ASSOCIATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
ASSOCIATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
UC Education Abroad Program (UCEAP)
Responsible for student case management across all programs, regional coordination of health and safety emergencies, review and analysis of student program evaluations, and full oversight and management responsibilities for student affairs case management, student evaluation review, marketing support, and select program management. Oversees Program Team (program and academic specialists, advisors), day-to-day operations, and work assignments. The Associate Program Director works closely, when necessary, with the UCEAP Program Teams, Directors of Reciprocity, Finance, Student Health, Safety and Emergency Response, Human Resources, Information Technology, and the Associate Vice Provost & Executive Director on legal, budget, and other operational matters. Serves as back-up to the Program Director as necessary. Responsible for student affairs case management, student health, safety and emergency response support, and review and recommendations related to student evaluations. Also performs key program management functions: maintains effective working and diplomatic relationships with host university officials and third party providers. Negotiates contractual agreements with partner universities and providers and manages agreement compliance. Monitors conditions and developments concerning host countries and issues of concern to UCEAP, advising constituents on these matters; develops and maintains the professional networks to meet this responsibility.
Requirements: BA/BS degree and five or more years of intermediate to senior administrative and/or program management experience in international, higher education. Currency in the field and advanced knowledge of international education trends and policies. Experience in directly supporting the operations of international education programs. Excellent oral and written communication skills with a broad community of other international education administrators, university staff and administrators, faculty, program managers, and host institution administrators. Demonstrated ability to work positively and productively with dynamic and diverse groups of faculty, staff and students. Experience and skills in developing, implementing and managing projects and business processes; ability in problem identification, reasoning, ability to develop original ideas to solve problems, persuade others, and lead. Experience in a managerial role within a multi-functional unit or other work team to meet organizational standards, deliverables, and strategic objectives.
Notes: The UCEAP System-wide Office is located off-campus in Goleta, CA (near UCSB). Position requires occasional travel to UC campuses and possibly program sites abroad; must be available to assist with, or serve as a back-up contact for, occasional student emergencies, which may occur outside of regular business hours. Satisfactory criminal history background check. UCSB is a Tobacco-Free environment.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Open until filled
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Job # 13311