Position, Alliance for Global Education, Shanghai Resident Director

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Alliance for Global Education
Shanghai Resident Director

The Alliance for Global Education, LLC, a division of the Institute for Study Abroad, Butler University, was formed with the vision of opening non-traditional destinations to an ever-growing and more diverse U.S. undergraduate population. Both partner institutions are pioneers in the field of study abroad and have been providing academically rigorous and culturally enriching study abroad programs for over 40 years.

The Alliance provides stimulating, interdisciplinary study abroad programs in China, India, and Turkey (opening spring 2016) that maintain high academic standards, strong student services, and careful health and safety measures. Our core mission is to develop and promote innovative programs in vibrant, dynamic countries that are of ever-increasing scholarly, political, and economic interest.

The Alliance operates its Shanghai programs for U.S. undergraduate students at the Shanghai University of Finance and Economics. Programs operate during the fall, spring, and summer terms.

Position Summary

The Resident Director (RD) is responsible for developing and coordinating all aspects of the Shanghai program. Primary responsibilities include advising students on academic, cultural, and personal adjustment matters, liaising with program faculty, managing housing, classroom, and office facilities, managing the program budget and reporting on program accounts, overseeing arrangements for internship placements, excursions and co-curricular activities, and serving as point person for health and safety matters.

Website: http://allianceglobaled.org
Posting Date: 11/11/2015
Closing Date 02/09/2016