The Center for the Economics of Human Development (CEHD) at the University of Chicago is actively seeking a Programs and Outreach Manager (JR06379) to lead and execute academic and outreach events on a global scale. Founded in 2014 by Nobel Laureate James J. Heckman at the University of Chicago, CEHD seeks to foster a comprehensive research program that identifies and explores the circumstances under which people develop the skills necessary to thrive in the current economy and achieve their fullest potential. The Center’s research portfolio is composed of an array of diverse, interrelated projects and initiatives which promote a thorough empirical understanding of human flourishing. The Center not only brings together teams of the best researchers from throughout the world to explore and understand the depth of these complex topics, but also aids in the successful dissemination of their findings. In doing so, the Center’s researchers and staff equip policymakers and practitioners with the information necessary to promote equality of opportunity for even the most disadvantaged and vulnerable.

The ideal candidate will be independently driven and adaptable, have proven project management skills, experience in higher education, excellent attention to detail, and strong communication skills. 

The position offers salary commensurate with skills, training, and responsibility and comprehensive health benefits.

To apply, or for more information, please click here.