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Associate Director, International Education

Employer
University of New Orleans
Location
Lafayette Square, LA
Closing date
May 10, 2024

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Specialty
Global Education
Position Type
Associate Director
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
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Department

International Education Administration

Job Summary

Located on the University of New Orleans campus and reporting to the Director of Experiential Education and Study Away (DELSA) with support from student workers and contract staff in Innsbruck, Austria, this position has primary responsibility for operation of UNO's INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOL in Innsbruck Austria - which enrolls approximately 275 students annually. This position requires at least 7 weeks of international travel annually.

  • Program marketing, student advising, assisting with admissions and matriculation in UNO operating systems, arranging housing and dining for students and faculty/staff, on-site staff and money management, event planning, and assisting faculty with educational technology including LMS;
  • Primarily responsible for onsite bank account and reconciliation of onsite expenditures in USD and foreign currency;
  • On duty 24/7 for crisis management while on-site abroad and assists the faculty director with student conduct and discipline processes;
  • Acts as on-site liaison with local entities and institutions;
  • Recruitment, hiring and evaluation of roughly 5 on-site support staff and 1-2 student workers at UNO;
  • Support study abroad programming in other destinations and promotion of international education at UNO;
  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree.
  • At least two year's relevant experience in program management.
  • Demonstrated competency in a variety of computer skills, excellent interpersonal, cross-cultural and organizational skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Desired Qualifications:
  • Master's degree
  • Higher education administration experience, particularly in international programs.
  • Experience working abroad.
  • Fluency or proficient knowledge of a foreign language, especially German.

Required Attachments

Please upload the following documents in the Resume/Cover Letter section.
  • Detailed resume listing relevant qualifications and experience;
  • Cover Letter indicating why you are a good fit for the position and University of Louisiana Systems;
  • Names and contact information of three references;
  • Diversity Statement (required for all Faculty positions and any Staff position of Assistant Manager and higher).

See Diversity Statement instructions by clicking this link: https://www.uno.edu/careers/diversity-instructions

Applications that do not include the required uploaded documents may not be considered.

Posting Close Date

This position will remain open until filled.

Note to Applicant:

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications in their cover letter. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

References will be contacted at the appropriate phase of the recruitment process.

This position may require a criminal background check to be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions at the University of New Orleans may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

The University of New Orleans is an Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, color, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected Veteran status, age if 40 or older, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

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