The European Center is Tufts University's campus in Talloires, France. Between May and September, the European Center offers international academic programs for all learners: college undergraduates, high school students, alumni and adult learners.
Current programs include:
* Tufts in Talloires: A 6-week summer study abroad program open to undergraduate students from Tufts and other universities * Tufts in Annecy: A summer program in partnership with CILFA (Centre International de Langue Francaise d'Annecy), an institute that specializes in teaching French as a second language to students over the age of 18. * Tufts Summit: A summer program focused on international relations and French language studies for rising high school juniors and seniors
In addition, The European Center hosts a variety of international conferences, all of which address the mission of facilitating and promoting international understanding.
The Assistant Director manages a portfolio of international academic programs, which includes all student-facing aspects of the European Center's international education activities. The Assistant Director also administers the day-to-day operation of the Tufts European Center in Talloires.
Basic requirements: * Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through completion of Bachelor's degree * French language fluency * Understanding of the principles of diversity and inclusion in an international setting * Experience living outside of the United States, preferably in France * 3-5 years experience in education abroad or student affairs, preferably with college students * Superior writing skills in English and French * Computer/technical literacy * Strong teamwork skills * Willingness and ability to spend at least 12 weeks annually living in Talloires, France
* Demonstrated international student affairs experience
* Experience in driving a standard shift car
Preferred qualifications: * Master's degree
An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.
Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Organization: European Center
Employee Status: Regular Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jan 3, 2020, 5:00:00 AM
Internal Number: 19002164
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