Central European University job ad (Budapest)

School of Public Policy
Director of Center for Media, Data and Society
Budapest, Hungary

The Center for Media, Data and Society (CMDS) is one of the leading centers of research on media, communication, and information policy in Europe. Affiliated with the School of Public Policy (SPP) at Central European University (CEU), CMDS produces scholarly and practice-oriented research addressing academic, policy, and civil society needs. In addition to research, the Center serves as a focal point for an international network of acclaimed scholars and academic institutions; provides trainings and consultancies; and organizes scholarly exchanges through workshops, lectures, and conferences on current developments in the field.

CMDS is now seeking to appoint a Director who will further develop the Center’s vision and profile and extend its network and scope of activities. The Director will lead the Center, working to improve ways in which the Center contributes to the life of SPP and CEU, strengthening ties and creating opportunities for collaboration. The ideal candidate will bring fundraising and project development experience to the extensive portfolio of the Center and be committed to advancing the mission of the Center, SPP, and CEU.

We encourage applications from candidates who are willing to make a long-term commitment to living and working in Budapest.

You can find more information including how to apply here .

We offer a competitive salary commensurate with experience, as well as a dynamic, supportive, and international environment.

About the School of Public Policy
In the words of its founder, George Soros, SPP aspires to become a “new kind of global institution dealing with global problems.” It is committed to the values of public service and the promotion of open societies through interdisciplinary research, innovative teaching, and engagement with policy practice.

SPP’s rich portfolio of academic programs combines knowledge and experience of policy design and practice. The programs are tailored for students from around the world seeking careers in the public, private, and not-for-profit sectors at the local, national, and international levels.

About Central European University
Central European University (CEU) is a research-intensive university specializing in graduate education in the social sciences, humanities, public policy, law, and business. It is located in Budapest, Hungary, and is accredited in the United States and Hungary. The language of instruction is English. CEU’s mission is to promote academic excellence, state-of-the-art research, and civic engagement in order to contribute to the development of open societies around the world. CEU offers both master’s and doctoral programs, and enrolls more than 1,500 students from over 100 nations. The teaching staff consists of more than 180 resident faculty members from over 40 countries, in addition to a large number of prominent visiting scholars from around the world.

You can find more information including how to apply here .

CEU is an equal opportunity employer

University of Sharjah job ad (UAE)

Dean – College of Communication
University of Sharjah , United Arab Emirates

The University of Sharjah is considered a leading institution of higher education in the Arab Gulf region and Middle East. It offers a number of academic programs in a vast array of specializations, including the arts, humanities and social sciences, medicine, dentistry, pharmacy, health sciences, engineering, applied sciences, business management, communication, law, Sharia and Islamic studies, and fine arts and design. Endowed with a beautiful campus and world-class facilities, it attaches the highest importance to providing top education and a distinct university experience to its students.

As a part of the University’s vision, it offers comprehensive academic and research programs at the diploma, bachelor, master, and PhD levels, which attract distinguished students from across the UAE, the Arab Gulf countries, and a number of other countries.

A perennial desert environment surrounds the University of Sharjah, located in Sharjah University City. Students, faculty and administrative staff engage in a wide range of year-round recreational, cultural and social activities both in the Emirate of Sharjah and throughout the Emirates since the University is located close to major cities and the beautiful coastlines of Sharjah, Dubai and Ajman.

The College of Communication, established at the University of Sharjah in 2002, now has an enrolment of approximately (1400) students, (1050) on the main campus in Sharjah and (350) at its branch locations in Khorfakkan and Kalba. The College is comprised of two academic departments:  The Department of Mass Communication and Department of Public Relations. The Mass Communication Department includes three accredited programs (Journalism, Electronic Media, and Graphic Design and Multimedia) in addition to its Communication Program in English. The Public Relations Department offers one accredited academic program in Public Relations. The College also offers a master degree program in communication.

The College of Communication is distinguished for its high quality programs and outstanding faculty. The College witnessed important developments in its technical infrastructure through the establishment of computer and multimedia laboratories in addition to press publication laboratories and radio and television studios.

