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Director of the Center for Global Education

Gettysburg College - Gettysburg, PA
Gettysburg, Pennsylvania
$100,000-$105,000/year, negotiable depending upon experience.
Closing date
Apr 14, 2024
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Global Affairs & Engagement, Global Education
Knowledge Communities
International Student and Scholar Services
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Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University

Reporting to the Provost, the Director of the Center for Global Education provides curricular and budgetary leadership for global education initiatives. Primary responsibilities include:


  • Managing wide-ranging global study programs and partnerships; Coordinating campus-wide program evaluation and assessment of global learning goals and outcomes; Supporting curricular and faculty development initiatives, including the design and delivery of semester-long and short-term faculty-led study abroad experiences, and other internally run global engagement experiences. In collaboration with Academic Division leadership, developing and supporting curricular and faculty development initiatives which support internationalization efforts, including course-embedded global study experiences, languages across the curriculum initiatives, faculty international seminars, and other internally run engaged learning experiences. Leading and mentoring CGE staff including Associate Director, Support Staff and student workers, as well as faculty leading international study and research experiences; Serving on key campus committees, including the Center for Global Education Committee (chair), the Gettysburg Emergency Management (GEM) Team, the Enrollment Transitions Committee, and others as assigned; Managing the CGE program budget with special attention to strategic cost-saving; Implementing and refining risk management procedures associated with international travel and partnerships in collaboration with the College’s Risk Manager; Working with key stakeholders to evaluate existing programs and to approve, modify or withdraw programs as necessary to meet institutional expectations; Collaborating with the Office of International Student Services to foster a supportive and inclusive environment for international exchange students; and Championing the role of global education to enhance the intellectual climate, and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion. Working with College Advancement to support fundraising for global education.

A master’s degree in international education, comparative education, or related field is required. At least ten years of progressively responsible experience working with international education programs in higher education highly desired. Preferred qualifications include experience with developing, implementing, supporting and maintaining international program partnerships with colleges, universities, program providers and other institutions, experience with risk management best practices, a proven record of administrative and financial competence and organizational skills at the middle or senior management level, excellent written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents, including students, parents, faculty, alumni, on-campus staff and overseas staff and institutions.




In keeping with its strategic focus, Gettysburg College is interested in candidates who demonstrate their commitment to contributing to an inclusive, equitable and diverse campus community. Information about the College’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is available from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.




This is a full-time, 12-month administrative position. Salary is commensurate with credentials and experience and is complemented by an available benefits package including medical and dental insurance, paid time off, 403(b) retirement contribution, dependent tuition benefits, and parent leave. Please see the College’s Human Resources Benefits page for details and any applicable eligibility requirements.




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