Kent State U: Center for International/Intercultural Education (USA)

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Director, Center for International and Intercultural Education, Kent State University, Kent, Ohio, USA. Deadline: May 1, 2020.

Kent State seeks a full-time Director for the Gerald H. Read Center for International and Intercultural Education. The successful applicant will lead the mission and activities of the Center and the College of Education, Health, and Human Services in its international and intercultural programming. The Center serves as a catalyst for the advancement of international and intercultural education at Kent State University and beyond. The Director reports directly to the Dean of the College.

Lewis & Clark U: Overseas & Off-Campus Program (USA)

“JobAssistant Director of Overseas and Off-Campus Programs, Lewis and Clark College, Portland, Oregon, USA. Deadline: Open until filled, posted March 5, 2020.

The Assistant/Associate Director will report to the Director of Overseas and Off-Campus Programs and manage external and internal administrative operations for 40 Lewis & Clark programs, manage physical and mental health concerns, disciplinary issues, and academic accommodations for all students. The Assistant/Associate Director will assist in budget management and office strategic planning, develop program assessment criteria and evaluations for faculty and students, manage all pre-departure orientation and re-entry programming for participants, and promote and implement education abroad opportunities that support and enhance the institutional mission of the College.

U Groningen: Intercultural Competence Trainer (Netherlands)

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Senior Intercultural Competence Trainer (0.6-0.8 FTE), Language Centre, University of Groningen, Groningen, Netherlands. Deadline: 22 March 2020.

Design, build and delivery of a broad range of intercultural competence training for various faculties of the University, in the context of the University’s Language and Culture policy. The primary target audience will be faculty, but the candidate should be able to adapt training delivery style to the audience: students, external clients or businesses.
You will be part of a community of advanced practitioners, engaged in high level theoretical exchange, with an extensive international network.

St Lawrence U: International/Intercultural Studies (USA)

“JobInternational & Intercultural Studies – Assistant Director of Off-Campus Programs, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY. Deadline: Open until filled; posted February 10, 2020.

Reporting to the Associate Dean of International and Intercultural Studies, the Assistant Director will work closely with the staff of the Center for International and Intercultural Studies to advise students and the wider campus community about off-campus study and intercultural education. S/he will be the primary manager of the St. Lawrence international studies website and assist with the Terra Dotta/Studio Abroad online application management system. S/he will work to expand the use of blogs, video, social media, and teleconferencing, to promote diversity education and enhance students’ learning experience before, during, and after study abroad.

U Glasgow: International Officer (UK)

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Senior International Officer: South and South East Asia, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, UK. Deadline: 24 February 2020.

You will work directly with the International Recruitment Manager for South and South East Asia and other Senior International Officers in meeting institutional and College targets in relation to the University’s International Recruitment strategy and agreed key performance indicators.

You will provide a friendly and efficient service to international students and visitors, facilitate the development of partnerships/collaborations with key institutions, agents, government agencies and other contacts within and outwith the University. You will support the delivery of institutional internationalisation strategic objectives.

**NOTE the post may be rotated on a periodic basis to give experience of different international markets.**   

Royal Roads U: Program Associate (Canada)

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Program Associate, School of Communication & Culture, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, Canada. Deadline: February 10, 2020.

Under the general direction of the School Manager of the School of Communication & Culture and the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences Administrative Manager, the program manager is responsible for performing administrative and day-to-day operational functions to support the effective and efficient delivery of the program(s). The program manager will liaise with School staff, faculty (core and associate), learners (prospective, current and alumni), and university support areas on a daily basis in order to ensure that the program is supported, delivered and promoted effectively.

UNESCO: Asst Dir Social/Human Sciences (France)

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Assistant Director General for Social and Human Sciences, UNESCO, Paris, France. Deadline: 15 February 2020.

 

Under the authority of the Director-General, the Assistant Director-General for the Social and Human Sciences is responsible for providing leadership and strategic vision for the Social and Human Sciences Sector in line with the Organization’s current Medium-Term Strategy for 2014-2021, its global priorities Africa and gender equality, and the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.

