Assistant Academic Specialist Leadership and Global Studies, International Affairs
Requisition Number: FTFR000402
Division/College: College of Professional Studies
FT/PT: Full Time
The College of Professional Studies at Northeastern University invites applications for a full-time, non-tenure track faculty position which divides time between the master’s program in “Global Studies and International Affairs” and the master’s program in “Leadership.”
Within the “Global Studies and International Affairs” program, the responsibilities include but are not limited to: developing and standardizing the core on-ground and online course, “Global Literacy, Culture and Community,” developing the new concentration and course sequence and course instruction in “Global Student Mobility” and assisting with recruiting and hiring adjunct faculty. This faculty member will also share responsibility for the “International Field Study Experience” and will plan, coordinate and co-teach an online interdisciplinary summer course with a one-week overseas component which serves as a capstone requirement.
Within the “Leadership” program, the responsibilities include but are not limited to: sharing the updating of curriculum and development of new courses focusing on change and transformation and leadership communication, teaching courses in both online and blended delivery formats in Boston and at Northeastern campuses in both the U.S. and with international partners, helping to recruit and develop adjunct faculty, program evaluation and student advising.
Applicants will be expected to serve on faculty committees, advise students on theses and assist with other academic and administrative duties in support of both programs.
This position requires a doctorate in a field closely related to international higher education, leadership, intercultural relations and/or multicultural communication along with a successful track record of teaching at the graduate level. Substantial real-world experience in organizational leadership and experience running study abroad programs and/or programs serving the needs of international students is required. Demonstrated competency in leadership theory and practice, organizational development theory, motivational theories applying to both individuals and groups and team/group dynamics is also required.
Experience working for a third party provider of international programs, government sponsored exchange programs and/or organizations designed to support these exchanges is considered a plus. The successful candidate will also have some familiarity with counseling both domestic and international students on cultural adaptation, familiarity with U.S. SEVIS requirements and an appreciation of international equivalents in countries heavily visited by U.S. students.
Some evening and weekend work is required as well as overseas travel.
To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link: Careers@Northeastern
Northeastern University is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action Educational Institution and Employer, Title IX University. Northeastern University particularly welcomes applications from minorities, women and persons with disabilities. Northeastern University is an E-Verify Employer.