Title: Director of Global Education
Job Group: Administrative Staff Non-Exempt
Discipline: Academic Affairs
Posting Date: 05/23/2019
Application Deadline: June 14, 2019 @ 11:59pm
Approximate Start Date: 07/01/2019
Days: Monday - Friday
Salary Range: $68,948 - $80,384
Summary of Purpose:
The Director is responsible for providing administrative leadership in the development, implementation, and ongoing management of programs related to international and global education. The director will work closely with the Director of Postsecondary Academic Partnerships, Director of Admissions, Curriculum Committee, and the Student Services staff in the development of global engagement opportunities both domestically and abroad while also coordinating the Global Studies degree program and the Global Literacy Endorsement. The director initiates and supports activities that promote increased participation in these learning opportunities among students, faculty, staff and members of the external community. This position reports to the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs. The employee is expected to work in a multi-cultural, diverse working environment.
1. Develop and coordinate global engagement opportunities and activities for students, staff, faculty, and external partners including education abroad, experiential learning, exchanges, articulation agreements, and institutional partnerships. This position will be largely responsible for coordinating OCC’s Internationalization strategic initiative.
2. Develop, implement, evaluate and revise, as needed, in consultation with faculty, the Global Studies degree program curriculum and the Global Literacy Endorsement criteria including the development of course competencies, outcomes assessment, and program evaluation.
3. Develops and participates in marketing and communication initiatives to recruit and support students to pursue the Global Studies Degree program and the Global Literacy Endorsement.
4. Prepare and manage the Office of Global Education and Engagement’s budget to ensure programmatic innovation while maintaining the efficient and effective use of college resources.
5. Collaborate with the Student Services team and the Campus Committee for Diversity and Inclusion to develop quality programming that engages students, staff, faculty, and community members in intercultural learning.
6. Work with the Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs to establish and actively maintain an advisory committee to support the office of Global Education and Engagement. Serve on other college and community committees/boards relevant to the goals of this program.
7. Work closely with the Vice Chancellor for Marketing and Community Relations in partnership with the Director of Admissions to build a robust international student recruitment program that complies with all federal regulations and ethical standards for international education.
8. Facilitate the formulation, revision and implementation of administrative and operational policies, procedures, and objectives that are aligned with and support the college strategic plan
9. Develop and implement recruitment and advising strategies with university partners to increase F1 students at the College.
10. Collaborate with the Executive Director of the OCC Foundation and the Office of Student Financial Resources and Scholarships to manage resources to support global and international education opportunities.
11. Demonstrate intercultural awareness and a commitment to continued development of the skills, practices, and mindsets necessary to navigate an interconnected world. Maintain and grow positive relationships with students, colleagues, and community partners by remaining curious, open, empathetic, and aware of the complexity of multiple cultural contexts.
12. Perform other duties as assigned.
Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Qualifications:
• Understanding and commitment to the comprehensive community college mission
• Knowledge and experience in current international education theory, practices, and programming
• Knowledge of higher education principals, practices, and theory
• Knowledge and skill in computer applications
• Skill in both verbal and written communication and interpersonal relations
• Organizational, project management, and creative problem solving skills
• Knowledge and skill in facilitating intercultural development and awareness
• Proven experience in developing and implementing inter-departmental and cross-organizational strategic initiatives, ideally within and between institutions of higher education
• Proven ability to effectively track, manage and facilitate multiple initiatives at various stages of development
• Demonstrated ability to effectively coordinate and collaborate with colleagues and senior staff on multi-agency initiatives
• Demonstrated skill in meeting facilitation
• Demonstrated skill in curriculum development in formal and/or informal settings
• Strong critical thinking, analytical and interpretative skills
Master’s degree required.
Minimum three years’ experience in an academic administration leadership capacity, preferably in international higher education.
$68,948 - $80,384
We are one of the largest community colleges in the state of Michigan, with five campus sites, serving more than 12,000 students. The College employs over 1,900 full-time and part-time employees, offers competitive wage and benefit packages and prides itself on...