To that effect, the Assistant Director-General for the Social and Human Sciences is responsible for the overall implementation of the Social and Human Sciences Major Programme, as approved by UNESCO’s governing bodies. This comprises management, planning and coordination of UNESCO’s strategy, programmes and plans of action for the Social and Human Sciences Sector, including transversal and interdisciplinary initiatives, as well as assistance in mobilizing extrabudgetary resources and establishing partnerships.

The Social and Human Sciences Sector’s mission is to strengthen social and human sciences programmes and policies – nationally, regionally and globally – and to promote international cooperation to address the critical challenges of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The objective is to advance knowledge, standards and intellectual cooperation in order to address the complexity of social transformations, by promoting inclusive social development and intercultural dialogue in particular.

 

 

Beyond Conflict: Director of Philanthropy (USA)

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Director of Philanthropy, Beyond Conflict, Boston, MA, USA. Deadline: Open until filled; posted January 11, 2020.

 

A recent transformational gift has allowed Beyond Conflict to move to the next level in their growth. As a result, the Director of Philanthropy (DOP) position has been created to focus on strategically growing philanthropic partnerships in order to maintain a healthy and sustainable financial position. This role will report to and work with the Executive Director, and support the CEO/Founder, the Board of Directors, and other colleagues as needed.

Beyond Conflict is looking for an entrepreneurial, high energy, and optimistic experienced development professional to take on this exciting opportunity. The DOP will be responsible for co-creating and executing a comprehensive frontline fundraising strategy. This involves building new relationships while also nurturing and growing current ones with individuals and institutions by partnering with staff and board members. There will be a focus on creating giving opportunities at the six-figure and higher levels to Beyond Conflict’s priority areas.

Founded in 1992, Beyond Conflict is a global non-profit organization based in Boston that works with government, nonprofit and community leaders to create powerful and innovative frameworks to open pathways in peace talks, transitions to democracy, and national reconciliation in the aftermath of division and violence.

U Dayton: Director of Programs, Human Rights Center (USA)

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Director of Programs, Human Rights Center, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH. Deadline: March 15, 2020.

This position will provide leadership on the Center’s offer of meaningful, life-changing human rights-related experiences for graduate and undergraduate students–both in and out of the classroom. The position will administer existing Human Rights Center (HRC) programs and will be responsible for developing and cultivating new programmatic educational, research and experiential learning opportunities for students locally, nationally and internationally. The Director will lead on projects related to the intersections of business, science, technology and human rights, the UN Global Compact and University-wide engagement in relation to the Sustainable Development Goals and Agenda 2030.

The HRC creates positive change through education, dialogue and transdisciplinary research for and about advocacy. As part of a University that promotes the common good, the Center is committed to bridging the gap between theory and practice in order to advance human rights and sustainable development locally, nationally, and around the world. The Center provides a range of targeted fellowships, scholarships, affiliations and opportunities for deepening applied knowledge, experience and evidence in the field of human rights and rights-based development.

UNU Tokyo Head Communications (Japan)

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Head of Communications, Office of Communications, United Nations University, Tokyo, Japan. Deadline: January 31, 2020.

UNU is searching for a Head of Communications at its Headquarters in Tokyo, Japan to lead the OC team and channel the communications resources of UNU’s broader global network towards the achievement of one overarching goal: to shape, package, and deliver UNU’s products and expertise to maximise impact, effect positive change, and drive further demand for UNU’s work.

The OC, supported by stakeholders from across the UNU system, is also currently leading a project to collaboratively redevelop UNU’s brand and online presence. Underpinned by a recent rebranding exercise, the UNU Web Platform Development Project aims to combine all UNU institutes’ primary websites (30+) together onto the same platform, redevelop shared databases, and create a cohesive UNU web experience through similar design and user experience. The Head of Communications is responsible for guiding this large project to a successful conclusion.