Maryland Institute College of Art Job Ad: International Education (USA)

Job adsDirector, Office of International Education, Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA). Open until filled (Posted February 16, 2018).

Working collaboratively with Academic Affairs leadership, the Director will provide vision and expertise for implementing the international education initiatives and overall mission of the College. The Director also provides leadership to establish the International Education Office as a gateway to global engagement and a strategic partner in creating an internationally progressive learning and arts environment.


Coventry U Job Ad: Linguae Mundi Programme Manager (UK)

Job adsLinguae Mundi Programme ManagerCoventry University – Centre for Global Engagement. Closes: 31st March 2018

Coventry University has been developing international experience opportunities for students and recent graduates as part of the University internationalisation and employability strategies. To enhance these strategies, the Centre for Global Engagement [CGE] offers CU students and staff opportunities to learn or improve their language and intercultural skills. With the growth in numbers of language learners through the Linguae Mundi scheme and the ambition to offer language education to a quarter of CU students and staff by 2020, a dedicated Programme Manager is required to further manage and develop this fast-growing initiative.

The purpose of the role is to take responsibility, and be accountable, for all aspects of the Linguae Mundi programme, delivering against the annual targets.

Reporting to the Deputy Director of CGE for Operations and Business Development, the ideal candidate will be a motivated, well-organised, self-reliant individual with solid experience in programme management and committed to achieving excellence in fulfilling both individual and team objectives. The ability to motivate and manage people as well as manage a complex, ambitious programme are also key capabilities of this role.

SUNY Purchase Job Ad: Dean, Global Strategy & International Programs (USA)

Job adsDean, Global Strategy and International Programs, SUNY Purchase (USA). Deadline: March 15, 2018.

The Dean for Global Strategy and International Programs will serve as a the central advisor to the Provost and college on key policy and administrative decisions that have college-wide implications; lead curricular and pedagogical development of global learning across campus; act as the primary catalyst for defining a global campus strategy for faculty and student engagement that extends to academic departments, student services, and enrollment management; develop policies that govern program development and partnerships; manage both state and foundation dollars in the support of that strategy; conduct and maintain international relationships; and, finally, is charged with oversight of the Office of International Programs and Services (OIPS).

U Michigan Job Ad: Intergroup Relations (USA)

Job adsThe University of Michigan Program on Intergroup Relations (IGR) seeks a highly motivated, organized collaborator to serve as the LSA Associate Director of IGR. The Program on Intergroup Relations is a joint academic and student life program concerning social diversity and social justice. As such, we have a shared leadership model across the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts (LSA) and Student Life. IGR offers a minor in intergroup relations education, opportunities for undergraduate research, co-curricular programming, national consultations and campus outreach.

This is an interdependent position with posting requisition 151554 (for adjunct lecturer to teach 3 courses each academic year). Candidates must apply for both positions and be qualified for both in order to be considered.

The LSA Associate Director for IGR assists in providing campus leadership in student learning in the area of intergroup relations and social justice education. The associate director assists in strategic planning efforts, vision and long-term planning, supervision and empowerment of staff, and administrative and fiscal responsibility. In particular, this individual guides IGR’s curricular activities and serves on the IGR curriculum committee. The associate director is also an academic advisor for the IGR minor. This person is responsible for the selection and training of graduate student instructors and leads our course recruitment efforts. Additionally, this individual oversees the administration of the LSA operations of the joint unit and liaises with the College on operations of the unit such as finance and HR matters. Additionally, this person must have the skills, expertise, and interest to conduct intergroup dialogue/relations research and mentor student research assistants. This position requires domain knowledge, skills, and abilities pertaining to intergroup, intercultural, social justice education, student development, identity development, and group facilitation and may consult with campus and national constituents on these matters. The LSA Associate Director serves in the LSA Director’s absence.

U Westminster Job Ad: Academic Coordinator (Uzbekistan)

Job adsSenior Academic Coordinator – UoW-WIUT Partnership, University of Westminster – Vice Chancellor’s Office (London and Tashkent, Uzbekistan).  Deadline: 7 January 2018.

