Northeastern University is hiring a N.U.in Program Liaison and several International Coordinator positions for each N.U.in program location(Australia, Canada, England, Greece, Ireland, Italy). The N.U.in on-site staff support the physical, emotional, social, and academic needs of first-year students. These staff members, in addition to support staff at the host institution, focus on creating positive and valuable experiential learning for students in their academic coursework, host city, and student residences. Site staff work non-traditional hours to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students. Program Liaisons supervise a team of International Coordinators. Site staff enthusiastically embody the mission and values of The N.U.in Program and Northeastern University while working and living in close proximity to first-year students.
Global Education Oregon (GEO) Advisor, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. Deadline: September 18, 2018.
The Office of International Affairs is seeking two Advisors to provide support to students considering and participating in study abroad programs and international internships. This GEO Study Abroad Advisor will report to the Assistant Director-Advising and is responsible for providing support to students considering and participating in study abroad programs and international internships. The primary duties of this position will be to advise and recruit students, interview applicants, participate in the selection process, and lead pre-departure orientations. This position will also assist the GEO Institutional Relations unit with publicity efforts, which requires excellent written and verbal communication skills. Additionally, the Advisor will assist in managing applications and tracking enrollments and admissions for GEO programs.
The Institute for Study Abroad (IFSA) based in Indiana, USA currently has 4 open positions:
Vice President for Academic Affairs (VPAA)
This position provides a unique opportunity to shape an evolving organization and the long-term impact of education abroad on participants. Open until filled; posted August 20, 2018, screening begins September 24, 2018.
Assistant Field Director: 3 positions available
The Assistant Field Director position is a full-time, salaried, non-exempt position based in Indianapolis at the IFSA office. Assistant Field Directors assist in developing university relationships and promoting IFSA programs to study abroad professionals, faculty, academic advisors, and students. Assistant Field Directors will provide support to the University Relations team by traveling extensively within Field Director regions, visiting current partners and cultivating relationships and growing overall student enrollment in IFSA programs. Open until filled; posted August 20, 2018.
Wenzhou is one of the most vibrant and economically advanced cities on China’s East Coast, located one hour by plane and just over three hours by high-speed train from Shanghai. Launched in 2012, Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) is in the midst of a growth phase that will bring enrollment to more than 5,000 students. All instruction is in English and all curriculum is provided by Kean USA.
All faculty positions are full-time, single or multi-year assignments, effective for the start of the spring 2018 semester. Positions will be offered at Lecturer level. Lecturers teach 30 credits per academic year; provide student and learning support services; and service to the university and/or professional community. Potential for future tenure-track appointments are available at the rank of Assistant or Associate Professor and require teaching assignments (24 credits per academic year); student and learning support services; service to the university and/or professional community; and research.
International Coordinator NUin Program, Northeastern University in Massachusetts. Deadline: Open until filled. (Posted: February 20, 2018).
The N.U.in Program is a unique opportunity for freshmen accepted for Spring Admission to Northeastern University. Students study at one of our N.U.in international partner institutions during the Fall semester and enter Northeastern University in the Spring. Partner universities or institutions abroad provide academic courses to the participants while N.U.in staff provide on-site leadership and support services.
We are hiring for International Coordinator (s) for each of the following locations (locations are subject to change):
China (Mandarin language skills desirable)
- Greece (Greek language skills desirable)
- Italy (Italian language skills desirable)
The International Coordinator (IC) will assist the N.U.in Program Liaison and/or N.U.in Program On-Site Advisor in all facets of the N.U.in Program for one of the aforementioned N.U.in locations. These facets include, but are not limited to:
Social, including student programming and excursions
The IC will work collaboratively to ensure the safety and wellbeing of students and contribute to the development and overall success of the program. Responsibilities may vary based on site placement.
Director of CIEE Global Institute, London
Council on International Educational Exchange – Study Abroad
Closes: 31st January 2017
Reports To: Regional Director of Operations, Global Institutes
A nonprofit, non-governmental organization, CIEE is the world leader in international education and exchange. For 70 years CIEE has helped thousands of people gain the knowledge and skills necessary to live and work in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world by offering the most comprehensive, relevant, and valuable exchange programs available. Serving over 300 U.S. College and University consortium members, CIEE operates sixty study centers in over forty countries that support study abroad programs for over 8,000 students annually. In addition, as the largest sponsor for U.S. Department of State J-1 Visa programs, CIEE helps nearly 25,000 international students participate in U.S. based exchange programs annually. CIEE programs and services span study abroad, teach abroad, international faculty development seminars, and inbound exchange study, work, and internship programs for today’s high school and university students, professionals, and educators.
