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Program Director - PERI


College of Business

Pos. # 821020 Req. # P457

RESPONSIBILITIES: The Political Economy Research Institute (PERI) is seeking a program director to work with the Director of the PERI, and other affiliated faculty, to assist with the administration, programming, and communications of the PERI. Established in late 2016, the Political Economy Research Institute is a joint venture between the Jennings A. Jones College of Business ( and the University Honors College ( The mission of the institute is to engage undergraduate and graduate students with faculty in research that will further the understanding of business and economic principles, as well as their impact on regional, national, and international financial conditions and the well-being of society.

Responsibilities of the Program Director may include planning and executing internal and external educational and research programs (conferences, guest speakers, and workshops), creating promotional graphics and material for PERI events and research, helping affiliated faculty, staff, and students publish op-eds and other products, establishing and maintaining media relations to obtain interviews for PERI faculty and staff on television, radio, and other communication formats, developing and administering the PERI's presence in online and social media, developing relationships with external organizations, assisting the Director with development communications (annual reports, newsletters, and fundraising material), and working with the MTSU's Public Relations, Creative Services, Web Marketing, and other relevant teams to advertise PERI products and activities.

QUALIFICATIONS: Master's Degree required in economics, political science, communications, or other related field and two years of programming, communications, or marketing experience.

SALARY RANGE: $43,350 - $54,259; commensurate with experience

FILING PROCEDURE: Interested applicants should submit the following required materials: (1) a cover letter indicating interest in the position; (2) a complete resume (3) an application submitted at:

POSTING DATE: July 27, 2018

CLOSING DATE: August 24, 2018

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