The University of Westminster co-founded Westminster International University in Tashkent (WIUT) in 2002. The academic portfolio, grounded in programmes in Business Administration, Economics, Commercial Law, and Business Information Systems, has been extended to include Masters’ courses in International Business and Management, International Commercial Law and Applied Economics. WIUT as an institution has been developed on the model of a UK University and is a validated partner of the University of Westminster.

Based at the University of Westminster but with a substantial proportion of time spent in Tashkent, and reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement, the postholder will work with UoW and WIUT colleagues to take forward the development of the partnership. The post will be of two years’ duration, in the first instance and is full time (35 hours per week) with a start date of February 2018. The post entails no line management responsibility but involves substantial work with a wide range of stakeholders, academic and administrative, at UoW and WIUT. Effective coordination across Faculties (Colleges) and Professional Services teams at UoW and across the two institutions engaged in the partnership is key to the successful execution of the role, as is the ability to produce, deliver and ensure effective monitoring of partnership development and project plans.

We are looking for a committed and talented professional, with a higher degree and substantial HE experience, including experience of programme management; project management; international partnership management; quality assurance in the international context; and effective team working. You will have excellent skills in the area of interpersonal interaction, communication and intercultural awareness; and will have strong empathy to cultural difference and diversity.

Royal Roads U Job: Communications Officer (Canada)

Job adsCommunications Officer, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, Canada.  Closing date: Sunday, November 26, 2017 – 18:00.

Under the strategic direction set by the vice-president, Communications and Advancement, you will contribute to the work of the department and university to strengthen its reputation and its relationships with key audiences locally, regionally and nationally. The communications department provides a centre for communications in five service areas: university communications; internal communications; news services; media relations; and editorial services.

Under the departmental direction of the senior communications manager and functional direction of the senior communications officer, you will create and deliver communications materials and communications activities in support of the university’s and department’s strategic goals and priorities. You will also collaborate with and offer intra- and cross-departmental communications support for schools, programs and units, including advancement, alumni relations, stakeholder and government relations, marketing and recruitment. You will also engage in social media functions, as well as media relations and issues management activities, and at times will provide communications services and counsel to the Royal Roads executive team.

By increasing awareness and profile of Royal Roads and its value proposition, (evidenced by faculty, student and alumni successes, its distinct learning and teaching model, market-responsive programs, applied research, initiatives, and events), you will support the work of the department to protect and strengthen Royal Roads’ reputation and build positive third-party support for enrolment growth and fundraising potential. Your role therefore supports the university’s six goals – in particular the goal of achieving strong partnerships, supportive to its alumni and the communities it serves.



LCC International U Job: Chair of Communication (Lithuania)

Job adsChairperson, Department of Communication at LCC International University, Lithuania

LCC International University invites applications for the position of Chair of the Department of Communication, to begin Fall 2018. The position involves chair’s duties, teaching courses in the department, advising, and participating in the active intellectual life of the campus. The position offers unique opportunities such as travel and teaching/research in the Baltics, Scandinavia, Western and Eastern Europe.

The University: LCC International University is a fully accredited Christian liberal arts university located in the port city of Klaipeda, Lithuania. All instruction is in English and our 550 students come from 30+ countries.

The Communication Department offers a BA degree in Communication. In the three years since its inception, the Communication major has become the second largest undergraduate major at LCC, with an increasing popularity among prospective students, and over 90 current students. Current faculty areas of specialization include: Rhetoric, Political Communication, Hermeneutic Phenomenology, Communication Ethics, Organizational Communication, and Public Relations. The new Chair may reinforce or expand these areas of department identity and expertise.

The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled, with a preferred start date of August 2018.

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European U Institute Job: Director, Middle East Directions

Job adsDirector, Middle East Directions Programme, European University Institute, Florence, Italy. Closes 15 November 2017.

The Middle East Directions (MED) programme, the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies (RSCAS) and the School of Transnational Governance (STG) at the European University Institute (EUI), are seeking applicants for a joint appointment as the Director of the MED Programme at the Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies and the School of Transnational Governance.

