The University of Delaware invites nominations and applications for the position of Director of the Institute for Global Studies. The University of Delaware, a state-supported, privately managed institution, is located midway between Washington, DC and New York City. The Director provides oversight and leadership to the programs, extramural projects, and activities associated with the Institute for Global Studies and fosters an organizational climate that supports global education and values diversity. The Director works in collaboration with the colleges and other academic and administrative units to facilitate, expand and enhance campus internationalization, intercultural learning, and global initiatives.
Review of applications will begin on April 20, 2020, although nominations and applications will be accepted until the position is filled. Nominations and expressions of interest will be held in confidence.
The University of Delaware is a research extensive institution with a commitment to teaching excellence and innovation. It is ranked in the top tier of institutions in national rankings. The full-time enrollment is approximately 24,120 students.
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity employer that encourages applications from minority group members and women.
Employment offers will be conditioned upon successful completion of a criminal background check. A conviction will not necessarily exclude you from employment.
The University of Delaware is an Equal Opportunity Employer which encourages applications from Minority Group Members, Women, Individuals with Disabilities and Veterans. The University's Notice of Non-Discrimination can be found at http://www.udel.edu/aboutus/legalnotices.html
The successful applicant for the Director of the Institute for Global Studies will have a Master’s Degree with 7 to 10 years of progressively responsible and relevant experience in international higher education. The position requires strong interpersonal and communication abilities, as well as the ability to interact effectively with a broad range of University constituencies. Interested applicants should have established networks in the field of international education.
Candidates should upload a letter of interest, a detailed resume, and the names and addresses of three references to http://www1.udel.edu/udjobs/ by selecting STAFF opportunities, Director, Institute for Global Studies.
Internal Number: 495967
About University of Delaware
The University received its charter from the State of Delaware in 1833 and was designated one of the nation’s historic Land Grant colleges in 1867. Today, UD is one of only three institutions with Land Grant, Sea Grant, Space Grant and Urban Grant status. UD also is classified by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching as a research university with very high research activity--a designation accorded to less than 3 percent of U.S. colleges and universities. A state-assisted, privately governed institution, UD offers courses in a broad range of disciplines, including 4 associate’s programs, 130 bachelor’s programs, 110 master's programs and 43 doctoral programs through our seven colleges and in collaboration with more than 50 research centers. Our student body includes 24,120 students, and 1,000 students in professional and continuing studies from across the United States and around the world.