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Director, London Program

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Work type: Regular
Location: London Program
Categories: Seaver College

This position provides administrative leadership and management for the London program and helps fulfill the mission of International Programs by providing students with a life-changing international experience designed for intellectual, social, personal, and spiritual transformation.

Duties

  • Provides administrative leadership of the program. Non-academic responsibilities include, but are not limited to, management of the budget, hiring, supervision, and evaluation of staff, oversight and management of the physical facilities, planning and coordination of international travel and local field trips.
  • Directs the academic and curricular programming. These responsibilities include the recruitment, orientation and support of faculty; coordination with the Malibu IP office, including academic divisional deans and the IP Associate Dean to plan course offerings, hire adjunct faculty, coordinate internships, and assist with curricular assessment.
  • Travel requirements include an annual trip to the Malibu campus, attendance at the annual Director's Meeting, and planning, leading, and participating in two Educational Field Trips outside of Great Britain annually.
  • Teach one course per year with the option to teach a second course, if desirable.
  • Regular correspondence with the IP Dean, IP Associate Dean, and IP Director in Malibu. The London Director reports directly to the IP Dean.
  • Coordinates with the Law School regarding shared usage of the facility and assistance with budgetary matters.
  • Works closely with Seaver College Visiting Faculty in establishing their role as "house parents" and assists them in giving leadership to House Church and involving them in the life of the student community. .
  • Provides spiritual leadership by modeling a personal commitment to Christian values and by creating a program environment that encourages spiritual development and opportunities for spiritual growth.
  • Engages students with the local community by developing opportunities and programs that incentivize interaction with local citizens. Plan and conduct one Listening Summit each Fall semester.
  • Leads all student development activities including spiritual growth, community bonding, mentoring, mediating disputes, securing counseling resources, student accessibility services, parent inquiries, and RA leadership training. Supports all Global Fellow students through mentorship and leadership development.

The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Skills and Qualifications

Required: Master's degree required. Three years experience working with college students. Two years of managerial experience. Must have spent at least one year living in a foreign country. Must have knowledge of British culture and experience living in a large, metropolitan city. Must have an engaging personality, work well with people, and a passion for mentoring and widening the knowledge of college students intellectually, personally, socially, and spiritually. Must be a committed Christian. Must have excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Must have experience with use of Google Apps. Position is contingent upon the employee's ability to secure a valid work visa in the UK.

Preferred: PhD preferred. Three years experience preferred working with study abroad college students. Two years managing a study abroad office preferred. At least one year preferred working in an overseas program for US students. Preference given to having extensive knowledge of London and has previously lived for at least one year in the UK. Preferred experience with website design and social media.

Qualified individuals should be able to articulate a strong commitment to diversity, and have the ability to work effectively with individuals from different backgrounds.

Offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a criminal, education, and employment screening.

This is an expatriate, exempt, 40 hour per week position.

Salary: Commensurate with experience

Advertised: AUS Eastern Standard Time
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