Dean of Global Education

  • Elon University
  • Elon University
  • Jan 15, 2020
Full time Education

Job Description

Elon University, a leading institution in the United States for Global Education, seeks a visionary scholar and leader as Dean of Global Education and Senior International Officer. The ideal candidate will lead the Global Education Center, advance Elon’s substantial global presence and continue to position Elon as a national leader in Global Education. Importantly, the Dean will deepen and assess Elon’s global experiences to expand our students’ intercultural agility and meet the goals of Elon University’s 2030 plan.  This integral campus leader will expand and build upon Elon’s global network, liaise with the Admissions Office on international student recruitment, collaborate across the university to support the comprehensive internationalization of the campus and act as steward of the signature GLOBAL Elon brand (see


The next Dean of Global Education will join President Connie Ledoux Book, Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Aswani Volety, and the entire community in pursuing goals of Elon’s new 2020-2030 Strategic Plan. The Dean works collaboratively across the institution to promote comprehensive internationalization. The Dean reports to the Provost and serves on the Provost Council, among other university councils and committees in this full-time, 12-month position.  The successful candidate will have substantial experience in international education, a commitment to diversity and inclusion, and the relationship-building and communication skills to connect with Elon University’s constituents.


Required qualifications

  • Extensive international education experience with proven record of leadership
  • PhD or other terminal degree in a relevant discipline or appropriate professional experience


Preferred qualifications

  • University leadership experience in international education
  • Experience with supporting international student recruitment operations
  • Experience in promoting access, diversity, equity, and inclusion in global education
  • Experience in managing risk in an international setting
  • Familiarity with US Citizen & Immigration Services and SEVIS
  • Proficiency in a language other than English and/or experience living abroad

For a detailed description please visit submissions are required and initial submissions should include a letter of application and current curriculum vitae.  Please send application materials to with inquiries addressed to Dr. Ann Bullock, Co-chair of the Search Committee. Final transcripts and other hiring materials will be required prior to hire.  Application review begins February 17, 2020 and continues until the position is filled. The appointment will begin on or about July 31, 2020. Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.

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