Position Type: Professional Location: Brockport Division/Equivalent: Academic Affairs School/Unit: Global Education and Engagement Categories: Professional Non-Faculty
Director of Global Education and Engagement
The College at Brockport
The College at Brockport, State University of New York, is accepting applications for a Director of Global Education and Engagement. The Center for Global Education and Engagement (CGEE) oversees all aspects of international education on campus, including international student recruitment and retention, a vibrant study abroad program, our Washington, DC internship program, Collaborative Online Learning International Learning (COIL), and the globalization of the campus curriculum. The Director will serve as the Chief International Officer of the College and provides supervision and budgetary management for the CGEE and leadership for comprehensive university-wide international services and initiatives which are essential to fulfilling The College at Brockport's mission and strategic plan. The CGEE consists of a dynamic team of nine staff members who oversee 100+ programs and partnerships throughout the world.
Internationalization and development leadership
Plan and execute, under the leadership of the Provost, and in collaboration with faculty members, deans, and other leaders, all international programs and services, including specific initiatives. Provide vision, leadership, skillful direction and coordination of all units of the Center for Global Education and Engagement, including Education Abroad's 100+ programs, international student and scholar services, international recruitment, COIL, the D.C. Internship program and institutional partnerships. Lead the university-wide effort to develop and promote academic excellence through the three aspects of internationalization: outbound (study abroad and faculty-led immersions); inbound (international students and visiting scholars); and on-campus (international curricular and co-curricular opportunities). Develop, oversee and grow global initiatives, including faculty-led programs, international internships, and exchange programs. Oversee programmatic accreditation ensuring alignment with the professional accreditation standards and ensuring documentation and measurement of student learning outcomes that correspond to accreditation criteria. Prepare accreditation and assessment reports, memoranda of understanding and articulation agreements in consort with legal, procurement and academic offices. Monitor and oversee international cooperative programs, teaching and research, enrollment management initiatives, partner relationships, and recruitment initiatives. Work with the Provost and other executive officers to maintain and enhance global competencies in academic programs aligned with the College's mission. Implement the principles and practices of international education. In conjunction with the marketing and communications department, create and maintain a focused plan for communicating the College's vision and needs for internationalization internally and externally. Develop strategic cultivation and build strong relationships with current, prospective and new international partners. Establish and maintain effective working relationships with relevant stakeholders. Develop and implement strategies for conducting prospect research and cultivation, stewardship of existing international partner relationships, and raising overall international engagement to higher levels. Develop and manage an annual plan for CGEE that supports the objectives of the College strategic plan. https://www.brockport.edu/about/strategic_plan/index.html In particular, supports curricular and co-curricular programs to cultivate an engaged diverse, global and inclusive community. Serve as a liaison between the College and its stakeholders including public and private international organizations, sister universities, government officials, international education agencies and representatives, and international alumni and friends of the College. Travel internationally, regionally and locally for the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of international partner relationships and cooperative programs. Serve as a member of the Provost's leadership team. May serve on other planning and policy-making committees.
Strengthen systems and operations within the CGEE. Provide leadership and management oversight for the department and its reporting units including international student services, study abroad, compliance, accreditation, cultural exchange, host family programs, COIL programs, Washington, DC internships, international student engagement and academic success. Coordinate systems and utilization of data for developing new strategies for international student engagement and comprehensive internationalization on campus. Mentor and empower staff to oversee and be accountable for their respective areas. Hires, supervises and evaluates CGEE staff. Prepare and monitor realistic and relevant budgets for the unit linked to strategic initiatives in CGEE. Administer approved budgets within established guidelines including all reporting requirements. Oversee annual budget, income and activity projections for international programs and Development.
Graduate degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university. Professional and/or management experience in similar or related role and evidence of progression and development gained through relevant detailed knowledge and experience. Progressively responsible professional experience in global education in higher education or equivalent transferrable organization. Market development and relationship management, such as the identification of market trends, generation of original ideas and innovative solutions. Experience managing an operating budget. Leadership on or initiating projects with measurable outcomes and implications across wider teams, project management skills. Demonstrated high level communication skills. Current knowledge of higher education systems and government policy in the USA and abroad. Experience supervising and mentoring staff. Demonstrated professional success in areas such as international partnership development, international enrollment management, international recruitment strategic initiatives, and/or comprehensive internationalization initiatives preferably in higher education or related field. Demonstrated support of advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion goals within an academic environment. Strategic management and planning skills, including the ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
Terminal degree by time of appointment from a college or university accredited by the U.S. Department of Education or an internationally recognized college or university. Broad experience in international education programs in higher education. Overseas work experience. Experience with crisis management situations and handling emergencies; developing action plans. Experience with intercultural communication and competencies. Experience in higher education recruitment and/or marketing. Experience with crisis management situations and handling emergencies; developing action plans. Knowledge and understanding of the foreign university systems and application processes (e.g., UCAS and the Common App). Experience with program accreditation and development and measurement of student learning outcomes.
Department Description The Center for Global Education and Engagement (CGEE) brings the world to The College at Brockport by welcoming international students, scholars, and faculty from all over the globe. We have provided study abroad opportunities to our students for over 50 years, and we deliver over 100 study abroad opportunities on all seven continents to this day. We are committed to offering robust international opportunities to help globalize the Brockport experience. Our students are engaged in our international community here on campus and through our various experiences abroad. We offer opportunities closer to home through our internships in the heart of Washington D.C., and online international learning experiences inside the classroom so that our graduates are prepared for the global workforce and become globally minded citizens.
The College The College at Brockport, State University of New York, serves a diverse student body of over 7,100 undergraduate and 1,100 graduate students enrolled in 50 undergraduate majors and more than 50 masters' programs, teacher certification programs and advanced graduate certificates supported by more than 750 instructional faculty and professional staff. The College is an inclusive learning community that inspires excellence through growth, engagement, and transformation. Located in western New York, the College benefits from a small town atmosphere located near major metropolitan cities; 16 miles west of Rochester, 45 miles east of Buffalo, and 140 miles from Toronto.
Salary and Benefits Competitive salary commensurate with experience. We offer an excellent benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurances, healthcare and dependent care savings accounts, life insurance, and retirement.
Application Instructions Interested candidates should apply online at jobs.brockport.edu and submit a cover letter, resume and the names, addresses and phone number of three professional references. Review of application materials will begin immediately and application materials will continue to be accepted until the position is filled.
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Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer/Diversity Statement We are part of an academic community committed to fostering integrity, civility, and justice. We affirm that the dignity of our Brockport community is protected when free speech, academic freedom and individual rights are expressed within a climate of civility and mutual respect. Striving to learn from each other, we value human diversity because it enriches our lives and it is fundamental to the College's commitment to teaching, learning, scholarship and service leading to student success.
The College at Brockport, State University of New York is an AA/EEO/ADA employer. The College actively seeks applications from women, veterans, individuals with a disability, members of underrepresented groups or anyone that would enrich the diversity of the College.
Founded in 1835, The College at Brockport is a nationally recognized comprehensive public college focused on student success. We are proud of our academic quality and exceptional value. Our 464-acre campus has 67 buildings occupying about one-quarter of the campus, with rolling grassy fields and wooded land. Each year, The College at Brockport awards approximately 25 percent of all bachelor's degrees in the Rochester area, with many alumni staying in Rochester to work or attend graduate school. Our alumni serve in leadership roles in business, government, public safety, health care, the arts, sciences and education.