Executive Director, International Education

$99,825 - $124,782 yearly
  • Miami Dade College
  • Miami, FL, USA
  • Mar 02, 2022
Full time Deans & Directors Grants, Sponsored Programs, Research Student Affairs Other Academic Administration & Affairs

Job Description


Miami Dade College is now accepting applications for the Executive Director, International Education.  This role is responsible for coordinating Study Abroad Programs and activities for Miami Dade College, and for developing relevant international academic partnerships. The position is responsible for international marketing/recruiting, for Study Abroad programs, and for hosting and educating international visitors and facilitating international educational exchanges.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Works with internal key stakeholders at the College in the planning, development, and administration of MDC international initiatives 
  • Actively develops and oversees external funding, including grants, for study abroad and other international initiatives
  • Fosters 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 for all study abroad programs
  • Establishes/updates the plan for international initiatives and advises the College leadership on study abroad and international academic partnership matters
  • Develops/coordinates MOUs, international exchange 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 Director of Global Student Programs and the Coordinator of Study Abroad and oversees related planning efforts to develop/manage Study Abroad programs
  • Develops and monitors the overall budget for international education initiatives assigned to the Office of International


Preferred and Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree and six (6) years successful experience in international programming, service, teaching, or related area
  • Bilingual; fluency in a language other than English
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • 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 a flexible schedule including evenings and weekends and to travel internationally
  • Ability to work effectively, courteously and agreeably in a multi-ethnic/multi-cultural environment with students, faculty, and staff

Application Details

All applications must be submitted online by visiting www.mdc.edu/jobs

Apply Here: https://recruitment.mdc.edu/psc/MYMDHPRD/RECRUIT/JOBS/c/HRS_HRAM_FL.HRS_CG_SEARCH_FL.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST_FL&Action=U&SiteId=1000&FOCUS=Applicant&JobOpeningId=1002949&PostingSeq=1


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