Purdue U: Intercultural Research Specialist (USA)

“JobIntercultural Research Specialist, Purdue University, Indiana. Deadline: Open until filled; posted March 15, 2019.

This is an open rank search at either the Specialist (P2) or Senior Specialist (P3) level for a position in Purdue’s Center for Intercultural Learning, Mentorship, Assessment and Research (CILMAR). The Senior Intercultural Research Specialist will be a seasoned interculturalist with both a theoretical understanding of intercultural communication and experience applying theory and best practices to the design and implementation of scholarship in this discipline. Candidates who are not eligible for a senior position but demonstrate potential for success in this role with evidence of interest in intercultural learning and transferable research skills will be considered at the Specialist level. The (Senior) Intercultural Research Specialist will work closely with CILMAR Intercultural Learning Specialists as well as faculty, staff, and students to support cutting-edge intercultural scholarship, especially research that advances the discipline’s understanding of intercultural competence development in higher education settings. The research specialist will be expected to engage competently with quantitative and qualitative data, individually and on teams, and on both externally and internally funded projects. In addition, this position involves mentoring others in the development of intercultural competence, creating and presenting intercultural interventions, debriefing participants on the results of intercultural assessments, and disseminating information about CILMAR’s work in and beyond Purdue.

Johns Hopkins U: Director International Students (USA)

“JobDirector for International Students, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Deadline: Open until filled (posted 3/7/19).

The Director for International Students (the “Director”) provides strategic leadership and policy development related to international students and scholars as part of the OIS leadership team. This person is responsible for ensuring compliance with all Department of Homeland Security, Student and Exchange Visitor Program, and Department of State regulations related to international students and scholars, and possessing general knowledge of other government agency rules that are applicable to the JHU international population (e.g., SSA, MVA, etc.).

U San Francisco: Assoc VP of International Initiatives (USA)

“JobAssociate Vice Provost of International Initiatives, University of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA. Deadline: Open until filled (posted February 28, 2019).

The Associate Vice Provost of International Initiatives leads the university-wide effort to develop and promote academic excellence through the three aspects of internationalization: outbound (study abroad and faculty-led immersions); inbound (international students and visiting scholars); and on-campus (international curricular and co-curricular opportunities). The Associate Vice Provost (AVP) reports to the Senior Vice Provost of Academic Affairs (SVPAA) and ensures progress on key strategic goals in the development of the global classroom through faculty and student mobility and a diversified faculty and student body. Drawing on the USF mission to educate social justice leaders with a global perspective, the AVP will create a truly innovative home for global learning that brings together international and local efforts to build a sustainable and just world.

Canterbury Christ Church U: Dean of International (UK)

“JobDean of International, Canterbury Christ Church University, Canterbury, England, UK. Deadline: 15 March 2019.

Canterbury Christ Church University is a modern, dynamic University with some 17,000 students across two major campuses in Kent and at partner institutions in Greece, Hong Kong and Sri Lanka. The University is now seeking to appoint to the newly created, cross-institutional role of Dean of International. Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the Dean will provide academic leadership across the University to achieve significant increases in inbound recruitment of international students in priority subject areas, and to establish a focused set of international strategic partnerships to underpin both inbound recruitment and transnational activity. The successful candidate will also play a leading role in driving internationalisation of the curriculum and academic portfolio, and in promoting student and staff mobility and exchange. They will sit on the University’s senior leadership group.

Penn State: Director Global Programs (USA)

“JobDirector of Global Programs, Pennsylvania State Abington, PA. Deadline: Open until filled (posted 2/15/19).

The Pennsylvania State University seeks a scholar-administrator for the position of Director for the Office of Global Programs at Penn State Abington. The Penn State Abington College is home to nearly 4,000 students and more than 320 faculty. Penn State Abington is the University’s most diverse location with more than 50% of the population identifying as a minority and over 14% as international students.

The Office of Global Programs is at the intersection of International Student Services and Education Abroad on the Penn State Abington campus, and represents this college within a network of international education professionals across the University. The Director acts in the capacity of a senior international officer (SIO) for the campus and provides visionary leadership recognizing the profound connection of student success to the college’s global mission. The Director oversees a centralized office that provides education abroad and international student services for the Abington campus community and in collaboration with Penn State Global Programs. The Director is knowledgeable in the areas of immigration advising, programming, intercultural communication and global engagement development.

