The University of North Carolina at Greensboro invites applications for the position of Associate Provost for International Programs. The Associate Provost reports directly to the Provost and is a member of the University’s Provost’s Council. The University seeks candidates who are visionary, entrepreneurial, collaborative leaders with demonstrated success and proven effectiveness in developing and facilitating international programs. The candidate will build on our accomplishments and provide leadership for future endeavors in the regional, national, and international communities. Faculty appointment is negotiable based on the qualifications of the applicant.
The Associate Provost for International Programs provides innovative leadership and management for the International Programs Center including strategic planning, program oversight, and expansion; oversees budgeting and personnel management; represents the Center to the UNC Greensboro community and external audiences; identifies trends in international education for the purpose of new program development and enrollment goals; and provides support for the University System’s international initiatives. The Associate Provost is specifically responsible for the development of student and faculty exchange programs, overseas linkages, international student and scholar services, prestigious scholarships, community outreach, and raising UNC Greensboro’s global profile.
About UNC Greensboro UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
About The International Programs Center Established in 1992, the Center is the central unit for all international activities at UNC Greensboro including education abroad, faculty and student exchanges, international student and scholar services, and internationalization of the curriculum. The Center staff is comprised of the Senior Director (who also serves as the Director of Study Abroad and Exchange), with five additional Education Abroad staff, three International Student and Scholar Services Advisors, a Prestigious Scholarship Advisor, Budget Manager and additional support personnel. The Associate Provost works in close collaboration with the UNC Institutional Recruitment Consortium hosted by the University on behalf of the UNC system. In addition, the Center serves as the administrative liaison between the University and various internal and external agencies regarding intensive language-learning, including the Global Pathway Program and the INTERLINK Language Institute. A leader in student exchange programs across the country, UNC Greensboro boasts one of the largest student exchange programs in the southeast, with over ninety exchange partner institutions. More information is available at https://international.uncg.edu/
Minimum Qualifications 1. An earned doctorate.
2. A proven record of leadership and achievement in international education, showing strong evidence of energy and vision.
3. In-depth knowledge of issues relating to comprehensive internationalization within the context of higher education including international students and scholars, education abroad, international initiatives and partnerships, teaching and learning applied to international education, and international research funding and collaborations.
4. Significant experience in developing and administering large and successful international programs and grants, fundraising, and marketing.
5. In-depth knowledge of immigration-related policies and procedures and experience in the development of systems and practices in line with regulatory requirements.
6. Demonstrated effective collaboration with academic units and faculty, including familiarity with internationalizing the curriculum and facilitating international exchanges.
7. Substantial experience managing a diverse staff.
8. Experience with faculty, staff, and student development, workshops, or awareness training regarding international and global education.
9. Substantial experience managing complex and diverse budgets and revenue streams.
10. Personal and professional commitment to diversity as demonstrated by involvement in teaching, research, creative activity, service to the profession, work with international education associations, and/or diversity/inclusion activities.
11. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to interact with diverse individuals, groups and cultures.
12. Excellent writing and oral presentation skills.
13. Entrepreneurial resource management and development.
Additional Required Certifications, Licensures, and Certificates Preferred Qualifications
1. Experience in a senior administrative role at an international education office.
2. A demonstrated record of fundraising and securing extramural grants.
3. Ability to serve as an effective and leading voice for campus-wide international committees and initiatives as well as for the Chancellor’s and Provost’s Councils.
4. Contributions to the field of international education through conference and workshop presentations, publications, and research.
5. Familiarity with other national and regional education policies and systems and experience living or working outside of the United States.
6. Experience with community outreach to local populations.
About The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is 1 of only 57 doctoral institutions recognized by the Carnegie Foundation for both higher research activity and community engagement. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC System institutions, UNC Greensboro is one of the most diverse universities in the state with 20,000+ students, and 3,000+ faculty and staff members representing 90+ nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 125 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNC Greensboro is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNC Greensboro on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.