New job Associate Director, International Education in Quebec

Associate Director, International Education

Company : McGill University
Salary : $80,550 - $120,820 a year
Location : Quebec

Full Description

Position Summary:
Reporting to the Deputy Provost-Student Life and Learning (DPSLL), the Associate Director- McGill Abroad, provides strategic guidance in the creation and delivery of comprehensive strategies to promote and increase international mobility of McGill students. The main purposes of this position is to create and implement diverse study and experiential learning opportunities internationally, identify new funding sources, streamline administrative procedures, and directing related communications. The incumbent provides vital advice to the Deputy Provost on current study abroad trends; provincial, national, and private funding opportunities; and best implementation practices. The incumbent works transversally across the DPSLL units (Enrolment Services, Office of the Dean of Students, and various Student Services) and liaises with the Faculties to develop networks and infrastructures for successful implementation of the mobility objectives. Works in collaboration with the Offices of the Provost and Vice-Principal Research & Innovation is vital to ensure the coherence of McGill’s overall internationalization strategy.
Primary Responsibilities:

  • Identify, assess and implement international education opportunities in alignment with strategic goals;
  • Develop procedures and data driven tools to facilitate informed strategic decision making and resource allocation for education abroad;
  • Develop and implement quantifiable metrics, key performance indicators and benchmarking to demonstrate progress on strategic objectives;
  • Oversees the McGill Student Exchange Program and related Student Exchange Agreements, ensuring their validity, sustainability, and relevance for the international mobility strategy;
  • Spearheads efforts to streamline procedures in central and faculty levels, leads multi-stakeholder work groups to negotiate and implement required changes in alignment with internationalization objectives;
  • Assists the Faculties in diversifying their international education portfolios beyond traditional exchanges, to include courses abroad, internships and other forms of international experiences and develops procedures and tools facilitating their implementation;
  • Oversees select funding programs for outgoing and incoming students; researches and assesses new funding opportunities, and collaborates with other SLL units and the Faculties on the optimization of current delivery models;
  • Directs the McGill International brand with its related digital platforms and student engagement programming and ensures its continuous growth and alignment with the University’s strategic internationalization objectives;
  • Provide direction and guidance to professional and support staff.

Other Qualifying Skills and/or Abilities

Comprehensive understanding of University systems and trends in post-secondary education in Canada and Internationally. Demonstrated strategic thinking, vision and communication skills with extensive project management experience. Excellent organizational and time management skills with the ability to prioritize and meet multiple concurrent deadlines. Experienced in the development and execution of strategic communication plans. Proven ability to perform high quality research and data analysis with minimal supervision. Strong proficiency with data management software tools. Excellent communication skills in French and English (written and spoken).

Minimum Education and Experience:

Bachelor's Degree 5 Years Related Experience /

Annual Salary:

(MPEX Grade 07) $80,550.00 - $120,820.00

Hours per Week:

33.75 (Full time)



Position End Date (If applicable):

Deadline to Apply:


McGill University hires on the basis of merit and is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community. We welcome applications from racialized persons/visible minorities, women, Indigenous persons, persons with disabilities, ethnic minorities, and persons of minority sexual orientations and gender identities, as well as from all qualified candidates with the skills and knowledge to productively engage with diverse communities. McGill implements an employment equity program and encourages members of designated groups to self-identify. Persons with disabilities who anticipate needing accommodations for any part of the application process may contact, in confidence, .

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