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Cornell University Associate Director, Academic Programs in Ithaca, New York

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One of the country's premier international studies centers, the (Einaudi Center) fosters international research and collaboration, provides world-class graduate and undergraduate training in international studies, and supports educators as they bring the world into their classrooms. The center has six vibrant area studies programs and thematic programs in peace studies and comparative Muslim cultures. The Einaudi Center is .

Reporting to the , the Associate Director for Academic Programs serves as a member of the Einaudi Center's senior staff leadership team, contributing to the strategic vision and growth of the center. The Associate Director oversees the entire academic programs portfolio, including signature events and programs, internal grant and fellowship opportunities, international collaborations, and faculty and student programs. The Associate Director works closely with the Director and senior leadership team to advance current global research priorities. In 2022 these priorities are ; ; and . In the next academic year, research priorities will expand to include the Einaudi Center's contributions to the next .

What you will do:
In line with the academic mission of the center, implement strategies for activities and programs that raise the Einaudi Center's profile and create sustainable connections with campus, national, and international partners. Play a significant role in the planning and development of academic programming with around the world, with an emphasis on faculty and student engagement at those sites.
Work with the Director and faculty advisory committees to manage the Einaudi Center's faculty and postdoctoral research teams and interdisciplinary and cross-program initiatives.
Lead an academic programs professional staff team, overseeing a portfolio that includes faculty funding opportunities, graduate student funding and training programs, undergraduate (internships and research), and outreach, with the goal of increasing and enriching engagement with the Einaudi Center across campus and around the world.
Develop and oversee the Einaudi Center's new curricular and co-curricular initiatives, including predeparture orientations for undergraduate research interns. Plan and develop certificate programs, which may lead to the launch of a new professional master's program. Plan and teach curricular offerings for Global Hubs partner exchange students (summer courses in Ithaca).

What we need:
Master's degree focused on international relations, international studies, global history, or another international-related field with at least three years relevant experience, or experience with program administration focused on enhancing internationalization or international initiatives, or equivalent combination.
Leadership experience in higher education, government, or the nonprofit sector.
Experience with developing academic or co-curricular programming.
Strong administrative management skills, including proven ability to plan, manage, and evaluate complex initiatives and knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning and resource allocation.

In addition to the above, we would prefer you to have:
PhD or equivalent, with international studies or relations; global history, government, or economics; or other international or transnational focus strongly preferred.
Seven or more years in significant leadership positions.
Experience creating and/or facilitating innovative partnerships with development organizations and/or practitioners.
Experience advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion through program design, policies, and best practices.

Please include a resume and cover letter with submission, both should be added to the resume section of the application.

This position does not support visa sponsorship.
University Job Title:Mgr Program
Job Family:Student Services
Level:G
Pay Rate Type:Salary
Company:Endowed
Contact Name:Brenda Joly
Number of Openings:1

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EEO Statement: Diversity and Inclusion are a part of Cornell University’s heritage. We are a recognized employer and educator valuing AA/EEO, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities. Cornell University is an innovative Ivy League university and a great place to work. Our inclusive community of scholars, students, and staff impart an uncommon sense of larger purpose, and contribute creative ideas to further the university's mission of teaching, discovery, and engagement.

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