Center Director

Center Director

Council on International Education and Exchange



This role will have the overall responsibility for the management of all aspects of the Center, overseeing planning and delivery of all CIEE programs, recruiting and developing the Center’s core team and ensuring the highest levels of quality and customer satisfaction.


Successful applicants will be seasoned professionals with ten years’ experience in a leadership role within study abroad, international educational exchange, or a related higher education institutional setting. A Ph.D. is preferred, while a Master’s degree is required. In addition, applicants with the following experience and skills are particularly sought:

Relevant work experience in Singapore.
Leadership – Proven ability to build and lead teams through the complexities and challenges in a constantly changing environment.

Staff management – Demonstrated ability to manage teams and deliver strong results.

Financial management – Demonstrated experience in developing and managing budgets and ensuring compliance.

Extremely strong servicing skills and superior judgment: ability to resolve issues fairly, expediently, and cost-effectively.

Academic culture – In-depth knowledge of and first-hand experience with U.S. and Singaporean academic institutions and their cultures and processes.

Interpersonal skills– Ability to engender the trust and confidence of a number of stakeholders and be able to deal effectively with a wide variety of often sensitive issues.

Superior written and verbal communication skills – Ability to effectively communicate with students, U.S. university partners, faculty, local authorities, and CIEE staff internationally.

Exemplary ambassador of CIEE and its mission and programs.

About Company

CIEE is a nonprofit study abroad and intercultural exchange organization that transforms lives and builds bridges between individuals and nations through study abroad and international exchange experiences that help people develop skills for living in a globally interdependent and culturally diverse world.