is seeking a Program Director to be responsible for DORA's strategic and operational activities. The Program Director is responsible for coordinating all of DORA’s programs and activities.
Program Development and Management
Oversee the implementation of existing projects and develop future projects in line with DORA’s mission to improve scholarly research assessment.
Lead strategic planning for overall initiative and specific initiatives
Develop strategic partnerships to advance DORA’s priorities
Work directly with the DORA Executive Board
Serve as the primary point of internal and external contact for DORA
Supervise, organize, and facilitate initiative events
Maintain DORA website contents and other communication tools
Manage direct reports
Maintain communication with volunteer leadership and other volunteers
Work with DORA Executive Board to develop, and manage a sustainable business plan
Preparing and managing the DORA annual budget, including periodic forecasting, and monitoring of member organization billing and receivables.
Lead the development of grant proposals
Responsible for the fiscal reporting to supporting organizations
Excellent verbal and written communications skills
Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software
Excellent managerial and organizational skills
Ability to work across global time zones
Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects simultaneously while meeting deadlines and goals
Possess initiative, be entrepreneurial, and think strategically and long-term
Must be able to cultivate respectful, strategic, and collaborative relationships with individuals from diverse backgrounds
Education and Experience
Masters or PhD
Well-versed in the evolving landscape of research assessment
Experience and working knowledge of HTML
Additional Job Requirements
COVID-19 vaccine is required as a condition of continual employment
*Ability to travel within the continental United States and Internationally
This position is located in Rockville, Maryland, and reports directly to the Director of Public Policy at the American Society for Cell Biology, DORA’s administrative entity. If interested, please submit your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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