The Institute for Global Engagement at Grinnell College is pleased to announce a new inaugural position: Director of Grinnell-in-London (GIL)/Grinnell-in-Washington, D.C. (GIW). These flagship, semester-long faculty-led programs provide unique learning opportunities for students and faculty in London and Washington, D.C.
The Director of GIL/GIW, based in Grinnell with regular travel to U.K. and D.C., leads, manages and oversees Grinnell's distinctive programs including the recruitment of faculty and students, managing all program logistics including short-term travel, budget oversight, visa regulations, and marketing/promotion. The Director will also work with Grinnell alumni in both London and D.C. by coordinating network opportunities and overseeing our new host community program in both locations. In addition, the Director serves as the lead for intercultural learning within the Institute for Global Engagement and will create and administer programmatic workshops and events as well as contribute to pedagogy.
Previous experience working with education abroad programs in the U.K./London. 5-7 years of work in the education abroad field including previous engagement with NAFSA and/or the Forum for Education Abroad. Experience building and teaching intercultural communication pedagogy and courses. Experience living, working, and/or studying abroad. Strong oral and written communication skills, with the ability to establish and maintain effective relationships with individuals from cultural diverse backgrounds. Knowledge of the liberal arts.
Internal Number: S00646
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