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Director of International Office

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Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Los Angeles
Categories: MPP, Administrative, At-Will, Full Time

Job ID: 514671; 05/23/2022


California State University, Los Angeles, invites applications for the above Administrator II position.

The University:  California State University, Los Angeles (Cal State LA) is one of 23 campuses within the California State University system. The University is the premier comprehensive public university in the heart of Los Angeles. We offer nationally recognized programs and our faculty have a strong commitment to scholarship, research, creative pursuits, and service.

As a federally recognized Hispanic-serving (HSI) and Asian-American, Native American, and Pacific Islander-serving institution (AANAPISI), Cal State LA recognizes the transformative power of education and embraces its duty to identify and serve the needs of all its students. The University is committed to creating a community in which a diverse population of students, faculty, and staff can thrive.

The Position: Under the general direction of the Associate Vice President, International Programs and Global Engagement, and Dean, the Director is responsible for providing leadership and daily management of the Cal State LA International office. Cal State LA International is a comprehensive office responsible for serving international students and visiting scholars; leading international student recruitment activities; overseeing and developing inbound and outbound global education programs (e.g., exchange, Semester in LA, study abroad programs); and, developing and maintaining international partnership agreements with international colleges, universities, recruiting agencies, and third parties. The Director will: increase student, faculty, and scholar satisfaction within the university and the services delivered; increase international student retention; develop and increase the number of international programs (e.g., study abroad, International Training, Semester in LA, CSU IP, and others) to support Cal State LA's internalization goals; grow and diversify international student population at the university in support of Cal State LA’s internationalization goals; develop and execute a data-driven international student recruitment and retention plan; increase and sustain international student enrollment to support campus internationalization efforts; help create and sustain a positive staff morale, effective communication, and clear processes within the office; and ensure proper stewardship of budgeted dollars.

 Required Qualifications and Experience: A bachelor's degree in International Studies/Relations, Education, Social Science, or a related field. Five years of job-related experience. Knowledge of current issues and best practices in international education; knowledge of federal regulations and policies related to US visas and employment criteria; international student recruitment experience; program planning and budget development; international education program curriculum; study abroad and exchange programs; and international partnership development and maintenance.

CSU requires faculty, staff, and students who are accessing campus facilities to be immunized against COVID-19 or declare a medical or religious exemption from doing so. Any candidates advanced in a currently open search process should be prepared to comply with this requirement. The system-wide policy can be found at and questions may be sent to

California State University, Los Angeles, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees upon date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022, the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Preferred Qualifications: A master's degree in a related field. Experience working in the CSU. Knowledge and experience working with PeopleSoft, SEVIS, Terra Dotta, and other student administration systems.

Compensation: Salary is commensurate with experience and qualifications. A comprehensive benefits package is provided.

Appointment:  The Administrator II appointment will be made under the guidelines for management and supervisory employees of the California State University.  All rights and benefits associated with this appointment are governed by the Management Personnel Plan.

Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on June 15, and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A completed online Cal State University, Los Angeles employment application is required. Resumes will not be accepted in lieu of a completed application.

Required Additional Documentation (to be uploaded into the online application form):

  1. A cover letter specifically addressing minimum and preferred qualifications.
  2. Resume or C.V.

This position is a "designated position" in the California State University's Conflict of Interest Code. The successful candidate accepting this position is required to file Conflict of Interest forms subject to the regulations of the Fair Political Practices Commission.

Under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 revised July 21, 2017, as a condition of employment.

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