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Director, International Education

Johnson County Community College
Overland Park Main Campus

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Job no: 494101
Work type: Full-time Salaried
Location: Overland Park Main Campus
Categories: Administrative Professional

Posting Job Title

Director, International Education


Academic Affairs

Position Type

Full-time Salaried

Number of openings


Job Summary

The director provides leadership for and management of the International Education Office, including program planning and implementation. The director oversees budget development and management, institutional partnerships, international exchanges and grants, student study abroad programs, international curriculum initiatives and grant projects, and other activities that contribute to global and international awareness and knowledge at JCCC. Programming also includes the Global Awareness Program, the annual Greater Kansas City Peacebuilding Conference, and supporting faculty/staff international travel.

Required Qualifications

• Master’s degree from an accredited university.
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
• Minimum of three years of experience in international education or directly related field at
an institution of higher education including one year of supervisory experience.
• International travel experience and knowledge.
• Ability to maintain an established work schedule but with necessary flexibility (will often be
• Demonstrated ability to work with individuals from other cultures with tact and diplomacy.
• Detail oriented.
• Logistical and planning ability.
• Experience in preparing and monitoring budgets.
• Experience in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships.
• Experience in maintaining the confidentiality of work-related information and materials.

Preferred Qualifications

• Graduate degree in an international studies-related field.
• A minimum of three years community college experience.
• Experience managing grants.
• Experience developing and managing study abroad programs at an institution of higher
• Experience teaching part-time or full-time at an institution of higher education.

Required application documents


Cover Letter

Official transcripts will be required upon hire.

Hours per Week


Work Hours/Days

Monday-Friday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., occasional other hours as needed.

Salary Grade Level



Competitive rate of pay


Overland Park Main Campus


Every employee of the college is expected to treat all members of the college community with dignity and respect demonstrating professional, courteous and respectful behavior and engage in constructive conflict resolution, when needed.

In accordance with the college policy, finalists for this position will be subject to criminal background investigations. Individual hiring departments at JCCC may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process. Many departments require those selected for hire to submit a certified transcript for all degrees obtained. For full consideration, applicants are encouraged to apply prior to the review date listed in posting.

Johnson County Community College welcomes the application of any qualified candidate and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, age, sex, religion, marital status, national origin, disability, veteran's status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or other factors which cannot be lawfully considered, to the extent specified by applicable federal and state laws.

If you are an applicant requesting assistance or a reasonable accommodation in the application process, please contact the Office of Human Resources at 913-469-3877, or email [email protected]

For a summary of all disclosures (Background check, Clery Act, ADA, EOE, etc.) refer to the links on our Career page.

Advertised: 19 Jul 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications close: 13 Aug 2021 Central Daylight Time


Working at Johnson County Community College

With more than 34,000 students enrolled in credit and continuing education classes each semester, Johnson County Community College is the state's third largest institution of higher education and the largest of its 19 community colleges.

JCCC offers a full range of undergraduate credit courses that form the first two years of most college curricula. The college has more than 100 transfer agreements with area colleges and universities that ensure admittance to specific programs such as business, engineering and education. JCCC students are able to begin their first two years of a four-year degree program here and complete that degree on schedule.

In addition, more than 50 one- and two-year career and certificate programs prepare students to enter the job market in high-employment fields. The college maintains extensive student support services such as computer labs, math labs, a writing center and a learning center.

JCCC’s continuing education program is the largest, most comprehensive in the Kansas City area. Through the Center for Business and Technology, participants can take courses in management and computer application or seminars and workshops that lead to professional certification and licensure. Personal enrichment classes, on topics ranging from gardening to money management, are also offered, while nationally and internationally performing and visual artists appear in the performance spaces and Gallery of Art in JCCC’s Carlsen Center.

The campus, centrally located in the county on 234 acres, opened in 1972. There are 18 major buildings on campus. Currently under construction are the Regnier Center and the Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art.

JCCC’s full-time faculty and staff numbers about 875. Another 1,800 people work as adjunct faculty or part-time staff. Most faculty members have master’s degrees, and many have or are earning doctorates.

JCCC returns about $2.70 to the community for every tax dollar it collects. The college's total tangible economic impact on the community is more than $182 million annually.

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