Benefits Provided to Deans at the University of Sharjah

The University of Sharjah provides a competitive tax-free salary and benefits:
• A dean’s salary at the University of Sharjah ranges between (AED 45,000 – 60,000).
• Benefits include:
• Business class air tickets for the dean, his/her spouse, and up to three children under the age of 18 who will reside with him/her in Sharjah and round-trip annual vacation air tickets.
• Housing accommodations on campus, including water and electricity.
• Group health insurance for the dean, his/her spouse, and family members covered in accordance with the regulations in effect at the University.
• Shipping allowance for personal items in the amount of at most AED4,000 at the beginning of the appointment and a similar amount at the end of services.
• Furniture allowance in the amount of (AED30,000).
• Children’s educational allowance in the amount of at most (AED25,000) for one child and at most (AED75,000) for all children.
• University education for children (two at most at the same time) enrolled at the University of Sharjah.
• End-of-service gratuity in the amount of one month’s salary for each year completed.

The University of Sharjah is currently seeking to appoint a candidate for the position of Dean of the College of Communication, who will provide leadership at a critical stage of the College’s expansion of its research and academic programs. The new dean is expected to join the College at the beginning of the academic year 2016/2017.

Disciplines: Graphic Design, Communication and Media

Candidates interested in the position are encouraged to apply early by sending their application as soon as possible. Please use the Apply through website button to submit an application.

Royal Roads University job ad (Canada)

This is a newly created regular full-time position.

Director, Communications and Community Relations
Royal Roads University

Royal Roads University, located just minutes from downtown Victoria, British Columbia and situated amongst old growth forest and awe inspiring ocean and mountain views, is the only public university in Canada created solely to address the knowledge needs of the global economy and the BC labour market through applied and professional programs – our flexible, innovative learning model is integral to our success.

Our organizational vision is to connect people, ideas and experiences to change lives and the world. Strategic communications is a key support function to achieving this vision by managing the institutional reputation, enhancing its relevance and by strengthening relationships to expand influence and create partnerships.

Responding successfully to meet the changing needs of the post-secondary landscape has afforded Royal Roads University (RRU) continued growth opportunities. As we continue to move forward in our 20th year of business we are seeking a proven and experienced communications and community relations professional who will be a strategic facilitator for the VP, Communications and Advancement and the Executive. In executing this role you will integrate annual and multi-year initiatives and tactics across several, mutually-supporting functions (stakeholder & government relations, media relations, executive services, institutional communications). Additionally, you will ensure the strategic positioning of RRU’s messaging, guided by the need to convene public trust, regulatory compliance and Ministry policy.

In leading the Communications unit you will be operationally accountable for: linking organizational strategy and communications; building and maintaining trust and performance across relationships within the functional scope (government relations, community, media); and leveraging and managing communication opportunities and challenges with the digital evolution and social web.

To be well suited to the role you will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
• A graduate degree or equivalent in communications, public relations or a related field plus five to seven years of relevant experience, preferably for an educational institution.
• Five years of related senior professional communications and public/government relations experience.
• Superior oral and written communication and interpersonal skills.
• Demonstrated success in developing and implementing communications and stakeholder relations plans.
• Successful track record of building positive stakeholder relations, including media relations.
• Proven planning, performance management, budgeting and supervisory skills.
• Independent initiative, sound judgment and strategic decision-making abilities.
• Excellent organizational, project management and time management skills, including the ability to work to tight deadlines and deal with a high degree of organizational complexity.
• Demonstrated leadership and teamwork skills
• Highly collaborative, ability to work consensually with cross functional teams representing various schools and departments
• Ability to work on a number of different initiatives concurrently.
• Understanding of and respect for the values and culture of a university environment.
• Proven ability to independently set and accomplish goals, establish priorities and meet deadlines with minimal direction.
• Excellent financial management and administration skills.

Royal Roads University is committed to appreciating and celebrating the diversity of students, faculty, and staff. We strive to increase understanding and acceptance of each other, thereby making us more compassionate human beings and strengthening the fabric of our communities. Experience working in diverse settings is essential to this position.

