Assistant or Associate Director, Global Programs - Miami University in Oxford Ohio

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Miami University

Oxford, Ohio

United States

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The Global Initiatives Assistant/Associate Director leads Study Abroad initiatives at Miami University.



The Assistant/Associate Director is responsible for administrative and programmatic oversight of all education abroad/away programs sponsored by Miami University and will direct and manage the implementation and operation of international academic experiences for students. The assistant/associate director will work with the staff to streamline program development processes, manage budgets, assess and manage risk associated with study abroad, communicate and implement policies, develop and monitor performance indicators for programmatic success and liaise with current and prospective international partners.

  • Oversee a large volume of short-term study abroad programs (processes, procedures, information, publicity, develop policy, develop and manage budgets, assist with faculty workshops.
  • Policy development, review, coordination, implementation and compliance.
  • Work with faculty on course planning and development.
  • Supervise study abroad staff.
  • Coordinate student advising regarding study abroad opportunities and collaborate to facilitate student study abroad orientation sessions 
  • Oversee publications necessary for marketing and promotion of the study abroad program and coordinate student online content while abroad
  • Work on other projects as assigned related to campus internationalization initiatives and programs.
  • Coordinate risk management and crisis response protocols, policies, and contracts with approved providers for study abroad. Act as case manager in emergencies.


  • This position will require 24/7/365 emergency coverage for periods of time.


Minimum Qualifications


  • Demonstrated experience collaborating effectively with faculty and stakeholders.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision.
  • Excellent planning and organizational skills.
  • Passport required.
  • For appointment at the Assistant Director level:
    • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent education and work experience in international education/study abroad.
  • For appointment at the Associate Director level:
    • Master’s degree or Bachelor’s and 3-5 years of work experience in international education/study abroad.

Special Instructions to Applicant

Inquiries only to Donna Gouvan at

Miami University, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer with smoke- and tobacco-free campuses, is committed to a multicultural environment and strongly encourages applications from minorities, females, veterans and individuals with disabilities.

Keyword Phrases

  • Global Initiatives
  • Assistant or Associate Director, Global Programs
  • #1 Nationally for best teaching
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Inclusive, equitable working environment
  • International Programs
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: See Job Description
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Director
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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