Program Manager, MIT-France and Belgium Programs, Center for International Studies-MIT International Science and Technology Initiatives, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA. Deadline: August 10, 2020.
The Program Manager will be responsible for the management and overall development of the MIT France and Belgium programs. The programs create experiential learning and research opportunities in France and Belgium for MIT students and faculty and develops partnerships connecting MIT and France/Belgium. Will implement and oversee all aspects of student internships and other experiential learning opportunities in France and Belgium, including advertising, recruiting and matching students with opportunities, and preparing students through training on culture and workplace norms; cultivate relationships with potential host organizations in France and Belgium, identify new and develop relationships with prospective funding sources (corporate, individual, government, foundation), and organize activities to steward current donors; administer faculty seed fund grant programs to promote research collaborations; and collaborate with and serve as a resource on France and Belgium for the MIT community, and promote the program as a hub of France/Belgium-related activity on campus through outreach/events.
Must be willing to work evenings periodically and travel to France and Belgium several times per year.
International Projects Officer, Vice Chancellor’s Office, University of Westminster, London, UK. Deadline: 8 July 2020.
The post holder will make a major contribution to the implementation of the University’s Global Engagement Strategy, with specific focus on supporting the University’s Transnational Education Strategy. They will be responsible for supporting and enhancing existing TNE partnerships, and assisting in the development of new TNE partnerships, and other projects as directed. They will work closely with the Head of Transnational Education and the Deputy Vice Chancellor for Global Engagement, and other key internal and external stakeholders.
The successful candidate will be required to have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to meet the challenges of a complex operating environment. This includes a track-record in managing multiple projects to achieve results. You will have a strong understanding of the HE operating environment, preferably within an international context. You should be able to demonstrate considerable experience of supporting colleagues in the development and management of projects or partnerships and a commitment to delivering high quality customer service.
An understanding of inter-cultural business practices and an innovative approach to relationship management is desirable, as is familiarity with University course portfolio. This post is predominantly UK based, but on occasion you may be required to travel to visit partners.
Penn-Knowledge is Power Program (KIPP) Director, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA. Deadline: June 21, 2020.
The Director reports to the Associate Vice Provost for Equity and Access and is based in the Albert M. Greenfield Intercultural Center. The Director will coordinate the Penn-KIPP (Knowledge is Power Program) Partnership, an initiative designed to increase the college completion rates for underserved KIPP students nationwide. The Director is responsible for the design, coordination and implementation of programs and services to support the retention of 50 plus KIPP alumni annually. The Director will collaborate with the Associate Vice Provost, cultural center directors, advisers in all four undergraduate schools, and connect students to offices such as Student Financial Services, the Weingarten Learning Resource Center, Student Intervention Services and Counseling and Psychological Services to support their success at Penn.
Director, Office of International Education, University of Denver, Denver, Colorado, USA. Deadline: July 31, 2020.
The Director of the Office of International Education’s (OIE) role is to provide leadership and manage the University’s education abroad programming, and implement developments in term-length and other study abroad opportunities as decided by various constituencies on campus, primarily the Vice Provost for Internationalization, the Internationalization Council and other faculty and staff committees/units. The Director also advises students, parents, faculty, and staff of the various opportunities for studying abroad. This position is responsible for promotion of programs; management of program sites; preparing students for an experience abroad; transferring course credit; managing compliance and risk concerns regarding study abroad for the university; and responding to the needs of students, parents, staff, and faculty. The Director is also responsible for managing the study abroad operational and program budgets in conjunction with the Director of Budget and Operations. Finally, this position advocates and supports the articulation and integration of connections between study abroad and global learning outcomes across campus.
Associate Dean of Students, Yale-National University of Singapore College, Singapore. Deadline: June 15, 2020.
The Associate Dean of Students is a senior member of the Dean of Students (DOS) Office leadership team, reporting directly to the Dean and will act as the deputy in the Dean’s absence. The role serves as a front-facing liaison to the student community and advises the Dean of Students on a variety of student-related matters, along with driving intra- and inter-departmental projects on behalf of the DOS Office.
This position oversees Campus Life and Student Services. Campus Life includes Student Organisations & Leadership, Athletics & Recreation, and Intercultural Engagement (i.e., Diversity & Inclusion). The selected candidate will develop strategic plans for Campus Life, as well as drive the execution of programmes, policies and initiatives to support the cognitive, intrapersonal and interpersonal development of students. Student Services oversees international student passes, student billing, student insurance, parent/family relations and housing operations.
Yale-NUS will introduce a newly designed residential curriculum starting in academic year 2020-21. The Associate Dean will help further refine the residential curriculum and assist in implementation.
Program Manager, Global Experience Office, Northeastern University, Boston, MA. Deadline: open until filled; posted April 7, 2020.
The Global Experience Office (GEO) is a central office of global education at Northeastern University, committed to ensuring that every Northeastern student has an opportunity to engage in intellectually challenging and culturally enriching experiences throughout the world. To achieve this, GEO partners with Northeastern colleges and units to integrate global experiences into their curricula and to enhance their capacity in operating global programs. GEO’s own signature programs are carefully designed and operated to complement students’ on-campus studies, to deepen students’ knowledge of the world and their chosen field of study, develop intercultural and political sensitivity, utilize and strengthen foreign language skills, and help students explore global career options. Through these programs, GEO facilitates global experiences for over 2,700 NU students and 200 additional foreign incoming students.
With supervision from the Associate Director team, the Program Manager is accountable for the day to day oversight of each assigned off-site location, specifically in relation to first-year international programs such as the N.U.in Program, Global Engagement Program, and Global Quest. This role interacts and manages the onsite staff of the N.U.in Program to ensure that all agreements, promises, and other commitments made via contract and other obligations are fulfilled. The Program Manager should have a working knowledge of higher education student life as well as the trends in international education management. This position requires significant interaction with departments, institutions, and individuals both on and off campus in a fast-paced international environment. As such, the Program Manager possess excellent problem solving, communication, and organizational skills with strong attention to detail. Additionally, this position demands a significant amount of patience, flexibility, and initiative.
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.
Assistant 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.
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.
International & 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.