517097 - Director of International Programs and Outreach
California State University, Fullerton
Location: Fullerton, California
Internal Number: 3658739
517097 - Director of International Programs and Outreach
Classificaiton: Administrator II-Range A Department: International Programs Sub-Division: Extension and International Programs Salary Range: Salary commensurate with experience and qualifications (Anticipated hiring range is $7,500 - $8,500 per month) Appointment Type: At Will Time Base: Full-Time Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
About CSUF: Standing on 241 acres at the heart of Southern California, the university was founded in 1957 and has grown into a population of over 39,000 students. As Titans, we believe that diverse perspectives deepen our understanding. We are committed to giving students the support they need to graduate, while responding to Californias revolving work force needs. At California State University, Fullerton we strive for continual improvement of students, staff, faculty and administrators through orientations, training programs and professional development opportunities. As part of the Titan Community, you have access to many campus facilities and services including but not limited to the Grand Central Art Center in Santa Ana, Fullerton Arboretum, cultural events and performances in the Clayes Performing Arts Center, Cal State Fullerton Athletics sports events, Titan Recreation Center, and the Employee Wellness Program.
Job Summary: It is an exciting time to join Cal State Fullerton as we are an in demand comprehensive University that is driven to shape the future of education and foster a vibrant community of diverse students, faculty, staff and administrators who uphold values of inclusive excellence, free speech, and an environment free from discrimination. We are continuously seeking individuals from a variety of career disciplines that share in the University's mission and core values. We warmly welcome you to consider joining the Titan Community where minds expand and opportunities flourish.
About the Position: Extension and International Programs (EIP) collaborates with University departments and colleges on unique programs for students from the community and around the world. We are seeking an exceptional individual to join our team as the Director of International Programs and Outreach. The ideal candidate in this role should have a positive attitude, an active, energetic mind, and a leadership style that is characterized by highly ethical practices and a commitment to diversity, openness, flexibility, integrity, and kindness.
The Director of International Programs and Outreach at California State University, Fullerton (Cal State Fullerton) leads a strategic, growth-oriented, data-driven international outreach and recruitment plan within the Extension and International Programs (EIP) unit aimed at business opportunities, innovative programming, and revenue generation. The Director creates training and workforce development programs for international student populations; leads international student recruitment strategies for exchange and incoming students, including the USA program and new initiatives; conducts ROI assessment for international partnerships; and works in collaboration with EIP Marketing to raise visibility and promote value proposition for international students and internal stakeholders. The Director leads an International Student Services team and ensures compliance with immigration regulations and fosters a culture of belonging for international learners enrolled in all programs.
The Director oversees a range of study abroad programming and collaborates with the Cal State Fullerton community, including academic colleges, risk management, external partners and providers, and more. This role serves as a representative externally to international partners, providers, agents, funding entities, and regional organizations. The Director gathers and tracks data and advises the Dean for Extension and Associate Vice President for International Programs on international markets and recruitment and enrollment management trends and uses data to inform the development and launch of globally-relevant workforce development opportunities. This role identifies and secures systems (CMS, Terra Dotta, etc.) needed to manage and govern all international students and relationships.
The Director also conducts ongoing assessment to measure the impact of exchange and study abroad programs and promotes opportunities based on the outcomes. This role will manage the financial models that govern international outreach and engagement activities, actively seek funding opportunities, and partner with philanthropic and government relation units to leverage the potential for greater access for new and current international populations. The Director will seek ways to integrate international strategy with the university's Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) goals. The Director will also remain knowledgeable about the California State University (CSU) polices, processes, systems, and stakeholders and serve on the Senate International Education Committee and other relevant forums. Other duties as assigned.
Essential Qualifications: Masters degree from an accredited college or university. Seven or more years of experience working with international outreach, preferably in a higher education setting.
Ability to conduct trend analyses and analyze data to inform strategy and present findings in compelling formats for a diversity of internal and external stakeholders. Understanding of regulations pertaining to F-1 and J visa students. Proven record in meeting metric-driven recruitment or sales targets. Demonstrated track record in bringing programs from the point of ideation to development to launch followed by ongoing assessment using agreed upon success metrics. Be self-motivated and work independently with limited direct supervision, including willingness/desire to work non-traditional hours, including evenings/weekends. Strong intercultural communication skills and an ability to communicate with international students, parents, and educational partners. Ability to successfully and effectively collaborate and maintain positive relationships with a diverse population of teammates, business partners, and stakeholders. Excellent analytical, organizational, reasoning, and problem-solving skills and attention to detail, as well as strong computer literacy (CMS, presentation tools, and enrollment management platforms). Exhibit strong results orientation and be a data-driven decision maker.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily and is required for employment. CSU will make a conditional offer of employment, which may be rescinded if the background check reveals disqualifying information, and/or it is discovered that the candidate knowingly withheld or falsified information. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the continued employment of a current CSU employee who was conditionally offered the position.
Preferred Qualifications: Ten plus years as an international recruitment and outreach leader. Five plus years proven track record of developing and launching successful international training programs. Experience with California Public Higher Education system, including CBA. Three plus years managing P&L for a growth-oriented unit.
Additional Information: California State University, Fullerton celebrates all forms of diversity and is deeply committed to fostering an inclusive environment within which students, staff, administrators and faculty thrive. Individuals interested in advancing the Universitys strategic diversity goals are strongly encouraged to apply. Reasonable accommodations will be provided for qualified applicants with disabilities who self-disclose.
The scope of responsibilities for this position includes the making or participating in the making of decisions that may have a material financial benefit on the incumbent. Therefore, you will be required to file an initial 'Conflict of Interest Form 700: Statement of Economic Interests' within thirty (30) days from date of hire and on an annual basis; and complete the CSU sponsored ethics on-line training within thirty (30) days of appointment, and at least once during each consecutive period of two calendar years following the appointment.
The person holding this position is considered a limited mandated reporter under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting act and is required to comply with the requirement set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083, revised July 21, 2017.
Multiple positions may be hired from this recruitment based on the strength of the applicant pool.
If you are applying for a staff position, please note that you are not eligible to work concurrently in a staff position and an Academic Student position such as Graduate Assistant, Teaching Associate, Instructional Student Assistant or a Student Assistant position.
Regular attendance is considered an essential job function.
Employee/applicant who submits an application for a position may be required to successfully complete job related performance test(s) as part of the selection process.
Online application/resume must be received by electronic submission on the final filing date by 9:00 PM (Pacific Standard Time)/midnight (Eastern Standard Time). Applicants who fail to complete all sections of the online application form will be disqualified from consideration.
California State University, Fullerton is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (i.e. H1-B Visas).
CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The systemwide policy can be found at https://calstate.policystat.com/policy/9779821/latest/ and questions may be sent to hr.fullerton.edu
California State University, Fullerton is a major regional university in a vital, flourishing area that includes Orange County, metropolitan Los Angeles and the expanding Inland Empire. The beautiful, 236-acre campus is set in Fullerton in north Orange County, about 25 miles from downtown Los Angeles and about 21 miles from nearby beaches. Cal State Fullerton has more than 37,000 students and approximately 1,800 full and part-time faculty members. The University offers 107 degree programs in eight colleges. Accredited by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, CSUF is fourth in the nation for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to minority students and first in California for the number of bachelor's degrees awarded to Hispanics.The University is one of the 23 campuses in the California State University System. Since the campus opened, CSUF has awarded degrees to more than 215,000 graduates. Many are leaders in business, government, education, and the arts.