In addition to a collegial learning community, Royal Roads University offers a comprehensive compensation package, with a starting salary based on qualifications and experience and participation in the College Pension Plan.

To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to:
Email: rru-career-opportunities@royalroads.ca
Competition # 15-107-M0151
Human Resources – Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax: (250) 391-2570 Tel: (250) 391-2511

The competition will begin on September 1, 2015 and review of interest received will commence on September 21, 2015; however, the competition will remain open until a successful candidate is found.

While Royal Roads University values all applications we receive, only those candidates short-listed for further consideration will be contacted. RRU is an equal opportunity employer, committed to the principle of equity in employment. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority consideration.

If you are sending your application via e-mail, please ensure that your electronic file is saved in MS Word or Adobe format.

University of Leeds job ad: Transcultural Cities (UK)

University Academic Fellow in Transcultural Cities
University of Leeds – Faculty of Arts
Closes: 30th September 2015

Our increasingly transcultural cities are substantially shaping research agendas. Transcultural dynamics are central to current sociopolitical debates, from the status of cultural diversity in the curriculum, to effects of immigration on resources in cities, to rights and responsibilities of the local in relation to super-state/supra-state formations.  The School of English wishes to appoint a University Academic Fellow in order to develop this exciting new research field, one which allows us to facilitate internalization and expand partnerships with transcultural third-sector partners in Leeds and the Yorkshire region.

You will contribute to the University’s ambition to excel at REF2020, with a sustained record of internationally excellent, and some world-leading, publications.  Acting as catalyst for collaboration across the School, the Faculty, and the Leeds city region, the Fellow will organise seminars with international speakers, network internationally, and build local collaborations.  There is an opportunity to maximise inter-cultural partnerships in the culturally diverse cities of Yorkshire and particularly within the Leeds conurbation.  You will co-supervise PhDs and work on and contribute to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes the School of English. You will also be expected to submit grant applications for personal fellowships, for example, an Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) early-career Fellowship; Leverhulme Fellowship, and small individual or networking research grants as well as work with colleagues across the schools to submit larger grants and to target relevant themed research funding, in particular Horizon 2020 Societal Challenge 6; ‘Inclusive, innovative and reflective societies’and the AHRC’s Translating Cultures theme.

You will have demonstrated research excellence in the broadly defined field of transculturalism and in addition will have begun to develop a strong teaching profile derived in part from this expertise.  You will also have a developed awareness of, and aptitude for, maximising the advantages offered by the funding landscape, including the impact agenda.

You will be exceptionally well placed to make a significant contribution to the School’s research and grant capture, as well as its excellence in research-based teaching, and will be able to enjoy a thriving research community with substantial expertise in the related areas of Critical and Cultural Theory and Postcolonial Literatures and Cultures. Outstanding collections and archives are available in the Brotherton Library, one of the leading research libraries in the UK.

Cardiff Metropolitan University job ad (Wales)

Head of Internationalisation
Cardiff School of Management
Cardiff Metropolitan University

As part of the University’s new Internationalisation Strategy and to further build upon our strong international presence, the successful applicant will be accountable for delivering School and University internationalisation objectives and will work to integrate an international, intercultural and global dimension into all of the School activities.

The successful candidate will hold a doctoral qualification, or have the ability to achieve a doctorate within an agreed timescale.

