Director of Global Learning (Global Learning ) Req. #4969

Director of Global Learning (Global Learning ) Req. #4969


Central Piedmont Community College
1201 Elizabeth Avenue
Charlotte, NC 28235
Phone: 704-330-2722

Job Location

Central Campus - Overcash Building


Pay Grade M Salary Range $53,318 - $84,244


State Health Plan BCBS

Job Category

  • Executive/Administrative/Managerial

Application Period

Opens: Friday, August 19, 2022
Closes: Saturday, October 1, 2022

Target Start Date

Monday, September 12, 2022

Expected Work Hours

Monday - Friday 8am - 5pm.

Reports to

AVP Academic Affairs - Academic Support

Employment Type

Full- Time 12 months

Minimum Qualifications

Master’s degree and two years of education abroad experience

Preferred Qualifications

*  Second language proficiency
*  Excellent written and communication skills
*  Experience with policy implementation (including emergency response)
*  Ability and availability to travel abroad in support of study abroad programs

Position Description

Central Piedmont is currently seeking a Director of Global Learning in our Global Learning Department located on Central Campus - Overcash Building.

The Central Piedmont Global Learning Office serves as a resource to students, faculty, staff, and members of the Charlotte community to explore international issues.  Our global learning initiatives prepare students for employment in the global economy, provide experiences leading to increased knowledge and appreciation of cultures, and facilitate faculty awareness and increased globalization of curriculum. The Global Learning Office manages Central Piedmont's study abroad program, oversees the coordination of the college's North Carolina Scholars of Global Distinction program, and works with internal and external stakeholders, including students, faculty, and staff, to further understanding and appreciation for global perspectives.

Anticipated hiring date:  September, 2022

Work schedule:  Monday - Friday

Hours per week:  40 hours

General Function

This position will guide College globalization efforts and facilitate the integration of global learning into College curriculum.  In addition, the incumbent will manage, promote and oversee all operations of College global learning and study abroad as well as seek funding and scholarships for international projects and programs.

Characteristic Duties and Responsibilities

1.  Oversees and encourages College globalization efforts.

2.  Confers with the Global Learning Committee to receive direction and set goals for the College.

3.  Implements a unified “best practices” approach to Education Abroad procedures.

4.  Acts as gatekeeper to insure that programs follow college procedures.
     a. Verifies submission of authorization forms for all programs abroad according to CPCC procedures
      b. Verifies waivers/agreements for faculty/student participants for each program

5.  Provides faculty/staff training in College procedures regarding the development of programs abroad.

6.  Guides faculty/staff in arranging, preparing, conducting pre-departure orientation meetings.

7.  Counsels students, faculty and staff seeking opportunities and available programs abroad.

8.  Directs and develops the use of the virtually equipped Global Classroom, LT1140.

9.  Researches grants that support international outreach and integration.

10. Supports international internships, work study, service learning projects as well as study abroad.

11. Works with appropriate personnel in Finance and Administrative Services to procure applicable insurance coverage.

12. Updates the Global Learning CPCC web portal to expand globalization resources.

13. Updates the study-abroad website to include all currently sanctioned education abroad programs.

14. Answers inquiries and maintains CPCC website content and forms for all sanctioned programs.

15. Researches and recommends new programs.

16. Works with Marketing Services and instructors on program recruitment, promotional initiatives and materials.

17. Coordinates with the International Student Services Office to develop student exchanges and international partnerships.

18. Supports and promotes faculty/student exchanges and partnerships.

19. Manages and promotes Fulbright Programs.

20. Manages and promotes the Congress Bundestag Youth Exchange Program working with the Cultural vistas organization (formerly CDS International) according to their procedures.

21. Assists with the implementation of the HUM120 credit option for student programs abroad.

22. Performs other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Characteristics

Strong commitment to international education
Research and evaluation skills
Supervisory skills
Knowledge of principles and practices of program management
Knowledge of methods and techniques of program development and evaluation
Experienced travel and knowledge of student travel needs and legal requirements
Strong communication skills both oral and written
Involvement in Charlotte’s international community

How to Apply

Qualified applicants should apply to:


Central Piedmont is committed to equal employment opportunities.

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