CHRC Seeking Associate Director
The Center for the Human Rights of the Child, Loyola University Chicago (LUC) seeks a qualified candidate for a newly authorized position as an Associate Director, beginning the spring semester of 2015. Recognizing that children require special protections due to their vulnerabilities, the Center for the Human Rights of Children (CHRC), a University Center of Excellence, pursues an agenda of interdisciplinary research, outreach and education, and advocacy to address critical and complex issues affecting children and youth, both locally and globally. Its mission is to advance and protect the rights of children.
The Associate Director will report to the Director to provide operational support to advance the mission and strategic plan of the CHRC by promoting innovative, interdisciplinary, applied research and scholarship that will protect and advance the rights of children and support partners engaged in human rights work, engaging students and faculty in the promotion of social justice through education and outreach efforts around critical issues affecting children and their families, and advancing advocacy efforts on contemporary and cutting edge children's rights issues at Loyola, nationally, and globally