UW-Madison’s Institute for Regional and International Studies (IRIS) is seeking an Executive Director to begin March 1, 2019.
Candidates should have a strong track record in educational and research administration in area or international studies broadly defined, as well as demonstrated administrative experience with strong relevance to area and international studies. Candidates should have extensive international experience, which may include study, research, or teaching abroad. Diversity and inclusion are primary values for IRIS and are integral to achieving our strategic goals. We seek candidates with an awareness of and commitment to the principles of diversity and inclusion across all spectrums. The capacity to work collaboratively with faculty and staff across disciplines is required. Experience with campus administrative systems is highly desirable. Familiarity with Title VI National Resource Center and FLAS fellowship programs, or equivalent experience managing federal grants preferred. Candidate must have a record of managerial experience, including evidence of capacity to supervise a team with broad and varied responsibilities. A commitment to fostering a positive and inclusive work environment is essential. Demonstrated commitment to and experience working with diverse populations is extremely important.