Education Abroad, International Education Leadership, Other International Education Opportunities
Associate Director of Global Programs
Position #: 01002337
Salary Range: $54,300 - $82,000
The Undergraduate Business Program is the largest academic program within UNC’s Kenan-Flagler Business School with an enrollment of approximately 1,000 majors and minors. The Undergraduate Business Program Office (UBP) provides academic and student development services for current and prospective students, as well as faculty and staff. Specific services include: prospective student recruitment and admissions; academic services, including academic advising, course scheduling, and graduation; new student orientation; student life and engagement programs, such as student clubs and organizations, case competitions and other community-building opportunities; study abroad and other global program experiences; and career development programs.
The Associate Director of Global Programs for the Undergraduate Business Program is a key leadership position requiring effective and diplomatic communication skills, strategic thinking and analytical skills in order to develop strategic recommendations for senior leadership. The Associate Director will: manage key working relationships with global partners and constituents across the business school, campus and in the local community in delivering international programs and services.
This role is responsible for: improving and enhancing global education for UBPstudents, leading all aspects of our faculty led Global Immersion Elective Programs, leading all semester exchange partnerships/programs across Europe, forming new partnerships to execute UBP global objectives, advising students, and developing program enhancements including assessment measures, benchmarking, analysis of student feedback. Currently, approximately 72% of our business majors study abroad. Our goal is to increase participation to 100% and the Associate Director will be a key contributor in helping to achieve this objective.
The Associate Director reports to the Director for Global Programs and has substantial contact with Undergraduate Business students. The Associate Director provides direct and indirect supervision for a growing team, which includes two Assistant Directors and two Program Managers.
Bachelor’s degree required with 5 years of related experience. Master’s degree is preferred and will accept 3 years of related experience. Degrees in business administration and/or higher education are preferred.
Qualifications and Experience
Preference for candidates with direct experience working with undergraduate students regarding global programs in a university setting. A successful candidate for this role is a strong and clear communicator, motivated and organized, detail oriented; functions well as part of a team, and can successfully juggle multiple priorities simultaneously. This individual must be able to move quickly and adeptly between projects and perform under pressure in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment. Ideally, they should be comfortable with technology (specifically the Slate application management tool) and analyzing and summarizing data. As this individual will work with stakeholders across campus as well as globally, having a diplomatic style is essential to ensure that key messages are conveyed, as intended, in a culturally appropriate way. Some evening and weekend work may be required. The successful candidate must also be willing to travel internationally.
Application Types Accepted
Applications must be received in the Department of Human Resources by the closing date to be considered. Please submit an online application for vacancy # 01002337 to The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Human Resources at http://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/167925
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.