Director, International and Intercultural Programs  

Huntington Beach, Orange County
May 09, 2014
Golden West College Director, International and Intercultural Programs   G-028-14 $79,432.43 - $104,623.92 Annually Apply by: 06/03/2014 Complete job description and application available online at: DEFINITION: Under the general direction of the Dean, Student Life, to direct the activities of the International and Intercultural Student Programs; assess program needs; implement and administer appropriate services; manage staff and provide program direction. EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following: a. Organize, assign, coordinate, and direct a variety of work related to the operation of the International and Intercultural Student Program. b. Oversee international recruitment and admissions. c. Serve as primary Designated School Official for F-1 visa students. d. Establish and administer a J-1 visa exchange program. e. Serve as liaison with Student Life and Administrative Services management team, division deans, faculty, districtwide committees, and other administrative areas. f. Provide support to the District Study Abroad Program. g. Provide college-wide leadership on issues related to international students and intercultural programming t including the coordination of workshops and seminars for faculty, students, and staff. h. Oversee intercultural programming for the college. Select, train, supervise, and evaluate the work of assigned staff. i. Provide oversight for a wide range of international student services for the resolution of immigration, admissions, registration, study abroad, housing and other related issues. j. Compose, edit, and submit copy to college, United States, and foreign publications information related to the students, programs, and services of the International Student Program. k. Keep up-to-date statistics and prepare reports on the international students program, such as student enrollment, countries of origin, fees paid, and attendance. l. Seek state and federal funding for the program. m. Coordinate special events and fund raising activities for the International and Intercultural Student Program. n. Perform other related job duties as assigned. MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS Knowledge of: 1. The principles of business administration, management and marketing. 2. International student programs, operations, and procedures. 3. Federal laws and regulations which apply to international students, including F-1 and J-1 visa holders and related visa categories. 4. Intercultural communications. 5. Information management systems as applied to office automation, spread sheet, budgeting and standard accounting procedures. 6. The role and responsibilities of community colleges and how they fit into the higher education plan. Ability to: 7. Plan, organize, coordinate, and direct the activities of an international and intercultural student program. 8. Provide leadership to the college on issues related to international students and intercultural programming. 9. Expand and oversee the global marketing efforts of the college relative to the recruitment of international students; draft, edit, and submit copy for college, national, and international publications on the international center, students, programs, and services. 10. Coordinate workshops and seminars for faculty, staff, and students. 11. Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with a wide range of administrators, faculty, staff and students; prepare and present oral and written reports. 12. Plan, organize, supervise, and evaluate the work of a diverse staff. 13. Prepare written reports, correspondence, policies, and procedures. 14. Establish accounting systems and procedures, and perform financial analysis. 15. Establish and maintain effective relationships with those contacted in the course of assigned job duties and to work effectively as part of a team. Education and Experience: 16. Completion of four years of college education, preferably in one or more of the following areas: Social Science, International Business, Business Administration or Marketing and Public Relations. 17. At least three years of progressively responsible experience in the field of International Education, preferably at a management level. 18. Or, any combination of education and experience that would provide the required equivalent qualifications. Special Requirements: 19. Must possess a valid, appropriate, and unrestricted California Driver’s License. 20. Use a personal vehicle for local travel in performance of job duties will be required on an occasional basis. DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS 21. Bilingual ability in English and at least one other language. CLASSIFIED MANAGERS: This is a full-time, 12-month, classified management position. The normal hours of work will be 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 P.M., Monday through Friday. However, some flexibility such as evenings and week-ends will be required to meet the needs of the department. The effective date of employment will be arranged with the supervisor. PAY PHILOSOPHY: Starting salaries for management and supervisory positions are based on a combination of education, qualifications and experience. Initial placement is within the starting salary range. Further advancements are based on initial salary placement. APPLICATION PROCEDURES: Applications must be received no later than the posted closing date. There are NO EXCEPTIONS. Electronic applications may be completed by visiting Once you have completed an electronic application, you may apply to open positions within the Coast Community College District by submitting the application and all other required materials. Required materials differ for each open position and must be complete when submitted for a specific posting. Instructions for completing applications and applying to posted positions are available online or by calling Applicant Processing at (714) 438-4714. All application materials become the property of the Coast Community College District and will NOT be copied or returned. Information for TDD users is available by calling (714) 438-4755. Application Requirements: To be considered for employment you must submit a complete application packet. A complete application packet includes: 1. A complete Classified/Management Employment Application. 2. A current resume. 3. A cover letter highlighting your qualifications for the desired position. To ensure consistency and fairness to all applicants, please do not submit materials in addition to those requested. Additional materials will not be considered or returned. Be sure to complete all questions and sections of the application. For questions which may not apply, indicate "n/a" (not applicable). If you do not know an answer, please indicate so, but do not leave any space blank. All applications will be screened under a process of utmost confidentiality by a committee of representatives from the college community. Please note: Possession of the minimum qualifications does not ensure an interview. Any documents that you are unable to attach can be faxed to (714) 782-6065. Faxes must clearly indicate the job you are applying to and your name. Disability Accommodations: If you require accommodations in the Application or Examination Process, please notify Human Resources by calling (714) 438-4714 OR (714) 438-4713. PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT: • The physical demands are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. • The work environment characteristics are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • A detailed list of physical demands and work environment is on file and will be provided upon request. Coast Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer