The University of Nevada, Las Vegas invites applications for the Director of Education Abroad/Associate Director of International Programs (17408).
PROFILE of the UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1957, UNLV is a doctoral-degree-granting institution of approximately 29,000 students and 3,000 faculty and staff that is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with high research activity. UNLV offers a broad range of respected academic programs and is on a path to join the top tier of national public research universities.
The university is committed to enhancing efforts to attract and retain top students and faculty, educating the region's diversifying population and workforce, driving economic activity through increased research and community partnerships, and creating an academic health center for Southern Nevada that includes the launch of a new UNLV School of Medicine. UNLV is located on a 332-acre main campus and two satellite campuses in Southern Nevada.
ROLE of the POSITION
The individual serving in this position will recruit, advise, and manage all aspects of student participation in UNLV sponsored programs abroad. The development and delivery of orientations for all students is a core component of the position. The Director of Education Abroad/Associate Director of International Programs manages education abroad advising and serves as a liaison with academic advising centers across the university. This position will assist the Director of International Programs and manage the overall functions of the office as assigned.
A Master's degree from a regionally accredited institution and a minimum of five years of professional experience in international education in a college or university setting is required. An understanding of the role of international education in higher education and experience in international settings is necessary for success in this role. The ability to work with and manage staff members from diverse backgrounds and cultures and a sensitivity to cultural differences is essential. The ability and willingness to travel is also an aspect of this position.
Salary competitive with those at similarly situated institutions. Position is contingent upon funding.
Submit a letter of interest, a detailed resume listing qualifications and experience, and the names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references who may be contacted. Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience, with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications because this is the information on which the initial review of materials will be based.
Although this position will remain open until filled, review of candidates' materials will begin on February 1, 2017and best consideration will be gained for materials submitted prior to that date. Materials should be addressed to Rimi Marwah, Search Committee Chair, and are to be submitted via on-line application at https://hrsearch.unlv.edu. For assistance with UNLV's on-line applicant portal, contact UNLV Employment Services at (702) 895-3504 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
UNLV is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action educator and employer committed to achieving excellence through diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, color, religion, sex, age, creed, national origin, veteran status, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, gender expression, or any other factor protected by anti-discrimination laws. The University of Nevada, Las Vegas employs only United States citizens and non-citizens lawfully authorized to work in the United States. Women, under-represented groups, individuals with disabilities, and veterans are encouraged to apply.