Deputy Director, Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA)

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Bard CollegeDeputy Director, Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA)The Bard Globalization and International Affairs Program (BGIA) is seeking a Deputy Director to join our team.

BGIA provides a unique opportunity for undergraduate and graduate students and recent college graduates from around the world to take specialized courses in international affairs while working in carefully-selected internships based on individual interests.

The Deputy Director is involved in many aspects of BGIA’s operations and programing:

  • assist with connections to the BGIA faculty and faculty, staff and students on the Bard campus in Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
  • provide internship placement support
  • assist in maintaining and expanding network of internship placement contacts
  • plan and attend social and cultural events and provide support for BGIA orientation sessions
  • oversee course registration process
  • track BGIA admissions process and follow-up with applicants
  • plan and attend 8-12 recruiting trips in the spring and fall semesters
  • assist with other operational and programmatic needs
  • represent BGIA at events and conferences
  • provide leadership when the BGIA director is away
  • assist with academic advising for students
  • assist with admissions and financial aid decisions
Reporting directly to the Director, the Deputy Director has management and administrative duties and is a support person for BGIA students, including emotional and academic support, crisis intervention, and assistance in navigating the healthcare and insurance systems. The Deputy Director serves as a liaison between BGIA and student housing, as well as several offices on Bard’s main campus in Annandale, such as the Title IX, Disability Services, and International Student Offices. The Deputy Director will hire and supervise student employees each summer and semester.

  • Energetic, creative, flexible, and open-minded.
  • Efficient time management skills with experience managing multiple priorities, multitasking, and meeting deadlines.
  • Strong initiative and ability to work independently, as well as comfortable working as part of a team.
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail, including experience editing.
  • Candidates must be willing to travel for recruiting purposes, and available on some evenings and weekends.
  • Applicants with an interest in international education, student affairs or social work as well as international affairs are strongly desired.
  • M.A. preferred.
  • 3-5 years of work experience preferred.
Interested candidates should submit a letter of application, resume, and two contact references through at:

Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and we welcome applications from those who contribute to our diversity.





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Posted: 6/14/2019
Application Due: 8/13/2019
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