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Executive Director for Global Programming

Employer
Elon University
Location
North Carolina, United States
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted Date
Sep 10, 2022

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Position Type
Administrative, Deans
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time
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Executive Director for Global Programming

Requisition Number: 20122350
Type of Employment: Full-Time Regular
Number of Months:
Months Employed:
Number of Hours per Day/Week: 40
Daily Hours:

Summary Position
This position oversees Elon's education abroad programming, including semester, exchange, and short-term faculty-led programs, with a focus on student-facing and parent/family-facing activity. As a member of the Isabella Cannon Global Education Center (GEC)'s leadership team, the Executive Director supports the Dean of Global Education in managing the operations of the Global Education Center and in communicating efforts on and off campus.This position supports the University's strategic plan, Boldly Elon for 2030, as well as Elon's Global Strategic Plan. Both include promoting inclusive excellence, deepening the University's #1-ranked study abroad program, making programming accessible to all students, and increasing students' acquisition of second languages.The Director of Short-term Programs and the Director of Semester and Exchange Programs report directly to the Executive Director with a total of six full-time employees in the reporting lines. This position works in close collaboration with the Director of Operations and Application and Outreach Coordinator on budgeting, policies, and logistics, among other areas. The Executive Director also provides joint supervision of master's candidates in the Masters of Higher Education program who serve as apprentices, as well as other graduate assistant positions.

Education Requirements
Master’s required

Degree/Major:
Length of Experience: Eight to ten years of professional experience with study away programming.
Supervisory Experience: Yes

Supervisory Experience Detail
Experience supervising full-time employees.

Special Skills or Experience


Special Instructions to Applicants
Please submit resume and cover letter at the end of the application process.

Posting Date: 08/25/2022
Closing Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

General Purpose of Position
This position oversees Elon’s education abroad programming, including semester, exchange, and short-term faculty-led programs, with a focus on student-facing and parent/family-facing activity. As a member of the Isabella Cannon Global Education Center (GEC)’s leadership team, the Executive Director supports the Dean of Global Education in managing the operations of the Global Education Center and in communicating efforts on and off campus. This position supports the University’s strategic plan, Boldly Elon for 2030, as well as Elon’s Global Strategic Plan. Both include promoting inclusive excellence, deepening the University’s #1-ranked study abroad program, making programming accessible to all students, and increasing students’ acquisition of second languages.The Director of Short-term Programs and the Director of Semester and Exchange Programs report directly to the Executive Director with a total of six full-time employees in the reporting lines. This position works in close collaboration with the Director of Operations and Application and Outreach Coordinator on budgeting, policies, and logistics, among other areas. The Executive Director also provides joint supervision of master’s candidates in the Masters of Higher Education program who serve as apprentices, as well as other graduate assistant positions.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Leadership· Manage priorities of and supervise performance of team members.· Promote and serve as a mentor for team members’ on-going professional development and training.· Along with other members of the GEC leadership team, develop mechanisms to sustain a high level of morale, creativity, and effectiveness.· Support University initiatives around equity, diversity, and inclusion.· Pursue professional development opportunities in support of role and duties, in alignment with University goals, and to contribute to the field of international education.· Together with the GEC leadership team, represent Elon’s study away activities to Elon’s senior staff.

Strategic· Collaborate with the Dean, Assistant Dean, Director of Semester & Exchange Programs, Director of Short-term Programs, and GEC program managers to further develop and implement Elon’s Global Strategic Plan, including, but not limited to, study away opportunities for students, faculty, and staff.· With the Dean, monitor industry trends to aid in the development of initiatives, objectives, and best practices for the GEC.· Work with colleagues to maintain high standard of providing 100% access to study away.· Manage current affiliate and exchange relationships and oversee the strategic onboarding of new program offerings.· Serve on the GEC Advisory Committee, relevant search committees, and other committees, as appropriate.Administrative· Lead content development for general orientation and reentry sessions, to ensure consistency across programs.· Manage a portfolio of at least one short term faculty led program and one affiliate/exchange programs.· Together with the Dean and Communication & Outreach Coordinator, oversee all externally presented education abroad web content and print materials.· Assist the Director of Operations in the collection, management, verification, and distribution of study away data.· Work with the Dean on general issues—including, but not limited to—scholarships, emergency plans, risk management, insurance, evaluation, reentry, graduate programs, developmental outcomes assessment, special programs, and initiatives.· Work with the Director of Short-term Programs, Assistant Dean, and other colleagues to ensure the preparedness of short-term faculty leaders and the Center faculty-in-residence.· Work with the Director of Operations on study away budgeting and contract management.· Foster positive parent & family relations and involvement.· Handle sensitive student issues, including but not limited to, academic, honor code, and Title IX cases.· Serve as secondary reviewer of petitions for non-Elon program and handle escalated student appeals of GEC study away decisions.· Work closely with the Director of Global Experiential Learning and others to develop and maintain health & safety plans and protocols for study away programs. Assist with emergencies, including during non-office working hours.

Education and Experience
Master’s degree required.

Does this position require driving for the university? No

Additional Information


To apply, visit https://elon.peopleadmin.com/postings/8887

Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

Elon University has built a national reputation as a premier student-centered arts and sciences university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a No. 1 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and No. 9 for innovation. Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and the Institute of International Education has ranked the institution No. 1 in the nation for study abroad for 16 straight years. In addition, Elon is the only university in the nation ranked in the top-20 by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Student Success.” Elon’s more than 7,000 students prepare to become the resilient, ambitious and ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe.




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