Vice Provost for International Programs

Adair Village, Benton County / Corvallis, Benton County
Jul 25, 2014
Executive Administration Jobs

Appointment Type: Administrative/Professional Faculty

Department: VP for Int'l Programs 170010 INT

Position Summary: Oregon State University invites applications for a full-time (1.00 FTE), 12-month, fixed term Vice Provost for International Programs. The salary is commensurate with experience. Reappointment is at the discretion of the Provost and Executive Vice President.

The Vice Provost for International Programs (VPIP) plays a key role in developing and implementing programs that further the university's internationalization efforts and advance international education programs across the campus. Primary responsibilities include the development of OSU's evolving global strategies and leadership of the Division of International Programs, while working to advance the success of the INTO Oregon State University (INTO OSU) joint venture.

The VPIP is the principal architect of OSU's engagement on the global scene. The Vice Provost provides creative and collaborative leadership across several critical areas: (1) development and implementation of strategic directions in internationalization, (2) campus-wide coordination of international efforts, (3) facilitating successful integration of international students and scholars who come to OSU, (4) supporting and expanding education abroad programs for students and faculty, and (5) oversight of INTO Oregon State University academic programs and the OSU Office of International Admissions.

The VPIP position requires vigorous collaboration with a wide range of constituents, including OSU faculty, academic administration, and the INTO OSU Center.

Position Duties: 50% - advancing a compelling vision for the internationalization of Oregon State University and advancing an international agenda at OSU that prepares students for a multifaceted, international future characterized by diverse ideologies and identities;
- contributing significantly to the development of strategic international partnerships including dual/joint degree programs;
- Collaborate with the OSU Alumni Association and the OSU Foundation and others to advance an engagement strategy for international alumni
- Establish and maintain effective and collaborative linkages with academic departments
- Engage with the University International Strategies Council, which is advisory to the Provost, to advance the university's internationalization goals

30% - contributing to the success and growth of OSU's partnership with INTO;
- oversee, in collaboration with the INTO OSU Center Director, the academic programs of INTO Oregon State University, including building relationships with and working with OSU divisions, colleges, departments and units; assessment of international student success in full degree-seeking OSU programs; development of new programs;

10% - establishing as a priority the commitment to a diverse and multicultural university to help enrich our campus in this regard in student, staff, and faculty recruitment and retention efforts;
- establishing and maintaining collaborative and effective linkages with OSU academic departments and colleges, as well as administrative divisions;
- collaborating with the Risk Management Office to manage the international risk associated with faculty, staff and student overseas activity; and,
- acting as liaison with Oregon's government and business community

10% - budget accountability for OSU's Office of International Programs; International Degree & Education Abroad; International Student & Faculty Services; and supervision of staff

Position Duties (continued):

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Minimum/Required Qualifications: Doctoral degree (or its equivalent)

Significant administrative experience, including budget and financial management processes, public relations, strategic planning, policy formation, personnel management, and supervision.

Ability to articulate and align people around a vision for the direction of the Division of International Programs that is responsive to institutional change and moves OSU forward in its goal to be a top-10 land grant university.

Superior interpersonal and communication skills; ability to foster collaboration and trust and to work collegially; ability to inspire others to high levels of performance.

Demonstrated commitment to advancing diversity and equity, with particular emphasis on gender and multicultural issues.

Human sensitivity and intercultural communication skills to collaborate and work with people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.

Significant experience with international programs in an academic setting.

Understanding of issues and opportunities involving immigration, education abroad, international and global studies curricula, and intensive English instruction.

Current employment in the Oregon University System.

This position is designated as a critical or security-sensitive position; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Criminal History Check and be determined to be position qualified as per OAR 576-055-0000 et seq. Incumbents are required to self-report convictions and those in Youth Programs may have additional Criminal History Checks every 24 months.

This position requires driving a University vehicle or a personal vehicle on behalf of the University; therefore, the incumbent must successfully complete a Motor Vehicle History Check, possess and maintain a current, valid driver's license in their state of residence, be determined to be position qualified and self-report convictions (as per Voluntary and Compulsory Driver Standards OAR 125-155-0200) as per OAR 576-056-0000 et seq.

Preferred (Special) Qualifications:

Scholarly Outcomes for Position (academic faculty only):

Posting Date: 05-23-2014

For Full Consideration Date:

Closing Date: 10-17-2014

Recommended Full-Time Salary Range: Salary is commensurate with education and experience.

Posting Number: 0012442

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