Wenzhou-Kean University Job Ads: Faculty & Administrators (China)

Job adsKean, a comprehensive New Jersey state university, is seeking faculty and staff from all disciplines for its additional instructional location in Wenzhou, China. Deadline: Until filled.

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.

Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs

Director of Accreditation and Assessment



Northeastern U Job Ads: International Coordinators (8 countries)

Job adsInternational 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):

  • Australia
  • Canada
    China (Mandarin language skills desirable)
  • England
  • Germany
  • 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
Academic support
Service-learning coordination
Student conduct

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.

CIEE Job Ads: Director of Study Abroad; Student Life Director & Assistant (UK)

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.

NOTE: CIEE is also advertising two related positions: Student Life Assistant and Operations Assistant, also based in London.

UNESCO Job Ads: Associate/Programme Specialists (France)

UNESCO PROGRAMME SPECIALIST, Social and Human Sciences – Social Transformations
Primary Location: FR-Paris
Deadline: January 12, 2017

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.
Work Experience
• 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).

in the same unit, Social and Human Sciences – Social Transformations.

Saveetha U Job Ad: Dean of International Affairs (India)

Dean – International Affairs
Saveetha University
Expires: 31st October 2016

Position Summary
Saveetha University seeks to appoint a Dean for International Affairs at Saveetha University, Chennai, T.N, India.

Key Responsibilities
• 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
Email: registrar[at]saveetha.com

Executive Director NCA job ad (Washington, DC)

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.

Complete position description and instructions for applying.

Royal Roads University job ad (Canada)

Program Coordinator
School of Humanitarian Studies
Royal Roads University
Victoria, BC, Canada
Closing date: Monday, July 11, 2016 – 17:00

As the Program Coordinator for the School of Humanitarian Studies, you will play a major role in implementing the School’s strategic plan.  You will be expected to be well versed in the practical aspects of the School’s focus and be responsible for helping establish and maintain administrative processes, and assist with the development of School guidelines and procedures consistent with University objectives.  You will need to be an independent self-starter who is able to help administer the School’s programs and interact with the various internal and external stakeholders at RRU.  As well, as the Program Coordinator you may be a prime contact for requests for information from School staff, faculty (core and associate), students (prospective, current and alumni) and the University support areas on a daily basis for designated programs.

You will work with the School Manager to provide administrative leadership, ensuring that the planned programs and activities in the School are effectively managed to support the achievement of the University’s goals.

To be well suited for this role you will possess the following qualifications and competencies:
This position requires a highly-motivated and self-directed person who can assist in the organization of support staff work processes and workloads, in addition to scheduling independent activities.  Active participation will be required in School meetings and other activities.
• An undergraduate degree or other relevant educational credential (college certificate or diploma) plus 5 years of related experience in the administration of academic programs (or equivalent combination of education and experience)
• Demonstrated financial coordination and contract administration skills and experience; accounting skills are an asset
• Ability to coach/mentor and provide day-to-day direction to program support staff,  and provide support for their recruitment, selection, orientation and training
• Demonstrated project management and organizational skills
• Office management skills and experience, including developing, implementing and monitoring policy and procedures
• Strong verbal and written communication abilities, including editing skills
• Strong interpersonal development and leadership capabilities including  networking and advocacy skills
• Demonstrated conflict resolution and team building skills; ability to maintain a professional attitude, acting with tact and diplomacy under pressure
• Knowledge and understanding of the University’s requirements,  methods, culture and processes, or a willingness to learn them within a reasonable amount of time, as well as knowledge or experience in continuing education and adult learning principles
• Strong technical background in the use of software programs  such as Microsoft Office suite of programs as well as other RRU systems (e.g., Agresso, our event planning software)
• Solid analytical, critical-thinking and problem-solving abilities
• Ability to work flexible hours on a pre-planned basis, including evening and weekend hours. Ability to travel to domestic and international locations as required by program
• Experience working with social media as a business tool as well as  webpage design and management would be an asset

This is a regular full-time position working 37.5 hours per week.  The position has been evaluated at Grade 3 and the recruitment range starts at $42,864.00 per annum.  The University is pleased to offer a comprehensive benefits package.

