Director of Global, Immersive and Professional Programs

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Position Type Permanent Staff (EHRA NF) Department School of Media and Journalism-350100 Working Title Director of Global, Immersive and Professional Programs Appointment Type EHRA Non-Faculty Position Posting Category Other Salary Range $45,200 - $64,000 Full Time/Part Time? Full-Time Permanent Hours per Week 40 Vacancy ID NF0003692 Position ID 01004416 Posting Open Date 04/15/2019 Application Deadline 04/29/2019 Open Until Filled No Proposed Start Date 05/20/2019 Position Summary

The Director of Global, Immersive and Professional Programs leads development and implementation of engaging and enriching academic and experiential programs for nearly 1,000 undergraduate majors as well as media professionals and international visitors in the UNC School of Media and Journalism. The Director facilitates a deep dive into media and journalism education through a wide range of instructional and co-curricular initiatives. Such programs include trips to domestic and international locations; workshops for working professionals; and a Visiting International Scholars program. The Director prepares proposals, creates new programs and seeks out revenue-generating opportunities. The Director oversees financial plans and timelines for programs and ensures the successful execution of activities within budget. The Director sets strategy for the school’s global initiatives in line with the school’s vision, including study abroad partnerships, and represents the School throughout the University and beyond. The Director is a hands-on connector and entrepreneurial program builder, working across areas to bring together people and resources to achieve exceptional results.
The Director supervises the Global, Immersive and Professional Programs Assistant Director and other staff as assigned. This position reports to the Senior Associate Dean for Strategy and Administration.

Educational Requirements

A master’s degree is required with preference for degrees in journalism, communication and/or higher education. A relevant undergraduate degree will be accepted in substitution for candidates demonstrating comparable qualifications and experience.

Qualifications and Experience

Three or more years of related work experience required. Experience creating immersive programs, managing budgets and meeting revenue goals required. The position requires diplomacy, tact and strong interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate with a broad range of students, faculty and professionals from diverse backgrounds. Commitment to prompt follow-through and responsiveness on all matters is essential.
Preference given to candidates with:
- Direct experience working with undergraduate students in a university setting.
- In-depth knowledge of advertising, public relations and journalism curriculum.
- Demonstrated ability to generate and organize a portfolio of new and complex projects while juggling multiple priorities and commitments.
- Fluency in a second language (Spanish, French or Mandarin).
- Supervisory experience.
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and social media tools.
This position requires domestic and international travel.

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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Department Contact Name and Title Nadine Kinsey Department Contact Telephone or Email [email protected] Office of Human Resources Contact Information

If you experience any problems accessing the system or have questions about the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at (919) 843-2300 or send an email to [email protected]
Please note: The Office of Human Resources will not be able to provide specific updates regarding position or application status.

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  1. Cover Letter
  2. Curriculum Vitae / Resume
  3. List of References
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    1. * Please select the response below that describes your level of education that best or mostly closely satisfies the education requirements for this position.
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    Posted: 4/16/2019
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