Thursday, July 25, 2013

So, What Does a Provost Do?

What could be better than a title that sounds important, but is also somewhat mysterious?  Just-the-jobs style today.

1-2) 1105 Media
3) Alexander Graham Bell Association for the Deaf and Hard of HearingWebsite Specialist

4) American Israel Public Affairs CommitteeSpeakers Bureau Associate

5-7) American Public Transportation Association
8) American Society for Colposcopy and Cervical PathologyWeb/Content Administrator – part-time – Frederick, MD – telecommuting arrangements possible

9) Best Value Technology Inc.Technical Writer – Secret cleared/clearable

10) Booz Allen HamiltonStrategic Communications Consultant (search communications / mktg / acct mgmt category or job # 01136299) – defense industry focus

11-12) Brookings Institution
13-16) Center for Public Integrity (scroll to find)
17) Children’s National Medical CenterAssociate Director, Leadership Giving

18) EZGSAAdmin Guru/Office Manager

19-25) George Mason University
26-29) Georgetown University
30) International Campaign for TibetInternships – communications/advocacy & development

32-34) ISOM Global Strategies
35) Manatos & ManatosPublic Affairs/Government Relations Intern

36) Mystery healthcare-related organizationOffice Associate – temp-to-perm – $17/hr to $35k – recent college grad w/ solid academic record particularly sought

37) National Building Museum Foundation Relations Manager

38) National Trust for Historic PreservationAssociate Manager, Preservation Grants

39-40) Nature Conservancy (scroll for find or use advanced search & job #) – new since Tuesday’s Environmental Jobs behemoth:
41-42) New America Foundation
43) Satellite Industry AssociationCommunications Manager (pdf) – $65k-$75k – apply by July 31

44-48) Smithsonian Institution
49) Third WayPress Secretary/Communications Advisor

50) Zeno GroupAssistant Account Exec, Healthcare (scroll to find)
* So, the Wiki-answer is pretty simple: essentially, chief academic officer – but the Hoya-land Provost himself provides a little more poetry in his description of the job.  We like his blog, too.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

An inside source let me know that the Advancement Assistant at the Air & Space Museum is already or shortly will be filled, so you might want to scratch that one off the list.