Modern Greek Studies Association


Job Opening:
Executive Director of the Modern Greek Studies Association

The Modern Greek Studies Association (MGSA) invites applications for the position of Executive Director to begin September 15, 2018.  The successful candidate will be appointed to an initial 3-year term, which may be renewed for additional 5-year terms pending approval of the Executive Board.  The annual stipend for the position is $14,000 (subject to USA taxation). This compensation is provided by the MGSA, which cannot, however, provide secretarial support.

A partial list of the responsibilities of the Executive Director includes: maintaining membership records, overseeing and reporting on the organization’s finances and budget, preparing and distributing the annual MGSA Bulletin, assisting with the planning and execution of the biennial Symposium, attending semiannual Executive Board meetings, and assisting the officers of the MGSA to execute the organization’s mission.  A more detailed job description follows.   

The successful candidate will be a scholar of Modern Greece, fluent in both English and Greek, who possesses extensive knowledge of and experience with the MGSA, its initiatives, and its administration. Additional administrative experience would benefit an applicant as well. 

Interested candidates should send a CV and a letter of interest as pdfs to both
Franklin L. Hess [email protected] and Thomas W. Gallant [email protected].

Evaluation of applications will begin on August 15, 2018, and continue until the position is filled.

Position Description for Executive Director of the Modern Greek Studies Association

The principal duty of the Executive Director is to manage the daily business of the MGSA in communication with the Executive Board and its officers, who serve three-year terms, as well as with the various chairs of MGSA committees, who are appointed by the Executive Board.

A detailed list of the responsibilities of the Executive Director includes: