Associate Director, Center for Global Education

Location
Gettysburg, Adams County
Posted
Feb 12, 2014
Gettysburg College seeks qualified candidates for the position of Associate Director, Center for Global Education. This is a 12-month position. Gettysburg College currently sends approximately 60% percent of its student population off campus. As an institution, Gettysburg’s founding principles embrace a rigorous liberal arts education that fosters a global perspective, a spirit of collaboration, a dedication to public service, and an enriching campus life. Global citizenship is a strong component of Gettysburg’s curriculum and additional and creative curricular and co-curricular connections continue to be made to help our students to understand, flourish and lead in a multicultural and global community. This position will have assigned advising (50%) and administrative (50%) responsibilities for global education activities in a very busy office with a high volume workload. In addition, the Associate Director will conduct various public presentations, be the primary contact for reentry programs including the Global Leaders of Gettysburg College; provide support for faculty leading course-embedded and short-term study abroad experiences; and provide assistance with other projects as assigned by the Director of the Center for Global Education. Qualifications: Master’s Degree strongly preferred. The successful candidate will have a minimum of two years’ experience in Global Education with demonstrated understanding of higher education in other countries and knowledge of current issues in study abroad. Experience studying and/or working abroad required. Foreign language skills preferred. Additionally, this position requires the ability to work on a number of projects simultaneously, to pay attention to detail, and to work within strict timeframes. Excellent communication skills are required. There will be some travel required as part of this position. Please visit our website to submit application materials through our new on-line system: http://gettysburg.peopleadmin.com/postings/846. Application materials must be received by March 14, 2014. The College assures equal employment opportunity and prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, and disability. Gettysburg College is committed to creating a more diverse community; as part of that process, the College encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.