Assistant Director of International Programs

Notre Dame, Indiana
Jul 26, 2022
Aug 25, 2022
Global Education
Knowledge Communities
International Education Leadership
Position Type
Assistant Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University

Position Assistant Director of International Programs

Job Category Administrator/Management

Job Description Working within the Center for Women’s Intercultural Leadership (CWIL), the Assistant Director of International Programs is responsible for coordinating study abroad programs and managing inbound international programs. They will advise students in choosing an appropriate study abroad program, provide support services to students studying abroad, and deliver programming and materials to enrich our students’ global learning experiences. The Assistant Director will work with the CWIL Director to integrate diversity, inclusion, equity, and justice (DEIJ) throughout all study abroad/international education programs and will work in collaboration with CWIL staff to design and implement innovation study abroad and international education programs focused on the theme of global gender equity, women’s leadership, and social justice. They will work in collaboration with CWIL staff to implement summer and semester in-bound international education programs.

Job Duties

  • Coordinate study abroad programs and provide support services to students before, during, and after studying abroad
  • Manage and implement inbound international programs
  • Design new study abroad and inbound international education programs with a focus on gender, social justice, and DEIJ 
  • Serve as a DSO and ARO and promote the exchange visitor program
  • Promote Saint Mary’s study abroad and international programs
  • Offer study abroad scholarship advising 
  • Oversee the study abroad peer advisor program 
  • Manage study abroad database
  • Assist the Director to continue the strengthening of SMC’s study abroad and inbound international programs

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in global studies, higher education administration, or related field
  • Two years professional work experience in international education, student affairs, multicultural and international student services, or related field
  • Knowledge of health and safety standards for education abroad 
  • Personal international study/work/life experience
  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident to gain designation by the Department of Homeland Security as a Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) 
  • Ability to work independently, excellent communication, interpersonal, facilitation, and organizational skills, computer proficiency, detail-orientation, and capacity for multi-tasking
  • Experience working with people of diverse backgrounds and functioning as part of a team
  • Knowledge of methods, theories, and best-practices in Diversity, Inclusion, Equity, and Justice, and demonstrable experience working on DEIJ initiatives 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Oral fluency in one or more foreign languages. 
  • Innovative and strategic thinker who is passionate about designing new systems, processes, and programs  
  • Experience advising F-1 and J-1 visa holders and maintaining SEVIS records

EEO Statement

Saint Mary’s College is an Equal Opportunity Employer, in keeping with the College’s mission, Saint Mary’s is committed to increasing racial and ethnic diversity at all levels – students, faculty, and staff – and seeks applications from candidates who share this commitment.

Job Type Full-time

FLSA Exempt