Please see Special Instructions for more details.Finalists for this position will be required to provide at least three (3) professional references at the time of in-person interview.
|Position Title||Assistant Director|
|Department||International Programs and Services|
|Location||Main Campus (Houghton, MI)|
|Full-Time Equivalent (1.0=100%)||1.0|
|Appointment Term||12 Month|
|Pay Type||Salary Basis|
|Salary or Hourly Rate||Negotiable based on experience.|
|Position Duration Dependent on External Funding?||No|
|Title of Position Supervisor||Director, International Programs and Services|
Position Summary Information
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
|Job Description Summary||
Michigan Technological University (Michigan Tech) seeks an experienced and enthusiastic Assistant Director to join the International Programs & Services (IPS) office. More specifically, we are looking for a vibrant and people-centric personality to complement our creative and close-knit team. Perfect for the professional craving the opportunity to impact change, the responsibilities for this position are largely variable based on the ideal candidate’s strengths and experiences. At a minimum, our dream Assistant Director is passionate about international education and would lead IPS in fostering an inclusive and supportive international student life experience at Michigan Tech.
|Essential Duties & Responsibilities (other duties may be assigned)||
1. The essential duties and responsibilities for this position are largely variable based on the ideal candidate’s strengths and experiences.
|Required Education (minimum requirements)||
• Bachelor’s degree
|Required Experience (minimum requirements)||
• Minimum three years in higher education administration
|Desirable Education and/or Experience||
• Master’s degree in International Education, Higher Education, or other relevant discipline
|Required Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities (minimum requirements)||
• Demonstrated knowledge of F/J regulations as an active Designated School Official (DSO)/Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO)
|Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and/or Abilities||
• Advanced knowledge of and demonstrated experience with F/J student advising
|Language, Mathematical, and/or Reasoning Skills|
|Work Environment and/or Physical Demands||
WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.
|Required Training and Other Conditions of Employment||
Every employee at Michigan Technological University will receive the following 3 required trainings; additional training may be required by the department.
Required University Training:
Posting Detail Information
|Posting Type||Internal & External Posting|
|Internal Posting Date||02/22/2017|
|External Posting Date||02/22/2017|
|Open Until Filled||Yes|
|Special Instructions to Applicants (if applicable)||
Finalists for this position will be required to provide at least three (3) professional references at the time of in-person interview.
If you have a visionary mindset, a talent for building relationships and engaging others, an optimistic perspective, and aspire to grow within the field…we want to hear from you! Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis with phone interviews tentatively planned for late March, in-person interviews to follow, and an intended start date in the summer of 2017.
Michigan Technological University is a leading public research university home to more than 7,000 students, including approximately 1,200 from over 60 countries around the world. Founded in 1885, the University offers more than 120 undergraduate and graduate degree programs in science, technology, engineering, and math; forestry; business and economics; health professions; humanities; and social sciences. Our beautiful campus in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula overlooks the Keweenaw Waterway and is just a few miles from Lake Superior. Our mission to create a just, prosperous, and sustainable world is expressed through our entrepreneurial spirit—equal parts curiosity and grit. It infuses everything we do and we are proud to foster a diverse and welcoming community.
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Posting Specific Questions
Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).
Do you have a bachelor's degree?
Have you worked a minimum of three years in international higher education administration?
Do you have demonstrated supervisory and student advising experience?
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