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Vice Provost for International Affairs

Clemson University, a land-grant research university in upstate South Carolina, is recruiting candidates for the position of Vice Provost for International Affairs. The University seeks an innovative leader with administrative experience in serving international students and faculty and developing international programs, program sites and exchange programs for students and faculty.

Reporting to the Provost/Vice President for Academic Affairs, the Vice Provost for International Affairs provides campuswide leadership in the development of all international programs and services in compliance with University, state and federal regulations.

Responsibilities of the position include

  • expand and promote international opportunities for students, faculty and staff;
  • enhance the infrastructure supporting Clemson’s international objectives;
  • oversee international services including study abroad, immigration services, foreign student/visitor support and SEVIS;
  • develop international sites for online and on-site delivery of Clemson’s academic programs;
  • promote and support internationalization of all aspects of the University’s curricula and programs;
  • collaborate with the Office of Student Affairs to support international student organizations and international student activities;
  • develop workshops and seminars to promote intercultural knowledge;
  • develop linkages to the international communities in the area.

Minimum qualifications include a terminal degree and considerable academic experience in international programs. Desirable qualifications include extensive international experience, including study abroad and development of international programs on-site, as well as experience in academic administration. The applicant should possess strong leadership, communications and interpersonal skills and have a demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with colleagues from a wide range of programs and backgrounds.

Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointment with faculty rank will be considered where academic credentials justify.

Applicants should submit a letter of application stating interest in the position and previous experience relevant to the position, along with a résumé or C.V. and a list of four references (with phone numbers, mail and email addresses) to the attention of Brenda Smith, Office of the Provost, 206 Sikes Hall, Clemson University, Clemson, SC 29634. Application materials may be submitted by email to bjs@clemson.edu.

Review of applications will begin on Sept. 15, 2011, and will continue until the position is filled.

Clemson University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any individual or group of individuals on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information.

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