Assistant Director, Global Programs
Position Type: Permanent Staff
Department: Kenan-Flagler Bus Sch - 330100
Appointment Type: EHRA Non-Faculty
Vacancy ID: NF0003072
Position Summary: The Undergraduate Business Program (UBP) is the largest academic program within UNC's Kenan-Flagler Business School with an enrollment of approximately 1,000 majors and minors. The Undergraduate Business Program Office provides academic and student development services for current and prospective students, as well as faculty and staff. Specific services include: prospective student recruitment and admissions; academic services, including academic advising, course scheduling, and graduation; new student orientation; student life and engagement programs, such as student clubs and organizations, case competitions and other community-building opportunities; study abroad and other global program experiences; and career development programs. The Assistant Director, UBP Global Programs, is a key position in the UBP Program Office and specifically the Global Programs team, requiring effective communication skills, strategic and critical thinking skills, and a strong interest in global education. The Assistant Director has primary responsibility to administer faculty led global programs called Global Immersion Electives (GIEs), which currently occur in March and May. This position will be responsible for identifying and securing faculty and staff program leadership for in country, all logistics of the Chapel Hill classes, assessing Safety and Security Risk in the locations as part of the vetting process, and identifying appropriate third party providers. The Assistant Director reports directly to the UBP Senior Associate Director for Global Programs and has substantial contact with UBP students and faculty. The Assistant Director provides indirect supervision for a group of student marketers and is responsible for managing key working relationships with third party providers, key stakeholders across the business school, and the campus.
Application Deadline: 05/31/2018
Education Requirements: A Bachelor's degree is required and a Master's Degree is preferred, with a preference for a degree in business administration and/or higher education.
Qualification and Experience: Minimum of three to five years of related work experience, with preference for candidates with direct experience working with undergraduate students regarding global programs in a university setting. A successful candidate for this role is a strong and clear communicator, motivated and organized, detail oriented; functions well as part of a team, and can successfully juggle multiple priorities simultaneously. This individual must be able to move quickly and adeptly between projects and perform under pressure in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment as well as be able to work independently with minimal oversight. As this individual will work with stakeholders across campus as well as globally, having a diplomatic style is essential to ensure that key messages are conveyed, as intended, in a culturally appropriate way. Some evening and weekend work may be required. The successful candidate must also be willing to travel internationally.
Equal Opportunity Employer: The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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Special Instructions for Applicants: In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document form upon hire.