The Program Director of the Office of Intercultural and Educational Experiences (OIEE) has overall administrative responsibility for the maintenance, development and growth of inbound short-term study and training programs for UNC Charlotte's Office of International Programs. The position requires knowledge and experience in intensive English program operations, intercultural awareness and international education, grant writing, and international student recruitment. The Program Director is responsible for conceptualizing, designing, marketing, planning, organizing, supervising, and implementing study and training programs to both international and domestic clients. Responsibilities also include financial management, evaluation and assessment, revision of program content and delivery, and supervision of the academic faculty and support staff for OIEE programs.
The Program Director will work effectively with the ELTI Director and OIEE Program Coordinator(s) as well as faculty and staff in numerous departments within the University and in the Charlotte community. It is also essential for the Program Director to communicate skillfully with faculty and other representatives of sending institutions, program participants and accompanying faculty from diverse cultures.
Supervise and strengthen existing Office of Intercultural and Educational Experiences (OIEE) programs. OIEE currently hosts approximately eight short-term programs each year, ranging from two to six weeks.
Establish new and maintain current relationships with external sponsoring agencies in the US and abroad (organizations such as IIE, foreign governments, agents, corporations with international training needs, etc.).
Initiate new outreach programs from the stage of conceptualization and design to identifying sources of funding, marketing, planning and implementation, working with the sending organization and in collaboration with various offices within the Office of International Programs, the University, and the Charlotte community.
Select, train, and supervise appropriate academic faculty and support staff (including student workers) for each program.
Develop student and program recruitment strategies that publicize and promote OIEE and ELTI appropriately through relevant networks and resources. To actively participate in local, state, national and international education events, and implement traditional
UNC Charlotte is North Carolina's urban research institution. Our campus is located in the piedmont of North Carolina, just two hours from the mountains and three hours from the Atlantic Ocean. A large public university with a small college feel, more than 27,200 students consider UNC Charlotte’s 1,000-acre campus their home away from home.