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Director of the Center for Global Education

Gettysburg College
Job Location:
Gettysburg, 17325
International Programs and Services
Department: Center for Global Education

Position Summary

Gettysburg College, located in historical Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, is seeking an innovative and collaborative individual to direct the college's Center for Global Education (CGE) by providing strategic and visionary leadership for global education initiatives. Gettysburg College is a highly selective, residential undergraduate liberal arts college that enrolls approximately 2,300 students and is ranked first in Pennsylvania and fifth in the nation for mid-length study abroad opportunities. Global engagement is essential to Gettysburg College's commitment to high-impact experiential learning that graduates informed citizens with the enduring skills of adaptability, intercultural fluency, and passion for lifelong learning.

Reporting to the Provost, the Director of the Center for Global Education provides curricular and budgetary leadership for global education initiatives. Primary responsibilities include:
  • Managing wide-ranging global study programs and partnerships;
  • Coordinating campus-wide program evaluation and assessment of global learning goals and outcomes;
  • Supporting curricular and faculty development initiatives, including the design and delivery of semester-long and short-term faculty-led study abroad experiences, and other internally run global engagement experiences.
  • In collaboration with Academic Division leadership, developing and supporting curricular and faculty development initiatives which support internationalization efforts, including course-embedded global study experiences, languages across the curriculum initiatives, faculty international seminars, and other internally run engaged learning experiences.
  • Leading and mentoring CGE staff including Associate Director, Support Staff and student workers, as well as faculty leading international study and research experiences;
  • Serving on key campus committees, including the Center for Global Education Committee (chair), the Gettysburg Emergency Management (GEM) Team, the Enrollment Transitions Committee, and others as assigned;
  • Managing the CGE program budget with special attention to strategic cost-saving;
  • Implementing and refining risk management procedures associated with international travel and partnerships in collaboration with the College's Risk Manager;
  • Working with key stakeholders to evaluate existing programs and to approve, modify or withdraw programs as necessary to meet institutional expectations;
  • Collaborating with the Office of International Student Services to foster a supportive and inclusive environment for international exchange students; and
  • Championing the role of global education to enhance the intellectual climate, and supporting diversity, equity and inclusion.
  • Working with College Advancement to support fundraising for global education.

A master's degree in international education, comparative education, or related field is required. At least ten years of progressively responsible experience working with international education programs in higher education highly desired. Preferred qualifications include experience with developing, implementing, supporting and maintaining international program partnerships with colleges, universities, program providers and other institutions, experience with risk management best practices, a proven record of administrative and financial competence and organizational skills at the middle or senior management level, excellent written and verbal communication skills and a demonstrated ability to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents, including students, parents, faculty, alumni, on-campus staff and overseas staff and institutions.

In keeping with its strategic focus, Gettysburg College is interested in candidates who demonstrate their commitment to contributing to an inclusive, equitable and diverse campus community. Information about the College's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion is available from the Office of Diversity and Inclusion.

Special Instructions Summary

To apply, please submit application materials (cover letter, resume and contact information for three professional references) for consideration. Review of applications will begin on March 15 and will continue until the position is filled.

Gettysburg College is committed to creating a more diverse community. As part of that process, the College encourages candidates from historically underrepresented groups to apply.

Salary range: $100,000-$105,000/year, negotiable depending upon experience.

Posting Number: 20100895A

EEO Statement

Gettysburg College, an equal opportunity employer, complies with all applicable federal, state, local laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and admission. The College prohibits discrimination and harassment, and provides equal opportunity without regard to race, ethnicity, color, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, marital/familial status, possession of a General Education Development Certificate (GED) as compared to a high school diploma, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex, age, or genetic information in all aspects of employment, educational programs, activities, and admissions. Pursuant to Title IX of the Education Amendment of 1972, Gettysburg College prohibits discrimination on the basis of sex (i.e., which includes but is not limited to the prohibition of sexual misconduct and relationship violence, including sexual assault and harassment) in all of its educational programs and activities.
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