Director of International Programs and Global Engagement

Apply now Job no: 537661
Work type: Management (MPP)
Location: Sacramento
Categories: MPP, At-Will, Full Time, Student Services, On-site (work in-person at business location)

Working Title: Director of International Programs and Global Engagement

Classification Title: Administrator II

Posting Details 

Priority Application Date (Posting will remain open until filled): Sunday, May 19, 2024 @ 11:55pm PDT

Hiring Preference

Not Applicable

Position Summary

The Director for International Programs and Global Engagement reports directly to the Assistant Vice President (AVP) for International Programs & Global Engagement (IPGE). The position serves as the primary supervisor for the day-to-day operations of the various units within the IPGE: International Enrollment Management, International Student & Scholar Services, Study Abroad & International Exchanges, Passport Place. The position is critical to California State University, Sacramento’s ambitious goal to increase international student enrollment and student success. The Director would be responsible for managing the international admissions unit and assists the AVP with international recruitment. The Director will manage the day-to-day operations of the IPGE in support of the vision and direction of the AVP.

FLSA: Exempt (Not eligible for overtime compensation) 

Anticipated Hiring Range: $8,000 per month - $9,000 per month

CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,812 per month - $15,449 per month

Best-in-class Benefits: Click here to learn more

CSU Total Compensation: Click here to learn more

Salary Grade/Range: 1

Recruitment TypeRegular (At-Will) 

Time Base: Full-Time

Pay Plan12 months 

Work Hours: Monday - Friday; 8am - 5pm

Department Information 

International Programs & Global Engagement (IPGE) is a home away from home for international students and aspires to provide meaningful and purposeful global opportunities for students working with faculty and staff across the University. The IPGE will be a recognized leader in supporting the University’s mission, vision and values through global engagement.

For more information, please visit:

Required Qualifications 
  1. An earned master’s degree from an accredited higher educational institution.
  1. Five years of progressively responsible positions and experiences in the field of international education
  2. Experience and demonstrated knowledge of best practices in international recruitment and admissions.
  3. Experience recruiting international students.
  4. Experience working successfully with educational partners to recruit international students.
  5. Experience integrating technology in recruiting & retention of international students.
  6. Experience working with CRMs, Databases, and social media platforms for recruiting & retention of international students.
  7. Experience working/living/studying outside home country.
  8. Experience in planning and executing strategic plans.
  9. Experience with international partnerships, contracts, MOUs and agreements.
  10. Experience managing personnel and working with diverse groups.
  11. Experience handling complex international crisis and situations.
  1. Understanding of public higher education
  2. Comprehensive knowledge of the regulations governing international students and exchange visitors.
  3. Competency using the Student & Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS)
  4. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to work effectively with diverse populations.
  5. Ability to work in a fast-paced, entrepreneurial, student-centered organization.
Conditions of Employment
  • Ability to pass background check.
  • Ability to travel abroad independently.

Preferred Qualifications 

  1. Experience managing in a collective bargaining work environment.
  2. Proficiency in a foreign language.
  3. Experience advocating successfully for minoritized/marginalized students.
  4. Demonstrated commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.
Documents Needed to Apply
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter

Failure to upload required documentation may result in disqualification.

About Sacramento State

Sacramento State is located in the heart of California’s capital city, five miles from State Capitol. The lush, 300-acre campus is situated along the American River, close to numerous bike trails and other recreational areas. Sacramento, also known as the “Farm-to-Fork Capital,” is one of the most ethnically diverse and livable cities in the country, with a population of half of a million. Sacramento State is a Hispanic and AANAPISI serving institution with about 31,000 students coming not only from the Greater Sacramento Region, but also from across the state, country, and world. Our 1,800 faculty and 1,500 staff are committed to meeting our mission:

“As California’s capital university, we transform lives by preparing students to lead, serve, and succeed. Sacramento State will be a welcoming, caring, and inclusive leader in education, innovation, and engagement.” As the regional hub of higher education, Sacramento State is dedicated to learning and student success; teaching, research, scholarship and creative activity; justice, diversity, equity and inclusion; resource development and sustainability; dedicated community engagement, and wellness and safety.

As evidenced by the values embedded in our Hornet Honor Code, Sacramento State is committed to creating an inclusive environment where all faculty, staff, students, and guests are welcome and valued.  Our commitment is more than simply ensuring that our campus is free from bias and discrimination, but is one devoted to celebrating many diverse identities, life experiences, and perspectives that enrich our community, teaching and learning. 

To learn more about why you should join the Hornet Family, please visit the Why Sac State? page.

Equal Employment Opportunity

California State University, Sacramento is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer and has a strong institutional commitment to the principle of diversity in all areas. We consider qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, gender identity/expression, sexual orientation, pregnancy, genetic information, medical condition, marital status, veteran status, or disability. Sacramento State hires only those individuals who are lawfully authorized to accept employment in the United States.

It is the policy of California State University, Sacramento to provide reasonable accommodations for qualified persons with disabilities who are employees or applicants for employment. If you need a disability related reasonable accommodation as part of the application and/or interviewing process, visit

The University is committed to creating an education and working environment free from discrimination, sexual harassment, sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. For more information on mandatory training for new employees, visit

Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Crime Statistics Act and Campus Fire Safety Right-To-know Act Notification:

Pursuant to the Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, the current Annual Security Report (ASR) is available for viewing at
The ASR contains the current security and safety-related policy statements, emergency preparedness and evacuation information, crime prevention and sexual assault prevention information, and drug and alcohol prevention programming. The ASR also contains statistics of Clery Act crimes for Sacramento State for the last three (3) calendar years. Paper copies are available upon request at the Police Service Center located in the University Union.

Background Check Disclaimer

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with California State University, Sacramento. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current California State University, Sacramento employees who apply for the position.

COVID19 Vaccination Policy

Effective May 2023, per the CSU COVID-19 Vaccination Policy, it is strongly recommended that all California State University, Sacramento employees who are accessing office and campus facilities follow COVID-19 vaccine recommendations adopted by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) applicable to their age, medical condition, and other relevant indications. 

Out of State Employment

Sacramento State University, as part of the CSU system, is a State of California Employer. As such, the University requires all employees (up)on date of hire to reside in the State of California.

As of January 1, 2022 the CSU Out-of-State Employment Policy prohibits the hiring of employees to perform CSU-related work outside the state of California.

Eligibility Verification

Candidate must furnish proof of eligibility to work in the U.S. California State University, Sacramento is not a sponsoring agency for staff and management positions (ie. H-1-B Visa).

Note to Applicants:

Possession of the minimum qualifications does not guarantee an interview unless required by collective bargaining agreement.

Advertised: Pacific Daylight Time
Applications close:

Back to search results Apply now Refer a friend

Applicant Login

Refine search

Work type


Northern California


Appointment Type
Bargaining Unit
Job Search Category/Discipline
Time Basis
Workplace Type (Exclude Inst Fac)