The MED progamme is one of the newest research programmes at the Centre and is a priority for the EUI. The Programme is a continuation of the Mediterranean Programme, which positioned the EUI at the forefront of the Euro-Mediterranean research and dialogue between 1999 and 2013. The MED programme has the ambition to become an international reference point for research on the Middle East and North Africa Region. The programme focusses its research on the following axes: socio-political, economic, religious and security trends and transformations. The successful candidate will lead and coordinate a team that engages in research and active dialogue with the world of practice.

The post will be a joint appointment with the School of Transnational Governance at the EUI. Within the STG, the successful candidate will contribute to develop and, if applicable, lead the School’s relevant thematic cluster. The successful candidate is expected to run a summer school and additional offering in the field of executive training and modules suitable for inclusion in a Masters programme.

National U Singapore Job Ad: Communications & New Media

Professor and Head of Department at National University of Singapore

The Department of Communications and New Media at the National University of Singapore offers Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees in Social Sciences and stands among the top Communication and Media Studies departments both in Asia and globally. Its teaching and research strengths are in the areas of Art, Game, and Media Design; Human-Computer Interaction; Critical Cultural Communication Theories in/of Asia; Critical Communication Methodologies; New Media and Public Engagement; Health Communication; Communication Management; Communication and Social Change; Communication and Technology; and Media Effects. The Department comprises an international mix of 27 faculty members; in terms of students, the department has over 600 undergraduate majors and some 53 graduate students.

The Department is poised to continue its growth trajectory, building its global research profile in interactive media design, health communication, communication management, 21C artforms and critical network culture, and new media studies while maintaining its strong commitment to an undergraduate education embedded in theory-practice linkages. This appointment is for a tenured position; a competitive remuneration package, based on qualifications and experience, can be expected.

We seek candidates who meet the following criteria:

-an international research reputation based on an established track record in research and publication;
-a strong desire to develop and implement a vision for a dynamic Department of Communications and New Media;
-a strong understanding of the disciplinary trends in Communication Studies, New Media Studies, and Interaction Design;
-a deep interest in nurturing the potential of young faculty and attracting quality faculty members and graduate students to the department;
-a commitment to building a culture of grant getting and fund raising in research;
-excellent communication skills and dedication to academic excellence and collegiality; and
-proven administrative and management skills, with leadership qualities in a multicultural and multidisciplinary environment (experience in departmental or university leadership positions and an understanding of different institutional contexts are preferred).

The Department Head is expected to provide visionary leadership, direct strategic planning, encourage strong scholarship, grow the department’s social impact, guide curricular revision, and promote excellent teaching. Administratively, the Head will oversee all personnel matters, manage the department budget and cultivate collaborative relationships with other departments in the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, the University, and beyond. They will also be expected to teach a half-load of modules (as compared to other tenure track colleagues).

Oregon State U Job Ad: Language, Culture, and Society

The College of Liberal Arts (CLA) at Oregon State University invites applications and nominations for the Director of the School of Language, Culture, and Society (SLCS). The Director leads a unique school of learners, teachers, and scholars in the continuing development of its shared vision. The Director supervises the School’s academic programs (Anthropology; College Student Services Administration; Ethnic Studies; Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies; and World Languages and Cultures) and serves as chief administrative officer and advocate for the school as a whole.

The SLCS advances innovative and applied scholarship at the intersection of the social sciences and the humanities. We share commitments to social justice, diverse communities of people and perspectives, and meaningful communication through social, cultural, and linguistic scholarship and practice.

The next Director will

  • lead the faculty in an ongoing process of refining the School’s vision and identity
  • effect strategy to further the School vision in relation to college and university goals and policies
  • foster the applied focus of the School to engage with communities locally, nationally, and transnationally through scholarship and practice
  • support the teaching, scholarly/creative, and service functions of the School
  • manage personnel, budgets, and other resources
  • represent the School internally and externally

The Director is a full-time (1.0 FTE) 12-month academic administrator tenured at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor.