Associate Provost for Global Affairs
Permanent Staff (EHRA NF)Department:
VP Global Affairs-506500Working Title:
Associate Provost for Global AffairsAppointment Type:
EHRA Non-FacultyPosition Posting Category:
Academic AdministrationSalary Range:
Commensurate with experienceFull Time/Part Time?:
Full-Time PermanentHours per Week:
20028006Posting Open Date:
02/02/2021Open Until Filled:
NoProposed Start Date:
The Associate Provost for Global Affairs (AP) reports to the Vice Provost for Global Affairs/Chief Global Officer and advises the Vice Provost on how best to pursue the vision of comprehensive internationalization captured in the Globalize strategic initiative of Carolina Next, the new strategic plan for UNC Chapel Hill.
In addition to playing a central role in supporting the VP in developing and implementing the strategic direction of the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs (OVPGA), this position provides leadership and support for key programmatic efforts and institutional initiatives as assigned by the Vice Provost for Global Affairs.
In addition, the Associate Provost has direct responsibility for the management and success of the following units in the Office of the Vice Provost for Global Affairs (OVPGA): the Office for International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS); Global Development, and the Global Unified Business Cluster (UBC – finance and human resources).Educational Requirements:
Master’s Degree required.Qualifications and Experience:
Demonstrated success leading and managing major international efforts and programs, preferably in a major research university setting, is required. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding, personal alignment, and enthusiasm for the global mission of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Breadth and depth of relevant experience, strong business judgement and decision-making skills, the skills to interact and work with colleagues in a transparent manner, and the ability to lead and manage staff are essential to success in this position.
Substantial experience (10 years) leading and managing major international efforts and programs in a major research university setting is required. The successful candidate will have a deep understanding, personal alignment, and enthusiasm for the global mission of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Breadth and depth of relevant experience, strong business judgement and decision-making skills, the skills to interact and work with colleagues in a transparent manner, and the ability to lead and manage staff are essential to success in this position.
Specific experiences and qualifications the Associate Provost should possess include:
-Previous senior-level international programming experience, preferably in a major research university setting;
-Experience designing and building the institutional structures needed for a successful comprehensive internationalization effort at a major research university;
-Financial and HR background and management responsibility;
-Ability to build rapport and work collaboratively with senior university leaders and school administrators;
-An innovative, collaborative approach to delivering operational and programmatic priorities in support of Carolina’s global vision;
-Ability to build, manage, and support a high-performing staff team;
-Experience developing and administering programs to welcome international students and foster meaningful cultural exchange.
-Experience living or working abroad;
-Excellent listening, writing, and presentation skills;
-Diplomatic skills, professionalism, and integrity; and
-Personal energy and enthusiasm.
Preferred: Knowledge of immigration law and visa categories important for an institution of higher education.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.