Coordinator of Global Understanding
Open Date: 10/20/2017
Date Initial Screening Begins:
Minimum Education/Experience: Master's degree in one of the following fields: Anthropology, English, Ethnic Studies, Political Science, Psychology, Foreign Language, Economics, Sociology, or related field. Excellent intercultural communication and collaboration skills and experience working cross-culturally.
Special Instructions to Applicant: East Carolina University requires applicants to submit a candidate profile online in order to be considered for the position. Candidates must also submit a cover letter/resume, and a list of three references, including contact information, online. 2-3 original letters of reference are required for employment. Please be aware that if selected as a candidate of choice, an automatic e-mail will be sent to the individuals entered in the References section of the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system. Letters of reference submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system will be verified and considered towards meeting this requirement. For letters of reference not submitted via the PeopleAdmin applicant tracking system, please have the original signed letters mailed to: Katie Strickland East Carolina University 1000 E. Fifth Street, Mailstop 111 Greenville, NC 27858
Job Duties: The Coordinator of Global Understanding will primarily be responsible for ensuring the day to day functioning of the approximately 15-20 Global Understanding courses offered each semester. Duties will include: coordinate with GPE partners to schedule, staff, and offer GU courses on their local campuses; manage ECU sections of Global Understanding including scheduling, reserving space, and coordinating with departments and ITCS for staffing; spearhead the development and dissemination of the master schedule; maintain and deliver training program for new GU faculty at ECU and abroad; manage unforeseen performance and scheduling issues; maintain shared resource sites. In collaboration with the Associate Director of Global Affairs, the Coordinator of Global Understanding will: maintain the GU Core; develop training programs; assess GU student outcomes; participate in pilots of new protocols and technologies; manage a team of faculty and staff at ECU and abroad involved in the GU program; assist with the development of individualized course enhancements. The Coordinator of Global Understanding will teach two Global Understanding classes per semester.