at the DEFA Film Library

Part of the leadership team of the DEFA Film Library (DFL), the Associate Directorship is an alt-ac position that oversees operational, financial and compliance matters, while also contributing to DFL’s long-term academic and programming goals. The latter involve responsibilities such as: interfacing with the Program in German & Scandinavian Studies and other UMass departments, as well as external organizations; co-conceptualizing and organizing academic and cultural events; mentoring student researchers and employees; and editing publications and outreach materials. Operational responsibilities include: overseeing fiscal activities, including revenue generation, accounts payable and the budget; managing DFL’s human resources; drafting and submitting grant proposals; reviewing contracts; and ensuring compliance with the university’s fiscal, e-commerce, grants and HR guidelines. 


For more details on the position and UMass Amherst, including minimum qualifications and instructions on how to apply, please visit the UMass Careers website. (NB: No “on-the-spot” interviews.) For questions, please contact Academic Director Mariana Ivanova.


UMass Amherst is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity/Veterans Employer.

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