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Title Director, International
Division International & Immigrant Education
Category Administrative Staff
Type Probationary
Incumbent New
Salary (Under Review)
Band (Under Review)
Campus St. James
Effective Date ASAP
Duties  
The Director, International Recruitment & Partnerships is accountable for the operations of the International Division's recruitment, partnerships and internationalization teams as governed by the International Strategy and the annual business plans. The span of functions includes all International Recruitment and Partnership activity and planning and execution of activities enabling Internationalization of academic programs at the College in partnership with the senior leadership within the academic divisions. The principle outcomes of this work include the establishment of academic pathways for student study and work abroad, faculty exchange and cohort enrolment as well as the incorporation of international priorities into curriculum development and international field placement.
 
The Director is accountable to the Dean, CHCA & International for the delivery of recruitment and partnership team objectives. The key responsibilities include input to development and management of the strategy and business planning processes within the Division, orchestration of projects and programs, management of the staff and performance within the division, budget planning and review. Works with the Director of International Admissions and Student Services to ensure seamless operations in recruiting and onboarding students. The Director leads the strategic alignment of the division's plans with those of the academic divisions and manages the ongoing operational interface through structured interaction with the Deans, Directors and Chairs. Participates in committees in the college such as the Academic Management Committee, as required, to ensure the embedding of the International strategy objectives and outcomes in operations of the academic divisions and represents the college on external committees such as Heads of International, Polytechnics Canada, etc.
Qualifications
 
  • Four-year Degree from a recognized post-secondary institution with specialization in Marketing, Finance, or International Business. A post-graduate qualification such as a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • At least 9 years of business or education experience of which 3 years of International business experience, preferably in the education sector. At least 5 years of this experience must be in progressively, more advanced leadership and managerial roles.
  • Understanding of the dynamics of the Education sector.
  • Understanding of the regulatory environment in publically funded education in Canada and other key countries and regions.
  • Strong familiarity with business principles and practices in different parts of the world.
  • Education and/or work experience is in at least one of the major regions of interest preferred.
  • Partnership development experience is preferred.
  • Strong Networking and Relationship building skills at senior levels in the academic and industry sectors
  • Strong leadership and managerial skills to foster a dynamic operating environment in the college and to assume leadership roles in external environments that support the college's lead position.
  • Familiar with communication and information technologies for administrative purposes.
  • Strong negotiation skills, conflict resolution skills and service leadership skills cross-cultural awareness and sensitivity.
  • Excellent presentation skills.
  • Knowledge of policy and regulations around international students and related immigration areas.
  • Commitment to diversity and equity are essential to interact with the College’s diverse student and staff population.
 
The College requires proof of degrees, credentials or equivalencies from accredited regional or federal post secondary institutions and/or their international equivalents. Credentials may require validation at the time of interviews.
To Apply
Please submit a resume and cover letter combined in one (1) document.
 
George Brown College is dedicated to employment equity and encourages applications from women, persons with disabilities, racial/visible minorities and aboriginal peoples.
Competition # 13-145
Closing Date Open until filled