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Assistant Director for Global Initiatives
|Job Type:||International Student Services|
|Institution Type:||Non-Profit Company,|
The Assistant Director for Global Initiatives (ADGI) provides leadership, management, and support for the production and implementation of a select portfolio of educational conferences, member engagement, and Association initiatives related to the organization’s global initiatives. The ADGI provides oversight for the development of learning content that is consistent with the mission, vision, and strategic goals of NASPA. This position will work with volunteer members to develop and implement professional development events such as, but not limited to: the Middle East North Africa South Asia (MENASA) conference and ongoing professional development, the Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) Conference; and, the International Exchange Program, and International Symposium. The person in this role will guide cross-departmental teams (such as recruitment, engagement & retention staff, meeting managers, marketing coordinators, or sponsorship team members) across a range of other departments to drive project outcomes and team success.
The person in this role will be responsible for supporting NASPA’s Global Division, the Latin American and Caribbean Area Board, and the MENASA Advisory Board providing high-level support to advance the Association’s promotion and support of student affairs globalization. The ADGI will be responsible for coordinating and supporting all MENASA and LAC initiatives such as, but not limited to: Multaqas, FIDAE, and LAC live-briefing series and other initiatives. The assistant director will support member volunteers to ensure that global perspectives are considered in all of NASPA’s programs, publications, and initiatives.
Specific Responsibilities of the Position
Office Location/Working Conditions/Physical Requirements
This position is located in the NASPA Washington, D.C. Office with the option for occasional work from a remote location. The person in this role will primarily be office-based with primary work on a computer, including phone, email, and video conferencing.
Occasional overnight travel to NASPA events is expected during which the position may be expected to complete set-up and stand for longer periods of time than usual, traveling by air and ground transportation. This person in this position will be required to routinely pack program materials for shipment, including moving potentially heavy boxes.
Employment Status : Full-time Exempt
NASPA is the leading association for the advancement, health, and sustainability of the student affairs profession. We serve a full range of professionals who provide programs, experiences, and services that cultivate student learning and success in concert with the mission of our colleges and universities. Established in 1918 and founded in 1919, NASPA comprises more than 16,000 members in all 50 states, 29 countries, and 8 U.S. Territories.
Through high-quality professional development, strong policy advocacy, and substantive research to inform practice, NASPA meets the diverse needs and invests in realizing the potential of all its members under the guiding principles of integrity, innovation, inclusion, and inquiry.
NASPA members serve a variety of functions and roles, including the vice president and dean for student life, as well as professionals working within housing and residence life, student unions, student activities, counseling, career development, orientation, enrollment management, racial and ethnic minority support services, and retention and assessment.
NASPA is an equal opportunity employer. NASPA does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, gender identity, gender expression, affectional or sexual orientation, or disability in any of its policies, programs, and services.
TO APPLY: Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to email@example.com. Please use the subject line "ADGI -Your Last Name, Your First Name". Applications will be accepted until the job is full. Priority Deadline: August 15, 2019.
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