Director, Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs
UCIS-Office of the Director - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (20004155)
The Director of the Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs (NRIEP) leads and oversees the operations of a collection of 31 museum-quality classrooms renowned for promoting cross-cultural understanding and celebrating Western Pennsylvania's ethnic diversity and immigrant heritage through its classrooms, tours, student group, student scholarships, faculty grants, cultural and educational outreach programs and events. Founded in 1926, the Nationality Rooms were established as a partner with ethnic communities formed as committees; continuance of these partnerships is an essential part of collaborating with community resources and advancing Pitt's strategic goal of Embracing the World and Strengthening Communities.
The Director reports to the Executive Director of Global Engagement, is a member of the global engagement senior team at the University Center for International Studies (UCIS) and has overall direct responsibility for all NRIEP personnel. The Director must demonstrate significant and proven leadership and philanthropic experience in non-profit, museum, gallery and/or academic environments. They must exhibit depth of knowledge on, and experience engaging, the cultures represented across the Nationality Rooms.
The successful candidate will have well-rounded exposure and experience working across sectors (e.g. industry, education, communications, marketing, management) and academic disciplines. The Director should be experienced in management and operations, outreach and engagement, fundraising, curation, data collection, reporting and analysis. They must demonstrate capacity to successfully oversee scholarship program administration; site and facilities construction; the design, development, fabrication, installation and maintenance of permanent and temporary exhibits; and the daily operations of a gift shop/visitor center.
Master's Degree required in higher education administration, museum studies, personnel administration, international affairs, public policy, historic preservation, art and architectural studies or related field. Experience working with culturally and linguistically diverse communities is essential. Project management, fundraising, and accounting skills are also important. Proficiency in a language other than English is preferred. A minimum of five years' experience engaging with international populations/projects/programs is required.
The University of Pittsburgh is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and values equality of opportunity, human dignity and diversity. EOE, including disability/vets
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Administrator.IV
Minimum Education Level Required: Master's
Minimum Experience Level Required: 5-6 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m
Hiring Range: $46,644.00 - $76,440.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: Yes
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Child Protection Clearances: Not Applicable
Required Documents: Resume, Cover Letter
Internal Number: 20004155
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.