The Core Purpose of the USC Shoah Foundation is to give opportunities for survivors and witnesses to the Shoah—the genocide of the Jews—to tell their own stories in their own words in audio-visual interviews, preserve their testimonies, and make them accessible for research, education, and outreach for the betterment of humankind in perpetuity.
As it helps secure a future for Holocaust scholarship and education, the USC Shoah Foundation seeks a dedicated and energetic Director of Academic Programs. In this pivotal role, you will lead the development, implementation, and evaluation of academic programs focused on understanding genocide, with a particular emphasis on the Holocaust. Your expertise will shape our institution's commitment to education, research, and commemoration, ensuring that future generations learn from the past and work towards a more inclusive and just society.
This position will report to the director of programs. The incumbent in this role will direct the development, implementation, and growth of sustainable scholarly programs within the USC Shoah Foundation. They will oversee program operations and administrative functions, set short and long-term strategies, and establish program policies and procedures. The director of academic programs will also be responsible for program design and staff administration and work with relevant units to secure and meet budgetary needs, marketing, public relations, and fundraising goals.
The annual base salary range for this position is $127,851.87 - $152,000.00. When extending an offer of employment, the University of Southern California considers factors such as (but not limited to) the scope and responsibilities of the position, the candidate’s work experience, education/training, key skills, internal peer equity, federal, state and local laws, contractual stipulations, grant funding, as well as external market and organizational considerations.
Program Development and Management