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The M-Lab project director is responsible for managing the Measurement Lab project at Code for Science & Society (CS&S). This involves managing the program work and staff, fundraising as needed for programmatic activities, overseeing the governance of the open source project in coordination with the various committees and the leads from the partner organizations to manage the broader M-Lab project. The Project Director reports to the Code for Science & Society Advisory Committee.
Are you looking to work with a dynamic interdisciplinary, multi-organization team on a project to measure and improve internet performance around the world? Are you motivated to make the web open? Do you love working with open data and working with a team to ask big questions? Do you love helping things run smoothly? Organizing information? Managing projects? Facilitating team communication? Sorting out logistics? Then we need you! Come help a small multi-organizational, distributed team work better together to help keep the internet open!
Measurement Lab (M-Lab) is the largest open internet measurement platform in the world, hosting internet-scale measurement experiments and releasing all data into the public domain (CC0). M-Lab advances network research and empowers the public with useful information about broadband and mobile connections, enhancing internet transparency, and helping to promote and sustain a healthy, innovative internet. Read more about the project at https://www.measurementlab.net or explore the data on https://viz.measurementlab.net.
M-Lab is a consortium of research, industry, and public interest partners focused on fostering, collecting, and publishing open internet data led by teams based at Code for Science & Society, New America’s Open Technology Institute, Google, and Princeton University. We collaborate with organizations all over the world to build out the internet measurement platform, do research and data studies, inform policy work with regulators, policymakers, and advocacy organizations.
We are looking for someone with an entrepreneurial spirit to provide program management and leadership for the M-Lab team. The Program Director will help with everything from strategic planning, cross-org collaboration, day-to-day tasks, hiring processes, fundraising, and overall program design and management.
Overall management and oversight of deliverables, time-tables, and budget allocation for projects
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