Feb 23, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Academic Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Duties: Reporting to the Director, Penn Abroad, the Senior Associate Director (Programming) is an active member of the leadership team of Penn Abroad. Leading a team of education abroad professionals, the Senior Associate Director is responsible for the administrative and programmatic oversight of strategic education abroad programs sponsored by the University and managed the implementation of international academic experiences that foster student engagement, learning, and development. The Senior Associate Director builds strategic, collaborative relationships with faculty, staff and other partners across the institution in support of Penn's internationalization efforts in key abroad programs including the Global Internship Program, Penn Global Seminars and other priority areas as assigned by the Director. The Senior Associate Director manages outreach and initiatives to enrich the menu of offerings of education abroad programs and to expand the number and diversity of students participating in education abroad opportunities. In absence of Director, acts as Director of Penn Abroad.

Qualifications: BA/BS required, Masters preferred plus 5 to 7 years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and experience; experience in international education; experience in education abroad;significant experience in program management; previous experience in supervising staff; experience in crisis management; intercultural communication skills; experience studying, working or living abroad.

Additional preferred qualifications: Experience developing and managing a large and diverse portfolio of education abroad programs; ability to collaborate with faculty and professional staff of a large institution in order to facilitate a successful education abroad strategy.

Reference Number: 62-25043

Salary Grade: 028

Employment Type: Exempt

Org: Penn Abroad

Special Requirements: Background check required after a conditional job offer is made. Consideration of the background check will be tailored to the requirements of the job.

Job Family: B-Executive/Managerial Administration

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