Job Title

Associate Director, Administrative, College of Arts & Sciences


Georgia State University- Atlanta Global Studies Center

About this organization

Company Description

The College of Arts & Sciences at Georgia State University is transforming lives through our research advances, career-empowering teaching, and work with community partners in Atlanta and around the globe.

As the largest college on the Atlanta Campus, the College of Arts and Sciences is home to more than 15,000 students, 550 faculty, and 300 staff members. Our faculty teach the core curriculum courses that serve as the foundation of nearly every student’s university education.

Job Details



Job Description

College of Arts and Sciences is seeking (1) Associate Director, Administrative will be responsible for programmatic activities and coordinate outreach, communication, and activities of AGSC.

WHAT MAKES College of Arts & Science A GREAT PLACE?

· A flexible work environment

· Generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, tuition assistance, retirement, etc.

· A knowledge-sharing organization that works collaboratively with diverse partners.

· Professional development opportunity and mentorship

· A rapidly growing center within an academic setting


The ideal candidate for this position will be responsible for programmatic activities, and coordinate outreach, communication, and activities of AGSC. This position will also manage budgets liaise with AGSC Associate Director (at Georgia Institute of Technology), and AGSC leadership professionally and effectively.

Job Location


Employment Type
  • Full Time
Job Duties
  • Provide administrative leadership and coordination of AGSC’s outreach activities, including representing the Director in their absence.
  • Manage the activities of program faculty as they pertain to the research, teaching, and public engagement mission of the Center.
  • Management and supervisory duties with graduate and undergraduate assistants, including hiring, training, and delegating.
  • Manage grant execution to comply with university and funding agency guidelines, deadlines, and regulations in coordination with AGSC associate director at Georgia Tech.
  • Manage the Center’s grant budgets and accounts in collaboration with GSU and AGSC leadership, in compliance with University, State, and funding agency guidelines.
  • Identify and execute potential external funding opportunities and prepare grant proposals in collaboration with Director(s) to further leverage AGSC activities.
  • Collaborate and coordinate with AGSC stakeholders from across GSU (OII, WLC, CULTR, RCB, SPH, AYSPS, etc.) and with partnering institutions, as well as represent AGSC in interactions.
  • Coordinate seminars, workshops, and conferences.
  • Develop and strengthen outreach programs to K-12 educators and students, business, media, and others.
  • Oversee preparation of publications and reports.
  • Manage website, communication, and outreach to promote AGSC and its activities.
  • Represent the Center in interactions with individual and institutional partners both within the AGSC, and external to the University.
  • Coordinate the FLAS Fellowship application process that includes the review committee and award process, the Office of Financial Aid; the Study Abroad office when applicable, orientation of students, reporting, and evaluation.
  • Instruct 1-credit directed studies in Global Studies course for FLAS Fellows focused on career exploration and preparation.
Desired skills
  • A master’s degree relevant to international studies and programs, or equivalent experience.
  • Administrative experience, project coordination, and demonstrated organizational ability.
  • Ability to work with faculty, staff, and students from a wide variety of disciplines, and with representatives from national and international institutions.
  • Experience with interdisciplinary programs in the context of a complex university.
  • Ability to assume responsibility and to work independently with minimal guidance.
  • Initiative and creativity in program development. Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong computing skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and desktop publishing. Website development and maintenance.
  • Ph.D. Degree relevant to international studies and programs or equivalent experience.
  • Experience in grant management.
  • Demonstrated expertise in budgeting, planning, communications, and customer service.
  • Working knowledge of contract administration. Strong analytical, communication, negotiation, interpersonal skills, and conflict resolution.
Required Education Level

Bachelor's Degree

Required qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and three years of supervisory/management experience or a combination of training and experience.
Job Opens


Job Closes


How to follow up

As managing editor of Global Atlanta, Trevor has spent 15+ years reporting on Atlanta’s ties with the world. An avid traveler, he has undertaken trips to 30+ countries to uncover stories on the perils...