The University of Notre Dame (ND.jobs) is accepting applications for a Associate Director, Study Abroad.
Applications will be accepted until 6/23/2021.
The Associate Director is a member of the study abroad team that is responsible for providing our diverse student body with access to international education opportunities through all education abroad programs (including semester programs, summer faculty-led programs, research abroad, and global internships) for 1000+ students a year.
The Associate Director is responsible for implementing the strategy and operations plan of ND International programming, primarily within an assigned portfolio. This includes recruitment, selection, and preparation of students for their summer and semester study abroad programs, as well as contributing to continuous strategic planning and assessment of existing and potential programs. This position works collaboratively across ND International and other campus departments to support the overall goals of the institution; to this extent, the Associate Director provides cross-cultural, analytic, and linguistic support in various special projects and initiatives, both led and/or co-sponsored by NDI. The Associate Director also communicates, promotes, and provides support for NDI's global network, particularly in what concerns to their synergies with existing study abroad programs.
In addition, the Associate Director has responsibility for several key initiatives across the entire team: promoting intercultural competency development for study abroad, administers learning outcome assessment for all programs, as well as developing opportunities for students' global engagement through research, internships, community engagement or other experiential learning opportunities. Reentry programming and faculty collaboration will also be a focus for this position.
The Associate Director reports directly to the Senior Director of Global Education and will work closely with other members of the team.
Minimum Qualifications: -Masters degree in a relevant field -At least 5 years of experience in international education and/or education abroad -Strong organizational, project management, administrative, and computer skills -Significant international experience living, studying or working abroad, with proficiency in a second language -Strong communication and interpersonal skills to positively engage people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds -Knowledge and experience with intercultural competency development -Knowledge and experience with study abroad assessment of global learning outcomes -Demonstrated experience working with people of diverse backgrounds and increasing and diversifying student participation in study abroad -Ability to work well in a team, and to work well with a variety of constituencies (students, faculty, parents, staff) -Excellent problem-solving and strong analytical skills with proven ability to strategize, prioritize, and multi-task to meet goals and deadlines
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This appointment is contingent upon the successful completion of a background check. Applicants will be asked to identify all felony convictions and/or pending felony charges. Felony convictions do not automatically bar an individual from employment. Each case will be examined separately to determine the appropriateness of employment in the particular position. Failure to be forthcoming or dishonesty with respect to felony disclosures can result in the disqualification of a candidate. The full procedure can be viewed at https://facultyhandbook.nd.edu/?id=link-73597.
Equal Opportunity Employment StatementThe University of Notre Dame seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female and minority candidates and those candidates attracted to a university with a Catholic identity. Moreover, Notre Dame prohibits discrimination against veterans or disabled qualified individuals, and requires affirmative action by covered contractors to employ and advance veterans and qualified individuals with disabilities in compliance with 41 CFR 60-741.5(a) and 41 CFR 60-300.5(a).
APPLICATION PROCESS: Please apply online at http://ND.jobs to Job # S21444. For additional information about working at the University of Notre Dame and various benefits available to employees, please visit http://hr.nd.edu/why-nd. The University of Notre Dame supports the needs of dual career couples and has a Dual Career Assistance Program in place to assist relocating spouses and significant others with their job search.
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