[WikiEN-l] Fwd: Job Opportunity: The Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School

Samuel Klein meta.sj at gmail.com
Tue Oct 6 15:29:07 UTC 2009

A friend is looking for a project lead with MediaWiki and
community-building experience, for a global dispute resolution
project.  Part of a rare Harvard-UN collaboration; based in Boston or

Naturally I thought of wikien.  Hmm, wait -- dispute *resolution*.  Ah
well. Please take a look, and feel free to pass it on and reply
directly to Caroline.


---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Caroline Nolan <cnolan at cyber.law.harvard.edu>
Date: Tue, Oct 6, 2009 at 10:43 AM
Subject: Job Opportunity: The Corporate Social Responsibility
Initiative at Harvard Kennedy School

A job opportunity from the CSR Initiative at KSG--please feel free to
pass it on to your network.


The Corporate Social Responsibility Initiative at Harvard Kennedy
School is recruiting a project leader to take forward the global wiki
it is developing about dispute resolution between companies and
communities.  The project is run on behalf of the UN
Secretary-General’s Special Representative for Business and Human
Rights, Prof. John Ruggie.

The site – BASESwiki (www.baseswiki.org) - is currently being
transferred to a new platform with new design and functionality.  The
transition will be complete by early November.  The project leader
will oversee the bedding down of the new site and handle any technical
problems that arise, together with the developers.  He/she will drive
forward a new discussion forum and build the interactive aspects of
the site; manage interns; build on and develop new institutional
partnerships around the world, help with the development of additional
language portals; conduct outreach to potential users; assess the
site’s performance; and develop strategies, together with the Program
Director, for its future development.

The successful candidate will demonstrate:

-          strong project leadership skills

-          experience in social media and programming, particularly
with MediaWiki

-          an interest in corporate responsibility and dispute
resolution, and preferably some background experience

-          strong team-working skills

-          good written and oral communication skills

Job term:  the position will commence on 15 November, subject to
negotiation.  An initial contract will be for one year with the
possibility of a limited further extension.

Location: Boston or New York

 Salary: $60,000-68,000 plus benefits, depending on experience

Please send applications to caroline_rees at harvard.edu by 21 October
2009, including a letter of interest, CV and 3 references

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