Summary of Accountabilities and Responsibilities:
• Work with the Deputy Dean and other senior managers in the School to agree a strategic direction that is in line with the University’s internationalisation strategy.
• Reporting to the Deputy Dean to assist him to lead across the School the implementation and delivery of University and School policies, strategic decisions and compliance requirements particularly those related to internationalisation.
• Lead and manage within the school in relation to international student recruitment, student mobility and an internationally focused curriculum and assist the Deputy Dean in partner relationship management.
• Work with Associate Deans (Research) and (Enterprise) in the School to expand international research and enterprise opportunities.
• Work closely with the International Office and Alumni Office on the development of the University Global profile and expansion of its international alumni relations.
• Work with the Deputy Dean to develop, support and evaluate equality and diversity initiatives.
• Work with School administrative and academic  staff, Academic  Registry and International Office staff on matters relating to the administration and attendance international students
• Work with the Deputy Dean to write proposals and/or bids for European funding for internationalisation.
• Work with the Deputy Dean and International Office to develop the school marketing strategy and international student recruitment and outward mobility.
• Work with the Associate Dean (Enterprise) on the expansion of summer school opportunities
• Where appropriate, deliver teaching overseas.
• Work closely with the Deputy Dean and the Dean of Quality Standards to ensure that international activity complies with the University’s academic standards and quality.
• Promote a welcoming and stimulating international academic and social environment in the school for incoming staff and students from overseas and for international visitors.
• Promote an understanding and appreciation the School and its students of the opportunities and values of internationalisation.
• Contribute to internationalisation initiatives for academic staff, including the development of staff capability to internationalise their curriculum and adopt relevant learning and teaching practices.
• Promote a positive image for the University throughout all School activities.
• Substitute for the Deputy Dean when required.
• Undertake teaching and engage in advanced research and/or enterprise, as agreed by the Dean of the School.

Closing date for applications is 9 September 2015

To apply for this role please complete an application form and return to Human Resources.

Anglia Ruskin University job ad: Director of International (UK)

Director of International
Corporate Marketing, International & Development Services
Anglia Ruskin University
Closes: 24th August 2015

About Anglia Ruskin University:
Our vibrant, modern University is gaining prominence both nationally and internationally and we have ambitious plans for our future. Our main campuses in the cities of Cambridge, Chelmsford and Peterborough have been transformed with major capital investments. With an annual income of £190m and over 35,000 students, we are a major force for higher education in the East of England.

About the role:
This is an exciting, crucial role and a great opportunity for the right candidate to use their knowledge, skills and experience to support the international marketing and recruitment activity at our University. Working closely with the Pro Vice-Chancellor, you’ll facilitate the delivery of the integrated service focussing on generation and conversion of applications in accordance with our corporate plan.

With a higher degree and/or relevant professional qualification at post-graduate level, you’ll have an excellent understanding of international recruitment markets, and experience of successfully establishing and managing an international recruitment activity in higher education. You’ll be a self-starter with lots of enthusiasm, passion, innovation and creativity along with an understanding of the different technologies used for marketing of such programmes including digital and social media.

We value diversity at Anglia Ruskin University and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

Guidance Notes:
For a list of key requirements, please download the Job Description and Person Specification – accessed via the apply link below. To apply for this role please demonstrate how your skills and experience match the criteria in the person specification.

Queen’s University Belfast job ad (Northern Ireland)

Research Development Manager (International)
Queen’s University Belfast – Research and Enterprise
Closes: 4th September 2015

The Research and Enterprise Directorate is seeking to appoint a Research Development Manager (International). The successful candidate will demonstrate an ability to develop, monitor and promote the University’s international research portfolio, and provide strategic support for researchers seeking to engage in international funding opportunities.

Anticipated interview date: Friday 18 September 2015
Salary scale: £38,511 – £50,200 per annum (including contribution points)
Closing date: Friday 4 September 2015

Apply online at www.qub.ac.uk/jobs. For further information or assistance contact the Personnel Department, Queen’s University Belfast, BT7 1NN. Telephone (028) 9097 3044 or e-mail on personnel@qub.ac.uk.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and to selection on merit. It therefore welcomes applications from all sections of society and particularly welcomes applications from people with a disability.

Coventry University job ad: International Officer (UK)

International Officer
Coventry University – International Office
Closes: 16th August 2015

Ranked 15th in the Guardian University Guide 2016, and the Times and Sunday Times top Modern University in the UK; strong links to industry, quality teaching and an innovative and dynamic approach to learning are just a few highlights of Coventry University.

Over 24,000 students, including over 8000 international students from more than 130 countries study at our vibrant and diverse campuses in Coventry and London.  September 2014 saw a record intake of international students, which is set to continue. To support this growth and future developments of international provision as a global enterprising university, we are looking to appoint several International Officers to work within our Sales Team.

International Officers support the recruitment of international students to the University. You will work as part of a regional team with extensive overseas travel (approx. 15 weeks a year). You will be responsible for undertaking recruitment missions, managing exhibitions, visiting schools, colleges and career conventions and other activities to drive growth in student recruitment.

