Centre Director - International Study Centre - University of Maine Systems
University of Maine Systems - Orono, ME

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JOB OVERVIEW: Our client is tasked with the establishment of the University of Maine System International Study Centers at the University of Maine located in the town of Orono and the University of Southern Maine in Portland. Launching in the Fall and Spring respectively, the two centres will deliver a broad range of programs to international students focused on a combination of language, preparatory and degree level studies. A Center Director is required to launch and oversee both campuses until such time an additional Center Director is appointed.

The Center Director is responsible for the launch and subsequent coordination of all academic, administrative, operational, and student success aspects of the International Study Centres. Areas of responsibility include administering both the academic and ESL components of curriculum and instruction, staff recruitment and development, coordination with the host university in faculty recruitment and development, student learning, program administration and enhancement, budget management, student support, admissions process facilitation as well as ancillary sales and marketing functions.

HOW TO APPLY: Go Here for More Info and to Apply: http://www.itsacademic.ca/job-listings/10987

WORLD REGION: North America
COUNTRY: United States
CITY: Orono
JOB TYPE: Management/Admin
START DATE: 15/07/2013

BENEFITS: Attractive and Competitive Compensation Commensurate with Experience

QUALIFICATIONS: The successful candidate will have a master's degree, a doctoral degree is preferred; experience in English as a second or foreign language preferred, minimum of seven years of administrative/academic experience with increasing responsibilities in the educational arena is required, demonstrated skill in working within a university setting with in-depth understanding of higher education culture, at least two years of experience in a senior management position, demonstrated ability to build organizational capacity through conscientious efforts to attract and nurture top notch talent who will contribute to the overall quality of programs and grow professionally as programs continue to expand, enhanced ability to work independently, from afar, with little supervision while maintaining affinity and allegiance to the organization , a comprehensive understanding, and healthy appreciation for corporate higher education and public/private partnerships, marketing and sales experience, budget and collections experience, strategic planning, project management, and change management ability, facility with current technology including student management systems, international experience and demonstrated commitment to diversity and multiculturalism; strong interpersonal, public relations, and communication skills, and high-energy, motivation and enthusiasm coupled with a solutions oriented mind set to challenges encountered.

JOB DETAILS: Key Areas of responsibility will Include: Academic Leadership - Works with the host university to develop and oversee pathway curricula and liaises with the University of Maine and the University of Southern Maine on the academic curriculum; Center Management - Launches and oversees day-to-day operations of both centers and ensures a high standard of delivery across all center services; Student Success and Performance Leadership - Oversees and participates in design, development and delivery of a comprehensive academic and non-academic student support strategy; Marketing, Sales and Admissions - Actively contributes to the build out of efficient systems and processes for application and admissions. Collaborates with Marketing Director on strategic planning for attracting students to the institution; Finance - Ensures compliance with all aspects of budgeting, finance, and collections

HOW TO APPLY: Go Here for More Info and to Apply: http://www.itsacademic.ca/job-listings/10987

SCHOOL OVERVIEW: Our client is developing a market-leading network of alliances with internationally focused universities across Australia, Canada, Ireland, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the United Kingdom and the United States. They are now partnering with over 100 higher education institutions, and they have developed an unrivaled global network of international offices and education counsellors. And what has lead them to create International Study Centres in partner universities across the globe.

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Established in 1968, the University of Maine System is the State's largest educational entity, with more than 34,300 students enrolled. It...