|Coordinate Public Humanities Fellows Program (20%)
1. Identify and recruit community partners.
2. Recruit graduate student fellows; manage all aspects of application, selection, and hiring process.
3. Support fellows throughout the fellowship year including professionalizing seminars and ongoing mentoring.
4. Work with current partners to ensure positive partnerships and collaboration.
5. Manage current models and processes for program evaluation and reporting and implement new models as necessary.
Manage the Public Humanities Exchange programs (HEX and HEX-U) (20%)
1. Recruit new student projects and new community partners; work with graduate students on their applications and coordinate the selection committee.
2. Work with current projects to support successful implementation, ongoing efforts, and evaluation.
3. Work with current, past, and potential community partners to maintain strong ties and develop future partnerships.
4. Develop and coordinate HEX workshop series for project participants.
5. Manage and mentor the graduate student project assistant for HEX-U, a new undergraduate Public Humanities Exchange program, advising this 50% PA on how to recruit students and community partners, manage the application and selection process, work with undergraduates to develop and implement projects, develop evaluation materials, and publicize the program.
Develop Public Humanities Programming (10%)
1. Implement the Public Works seminars as a key point of overlap between the Center's public humanities initiatives (Fellows, HEX, Certificate).
2. Develop opportunities for faculty, graduate and undergraduate students to engage outside of the university, including podcasts and podcast training, summer institutes, non-academic writing projects, and other networking programs.
Coordinate the Great World Texts in Wisconsin Program (40%)
1. Work with the Great World Texts faculty advisor and Center for the Humanities staff to design and implement a rigorous, interdisciplinary curriculum for teaching each year's world literature selection to high school students across the state.
2. Coordinate all stages of project planning and development, including producing the teacher's guide and supplementary teaching materials; posting the call for and overseeing selection of high school teacher team applications; developing and implementing two educator colloquiums (fall and spring semesters); and planning and executing the capstone student conference.
3. Work closely with educators throughout the year, maintaining regular communication, providing general support, organizing informal classroom visits or regional educator roundtables, and recruiting new teachers into the program.
4. Manage the program budget; work with the Center's Financial Specialist to ensure teacher honoraria and invoices are paid.
5. Coordinate the purchase or donation of the book and oversee classroom distribution.
6. Create and distribute all promotional materials, web content, and the program for the student conference.
7. Imagine new platforms for the GWT archive and the program more generally, with the aim of reaching new audiences and fostering new possibilities for connecting students and teachers to world literature of all periods.
Other Program Support (10%)
1. Write, oversee, and report on funding grants. Identify new grant opportunities as applicable.
2. Promote public humanities programs via the Center's website, social media channels, and other communications.
3. Participate in meetings and attend programs as a member of the Center for the Humanities Staff.