Executive Director of the University of Dayton China Institute and Director of Global Initiatives

Posting Details


Posting Number S01792P


Working Title Executive Director of the University of Dayton China Institute and Director of Global Initiatives
Posting Category Staff
Position Number 005971
Assigned Organizational Area University
FLSA Exempt
Benefit Status Full Benefits
Pay Grade C
Months Per Year 12
Hours Per Year 1820
If Temporary, Date of Expiration
Proposed Start Date


Department International & Grad Recruitment - 1252
Advertised Location Dayton, Ohio



The Executive Director of the University of Dayton China Institute and Director of Global Initiatives position involves planning, implementing and coordinating the
University’s international recruitment efforts in China. The primary duties of the
position involve: (i) serve as the University of Dayton’s (UD) primary operational
director at the University of Dayton’s China Institute (UDCI) in Suzhou, China to
establish and maintain relationships and partnerships with institutions in and
around China and the U.S., which will involve working in China approximately ten (10) months on an annual basis, and direct efforts to establish additional program options and enrollment management operations at UDCI; (ii) manage the recruitment, admission and initial enrollment process for Chinese students using advanced computer technologies and expertise in Chinese social media advertising and customer relations management, and oversee special visiting
student programs for international students; (iii) work as a liaison between Deans, Department Chairs, academic and administrative units and the University’s partnerships in China and the U.S. to collaborate on projects and
facilitate use of computer technology in an interactive process; (iv) develop
technological strategies and manage activities to meet the University’s
international recruitment objectives in China and throughout the world; (v)
maintain strong relationships with Chinese alumni to assist with recruitment and
retention efforts; (vi) supervise the UDCI Director of Student Programming and
Director of Student Life, and associated UDCI staff located in Suzhou, China;
and (vii) teach one (1) course annually on international business or a related
topic on behalf of UD’s School of Business Administration.

Position Summary Information

The University of Dayton, founded in 1850 by the Society of Mary, is a top ten Catholic research university. The University seeks outstanding, diverse faculty and staff who value its mission and share its commitment to academic excellence in teaching, research and artistic creativity, the development of the whole person, and leadership and service in the local and global community.

To attain its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, inclusion and affirmative action and to equal opportunity policies and practices. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer we will not discriminate against minorities, females, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity.

Minimum Qualifications

The candidate must have a U.S. Bachelor’s degree in Management Information
Systems/Information Technology, Accounting or a business-related field, or a
foreign equivalent degree. Candidates must also have two (2) years of
successful international recruitment and marketing experience involving
coordinating with Chinese universities and high schools in developing student
programs and proficiency in credential evaluations. Written and spoken fluency
in English and Mandarin Chinese is required.

Preferred Qualifications

Candidate must meet minimum qualifications.

Work Hours

M-F 8:30am-4:30pm
Some evenings and weekends

Number of Positions Available 1
Proposed Posting Date 12/04/2017
Application Review Date
Proposed Closing Date 01/08/2018
Open until filled?
Special Instructions to Applicants
Preferred Multicultural Experience

Demonstrated and successful experience working with people from diverse backgrounds. Knowledge of and sensitivity to a Catholic Marianist work environment.

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Applicant Documents

Required Documents
  1. Resume
  2. Cover Letter
Optional Documents

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