February 6, 2013


SUBJECT:    UC San Diego Faculty Associate Director of
Programs Abroad Opening

Applications are invited from tenured faculty interested in serving as the Associate Faculty Director of the Programs Abroad Office. The position starts July 1, 2013 for a three-year appointment. A full position description can be found at:

Faculty Directors play a central role in our international education program, which is being strengthened and expanded and includes Education Abroad Programs, Opportunities Abroad Programs, and UC San Diego Faculty-led Global Seminars. Past directors have found it highly rewarding to assist students with what has proven to be one of the most important educational experiences of their undergraduate years. Experience in the position can also provide key preparation for selection and service as a Faculty Director in one of the EAP study centers located around the world. Faculty with interests in international education are encouraged to review the accompanying position description and submit a letter of interest and current CV to Barbara Sawrey, Associate Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs/Dean of Undergraduate Education at The deadline is Friday, March 15, 2013.

Suresh Subramani
Executive Vice Chancellor


Associate Faculty Director

Administrative Responsibilities
* Fill in for the Faculty Director as needed/appropriate.
* Represent PAO office as an ex-officio member at quarterly CIE meetings.
* Participate in quarterly campus-wide discussions of
  internationalization and other meetings as appropriate.
* Assist with workshops for departmental faculty liaisons.
* Assist with identifying and obtaining funding for programs.
* Participate as needed in student recruitment, advising, selection,
  scholarship review, pre-departure orientation, and reentry advising
  sessions. Faculty will approve selection of UC San Diego students for
  the UC Education Abroad Program.
* Participate in support of UC San Diego programs abroad, such as Global
  Seminars, with faculty recruitment, advising, and selection; Foster
  collaboration with campus partners, such as International House,
  Writing Center, and Colleges.

Academic Responsibilities
* Develop academic projects, in collaboration with I-Center professional
  staff, related to study abroad which result in participation in
  professional conferences, research, and/or publication.
* Act as Academic Integration Liaison with Science and Engineering or
  Social Science and Humanities departments.
* Promote the academic integration of study abroad course work into
  college and departmental degree programs.
* Meet annually with faculty, advisers, and study abroad liaisons in
  social sciences and humanities or science and engineering departments
  and with colleges' general education advisers regarding study abroad
  options, available coursework, and procedures for applying credit
  earned abroad to department and college degree requirements.

Student Selection Responsibilities
* Interview, or arrange for other faculty to interview, relevant students.
* Evaluate student files that do not require interviewing.
* Provide support for and direction to student workers, as needed.