Working with the Associate Director plan, develop, and manage new and existing international education programs. Oversee existing campus-partnership programs such as the Global Research Experience in Advanced Technologies (GREAT) Program, develop new programs, serve as the lead academic advisor for the Global Study Program, and represent UC Davis overseas with multiple partner institutions. Conduct ongoing research to identify new partners and new ways to enhance student satisfaction and learning outcomes. Responsibilities will also include student course registration management, student advising, student crisis response, and other duties as assigned.
The University Programs portfolio of the Center for International Education manages the campus's visiting international study and research undergraduate programs. It includes a variety of campus-partnership programs, including the Global Study Program, the GREAT Program, customized programs for partner universities, and more. The Global Study Program is a large, complex program hosting ~200 students per quarter from UC Davis's international partner universities. The GREAT (Global Research in Advanced Technologies) program is a leading recruitment pipeline for graduate study at UC Davis, bringing select top undergraduates from the best universities in Asia to conduct research with faculty during the summer. These two programs are highly visible and critical components of the Center for International Education's efforts to support the internationalization of UC Davis.
Must be able to lift and move boxes of course materials weighing up to 40 pounds.
Valid CA driver's license required.
May be required to work overtime during peak periods.
Must be available for overnight travel and to work variable hours if necessary.
Must be able to drive to various locations throughout California.
UC Davis is a smoke and tobacco free campus effective January 1, 2014. Smoking, the use of smokeless tobacco products, and the use of unregulated nicotine products (e-cigarettes) will be strictly prohibited on any UC Davis owned or leased property, indoors and outdoors, including parking lots and residential space.
Experience managing international student study/research programs at a large research university.
Experience in counseling and guidance techniques; advising students and scholars to help them resolve multiple problems (e.g. immigration, academic, social and health problems); and making appropriate and sensitive referrals.
Experience working and communicating with international students from different backgrounds who speak different languages and have varying levels of English proficiency.
Effective interpersonal communication skills to interact positively and cooperatively with students, parents, faculty, administrators, staff and the general public at UC Davis and abroad.
Project and time management skills; ability to organize work independently with minimal supervision; ability to adapt to changing work priorities and perform multiple interrelated tasks.
Experience working with faculty and administrators at a higher education institution.
Experience developing and implementing marketing strategies to increase participation in international student study and research programs
Project Management experience to oversee multiple, simultaneous projects and programs, establish priorities, develop a course of action, monitor the plan, review and evaluate fiscal and educational outcomes.
Familiarity with UC Davis course registration policies and procedures.
Experience in new educational program design and development.
This position is a critical position and subject to a background check. Employment is contingent upon successful completion of background investigation including criminal history and identity checks.
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