UCLA's Dashew Center for International Students & Scholars (DCISS), a department within Student Affairs, offers personalized counseling, advice, and support to UCLA's international students, scholars, and their families, as well as programming for the multicultural campus community.
The Director, as a strategic local, national and global leader within the international student and scholar community, is responsible for long- and short-term operational, fiscal, and organizational planning; providing leadership and administration of all departmental programs and services; and developing and managing the department's goals and objectives. The Director directly interacts with Vice Provosts, Deans and other campus leaders regarding campus initiatives responsive to the needs of international students, scholars and special programs. The Director makes independent decisions relative to the operation of the department and its budget, conducts staff meetings, and conducts annual evaluations of the Center's programs and services.
Operating within the framework of regulations set forth by federal, state, and University authorities, the Director is responsible for the development of programs, procedures, and reporting formats that directly supports international students, scholars, and faculty.
The Director is responsible for the development of departmental performance expectations, and is accountable for the department's compliance with University accounting, auditing, and personnel principles, policies and procedures.