Assistant Director for Global Education and Training (GET)
Global Education and Training
UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT URBANA-CHAMPAIGN
Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. Illinois is the place where we embrace difference. We embrace it because we value it. Illinois is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.
Global Education and Training (GET) is comprised of GET, the Intensive English Institute (IEI), and the Shanghai Office. For over 25 years, GET has provided comprehensive educational and executive training programs to thousands of students and executives from around the world. GET’s programs provide valuable opportunities for individuals and teams to develop global competencies at Illinois, and prepare current and future industry leaders to work in diverse, international contexts. For more than 50 years, the IEI has provided a challenging and supportive educational environment where language learners can gain proficiency in English for academic, professional, or other purposes. The Shanghai Office, opened in December 2013, operates as a natural extension of the Illinois-China partnership, serving students, faculty, staff, and alumni through outreach, protocol, and career activities.
PRIMARY POSITION FUNCTION/SUMMARY:
Provide leadership, oversight, and coordination for the training programs offered by Global Education and Training (GET).
MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Lead efforts to develop and coordinate GET’s various educational and training programs for a variety of international participants, including executives, undergraduate and graduate students, and higher education administrators and faculty.
Initiate, supervise and perform analysis to determine viability of all aspects of proposed programs, and to evaluate ongoing and completed programs.
Supervise and lead staff to achieve success and foster and culture of innovation and excellence of programmatic offerings.
Direct marketing efforts, including relationships with international and campus partners, to grow and diversify client base.
Contribute to strategy and development of efforts of GET by supporting or leading strategic initiatives.
Provide budget oversight, financial management, and expenditure analysis for GET training programs, ensuring compliance with policies and procedures.
Three years professional experience working in an international office. One year experience developing and managing budgets. One year event or program planning and management experience.
Five years’ professional experience providing programs or services to international students or international professionals.
Experience working on executive education programs, grants or sponsored projects, or international mobility programs.
Supervisory experience working with a globally oriented team.
Experience living, working, or studying overseas.
Preferred: (Successful candidates will have):
Strong organizational skills including the capacity to set priorities and manage multiple projects concurrently.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate in an effective and efficient manner, both in writing and verbally.
Ability to develop and maintain positive partnership relations with international corporate and university partners, as well as other campus units.
SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION:
This is a full-time Civil Service Program Coordinator position appointed on a 12-month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after 01/29/2020. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Applications must be received by 01/29/2020. Apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” button below. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile at http://jobs.illinois.edu. If you already have a profile, you will be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:
Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application.
Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
Step 3) Upload your cover letter, resume (months and years of employment must be included), academic credentials (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable) and names/contact information for three references.
In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, contact Illinois International Programs at
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The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer. Minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. For more information, visit http://go.illinois.edu/EEO.
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