We strive to lead a robust community of international program providers and sponsors through innovation, exemplary service and exceptional efficiency. Our success depends on having the very best professionals. CIEE is committed to recruiting and retaining the best people in the industry, particularly those who are passionate about international education, are self-starters with high levels of energy and autonomy, and are dedicated to exceed expectations in every challenge.
The Director of the CIEE Global Institute – London is responsible for the quality and success of CIEE programs offered in London, with overall responsibility for the management of all aspects of the Global Institute, ensuring the highest levels of quality and customer satisfaction. A significant feature of the work is the planning and delivery of the CIEE Open Campus program, a highly innovative study abroad concept that enables students to design a program from six to 36 weeks, in up to three different locations. This program is defined by the highest standards of educational quality, rigorous coordination between Open Campus locations, and providing access to students of diverse backgrounds. The Director works closely with a core management team who are responsible for the effective, timely, and on-budget delivery of multiple program aspects.
Skills and Experience:
Successful applicants will be seasoned professionals with at least five years’ experience in a leadership role within study abroad, international educational exchange, or a related higher education institutional setting. A Ph.D. is preferred, while a Master’s degree is required.
Student Life Director
Council on International Educational Exchange – Study Abroad
Closes: 31st January 2017
Reports To: Director, Global Institute – London
Summary of Position: The Student Life Director is responsible for design and delivery of student life programming, community and intercultural engagement activities, and establishing and enforcing procedures to maintain the health, safety, and security of the students at the Global Institute facility. The Director manages the staff of the Student Life Office (SLO) that facilitates cultural integration between students and the broader community in London and coordinates (with the Academics Department) the planning and delivery of experiential learning opportunities such as extra-curricular events, day-trips, and overnight Study Tours. The SLO staff also ensures student access to healthcare providers and establishes preventative and responsive measures and protocols to ensure residential safety and compliance with behavior requirements.
UNESCO PROGRAMME SPECIALIST, Social and Human Sciences – Social Transformations
Primary Location: FR-Paris
Deadline: January 12, 2017
OVERVIEW OF THE FUNCTIONS OF THE POST
Under the overall authority of the Assistant Director-General, Social and Human Sciences (ADG/SHS), the guidance of the Director of Division for Social Transformations and Intercultural Dialogue (DIR/SHS/TCD) and under the direct supervision of the Chief of the Intercultural Dialogue Section, the incumbent is responsible for ensuring the development and delivery of a variety of sectoral and cross-sectoral projects and initiatives related to Intercultural Dialogue and a Culture of Peace. He/she will implement, monitor and report on programme priorities and projects in close cooperation with relevant Field Offices.
Within this context, the incumbent will:
• Contribute to the development of Action Plans for the promotion of intercultural dialogue in the context of the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022) : provide substantial input and advice to a broad range of stakeholders at different levels (Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs), Non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and relevant networks/institutions), and backstopping to colleagues at Headquarters and in Field Offices.
• Implement, monitor, evaluate and report on programmes and projects and elaborate new and innovative initiatives and strategies for the promotion of intercultural dialogue and the culture of peace, notably in the areas of research, learning and capacity-building.
• Prepare statutory documents and draft decisions on key priorities identified by the governing bodies, as well as briefings, concept notes, press releases, etc; participate in the preparation of the UN Secretary-General’s annual report on Intercultural and Interreligious Dialogue and a Culture of Peace, and propose relevant themes for inclusion in UNESCO’s Mid-Term Strategy (C/4) and Quadrennial Programme and Budget (C/5).
• Organize international meetings and global fora with partners and stakeholders at different levels, including through the preparation of programme agendas, high-level statements and declarations, outreach strategies, advocacy and visibility measures, and follow-up on productions and publications;
• Undertake the identification/development of partnerships, the mobilization of extra-budgetary funding and resources and the preparation/coordination of reports to donors.
• Advanced university degree in the field of social and human sciences, humanities or in related areas. A first-level university degree in combination with two additional years of qualifying experience may be accepted in lieu of the advanced university degree.
• A minimum of 4 years of relevant professional experience in the field of social and human sciences, humanities or in related areas, of which at least 2 years acquired at the international level.
• Proven experience in designing and implementing programmes/projects and demonstrated expertise in the field of Intercultural Dialogue and/or a Culture of Peace.
• Experience in the organization of international conferences, meetings and events.
• Very good knowledge and understanding of UNESCO’s mandate in the field of Intercultural Dialogue, Culture of Peace, and the International Decade for the Rapprochement of Cultures (2013-2022).
• Excellent organizational and project design skills.
• Excellent analytical skills with proven ability to undertake research, collect and synthesise information from various sources.
