Employment Status: Full-time, "exempt" probationary position, with the possibility of converting to permanent.
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm (during the Summer term the schedule is Monday through Thursday 7:00 am to 5:30 pm), and as needed; considerable international travel is required.
Salary: Salary is commensurate with experience.
First Review Deadline:This position will remain open until filled. Applications will be reviewed beginning January 4, 2019.
In support of the CSUSB Strategic Plan, the Center for International Studies and Programs (CISP) leads the campus' globalization process by collaborating with university and off-campus partners to develop and promote activities, programs, and services that meet the international needs of our university, regional, national, and global communities.
Current employees will be given preferred consideration.
Under general supervision of CISP Director, the Partnership Program Lead provides administrative and program leadership in all aspects of partnership programs with China and other countries. Work is guided by the overall goals and objectives with full accountability for results and requires regular planning, development, independent determination of methods to meet programmatic or administrative goals, as well as independent determination of approaches to project and priorities. The incumbent needs to have demonstrated ability to use sound judgment in the development of policies and procedures related to issues that might not be covered by existing policies and procedures, as well as assessing, formulating, and evaluating the impact of recommended or implemented policies from a strategic and operational perspective. The position also requires use of appreciable ingenuity and innovation to conceive of new approaches and solutions to address complex problems and issues.
The incumbent is responsible for ensuring timely program management and communicates independently with partnership university representatives, and organizations such as CCIEE, and AASCU. S/he manages program correspondence, document processing, recruitment timelines, and program assessment and improvement. The Partnership Program Lead independently evaluates, analyzes, and takes course of action on prospective partnerships and coordinates negotiations with universities and represents CSUSB in events, conferences, and seminars. The incumbent is responsible for utilizing working relationships with extended networks of organization and university representatives to advance CSUSB's enrollment growth. S/he is responsible for ensuring strong relationships with existing partners and for development of new university partners to support revenue growth per CSUSB strategic goals. The incumbent serves as the main CSUSB representative for China and provides expert advice to campus on China related opportunities.
Education & Experience:
Master's degree from an accredited institution AND three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the field of international education administration.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:
Demonstrated experience in working with national level organizations
Fluency, written and spoken, in Chinese (Mandarin)
Demonstrated experience in working with Chinese universities
Excellent communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate and present ideas and concepts verbally and in writing to culturally diverse audiences
Demonstrated ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality
Ability to travel domestically and internationally to support recruitment and program development and implementation
Ability to work additional hours, occasional holidays, and adjust working hours to meet special programs.
Fingerprinting is a requirement of this position.
Experience in living or working in China, or studying at a Chinese university.
Experience in developing and designing programs for student populations.
Experience in international outreach and recruitment.
Working knowledge of culture, government, and education in countries outside the U.S.A.
Experience with budgets, personnel management, and administration.
Experience and expertise in risk management for both in-bound and out-bound students.
Demonstrated experience with best practices in Risk Management.
A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.
The person holding this position is considered a `mandated reporter' under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
California State University, San Bernardino is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, age, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, genetic information, medical condition, disability, marital status, or protected veteran status.
This position may be "Designated" under California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. This would require the filing of a Statement of Economic Interest on an annual basis and the completion of training within 6 months of assuming office and every 2 years thereafter. Visit the Human Resources Conflict of Interest webpage link for additional information: http://hrd.csusb.edu/conflictInterest.html
This position adheres to CSU policies against Sex Discrimination, Sexual Harassment, and Sexual Violence, including Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, and Stalking. This requires completion of Sexual Violence Prevention Training within 6 months of assuming employment and on a two-year basis thereafter. (Executive Order 1096)
California State University, San Bernardino offers a challenging and innovative academic environment. The university seeks to provide a supportive and welcoming social and physical setting where students, faculty and staff feel they belong and can excel. The university provides students the opportunity to engage in the life of the campus, interact with others of diverse backgrounds and cultures, as well as participate in activities that encourage growth, curiosity and scholarly fulfillment. Through its branch campus in Palm Desert, the university mission extends to the Coachella Valley.