The Director of Study Abroad/Study Away Programs provides
leadership, administrative oversight, and support for UNC
Asheville's off-campus study opportunities. The director works
collaboratively with UNC Asheville faculty and the UNC system to
develop and support international programs that align with and
enhance students' liberal arts education.
The position has an important strategic portfolio: designing and
implementing diverse, off-campus programming and international
opportunities for students and faculty, advising on the integration
of study abroad into the undergraduate curricula, and developing
new international partnerships. In addition, the Director has
significant operational responsibilities: coordinating critical
management tasks with staff of the Global Studies Center, leading
the Study Abroad Office by supervising, hiring and training
professional and support staff, and preparing and overseeing the
annual budgets and working closely with faculty.