• Good knowledge in fund-raising and/or other resource mobilization mechanisms.
• Excellent (oral and written) communication skills, with proven ability to draft clearly and concisely.
• Capacity to establish and to maintain effective working relations and partnerships with a wide range of stakeholders (relevant institutions, inter-governmental and non-governmental organizations) at all levels.
• Excellent interpersonal skills, including ability to work effectively in a team and to maintain effective working relations within a multi-cultural environment.
• Demonstrated ability to work effectively under pressure and to meet tight deadlines.
• Good IT skills, including knowledge of standard office software.
• Excellent/very good knowledge of English or French and good knowledge of the other language.
• Work Experience: Relevant experience in the UN system or in other international development cooperation organization.
• Knowledge of the work and general functioning of international organizations and/or the UN system, including the 2030 UN Sustainable Development Agenda.
• Knowledge of other United Nations languages (Arabic, Chinese, Russian or Spanish).
There is also a position for a UNESCO ASSOCIATE PROGRAMME SPECIALIST
in the same unit, Social and Human Sciences – Social Transformations.
Assistant Intercultural Engagement Manager
Coventry University – Centre for Global Engagement
Closes: 17th January 2017
Coventry University is a leading universities, committed to internationalisation and providing its students with access to a wide selection of international opportunities. As our plans expand, we seek an enthusiastic Assistant Intercultural Engagement Manager to join a busy team at the Centre for Global Engagement.
The post holder will support the development and growth of the institution-wide Internationalisation of Curriculum and online international learning developments as part of Coventry University’s Internationalisation Strategy. In collaboration with other team members, the post holder will oversee selected projects and lead on developing ideas for further growth and expansion.
This role is to play a key part in the growth of internationalisation activities across all faculties/schools.
This role has been created to ensure detailed arrangements to support the development of new and existing Online International Learning projects and other Internationalisation of Curriculum (IoC) models, and to monitor, evaluate and report overall IoC activity as per corporate targets.
This role will contribute to effective liaison, co-operation and support between CGE, internal units and external partners. The post holder will be expected to work in close collaboration with students, academic and professional services staff across the Coventry University group, as well as external stakeholders to ensure effective management of projects.
As targets increase the post holder will be expected to scale up specific projects whilst maintaining their academic quality.
Dean – International Affairs
Expires: 31st October 2016
Saveetha University seeks to appoint a Dean for International Affairs at Saveetha University, Chennai, T.N, India.
• Provide university-wide leadership to various areas in order to internationalize the University including research, outreach, culture, diversity, curriculum, partnerships, grants, and entrepreneurial activities.
• Provide direct supervision to international affairs staff and coordinate with other supervisors regarding dual reporting roles.
• Establish an action plan to implement strategic initiatives and international activities.
• Communicate and collaborate with various internal and external constituents.• Represent the university in dealings with foreign partners and manage relationship with foreign partners.
• Represent the university to agencies on matters relating to International Affairs; seek grants and resources from external agencies to fulfill the university’s vision.
• Create collaborative programs pertaining to international student and their issues
• Attend and be visible/present in events/programs on campus that are relevant to international student and their issues
• Outreach to other student organization, academic colleges and administrative areas addressing similar issues including, but not limited to, Diversity Development, Intercultural Student Services, the Cultural Resource Centers, University Housing and Dining Services related to international students and faculties.
• Be a student advocate for international affairs and strive to create a safe, open environment
• Work closely with the Directors of Government Relations issues and policies concerning international students in higher education.
• Conduct research projects, such as surveys, petitions and focus groups in order to gather student concerns and interests.
Education & Experience Requirements
• Phd. from any discipline related to Engineering, Technology, Health Science, Law & Management.
• Should have served as Senior Faculty for minimum of 10 yrs. in a reputed University.
• Should have exposed to international academic societies and culture.
• Should be able to best represent the university to international communities, students and faculty members in line with the goals of the university.
• Should be a person with universal personalities including rich interpersonal skills, understanding on different cultures and people from different ethnic origins and international legal frameworks related to academics.
Interested persons may send in their detailed C.V to:
The Registrar, Saveetha University, 162 Poonamallee High Road, Chennai – 600 077
The National Communication Association (NCA) is seeking an outstanding leader with a passion for Communication arts and sciences to become its next Executive Director.
Founded in 1914, NCA advances the scholarly discipline of Communication that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific, and aesthetic inquiry. Today NCA is a vibrant and financially strong organization whose diverse membership includes 7,500 scholars, teachers, practitioners, and academic departments across the country and the world. The Association is well served by a professionally accomplished staff that supports the publication of 11 academic journals, various professional development programs and public engagement events, and an annual convention attended by 5,000 participants.