U Macau: Director of Global Affairs (China)

“JobDirector of Global Affairs Office, University of Macau, Macao, China. Deadline: Open until filled, but first review will be July 12, 2019.

The Global Affairs Office (GAO) is committed to enhance the internationalization of the University. It assists the University in devising strategic development direction of global affairs and fostering the development, promotion and maintenance of the networks between UM and other international academic institutions. Besides, GAO offers advice and guidance to faculties, departments, and other internal units of the University in establishing international partnerships, students and staff exchanges, joint academic and research collaborations, and agreement signing both at the Faculty level and University level.

The successful candidate is expected to provide visionary leadership for GAO and to advise UM’s top management on global strategies and collaborative programmes and initiatives, involving universities, consulates, government agencies and other entities both at home and abroad. He/she will work closely with the University’s management team to establish and maintain close links and cooperation with partner institutions by formulating protocols, policies and procedures regarding international faculty and student exchange programmes, recruitment of international students and other international academic activities, etc., as necessary.

Georgetown U: 2 Positions, English Language Programs (USA)

“JobTwo administrative positions available within English Language Programs at Georgetown University, Washington, DC, USA. Deadline: Open until filled (posted June 7 and 11, 2019).

1. Implementation Coordinator of English Language Programs, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Deadline: Open until filled, posted June 7, 2019.

The Implementation Coordinator is a key member of the Specialist team for the U.S. Department of State funded English Language Programs (ELP), handling all administrative responsibilities for program participants to one or more geographic region(s). S/he maintains regular communication with participants, Department of State counterparts, and U.S. Embassies abroad on program participant logistics.

2. Manager for Outreach of English Language Programs, Georgetown University, Washington, DC. Deadline: Open until filled, posted June 11, 2019.

The Manager for Outreach is a key member of the Outreach team for the English Language Programs (ELP). The primary objectives of the Outreach team are recruiting new applicants to the program, building ties with partner institutions and leaders in the TESOL field, involving current participants in Outreach projects, and providing engagement opportunities for alumni. These objectives are met using a variety of in-person and digital means, including regional and national conferences, special events, social media, the program website, an online participant community of practice, recruitment webinars, and newsletters. The primary responsibility of the Manager of Outreach is to develop strategy for and to oversee the implementation of all aspects of the Outreach program. The focus is on increasing engagement with program alumni and with TESOL leaders and institutions and on building the program’s reputation as the leading exchange program for TESOL professionals to ensure that highly qualified candidates apply every year. S/he will supervise a team of coordinators who are charged with planning and implementing the team’s work.

The English Language Programs (ELP) sends experienced U.S. TESOL professionals to educational institutions on short- and long-term assignments in all regions of the world. Short-term participants, Specialists, and long-term participants, as well as Fellows, are cultural ambassadors who promote English language learning and mutual understanding through cultural exchange. The Center for Intercultural Education and Development (CIED) at Georgetown University is the current administrator of English Language Programs.

UC Berkeley: Program Coordinator of International House (USA)

“JobProgram Coordinator of International House, University of California, Berkeley, Berkeley, California, USA. Open until filled; posted June 10, 2019; first review June 22, 2019.

International House is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, self-supporting residential and community-oriented program center located in the southeast foothills of the Berkeley Campus. Since its founding in 1930 with a gift from John D. Rockefeller, Jr., it has housed more than 90,000 residents including two Governors of California and eight Nobel Prize laureates. Its mission is to foster intercultural respect and understanding among people throughout the world across cultural, economic, and ethnic lines. I-House provides nearly 1,100 students and scholars from the United States and around the world with an opportunity to live and learn together during a typical 12 month cycle. I-House’s rich array of programs serves the residents, the campus and local community.

Search is for an energetic and creative student centered professional to support the Resident Engagement Manager in the student affairs arena who has strong and demonstrable leadership skills to join the International House community in a highly team oriented environment. Under the direction of the Resident Engagement Manager, the incumbent will co-supervise, train, and coach student staff and other resident leaders when applicable. Create, organize and maintain the student employee handbook and database with relevant policies, resources and guidelines. Support the design and co-facilitation of the Resident Leadership Retreats and other trainings as needed. Assist the Resident Engagement Manager to identify and implement opportunities for enhancing student leadership development at I-House and the integration of Center for Intercultural Leadership’s professional development and training models in cultural, social, and educational programming.

 

Cambridge U: Research Associate in Cultural Literacy (UK)

“JobResearch Associate, Faculty of Education, University of Cambridge, UK. Deadline: 1 July 2019. Fixed-term position: 1 September 2019-30 April 2021.

The Faculty of Education at the University of Cambridge wishes to appoint a part-time Research Associate (0.6 FTE) to work on a large-scale EC Horizon 2020 project with ten partners, led by Dr Fiona Maine. The project works in schools across Europe to support the development of young people’s cultural literacy, which is defined as a set of competences and dispositions moving beyond knowledge of European culture into an awareness of one’s own cultural identities and those of others. It will work with teachers from primary and secondary schools to develop a programme of cultural literacy learning, focusing on the development of dialogue and argumentation as children read and respond to visual narratives of European origin.

