The Associate Director is responsible for providing our diverse student body with access to global engagement opportunities through the full-cycle management and administration of all education abroad programs (including faculty-led, virtual programs, research abroad, and global internships) for 450+ students. The oversight of education abroad will require providing direct service, management, and supporting the development of policy as it relates to comprehensive internationalization, crisis management, program development, financial management, office administration, student advising, and student health and safety.
The Associate Director will provide direct support and leadership to a full-time staff of two Assistant Directors and a Study Abroad Coordinator. They may also supervise several student workers as well.
While the Associate Director reports directly to the Senior Director of International Programs to administer and expand UNCG’s study abroad and exchange programs, they will also work closely with and be advised by the UNC Greensboro Associate Provost for International Programs.
The incumbent must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident as required by federal regulations in order to serve as an ARO. A bachelor’s degree is required. Outstanding intercultural sensitivity, exemplary written and verbal competency, excellent computer skills, and experience working, living, and/or studying abroad is also required.
The incumbent must be able to relate to students of diverse backgrounds and work effectively with multiple administrative and academic offices. This position requires the ability to develop and interpret policies and procedures of both UNCG and partner institutions and advise stakeholders accordingly.
A master’s degree with an international focus or in a related field is preferred.
Three to five years of experience working in the education abroad field, preferably in a public higher educational system like UNC, would be advantageous to this position.
Internal Number: 013623
About The University of North Carolina at Greensboro
UNC Greensboro, located in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina, is a higher-research activity university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1891 and one of the original three UNC system institutions, UNCG is one of the most diverse universities in the state with nearly 20,000 students and over 2,700 faculty and staff members representing more than 90 nationalities. With 17 Division I athletic teams, 85 undergraduate degrees in over 100 areas of study, as well as 74 master’s and 32 doctoral programs, UNCG is consistently recognized nationally among the top universities for academic excellence and value, with noted strengths in health and wellness, visual and performing arts, nursing, education, and more. For additional information, please visit uncg.edu and follow UNCG on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.