Job: Executive Director of International Education

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Jobing Description

Position ID: 346007
Position Type: Full-Time Professional Contractual
External Position: Yes

The Executive Director of International Education is responsible for coordinating Study Abroad Programs and activities for Miami Dade College, for overseeing the Miami Dade College Confucius Institute, and for developing relevant international academic partnerships, and for fostering the recruitment of international students by working closely with campus and district personnel. Has primary responsibility for international marketing/recruiting, for Study Abroad programs, for the Miami Dade College Confucius Institute, and for hosting and educating international visitors and facilitating international educational exchanges. All study abroad programs and international academic partnerships are an integral part of Miami Dade College and are designed to strengthen student, faculty, and staff global relationships and understanding.

  • In collaboration with College senior leadership and the campuses, oversees the development and implementation of the MDC Associate in Arts degree program and courses at international sites and facilitates the development of articulation agreements
  • Works in conjunction with the Executive Director, Workforce and Partnerships in planning, development and administration of other MDC international initiatives, including international business and/or workforce development and the offering of campus Associate in Science and baccalaureate programs/course at international sites
  • Actively develops and oversees external funding, including grants, for international initiatives
  • Collaborates with the Executive Director, Workforce Development and Partnerships, to foster international affiliations through contact/negotiations with foreign consulates, trade and cultural centers and develops/maintains contacts with key consulates and trade centers in Miami, as well as embassies in Washington DC
  • Monitors/implements new international travel guidelines or restrictions
  • Establishes/updates the plan for international initiatives and advises the College leadership on , international site development, contractual partnership, and articulation matters
  • Establishes and updates the plan for international initiatives, including international site development and articulation agreements
  • Develops/coordinates MOUs, articulation agreements, and collaborative proposals between MDC and international entities
  • Hosts international visitors in cooperation with District and Campus personnel
  • Works with state and national international education organizations to expand opportunities for Miami Dade College faculty and students
  • Supervises the International Education Programs Manager and oversees related planning efforts to develop/mange Study Abroad programs
  • Supervises the Director, Confucius Institute and oversees related planning efforts
  • Chairs, the CASSC International Education Committee, as well as, develops and monitors the overall budget for international education initiatives assigned to the Office of International
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Performs other such duties as assigned

    Skills / Requirements

  • Master's Degree and six (6) years successful experience in international programming, service, teaching, or related area
  • All educational degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Bilingual; fluency in a language other than English
  • Knowledge of college educational philosophy and top management administrative practices and procedures
  • Leadership skills and abilities to chair and organize faculty/administrative committees
  • Demonstrated skills and abilities for collaboration and the formation of internal and external partnerships
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent supervisory and effective management skills
  • Knowledge and familiarity with relevant information systems, databases, and software applications
  • Ability to establish innovative and effective international high education partnerships
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common professional and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents
  • Ability to think, reason, and make sound judgments on how responsibilities are completed in compliance with College and Florida Department of Education standards and guidelines
  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees, faculty, staff and community groups
  • Ability to work effectively, courteously and agreeably in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule that may include evening and weekend assignments

    Important Notes

  • Individuals who can help to further our interests in relation to Latin America and China.



    Miami Dade College
    Employment Department
    11011 SW 104 Street
    Kendall, FL 33176
    (305) 237-2559


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