The successful candidate will be able to demonstrate experience of working with children and young people in schools, recording and analysing classroom discussions, particularly focusing on dialogue. In collaboration with the Project Co-ordinator, they will lead on the collection of data in schools for the Cultural Literacy Learning Programme and work with European colleagues to develop consistent coding approaches for the analysis of classroom dialogue and engage in qualitative and quantitative data analysis activities.

NOTE: There is also a related position for Research Assistant through the same project, which is full-time from September 2019 to August 2020, same deadline for applications.

Carter Center: Senior Associate Directors (USA)

“JobTwo positions currently available, The Carter Center, Atlanta, GA, USA. Deadline: Positions remain posted until they are filled, so check links to see if they are still listed before applying.

Senior Associate Director, Conflict Resolution Program, Carter Center, Atlanta, GA.

Serving as a deputy to the Conflict Resolution Program Director, the Senior Associate Director oversees the implementation of Conflict Resolution program activities.  The Senior Associate Director’s primary responsibilities include: all aspects of project management (design, implementation, and evaluation), fundraising, budget and grant management, staff supervision, and liaising with both Carter Center program and departmental personnel and external stakeholders.  The Senior Associate Director supports the Program Director in setting overall strategy and assures that projects align with the program mission. The Senior Associate Director primarily manages activities for MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region, including track-2 and 1.5 activities, data collection and analysis, conferences, field missions, networking and negotiation/facilitation and other activities. S/He will manage and provide leadership to Atlanta staff and field-based staff and provide direction on short-term missions to countries of potential programmatic interest.  S/He will supervise staff, interns, and volunteers.

Senior Associate Director, Global Access to Information Program, Carter Center, Atlanta, GA.

Serving as the deputy to the Director, the Senior Associate Director oversees the implementation of the Global Access to Information Program’s country programming portfolio. The Senior Associate Director’s primary responsibilities include: all aspects of project management (design, implementation, and evaluation), fundraising, budget and grant management, staff supervision, and liaising with both Carter Center program and department personnel and external stakeholders. The Senior Associate Director supports the Program Director in setting overall strategy and assures that projects align with the program mission.

The Carter Center is a 501(c)(3), not-for-profit, nongovernmental organization founded in 1982 in Atlanta, GA, by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, in partnership with Emory University. The Center has helped to improve millions of lives in more than 80 countries by waging peace, fighting disease, and building hope. The Carter Center is guided by a fundamental commitment to human rights and the alleviation of human suffering. It seeks to prevent and resolve conflicts, enhance freedom and democracy, and improve health.

Princeton U: Director of Davis International Center (USA)

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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.

U Applied Sciences Munich: Business Communication/Intercultural Competence (Germany)

“JobProfessor of Business Communication and Intercultural Competence, University of Applied Sciences Munich, Germany. Deadline: 21 June 2019.

The Faculty of Business Administration is seeking to appoint a Professor of Business Communication and Intercultural Competence for the Summer semester 2020 or later. The successful candidate should have both professional leadership and teaching experience and be passionate about transferring knowledge in the context of international business and communication.

You will teach subject-specific modules in Business English, Intercultural Communication and Intercultural Management for undergraduate and graduate business study programmes in English. You will contribute to the development of curricula and research in these fields and course management as required. The role further requires actively fostering relationships and exchange with international partner universities and contributing to research projects with industry and business.

 

Migration Policy Institute Europe: Director (Belgium)

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Director, Migration Policy Institute Europe, Brussels, Belgium. Deadline: 30 June 2019.

 

The Migration Policy Institute Europe (MPI Europe), established in Brussels in 2011, is a nonprofit, independent research institute that aims to provide a better understanding of migration in Europe and thus promote effective policymaking. MPI Europe provides authoritative research and practical policy design to governmental and nongovernmental stakeholders who seek more effective management of immigration, immigrant integration, and asylum systems in order to promote successful outcomes for newcomers, families of immigrant background, and receiving communities in Europe.

MPI Europe seeks a highly motivated, experienced professional to become the Director of Brussels-based MPI Europe. The new Director will be responsible for providing leadership to MPI Europe at a critical time of growth for the Institute and a pivotal time for migration in Europe and around the globe. He/she will work with a team of recognized experts on migration and integration based in Brussels and coordinate with the staff of its sister organization in Washington, DC (MPI), as needed.

Lancaster U: Research Associate Cinema Memory & Digital Archive (UK)

“JobResearch Associate post on Cinema Memory and the Digital Archive: 1930s Britain and Beyond, University of Lancaster/Stirling University, UK. Deadline: 5 June 2019.

We are seeking to appoint a Research Associate in Film Studies, Media Studies, English, History or a related discipline in the Humanities and Social Sciences to work on the AHRC-funded project ‘Cinema Memory and the Digital Archive: 1930s Britain and Beyond’ (CMDA). This is a 35-month full-time post.

The project team is Annette Kuhn (QMUL), Richard Rushton (Lancaster University), and Sarah Neely (Stirling University), and the project is based at Lancaster University. Among other things, CMDA will properly organise and store, as well as develop a website for, the ‘Cinema Culture in 1930s Britain’ archive currently stored at Lancaster University Library. The project also involves a number of research and public engagement events relating to archives, cinema memory, and audience research.