Ohio University College of Business, invites applications for a full-time Associate Director, Center for International Business Education and Development (CIBED). The position is based on campus in beautiful Athens, Ohio and is expected to begin in April 2021. The Associate Director, CIBED is responsible for developing and managing the programs generated through international relationship-building and program growth initiatives, as well as, student outreach and support, and safeguarding our participants and institution from liabilities. Additionally, this position will manage compliance for College of Business (COB) students traveling on any academic-related overnight trips, and serve as the primary liaison/point of contact to campus, community, domestic, and international partners related to CIBED. Each year, CIBED sends hundreds of students and tens of faculty abroad, hosts international guests and exchange students, and administers several domestic programs. There are many components involved in filling and executing these programs safely and successfully. This position reports to the Director, CIBED.
Primary Accountabilities: Manage CIBED operations by overseeing planning and logistics for multiple programs and projects (17 currently) related to international activities, coordinating with faculty directors (Global Consulting Programs (GCP), Ohio International Consulting Program (OICP), executive and professional development) and international partners to plan and execute effective international learning experiences. Implement and mobilize strategic plan, develop departmental and program policies and procedures, and systematize processes to optimize workflow efficiency in coordination with the Director. Plan and execute CIBED events. Maintain an alumni database and make regular contact with Alumni of the COB’s international programs. Maintain program websites, applications, and electronic data collection. Manage communication with external constituencies (parents, current and potential partners, vendors). Vet potential partners and proposals for all international programs in the COB. Manage faculty travel approvals, ensuring health insurance compliance and training for faculty traveling with students. Review, approve, and sometimes compose Faculty Emergency Plans for all international and domestic trips, as well as faculty passports and travel itineraries, including ensuring all data is provided to University authorities before deadlines. Manage all travel plans and accommodations for incoming guests (i.e., international students coming to participate in OICP), hosting guests (showing them around campus, Southeast Ohio, etc.), picking up/dropping off (or arranging transportation) international guests at the airport.
Construct, execute, and manage efforts in marketing, recruiting, and enrolling student participants by overseeing advertisements, organizing recruitment events, analyzing and presenting survey results, individual communication with prospective and enrolled students and parents, coordinating with enrolled students for enrollment and travel arrangements, including overseeing and managing critical information for each participant, including payments, eligibility, compliance, travel documents, and international student consulate arrangements, including the analyzation and management of student data in Global Opportunities Information System (GOIS) and Salesforce for students and programs. Also, manage participant scholarships, including determination of available funding, selection process, and application of the awards to the students’ accounts with the Bursar. Manage the GCP and OICP related courses by constructing schedules in coordination with instructors and classroom availability, and manages student waitlists, including coordination of moving students across sites to accommodate individual and/or program needs. Work with faculty directors of International Business Certificate, track certificate awardees, issue graduation cords and awards.
Manage and execute all program related contracts, MOUs, and payments with all domestic and international university partners, tour agencies, hotels, etc. Initiate faculty payments (overload contracts) each semester for all GCP site directors, assistant site directors, Language and Culture Instructors, OICP Director, and all OICP faculty advisors. Forecast, track, and analyze program budget information for review and revision, and analyze budgets against actual costs.
Meet and onboard incoming exchange students, ensuring compliance, and work with Office of Global Opportunities (OGO) to manage processes involved with outgoing exchange students, including shipping original transcripts to home institutions. Participate in weekly meetings at OGO to remain abreast of expectations, compliance, and trends associated with study away programs across the University and in higher education worldwide. Serve on the Study Away Committee (SAC) to review and approve new proposals from departments across the University.
Network with new and existing program sites to develop and maintain strong relationships with representatives of institutions across the globe while handling international, time-sensitive business transactions. Prepare, edit, and approve College-level new program proposals and associated budgets, ensure documents meet University requirements, and submit portfolios to Office of Global Opportunities for these proposals.
Ohio University’s College of Business is a top-ranked, AACSB-accredited business school that offers a hands-on, personalized experience for students at the undergraduate and gradual levels. We’re agile professionals who are disciplined risk takers, life-long learners, and curious global citizens. We inspire innovators who strategically create value and motivate leaders who serve with grit and determination. We also nurture self-aware citizens who better the world of business. Our culture in the College of Business is one that is never complacent. We believe if there’s a better way, we should do it. We’re motivated to serve our students first and we will always find ways to do, and be, better. This includes finding additional incredible faculty and staff like you. We hope you’ll join us. Learn more at https://business.ohio.edu/about/future-employees/.
Ohio University strives to be the best student-centered, transformative learning community in America, where approximately 40,000 students realize their promise, faculty advance knowledge, staff achieve excellence, and alumni become global leaders. OHIO is committed to fostering, embracing, and celebrating diversity in all its forms. Our Athens Campus offers students a vibrant residential learning experience in one of the nation’s most picturesque academic settings. Additional campuses and centers serve students across the state, and online programs further advance the University’s commitment to providing educational access and opportunity.
Diversity is a core value of the College of Business at Ohio University. We believe that the educational environment is enhanced when diverse groups of people with diverse ideas come together to learn. The richness of the University community reflects diversity of culture, race, gender, region, age, religion, ideas, socioeconomic levels, sexual orientation, ability and a myriad of multi-cultures. You will find Ohio University is a microcosm of a global society. All persons are encouraged to apply.
Bachelor’s degree, at least 6 years of related experience, at least 3 years management experience
Additional Salary Information: Competitive salary with outstanding benefits including, among others, generous paid time off, comprehensive insurance, and educational benefits for employee and eligible dependents. Starting at $51,242