Boston University Study Abroad is seeking a Director to provide academic and administrative leadership for the Boston University Washington, DC Program. Reporting to the Executive Director of Boston University Study Abroad, manage all aspects of the Boston University Washington, DC Program, which includes the curriculum, faculty and staff supervision, internship placements, excursions and other cultural activities, student life, health and safety, operating budgets, compliance with local laws and regulations, and relationships with institutions and organizations in Washington, DC directly related to the program operations. Participate in and contribute to the Universitys effort in publicizing the Washington, DC Program and reaching enrollment goals for it.
Requires: Masters Degree, Doctoral Degree preferred, excellent managerial, communication and organizational skills in a cross-cultural environment, ability to work cooperatively with senior administrators, faculty, students and staff, ability to communicate professionally and clearly in writing and orally, proven ability to manage people and projects effectively, ability to exercise sound judgment and appropriate response in emergency situations, teaching experience preferred and more than eight years of strong academic and administrative experience, of which at least five years is experience managing the day-to-day operations of a department within a large, complex organization. This is a full-time position located in Washington, DC.