Director of Education Abroad and Global Learning

University Of Maryland Baltimore County
Baltimore County, MD
Sep 23, 2022
Sep 24, 2022
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Work type: Staff Full-time
Location: UMBC Campus
Categories: International Education Services

The Director of Education Abroad and Global Learning is responsible for the creation, delivery and evaluation of high-impact programs and services that provide the campus community with access to opportunities to learn and engage in intercultural, international and global settings.

Specific responsibilities include:
  • Lead and direct one or more functional units, including supervising staff, planning activities that support departmental and institutional goals, enforcing policies and procedures, managing technology and operations.
  • Oversee education abroad services for students, faculty and staff with the goal of increasing access and enhancing experiences through advising and counseling, collaboration with academic and administrative units, program assessment and analysis and strategic external partnerships.
  • Oversee coordination and execution of faculty-directed international programs in accordance with university policies and procedures; this includes generating interest through outreach to individual faculty and academic departments, developing programs in collaboration with faculty, overseeing program budgets, liaising with relevant UMBC committees and external partners, executing program applications, selecting participants, preparing faculty directors and evaluating programs.
  • Oversee international credit evaluation process for education abroad. This includes assisting students to obtain credit approvals prior to travel as well as evaluating international transcripts and submitting documentation to the UMBC Registrar to effectively transfer international credits to students' academic records.
  • Maintain technical knowledge of financial aid regulations as they pertain to education abroad and establish and manage study abroad scholarship programs. Educate the campus on additional funding opportunities such as Fulbright, Gilman, Boren, CLS and other competitive scholarship programs.
  • Maintain expert knowledge of international travel and entry requirements (e.g. passports, visas and stay permits).
  • Assist the Associate Vice Provost in coordinating UMBC’s international travel security program by establishing policies, serving as responder in case of emergencies and liaising with on-campus and external partners to develop and initiate emergency response protocols.
  • Assist the Associate Vice Provost with special projects, strategic initiatives and reporting.
Required Minimum Qualifications:
  • Master's Degree
  • Five years of related work experience required
  • Ability to travel within the United States and abroad

A background check will be required.

Special Instructions to Applicants:

Upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references.

Screening of Applications Begins: For best consideration submit application materials by September 18, 2022 (applications will be accepted until the position is filled).

Salary: Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Hours: Full-time

Type: Regular

FLSA Status: Exempt

UMBC offers a benefits package for regular and grant-funded regular employees including generous leave, excellent health, life, and disability insurance, retirement plans, tuition remission, on-site preschool, and numerous professional development and wellness opportunities. Contingent II positions may include some benefits .

Please note the Type and FLSA Status above to determine the benefits offered for this position.

Equal Opportunity Statement: UMBC is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. Applications from women, minority group members, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

If you require a reasonable accommodation for a disability for any part of the employment process, please contact the Human Resources Department at 410-455-2337 or MD TTY Relay Service 1-800-735-2258 between 8:30 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.

Work Authorization: As required by the 1986 Immigration Act, be prepared to present acceptable documentation upon hire showing your identity and that you are a U.S. citizen or an alien who is authorized to work.

Advertised: Aug 16 2022 09:00 Eastern Daylight Time
Applications close: Open Until Filled

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