The Aspen Institute:
The Aspen Institute is an international non-profit organization dedicated to informed dialogue and inquiry on issues of global concern. Founded in 1950, it has pursued its mission of fostering enlightened leadership through seminars, policy studies and fellowship programs. The Institute is headquartered inWashington,DC, and has campuses inAspen,Colorado, and on theWyeRiveronMaryland'sEastern Shore. Its international network includes partner Aspen Institutes in ten countries, and leadership programs in Africa, Central America and India.
The Socrates Program:
The Socrates Program is a global leadership forum designed to provide emerging leaders with access to values and ethics-based learning on contemporary leadership topics through expert-moderated, text-based socratic discussion with peers. The Socrates network (6,000+) includes a diverse group of investors, policy experts, entrepreneurs, academics, journalists and artists from across the US and 30 countries. Socrates typically meets twice per year in Aspen, hosts a handful of one day seminars in select US cities and weekend seminars with international partners across the globe. Further details about the program may be found here: www.aspeninstitute.org/socrates.
The Program Coordinator is primarily responsible for the administrative and program support of the Socrates Program.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Support Deputy Director in the preparation and development of Socrates programs and events including:
This search is being conducted internally and externally at the Aspen Institute, with strong preference for an internal Aspen Institute candidate with previous experience. The ideal candidate will posses the following skills and attributes: