Â At Brown University, academic deans play a critical role, overseeing the Collegeâ™s advising programs and a range of curricular and co-curricular opportunities that enable all undergraduates to develop and thrive as they connect their learning experiences to living lives of meaning and purpose. In this context, the Assistant/Associate Dean of the College for International Students provides advising, curriculum development, and academic support as an academic dean, while holding particular expertise in the unique strengths and needs of international undergraduates (which constitute 11% of the undergraduate population) along their multiple and intersectional identities.
Advise and mentor undergraduates for success in the context of Brownâ™s open curriculum as an academic advising dean within the College.
Develop and support key curricular and co-curricular initiatives and programs that are identity-informed, responsive to, and supportive of international undergraduates.
Provide support for international undergraduates with the highest demonstrated financial need. Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
Serve as liaison for the College, which supports undergraduates as they navigate Brownâ™s Open Curriculum, to the Office of Global Engagement (OGE), which coordinates the activities of internationally-focused programs and initiatives across the campus.Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â
The candidateâ™s qualifications, education, and skills will determine if the position is filled at a grade 11 or grade 12. â‹
Advanced degree required.
Grade 11: Minimum of three to five years of higher education and/or relevant professional experience.
Grade 12: Minimum of five to seven years of higher education and/or relevant professional experience.
A strong record of creative problem solving, including strategic thinking and planning, required.
Proven track record in furthering university diversity, equity, and inclusion initiatives while supporting students from historically underrepresented and/or minoritized backgrounds (irrespective of citizenship status) is required.
Demonstrated ability to collaborate with and mobilize others (staff, faculty, students) to achieve shared results.
Exceptionally strong written and verbal communication skills in English.
Experience supporting international students and scholars, including on academic issues and cultural/social adjustment.
Strong organizational, administrative, and time management skills required.Aptitude for utilizing technology and effectively managing budgets.
Familiarity with immigration, visa, and other related government regulations preferred.
International travel, employment, residence or study experience preferred.
Ability to work a flexible schedule including some nights and weekends.
Supervisory experience preferred but not required.
Proficiency in an additional language preferred.
Requires evening and weekend hours periodically, especially during Orientations.
Background check- criminal and education verification
Recruiting Start Date:
Job Posting Title:
Assistant/Associate Dean of the College for International Students
Office of the Dean of the College
Scheduled Weekly Hours:
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Brown University is committed to fostering a diverse and inclusive academic global community; as an EEO/AA employer, Brown considers applicants for employment without regard to, and does not discriminate on the basis of, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, race, protected veteran status, disability, or any other legally protected status.
Internal Number: REQ167270
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