Assistant Dean of Global Careers

Johns Hopkins University

Baltimore, MD

ID: 7161272
Posted: August 7, 2023
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
Assistant Dean of Global Careers

Johns Hopkins, founded in 1876, is America's first research university and home to nine world-class academic divisions working together as one university. Located in Washington, D.C., the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) was founded in 1943 to prepare the next generation of leaders to meet the complex challenges facing the U.S. and the world. The innovative curriculum emphasizes international politics, economics, and foreign languages. SAIS' nine graduate programs combine their curriculum with skills training and experiential learning to prepare students to make a difference in government, civil society, and the private sector. In 1955, SAIS established a campus in Bologna, Italy, and in 1986 the school initiated one of the first Western university programs in the People's Republic of China in Nanjing.

The Position
Reporting to the vice dean for education and academic affairs and serving as a member of the executive leadership team at SAIS, the assistant dean for global careers develops the vision, strategy, and plan for enhancing professional development, career advancement, alumni connection, employer engagement, mentoring opportunities, and outcomes for all SAIS students and alumni. The assistant dean for global careers partners with colleagues within SAIS and across Johns Hopkins to facilitate experiential learning programs preparing students for their future careers.

The assistant dean leads a team of seven direct and two indirect reports and oversees an operating budget of $320K and internship funding of up to $250K. The assistant dean will apply data-informed decision-making and deep knowledge of employment trends to enhance employer connections, alumni engagement, and career design programs to empower every student to pursue their professional ambitions and maximize career advancement opportunities regardless of background, or social capital.

They collaborate with Johns Hopkins career services colleagues across the university to offer cutting-edge approaches to ensure lifelong professional success.

An advanced degree and progressively responsible experience leading and managing teams is required. Candidates must possess substantial experience in recruiting, university-employer relations, alumni relations/fundraising, sales, or business development; a demonstrated track record of advancing diversity and enhancing equity and inclusiveness; and extensive knowledge of relevant labor market trends. A proven track record of success in recruiting or education-to-job transitions and leadership in business development, data management, and professional development is desirable.

Application and Nomination
Review of applications will begin September 11, 2023 and continue until the position is filled. A resume and cover letter must be submitted via the Spelman Johnson website at Nominations for this position may be emailed to Kara Kravetz Cupoli at mailto:[email protected]. Applicants needing reasonable accommodation to participate in the application process should contact Spelman Johnson at 413-529-2895 or email mailto:[email protected].

Salary Range $150,000 to $170,000

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