The College of Saint Rose announces a search for the newly created position of Assistant Vice President for Global Affairs. Working in collaboration with Saint Rose leaders and community members, this position oversees and manages the long term planning and daily operations of the Center for Global Affairs which encompasses partnerships and collaborations with institutions and organizations in other countries, facilitation of study abroad opportunities, international visiting scholars, global exchange programs, global education and affairs programming, ongoing assessment of global programming, and development, management and coordination of campus language learning initiatives.
Reporting to the Vice President for Enrollment Management and Marketing, this plays a pivotal role in leading, shaping, and managing global programming and across the College, and contributes to the development of plans and tactics to attract, enroll and retain students from other countries. The Assistant Vice President for Global Affairs is expected to be a key contributor to the Enrollment Management and Marketing Leadership Team and will lead the strategic vision and planning efforts for globalization/international partnerships and initiatives that align with the College's strategic plan. .
The College of Saint Rose is a dynamic, comprehensive college of approximately 4,200 students. Located in the City of Albany, the heart of New York State's Capital Region, the College is a private, independent, coeducational institution, defined by dedicated faculty, administrators, staff, all focused on transforming the lives of our students. The College is preparing to celebrate its Centennial in 2020 with the launch of the 2016-2020 Strategic Plan which focuses on global connectedness, student success and fostering creativity and innovation. Guided by our founders and continuing sponsors, the Sisters of Saint Joseph of Carondelet, the College is proud of its mission of service to the urban community. As an institution that values inclusion, we seek to attract and employ individuals who reflect the cultural diversity found within our student body, and across the nation and globe.
This position requires an accomplished leader with progressively responsible global engagement/international education experiences. The knowledge/experiential profile follow:
- Master's Degree required. An earned doctorate in any academic discipline is preferred.
- US Citizenship or Permanent Residency.
- A portfolio of demonstrated and sustained international engagements and partnerships.
- Extensive experience developing and implementing plans and tactics to increase enrollment of students from other countries.
- A demonstrated ability to support faculty as academic leaders in global education and to engage them in national and international developments in the pedagogy of international education.
- Thorough knowledge of F-1 & J-1 regulations. In depth knowledge and experience applying immigration laws, rules and regulations pertaining to USCIS and SEVIS.
- A personal history of significant experiences living, working, or studying abroad.
- In depth understanding of global education systems and equivalencies in relation to US education.
- Demonstrated student-centered philosophy in the implementation of student policies, advising, etc.
- Ability to travel internationally on a frequent basis and hold a valid passport.
- Exceptional communications skills, written and oral.
- The ability to foster a culture of inclusion as well as engage effectively across a range of campus stakeholders, including those at the most senior levels.
- Fluency in a language in addition to English is desirable.
- Intermediate level computer skills using a Windows based operating system; specifically MS Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint are required.
- User experience with online technologies including learning management systems (i.e.; Blackboard, Moodle) and enterprise management systems (i.e.; Banner).
Candidate reviews will begin immediately for an anticipated date of employment as soon as possible.
The College of Saint Rose values diversity and abides by federal, state and local law in admissions, employment and all services and programs provided. It does not unlawfully discriminate on the basis of race, color, sex, religion/creed, disability, age, national/ethnic origin, sexual orientation or any other condition established by law.
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