Director of Education Abroad and National Student Exchange

Conway, Arkansas
Up to $48,000 for experienced candidate. UCA offers a 10% TIAA retirement match.
Aug 10, 2022
Sep 09, 2022
Global Education
Knowledge Communities
Education Abroad
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University

The University of Central Arkansas is seeking to fill our open Director of Education Abroad and National Student Exchange position.  This non-classified employee leads the Office of Education Abroad and National Student Exchange in the Center for Global Learning and Engagement. UCA students participate in short-term faculty-led programs, semester length exchanges, individual study abroad, and NSE Study Away programs. 

The Director of Education Abroad and National Student Exchange leads the unit on campus that is responsible for essential high-impact mobility programs in global learning and engagement. The Director is responsible for working with third party providers and faculty to offer affordable faculty-led short-term programs. The Director formulates and publishes health and safety policies and procedures and manages all aspects of education abroad applications and scholarships.  The Director works with offices across campus to ensure students and faculty have successful academic experiences abroad.  This position is critical to UCA’s mission of preparing students to live and work in “local, national, and global communities” (UCA Mission).

Applicants must apply through the university’s electronic application system at, addressing their letter of application to Dr. Phillip Bailey, Associate Vice President for Global Learning and Engagement and uploading a CV or resume, cover letter, and two letters of recommendation.


Review of applications will begin on August 15, 2022 and continue until the position is filled.  Anticipated start date is September 15, 2022.

Founded in 1907, UCA has an enrollment of more than 10,000, of which more than 15% are graduate students. The university offers more than 90 undergraduate and 60 graduate certificate and degree programs, including doctoral programs in five disciplines. The undergraduate student body consistently scores above the national average on the ACT exam. UCA is proud of its tradition of teaching excellence and its contributions in research, scholarship, and creative activities. UCA seeks to attract students and employees that are dedicated to building a culture of diversity, belonging, inclusion, and equity.

The University of Central Arkansas offers a generous benefits package including a 10% match for TIAA retirement participation.  Employees and their dependents may receive an 80% tuition discount for undergraduate and graduate courses.