U Dayton: Chair Dept Global Languages/Cultures (USA)

“JobChairperson, Department of Global Languages and Cultures, University of Dayton, Dayton, OH. Deadline: March 5, 2019.

The University of Dayton seeks a collaborative and strategic academic leader to serve as chairperson of the Department of Global Languages and Cultures (GLC) in the College of Arts and Sciences beginning July 1, 2019. The chairperson will be hired with tenure and at the rank of Associate Professor or Professor. The chairperson is responsible for administrative, curricular, co-curricular and budgetary facets of the department, plays a unique role engaging students and faculty, and facilitates building and sustaining partnerships across the University and in the broader community.

The Department of Global Languages and Cultures offers a Bachelor of Arts in French, German, and Spanish, as well as minors in Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), French, German, Italian, and Spanish, and instruction in Latin and Russian.

U California Berkeley: Asst Ombudsperson (USA)

“JobAssistant Ombudsperson for Students and Post Docs, University of California, Berkeley, CA. Deadline: January 25, 2019.

The mission of the Ombuds Office for Students and Postdoctoral Appointees is to provide an informal dispute resolution process in which the Ombudsperson advocates for fairness, justice, respect for differences, and reasonable solutions to student and postdoctoral issues and concerns. The Ombuds Office also serves as an alert mechanism for systemic change on campus.


Monmouth U Job Ad: Director of Intercultural Center (USA)

“JobDirector, Intercultural Center, Monmouth University, New Jersey. Deadline: Open until filled, posted December 18, 2018.


Monmouth University is seeking applications for a Director of the Intercultural Center. Reporting to the President, the Director will serve as a liaison to bridge the gap between students, administration, and faculty and lead efforts throughout the University to advance a culture that is inclusive, respectful, and aligned with the mission and values of the university. The Center will serve as a campus-wide hub for students, including those who might otherwise be at risk of being marginalized without this resource and who will find an advocate and champion in the Director. A strong candidate will be able to develop a strategic plan and vision for the Center by working with senior leadership and constituents across campus to enhance our efforts to attract and retain students. The expectation is that this Center will reflect the changes in culture and climate over time to meet students and other constituents where they are in their growth process. Likewise, the candidate for this position will understand and utilize research that integrates theory and practice in the areas of equity, diversity, inclusion and social justice.

U Macau Job Ad: Head of Communication Dept (China)

“JobHead of Department of Communication, University of Macau, Macau, China. Deadline: Open until filled (posted November 28, 2018).


The Department of Communication of the Faculty of Social Sciences invites applications for the position of Head of Department. The department currently offers broad-based curricula leading to BA, MA and PhD degrees embracing the full range of the field, including: Journalism, Public Relations, Advertising, Mass Communication, New Media, Media and Cultural Studies, Cinema, International and Intercultural Communication, and Media Production.  The Faculty wishes to make a strategic appointment at a senior level that can both contribute to and complement existing departmental emphases. While the post is open to applications from any area of media and communication, we are especially interested in candidates with leading international reputations whose academic expertise is relevant to the concerns of Macao and the Greater China region.

U Gonzaga Job Ad: Critical Race/Ethnic Studies Dept Chair (USA)

“JobAssociate Professor or Professor/Department Chair, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies Program at Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA, USA. Deadline: December 19, 2018.

The College of Arts & Sciences at Gonzaga University is searching for the inaugural chair for a new department in Critical Race and Ethnic Studies (CRES), to begin fall 2019. We invite applications for a tenure-stream faculty member at the Associate level or higher.

The successful candidate will provide expert leadership on the development of a robust critical race and ethnic studies curriculum in conjunction with affiliated departments and programs, support a dedicated CRES tenure-track colleague (also to begin in Fall 2019), teach courses in the program (initially 2 courses over the academic year), and offer faculty development opportunities. We welcome candidates who demonstrate excellence in reflective multicultural and inclusive teaching practices and display a strong commitment to collaboration and interdisciplinarity.