Howard University is a comprehensive, research-oriented, historically Black private university providing an educational experience of exceptional quality to students of high academic potential with particular emphasis upon the provision of educational opportunities to promising Black students. Further, the University is dedicated to attracting and sustaining a cadre of faculty who are, through their teaching and research, committed to the development of distinguished and compassionate graduates and to the quest for solutions to human and social problems in the United States and throughout the world.
Salary commensurate with qualifications, education & University guidelines.
Academic liaising and collaboration with University faculty members and staff in the various departments, schools and colleges especially related to international programming and affairs. Outreach related to international cooperation and collaboration in schools, institutes, and departments in neighboring colleges and universities; and to government agencies and international organizations. International program planning and development (focused on diplomacy and foreign affairs). Organizing, collaborating, and liaising with University personnel and governmental organizations. Fundraising for Bunche Center activities. Lead in development of scholarship, grant development, and academic programming for the Bunche Center. Supervising Bunche Center staff.
Administrative direction of all Ralph Bunche Center personnel and programs, and personal involvement, as required by university policy and procedures.
NATURE AND SCOPE:
Internal contacts are with a wide variety of administrators, faculty, staff and students. External contacts include national and international associations and institutions involved with study abroad, international resident directors, embassies, U.S. Department of State, U.S. Congressional interest groups, and international educators, parents and families.
Earned doctorate, or extensive experience (at least 10 years) in international affairs, plus a post-graduate degree. At least five years of relevant academic experience and/or five years of relevant international and successful management or professional experience. This includes at least 5 years’ experience in international affairs; experience as an ambassador, or similarly ranked position; minimum of five years of professional international/foreign experience in program management and grant writing; and proven track record in academic and/or corporate fundraising. Preference will be given to individuals with management experience in a U.S. government agency.
Note: This position description should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions, and perform any other related duties, as may be required. The university has the right to revise this position description at any time. This position description is not be construed as a contract for employment.
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