You will be educated to degree level, with experience in sales and/or marketing you will thrive on developing business plans and hitting your targets. You must possess strong powers of self-motivation and initiative. You will also have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to work to tight deadlines. Ideally, you will have had experience operating successfully in international business development or student recruitment and will be both politically aware and culturally sensitive.

Closing date: 16th August 2015

Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow job ad: International Manager (Scotland)

International Manager
Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow
Closes: 13th August 2015

The Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow is home to Physicians, Surgeons, Dentists, Travel Medicine and Podiatric Medicine Practitioners located nationally and internationally.  The College has a heritage of over 400 years and its purpose is the same today as it was at the beginning; to set and maintain standards of healthcare through its 12,000 Fellows and Members worldwide.

Reporting to the Head of Membership Services and working very closely with the International Director, the International Manager will be responsible for the successful development and implementation of the international strategy and plan as part of the wider College Plan where the aim is to “deliver core activities in defined international areas, increasing the College profile and growing the membership in order to set the highest possible standards of healthcare”.

S/he will be responsible for the recruitment and line management of staff within the planned International Offices (Sections). The first office will be opened in Delhi, India, on a trial basis and if successful others will be opened across India and in the United Arab Emirates.  S/he will undertake regular international travel, will lead on the Medical Training Initiative and will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the international budget as directed by Head of Membership Services.

Shortlisted candidates should be prepared to give a 10-15 minute presentation (verbal or via Power Point) at interview, on the following:
• How would you approach the first 30 days in post?
• What steps would you take to organise and host a successful event for Fellows and Members in a location out with the UK?
The presentation will be followed by a competency based interview.

<Knowledge, Experience and Skills Set Required:
• Educated to degree level or equivalent experience
• Minimum of 3 years experience of international development including planning and organising international events
• Strong negotiating skills and the ability to influence decision makers at all levels
• Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
• Experience of managing a team in a fast paced environment
• Ability to produce innovative, evidence based solutions
• Energy and drive to develop and deliver new initiatives with external and internal partners
• Proven record of working in a multi-disciplinary organisation and the ability to coordinate different groups and activities
• Excellent inter-personal and team working skills
• Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
• Ability to facilitate own ideas and those of others
• A sound knowledge of IT systems and database-management
• Strong planning and organisational capabilities including high attention to detail
• Proven record in a customer-focused, membership or charitable organisation

If you believe you have the skills to be part of our team then apply by submitting your CV, a covering letter and Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.

Further information is available on the careers section of our website.

Applications to: Mrs E Mitchell, PA to COO, RCPSG, 232-242 St Vincent Street, Glasgow, G2 5RJ (w) http://rcp.sg/careers

The closing date is Thursday 13th August 2015 at 12 noon.

A Charity Registered in Scotland: Charity Registration Number SC000847

University of Salford job ad: International Student Recruiting (UK)

Head of International Student Recruitment
University of Salford – Student Recruitment & Marketing Division
Closes: 17th August 2015

The University of Salford wishes to appoint a suitably talented, motivated and experienced international recruiter to the position of Head of International Student Recruitment. This newly created post will appeal to a dynamic, target driven international recruiter who is ready to make a major strategic contribution to the next stage in the university’s international strategy.

You will have a proven track record in the development, implementation and reviewing of new international markets as well as a tenacity to get the job done combined with pragmatism and diplomatic skills to achieve desired outcomes both within your current institution and also in market.

The successful candidate will be expected to work with the academic schools in the development of strategies that will exploit their current portfolios in existing markets and to further enhance and diversify the University’s international recruitment base through supporting the academic schools in the review and development of their portfolios to enable both new programme and new market opportunities to be exploited to the full. You will have an analytical approach to your work and be comfortable in the development of business plans and measuring ROI as you are in discussing market opportunities with academic colleagues.

You will be an accomplished communicator with the ability to engage large groups through formal presentations to as well as dealing with one-to-one discussions at the highest levels within universities, colleges, schools, agents and government bodies within the UK and overseas.