IES Abroad Beijing Center, Centers
Center Director, IES Abroad Beijing
The IES Abroad Beijing Center Director is responsible for strategy, management and operations at the IES Abroad Beijing Center. The Center Director supervises the Center’s academic programs, serves as the main point of contact with the Center’s partner institution in Beijing, and cultivates a broad range of contacts in Beijing and China for the benefit of the Center and IES Abroad. The Center Director is the main point of contact for the Center with IES Abroad headquarters in Chicago, and reports to the Program Dean for China. The Center Director supervises all staff and faculty members in Beijing and is responsible for the health and safety conditions of IES Abroad students. The Center Director will lead the hiring process (in coordination with the Program Dean) to fill any approved vacancies. The Center Director will represent IES Abroad Beijing at various IES Abroad meetings, during visits to colleges and universities in the United States to speak with study abroad coordinators and to recruit students, and at other national and international meetings, as determined with the Program Dean. The Center Director will oversee other projects that involve the cultivation of a broad range of contacts in China. The IES Abroad Beijing Center Director communicates and collaborates closely with the Center Directors in Shanghai and Kunming, China, on intra-Center projects and opportunities.
The IES Beijing Center Director position combines strong academic credentials in a recognized academic discipline with demonstrated experience in academic administration and management. The Director should be familiar with the nature, organization, and customs of higher education in both the United States and China, should have experience working in the field of higher education in both countries, and should demonstrate experience and skill at collaborating with Chinese and U.S. institutions. The Director should have a strong commitment to academic rigor, to educating people in an international environment, and to promoting intercultural competence. Native or near-native fluency in English and Mandarin Chinese, both written and spoken, is required.
Responsibilities in the areas of Program Management, Academic Management, Communication, Outreach, Public Relations & Marketing, Student Life, Emergency Response & Crisis Management are described further in the job posting on the IES Abroad website. Please see www.iesabroad.org to learn more.
Human Resources Department at IES Abroad via firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone call please, including agencies.
|Primary Category:||Area Studies
|Secondary Categories:||Asian History / Studies