Description: The Associate Director of Internationalization Initiatives will assist with IGE's day-to-day operations and be responsible for designing/delivering an array of essential internationalization programs, services and events. The Associate Director will be a key member of IGE's leadership team, and will work collaboratively with the AVP to further develop and foster relationships with the local, regional and international constituents, to not only expand opportunities for Emerson faculty and students, but, also enhance the recognition of the College overall. Successful candidates will have strategic ideas about how to improve IGE's communication and collaboration among Kasteel Well, the Boston and Los Angeles campuses and other key external constituencies. Specific responsibilities include, but are not limited to: Administration/Leadership ? Assist AVP to continue to improve the alignment of policies/procedures between Boston, the Netherlands and Los Angeles campuses related to international programs, and the strategic priorities of other key office stakeholders from around the Emerson network, including the offices of IGE, Student Affairs, Diversity & Inclusion, among other college stakeholders. ? Assist AVP with special projects related to other domains of internationalization (e.g., International Agreements & Partnerships, Diversity Initiatives, Civic Engagement, and International Risk Management, among others). ? Assist AVP in the development and execution of diverse protocols/procedures for receiving international dignitaries on campus. Assessment & Program Evaluation ? Design and implement effective evaluation methods for education abroad programming and create reports for college administration and faculty committees. ? Supervise the tracking of outcomes assessment measures, including student evaluations of education abroad, English Language Learning (ELL), International Student Affairs, Kasteel Well, and Domestic Programs. ? Supervise the tracking of outcomes assessment measures of faculty participation in the PFCI: Curriculum Internationalization Studio and other faculty-centered IGE programs and events. ? Collect and compile accurate program data to be used in IGE annual reports and newsletters. Faculty Engagement ? Assist AVP with the facilitation and continued improvement of the PFCI: Curriculum Internationalization Studio initiative. ? Serve as the point-of-contact (POC) for all IGE faculty-related matters in the AVP's absence. Student Advising ? Assist and advocate for the needs of international visitors, students, scholars, and education abroad participants. ? Assist students apply for competitive international fellowships/scholarships (i.e. Fulbright, Rhodes, Marshall, etc.) by finding the right programs, making important contacts, developing strong proposals, and revising numerous drafts. ? Serve as the liaison with Student Affairs in supporting students in the residences and in developing programs there. Operations and Program Development ? Cultivate and maintain supportive external relationships with the local business, government, and nonprofit communities; industry partners; and the various constituents of IGE. ? Assist AVP with various strategic planning initiatives and implementation efforts with partner universities. ? With the AVP, produce IGE's annual report and bi-annual newsletter.
Campus Location: Boston Campus
Required Knowledge: Successful candidates will have strategic ideas about how to improve IGEs communication and collaboration among Kasteel Well, the Boston and Los Angeles campuses and other key external constituencies.
Preferred/Desirable Knowledge: Preferred Qualifications ? Terminal degree (i.e. Ph.D., J.D.) in a related field. Minimum of 7 years working in international education ? Demonstrated experience with conflict resolution and mediation, staff training, and sensitivity and flexibility in dealing with problems and challenging situations ? Proficiency in a second language ? Minimum of 2 years of experience as a DSO in SEVIS Extensive knowledge and understanding of regulatory requirements affecting student and scholar mobility across borders ? Experience studying abroad
Required Prior Work Experience: Required Qualifications ? Masters degree required, with comparable work experience ? Minimum of 5 years of experience working in a higher education setting as a program coordinator with international programs, intercultural affairs, education abroad, or other areas within internationalization ? Excellent oral and written communication skills, including strong public speaking and motivating students to participate in education abroad programs and related activities ? Demonstrated background in collaborating with faculty ? Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain partnerships ? Demonstrated strong project management skills and ability to work well under pressure and with limited supervision ? Demonstrated ability to think strategically and creatively ? Demonstrated experience working with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds ? US citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident (required for access to SEVIS)
Diversity Statement: Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.
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Emerson College is the nation’s premier private college dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major arts institutions, media outlets, and research centers. The College enrolls 3,783 undergraduate students and 671 graduate students from 71 count...ries and 48 states. Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity – in its people, in the curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural and geographical communities. Our inclusive excellence framework recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.