Assistant Vice President for International Affairs

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San Marcos, TX

Texas State University

Assistant Vice President for International Affairs

Job Number: 2018449

Required Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.
Master's degree.
Successful operational experience with at least two of the following: study abroad administration/management; international student recruitment; employment processing and supporting international students, faculty, or staff; intensive English or second language acquisition programs; other international activities.
Experience developing and managing a budget.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Effective planning and collaboration with stakeholders.
Experience working with diverse populations.

Preferred Qualifications
Doctoral degree.
Prior experience as a director of international affairs or similar unit.
Administrative experience, including supervision of staff, at a large, public university.
Experience with income-generating funds.
Experience securing external grant funding or philanthropic funding.
Foreign language proficiency.

Job Description
The Assistant Vice President for International Affairs (AVPIA) is charged with developing a strategic plan for international affairs within the context of the university's vision, mission, values, and strategic planning process. The AVPIA is further responsible for effective operations that enhance the international profile and reputation of the university by increasing the number of international students attending Texas State, working with units to attract distinguished international faculty and staff, advancing the university's research plan, and developing a wide array of programs, experiences and strategic partnerships that promote globalization within the university community. The AVPIA oversees work carried out by the offices of study abroad, intensive English, and international student and scholar services. In addition, the AVPIA coordinates initiatives with campus leadership and works closely with undergraduate and graduate admissions, the financial aid office, other administrative units, as well as colleges, academic units, and centers that have international components. The AVPIA reports to the Associate Vice President for Academic Affairs (AVPAA).

Job Duties
Provide leadership and management expertise for university-wide internationalization efforts including recruiting of international students, services for international students and scholars, study abroad, and English language training.
Facilitate campus internationalization through cross-divisional collaborative efforts.
Collaborate with colleges, academic departments, programs, and centers to create, support, and manage successful international partnerships between Texas State University and educational institutions abroad.
Communicate and interact with international and domestic students, faculty, staff, and visiting scholars.
Ensure compliance with current federal and state regulations, as well as university policies and procedures that affect international affairs of the university.
Oversee traditional budgets and self-supporting/client-funded units in line with the university strategic plans.
Collaborate with university stakeholders to identify potential external funding opportunities.

Additional Information to Applicants
Cover letters must clearly demonstrate how the applicant meets required qualifications and, when applicable, preferred qualifications.

Candidates called for an interview should be prepared to bring a certified transcript.

Candidates invited to an on-campus interview will be required to give a public presentation.

First review of applicants will begin September 7, 2018 followed by phone interviews the week of September 16th and 23rd. Campus interviews will likely take place in October and November.

Job Open Date07/05/2018
Job Close Date

Job Close Date (Posting closes at midnight)
Open Until FilledYes
Normal Work DaysMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Normal Work Hours Start8:00AM
Normal Work Hours End5:00PM
Legal and Required Notices
Texas State University, to the extent not in conflict with federal or state law, prohibits discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, religion, disability, veterans' status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression.

Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.

Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.

Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.

Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.

Why work @ Texas State?

  • Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
  • Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
  • Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
  • Great professional development opportunities: choose from a variety of workshops, training, online learning and even access educational leave opportunities and reimbursement for academic courses
  • An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
  • Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions

    By joining our Texas State Bobcat community, you'll also work on one of the most beautiful campuses in Texas, with teams that value teamwork.

    For full application instructions and position description, please visit the Texas State Job Board





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    Posted: 7/6/2018
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