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Assistant Director, Global Learning Initiatives

University of Maryland, Robert H. Smith School of Business
College Park, MD
Up to $90,000 depending on experience
Closing date
Mar 25, 2023

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Global Education
Knowledge Communities
International Education Leadership, Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship
Position Type
Assistant Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University

Job Details

The Assistant Director for Global Learning Initiatives in the Center for Global Business manages the design and implementation the School’s portfolio of interdisciplinary on-campus and virtual global learning opportunities for business students as aligned with the Center and School’s strategic plans. Under the direction of the Executive Director, the Assistant Director takes a portfolio approach to delivering and evaluating a wide range of virtual and on-campus experiential programs that prepare students to tackle the grand global challenges of our time. The position specializes in the use of virtual technologies to design COIL (Collaborative Online International Learning) opportunities, virtual exchanges and internships, and other programs. The position also works with colleagues in other schools/departments on campus and experts in the regional business ecosystem and abroad to deliver interdisciplinary global mindset, international business, and global entrepreneurship programs. Guided by UMD’s commitment to diversity, the role actively pursues equity of access for all students and faculty in all programming initiatives. The Assistant Director coordinates with many units on campus, in the business community, and abroad to successfully deliver a high-quality portfolio of global learning opportunities.


One of 12 colleges and schools at the University of Maryland in College Park, the Smith School is plugged into the business, government, nonprofit and professional networks of the Washington, D.C., metroplex. Our community of scholars and practitioners is deeply supportive of learning while equipping students to succeed in an often contentious marketplace. Our broad range of programs, certificates and degrees are designed to prepare working professionals to hit the ground running in a world economy that is in flux, with technology and global competition accelerating the pace of change. To do that, we offer undergraduate, online and on-campus business master's, full-time, part-time, online and executive MBA, and PhD degree programs, and non-degree and executive education programs. The Center for Global Business is the hub of global learning and activity at Maryland Smith. Our mission is to connect the diverse members of the Smith School community (students, faculty, staff, alumni) to the world and the world to the Smith School, to provide these members and partners with opportunities to gain a global mindset and build international business skills, and to serve as a Maryland resource center for companies seeking to take their goods and services into the global marketplace.

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