The Director of Global, Immersive and Professional Programs leads development and implementation of engaging and enriching academic and experiential programs for nearly 1,000 undergraduate majors as well as media professionals and international visitors in the UNC School of Media and Journalism. The Director facilitates a deep dive into media and journalism education through a wide range of instructional and co-curricular initiatives. Such programs include trips to domestic and international locations; workshops for working professionals; and a Visiting International Scholars program. The Director prepares proposals, creates new programs and seeks out revenue-generating opportunities. The Director oversees financial plans and timelines for programs and ensures the successful execution of activities within budget. The Director sets strategy for the school’s global initiatives in line with the school’s vision, including study abroad partnerships, and represents the School throughout the University and beyond. The Director is a hands-on connector and entrepreneurial program builder, working across areas to bring together people and resources to achieve exceptional results. The Director supervises the Global, Immersive and Professional Programs Assistant Director and other staff as assigned. This position reports to the Senior Associate Dean for Strategy and Administration.
Education and Experience:
Three or more years of related work experience required. Experience creating immersive programs, managing budgets and meeting revenue goals required. The position requires diplomacy, tact and strong interpersonal skills, including ability to communicate with a broad range of students, faculty and professionals from diverse backgrounds. Commitment to prompt follow-through and responsiveness on all matters is essential. Preference given to candidates with: - Direct experience working with undergraduate students in a university setting. - In-depth knowledge of advertising, public relations and journalism curriculum. - Demonstrated ability to generate and organize a portfolio of new and complex projects while juggling multiple priorities and commitments. - Fluency in a second language (Spanish, French or Mandarin). - Supervisory experience. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and social media tools. This position requires domestic and international travel.
The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a protected veteran.
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