Director of the Davis International Center, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. Posted May 15, 2019, Open until filled.
Reporting to the Vice Provost for International Affairs and Operations, the Director of the Davis International Center (Davis IC) provides leadership and management for a dynamic 14-person department that delivers comprehensive and specialized services that support the growth, development, and welfare of international students, scholars, and visitors at Princeton University. The Davis IC also supports DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) students. As of fall 2018, Princeton has 653 international undergraduate students (12% of undergraduates), 1,256 international graduate students (44% of graduate students), and 1,175 international scholars (postdocs, researchers, and faculty members).
Founded in 1974, the Davis IC provides immigration regulatory advising and processing, cultural adjustment, social enrichment, and assistance with practical matters related to living in the U.S. It also acts as a center for cultural and educational programming that advances cross-cultural understanding, supports interaction between U.S. and international students and scholars, and promotes cultural competency across the University.
The successful candidate will be a committed and experienced leader with expertise in international education; a demonstrated history of successful management in higher education; and a commitment to the holistic development and support of diverse student and scholar populations.