Assistant Dean for Global Careers

Reporting to the Vice Dean for Education and Academic Affairs and serving as a key member of the executive leadership team at the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), the Assistant Dean for Global Careers will develop a vision, strategy, and plan for enhancing professional development, career advancement, alumni connection, employer engagement, mentoring opportunities, and ultimately, outcomes for all SAIS students and alumni. The Assistant Dean for Global Careers will work with colleagues, including the Assistant Dean for Academic Affairs, to deliver an experiential learning program that prepares students for their future careers.

The Assistant Dean for Global Careers will:

  • Lead a team of career educators and practitioners to empower every student to pursue their professional ambitions and career advancement opportunities regardless of background, or social capital.
  • Apply data-driven decision making and deep knowledge of employment trends to enhance employer connections, alumni engagement, and career design programs to achieve equitable career outcomes for students and alumni.
  • Partner with faculty, staff, and career offices across the university to maximize internship and employment opportunities, mentoring connections, and relevant information for SAIS students and alumni.
  • Provide guidance and leadership to the team of Global Careers professionals to deliver exceptional career services and programs to students, alumni, and employers and achieve strong employment outcomes.