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Director of International Partnerships and Exchange Programs

University of Texas at Dallas
Richardson, TX
Closing date
Jun 3, 2024

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Posting Number S05535P Position Title Director of International Partnerships and Exchange Programs Functional Title Department Management Salary Range $80k - DOQ Pay Basis Monthly Position Status Regular full-time Location Richardson Position End Date (if temporary) Posting Open Date 05/14/2024 Posting Close Date Open Until Filled No Desired Start Date 06/03/2024 Job Summary

Job Summary

The Director of International Partnerships and Exchange Programs will provide leadership, management and development of all Jindal School international initiatives involving both industrial and academic programs. This position includes responsibility for, maintenance of and continued development of study abroad opportunities, faculty-led study trips and international partnership agreements. For international partnerships, this position is expected to develop new partnerships and identify international internships for Jindal students.

The ideal candidate will have prior experience in managing global programs and will demonstrate proven leadership, strong oral and written communication skills and have prior supervisory experience. This position will serve both the Jindal School's undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

Minimum Education and Experience

Bachelor's degree and 5 years of related progressive experience.

Preferred Education and Experience

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Master's degree in related area.
  • Knowledge of general University-specific computer application programs.
  • Knowledge of general University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences.
  • Knowledge of general university processes and procedures, rules and regulations

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

The essential duties and responsibilities for a Director of International Partnerships and Exchange Programs:

Developing and Implementing Partnership Strategies: Formulating strategies to establish and enhance partnerships with international institutions and universities aligned with the goals and mission of the school.

Negotiating Agreements: Negotiating terms and conditions of partnership agreements, memorandum of understanding (MoUs), and exchange programs with partner institutions, ensuring mutual benefit and compliance with relevant regulations and policies.

Managing Existing Partnerships: Overseeing existing partnerships, maintaining communication with partner institutions, monitoring progress, and identifying opportunities for expansion or improvement.

Identifying New Opportunities: Continuously researching and identifying potential new partnership opportunities to broaden the organization's international reach and impact.

Coordinating Exchange Programs: Planning, coordinating, and implementing international exchange programs, including student exchanges, faculty exchanges, research collaborations, and internship programs.

Budget Management: Developing and managing budgets for international partnership initiatives, ensuring effective allocation of resources and adherence to financial guidelines.

Cross-Cultural Communication: Facilitating effective communication and collaboration between international partners, addressing cultural differences and promoting understanding.

Compliance and Risk Management: Ensuring compliance with relevant regulations, policies, and legal requirements related to international partnerships and exchange programs. Mitigating risks associated with international collaborations.

Monitoring and Evaluation: Establishing metrics and mechanisms for monitoring the effectiveness and impact of international partnerships and exchange programs. Conducting periodic evaluations and making recommendations for improvement.

Promotion and Outreach: Promoting international partnership opportunities within the organization and externally to attract potential partners. Representing the organization at conferences, seminars, and networking events.

Collaboration: Engaging with internal stakeholders such as academic departments, administrative units, and senior leadership to align international partnership initiatives with organizational goals and priorities. Collaborating with other departments to integrate international partnerships and exchange programs into broader institutional initiatives.

Physical Activities Working Conditions Additional Information

Remote Work Notice

A hybrid remote work schedule may be available (currently 1-day remote weekly). Employee must be located within the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex area and have the ability to be on campus for work activities as scheduled and/or with 24-hour notice. Completion and approval of a UT Dallas Remote Work Agreement will be required upon employment, and use of personal computer, internet, and other standard equipment may be required. Remote work arrangements are subject to regular review and re-approval and may be canceled at any time.

What We Can Offer

UT Dallas is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We offer an employee-friendly work environment with a comprehensive benefit package including:

Competitive Salary

Tuition Benefits

Internal Training

Medical insurance - including 100% paid employee medical coverage for full-time employees

Dental Insurance

Vision Insurance

Long and short-term disability

Retirement Plan Options

Paid time off

Paid Holidays All UT Dallas employees have access to various professional development opportunities, including a membership to Academic Impressions, LinkedIn Learning, and UT Dallas Bright Leaders Program.

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About Us

UT Dallas is a top public research university located in one of the nation's fastest-growing metropolitan regions. Our seven schools offer more than 140 undergraduate and graduate programs, plus professional certificates and fast-track programs. Our student body is 31,000 strong, reflecting students from over 100 countries and a multiplicity of identities and experiences.

UT Dallas is committed to graduating well-rounded members of the global community whose education has prepared them for rewarding lives and productive careers in a constantly changing world.

The University has a variety of programs and initiatives to support engagement and success for all members of the campus community. Employee benefits include a range of physical and mental wellness resources. "LilyPad" lactation facilities are located throughout the campus. There are several Employee Resource Groups (ERGs) comprised of individuals who share common interests to help build community among UT Dallas faculty and staff (e.g., Universal Access ERG, Military and Veteran ERG, UT Dallas Young Professionals).

Rich with visual and performing arts venues, museum districts, professional and semi-professional athletics teams, botanical gardens, accessible trails and so much more, the Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) metroplex has something for everyone to explore. UT Dallas partners with regional higher education institutions and school districts and with the Richardson Innovation Quarter (Richardson IQ), a major hub for innovation, entrepreneurship, and educational activities.

Special Instructions Summary Important Message

1) All employees serve as a representative of the University and are expected to display respect, civility, professional courtesy, consideration of others and discretion in all interactions with members of the UT Dallas community and the general public.

2) The University of Texas at Dallas is committed to providing an educational, living, and working environment that is welcoming, respectful, and inclusive of all members of the university community. UT Dallas does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, disability, genetic information, or veteran status in its services, programs, activities, employment, and education, including in admission and enrollment. EOE, including disability/veterans. The University is committed to providing access, equal opportunity, and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. To request reasonable accommodation in the employment application and interview process, contact the ADA Coordinator. For inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies, contact the Title IX Coordinator.

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