Application submission information:
To apply please forward your cover letter and curriculum vitae (preferably in electronic format) to: rru-career-opportunities@royalroads.ca with a subject line of: 16-051-P0124 – Last name, First name
or mail to:
Human Resources – Career Opportunities
Royal Roads University
2005 Sooke Road
Victoria, BC   V9B 5Y2
Fax:  (250) 391-2570
Tel:  (250) 391-2511
The competition began on June 16, 2015 and will close on July 11, 2016; 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 PDF format.

U Macau job ad: Director of English Language Centre (China)

Director of English Language Centre
University of Macau
Expires: 27th March 2016

The University of Macau (UM) is a leading higher education institution in Macao, with English as its working language. In recent years, the university has made great progress in various areas, gaining increasing international recognition for its teaching, research and community service. To better support higher education development in Macao and to meet society’s ever-increasing demand for high quality professionals, the university relocated in August 2014 to a beautiful campus which covers approximately 1.09 square kilometres. With this state-of-the-art campus, the implementation of Asia’s largest residential college system, the establishment of new faculties and well-equipped laboratories, and the increasing numbers of students and faculty members recruited from around the world, UM possesses great potential and provides exciting new possibilities for professional development.

The English Language Centre of the Faculty of Arts and Humanities invites applications for the position of Director of English Language Centre :

The English Language Centre (ELC) is committed to the objective of enhancing English language proficiency of students across the University, both to support students’ pursuit of their academic majors and to prepare them for global citizenship. The ELC seeks to achieve its goals through the provision of courses in general and academic English and extra-curricular language activities. The ELC also organizes summer programmes for pre-sessional students and others, in collaboration with the Residential Colleges. The ELC Director may also be expected to collaborate in the provision of academic courses in applied linguistics and second language teaching, in conjunction with other units in the Faculty of Arts and Humanities.

The successful candidate will have a PhD in Applied Linguistics, TESL/TEFL or another related area, a minimum of three years of administrative or leadership experience in a University English language programme, a distinguished record of teaching English as a second or foreign language, and a track record of publishing in the area of language teaching and learning. Applicants for the position should demonstrate excellence in teaching and academic supervision, as well as a proven record of curriculum/course development, delivery and assessment, who is qualified to be appointed as Associate Professor or higher in rank.

The selected candidate may assume duty as early as June 2016.

Position and Remuneration
Remuneration and appointment rank offered will be competitive and commensurate with the successful applicants’ academic qualification, current position and professional experience. The current local maximum income tax rate is 12% but is effectively around 5% – 7% after various discretionary exemptions.

Application Procedure
Applicants should visit website for more details, and apply ONLINE at Jobs@UM (Ref. No.: FAH/DELC/10/2015). When applying, please upload a cover letter, a current CV (with English translations wherever relevant) and a writing sample (i.e. ‘Research Word/Publication’). Other documents may be submitted as needed or as available. Review of applications will commence immediately and continue until the position is filled. Applicants may consider their applications not successful if they were not invited for an interview within 3 months of application.

Vice Rector (Academic Affairs) Office
University of Macau, Av. da Universidade, Taipa, Macau, China

The effective position and salary index are subject to the Personnel Statute of the University of Macau in force. The University of Macau reserves the right not to appoint a candidate. Applicants with less qualification and experience can be offered lower positions under special circumstances.

***Personal data provided by applicants will be kept confidential and used for recruitment purpose only***
** Under the equal condition of qualifications and experience, priority will be given to Macao permanent residents**

University of Glasgow job ad (Scotland)

Senior International Officer
University of Glasgow – University Services
Closes: 2nd September 2015
This is a full time, open ended post

You will lead a team of International Officers (IO’s), both home and in-country, along with International Recruitment Coordinators (IRC’s) in meeting institutional and College targets in relation to the University’s International Recruitment strategy and agreed key performance indicators (KPIs). To work alongside fellow Senior International Officers on joint projects and to Deputise for the Head of International Recruitment and the Deputy of Head of International Recruitment where necessary.

Through horizon scanning, market intelligence and competitor analysis you will facilitate the development of partnerships/collaborations with key overseas institutions, agents, government agencies and other contacts within and outside the University.

Initially the region of responsibility will be the Middle East and Africa and you should have a minimum of two years’ relevant experience of marketing and recruitment for that area.

Note: The markets relating to this post may be rotated on a periodic basis to give experience of different international markets.

Apply online at www.glasgow.ac.uk/jobs