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  1. Mid-Career Education Abroad Professionals Dialog Session Developing Critical Skills for Careers in Campus Internationalization Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  2. Presenters • Dru Simmons - Assistant Director, Arcadia University Center for Education Abroad • Jerry Wilcox - Director, International Office, The University of Texas at Austin • Joe Kinsella - Associate Vice President, International Programs, DePaul University • Joël Gallegos - Executive Director, Office of International Programs, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  3. Survey of Campus Based Directors of Internationalization Purpose to Measure • Current Purview • Educational Background • Career Experience • Professional Training • Professional Experience • Responsibilities & Actions Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  4. The Survey • Number Sent – 61 • Respondents (as of 2/28) – 22 • Breakdown of Respondent’s Institutions • Research/Doctoral – 13 • Masters – 4 • Baccalaureate – 5 Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  5. Reporting Lines Provost – 16 Dean – 2 President – 1 VP Student Affairs – 1 Number of Staff 1 to 4 – 4 5 to 10 – 9 10+ - 9 Units Directed Education Abroad – 22 Int’l Admissions – 5 Int’l Student Services – 17 Int’l Scholar Services – 14 ESL – 10 Exchange Agreements/Linkages – 20 International Research – 8 Overseas Branch Campuses – 3 Title VI/Area Studies – 4 Foreign Language Departments – 1 Institutional Data Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  6. Education Level PhD – 15 Ed.D – 2 MA – 4 M.Ed – 1 Area of Study Arts & Humanities – 8 Education – 7 Languages - 3 Business/Public Adm. – 3 Sciences - 1 Primary Int’l Background EA – 14 Int’l Student Services – 2 Int’l Scholar Services – 1 Foreign Language – 2 Other – 3 Previous Experience Current Institution – 7 Other Institution – 13 Outside Academia – 2 Personal Background Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  7. Professional Experience • Faculty – 11 • Overseas Faculty – 2 • University Governance – 3 • EA Admin – 9 • Overseas EA Admin – 2 • IE Admin - 4 • Academic Admin – 4 • Student Affairs Admin – 1 • Peace Corps – 2 Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  8. Professional Training Little Discernible Pattern • 7 had participated in AIEA training • Ghost Ranch highest rated w/ multiple respondents • 8 had participated in NAFSA training • Leadership in IE Symposium highest rated w/ multiple respondents • Executive Leadership Development & EAA also w/ multiple respondents • Others: ACE, SIETAR Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  9. Professional Leadership Even Less Discernible Pattern • 8 held NAFSA Leadership Positions • President – 1 • EA Chair – 1 • State Representative – 3 • EA Regional Representative – 2 • 3 held Forum Leadership Positions • Board – 2 • Others: NASULGC, Provider Boards Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  10. Education Abroad Advising Education Abroad Program Development Education Abroad Program Management International Student Admissions International Student Advising International Student Programming International Scholar Administration ESL Program Administration ESL Teaching Overseas Branch Campus Administration Title VI or Area Studies Administration Faculty Instruction (Int'l, Area or For. Lang) Scholarship and Research Intercultural Training Curriculum Development Curriculum Integration Personnel Management Strategic Planning Office Budgeting University Governance Trustee Relationships Grant Writing or Fundraising Alumni Relations Technology Management Data Collection/Analysis Risk Management & Liability Assessment Community Outreach Initiatives Actions & Responsibilities Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  11. Strategic Planning Office Budgeting Personnel Management EA Program Development Curriculum Integration Strategic Planning Office Budgeting Personnel Management Curriculum Integration 4. EA Advising Institutional Job Definition Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  12. Strategic Planning Personnel Management EA Program Management Office Budgeting 5. University Governance Strategic Planning Personnel Management EA Program Management 4. Office Budgeting 5. University Governance Daily Time Allocation Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  13. Strategic Planning EA Program Development Scholarship & Research Curriculum Integration EA Advising Strategic Planning EA Program Development University Governance EA Program Management 4. Scholarship & Research 4. Curriculum Integration Risk Management & Liability Assessment Personal Enjoyment Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  14. Personal Commentary • Jerry Wilcox - Director, International Office, The University of Texas at Austin • Joe Kinsella - Associate Vice President, International Programs, DePaul University • Joël Gallegos - Executive Director, Office of International Programs, The University of North Carolina at Charlotte Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007

  15. Questions, Comments, Discussion Mid-Career Education Abroad Initiative • Co-Chairs • Dru Simmons – simmons@arcadia.edu • Sarah Spencer – sespencer@stthomas.edu • Web • http://160.94.154.34/educators/careers.html • Listserv • https://lists.brandeis.edu/wws/info/mid-career Forum on Education Abroad Conference Austin, Texas – March 2007