/ مطلوب مدير للعمل لدى شركة تنمية تابعة للمركز الأمريكي للأبحاث الشرقية في الاردن
مطلوب مدير للعمل لدى شركة تنمية تابعة للمركز الأمريكي للأبحاث الشرقية في الاردن
American Center of Oriental Research (ACOR) seeks a Director to lead a
wide-ranging research program that orchestrates extensive partnerships
with U.S. and Jordanian government agencies, universities, and
in 1968, ACOR has worked at the forefront of international efforts to
increase understanding of Jordan past and present and to make Jordan’s
cultural heritage a source of economic development. In 2014, ACOR
launched the Sustainable Cultural Heritage Through Engagement of Local
Communities Project (USAID SCHEP), which helps communities around
archaeological sites throughout Jordan to harness their own heritage to
create educational and economic opportunities.
also holds the best library for archaeology and Middle Eastern studies
in Jordan, the only place for scholars to access JSTOR, and hostel
accommodations for fellows, researchers, and other visitors using its
ACOR seeks to extend a period of growth that has fostered an atmosphere
of openness and accessibility, joint community ventures, and a focus on
close mentorship and practical training. ACOR’s planned leadership
transition offers an opportunity for the organization to take a fresh
look at these initiatives and to extend them in new directions.
new Director will draw on considerable resources—including government
relationships, support from the Board of Trustees, and an active
Fellowships Committee–to set ACOR’s strategic course for a next
generation of scholars and students devoted to Jordan’s cultural history
and to understanding the social and economic issues Jordan faces in the
The ideal candidate will have:
least 10 years of distinguished work experience in: academia, cultural
resources management, foreign affairs, business, or non-profit
At least 5 years of experience managing staff.
or equivalent in fields including but not limited to Middle Eastern
studies, archaeology, history, art history sociology, political science,
Familiarity with the principles of archaeological preservation and conservation.
Demonstrated ability to lead, manage, and organize staff to achieve and exceed goals.
Ability to maintain a positive, collegial, and collaborative work environment.
Strong organizational abilities, including planning, delegating, and assessment.
Strong written and oral communication skills.
Sophisticated ability to navigate cross-cultural encounters and exchanges.
Strong interest in making a home in Jordan and working with Jordanians.
Arabic language skills are highly desirable.
Development Resources, inc. is conducting this search for the American Center of Oriental Research. Candidates can learn more and apply at http://driconsulting.com/available-positions/ or by emailing email@example.com. Applications must be received by July 8, 2019.