Lubbock Christian University

Director of Global Campus

Functional Title: Director of Global Campus
Classification: Exempt
Division: Academics
Department: Provost
Reports To: Provost

Primary Function: Develop and coordinate all international academic trips and learning activities.

Global Campus:

Lubbock Christian University invites applicants for Director of Global Campus. The Director of Global Campus will be responsible for developing and coordinating all international academic trips and learning activities. These include the annual semester-long study abroad trip to Spain and short-term trips integral to courses offered primarily in the spring and summer terms. Additionally, the Director of Global Campus will advise the provost on issues related to study abroad programs consistent with industry best practices, the university strategic plan and mission of the university.

Major/Essential Job Duties:

  • Global Campus promotion (program brochures, information sessions, social media, enrollment campaigns etc.) and management of the student application process.
  • Coordinate with academic deans and department chairs to develop, implement, and revise the global campus program to ensure appropriate scheduling and staffing for all off campus travel two years in advance.
  • Schedule all Global Campus courses.
  • Lead the semester long trip to Spain. Arrange all on-site logistics (housing, travel, instructional space, excursions etc.) for the semester long trip and assist lead faculty with on-site logistics for short-term trips each Spring/Summer.
  • Manage the Global Campus budget. Create and manage program budgets, trip deposits, student fees, payments, billing, and international health insurance enrollments.
  • Obtain accurate quotes and serve as the primary point of contact for all Global Campus vendors.
  • Prepare site risk assessments and monitor any risks associated with host countries. Prepare for and manage on-site emergencies.
  • Provide appropriate pre-departure orientation to all program participants (faculty, staff, and students).
  • Advise the provost on issues related to study abroad programs consistent with industry best practices, the university strategic plan and mission of the university.
  • Other duties as assigned by the provost.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of a master’s degree, preferably in Bible/Theology, Humanities, Language/Culture, or the Arts.
  • Experience with study abroad programs and processes consistent with industry best practices.
  • Must be proactive rather than reactive, detail oriented, self-motivated, efficient, discreet, and able to meet strict deadlines.
  • All qualified applicants must be professing Christians and willing to support the Christian mission and purpose of the university. Preference will be given to active, faithful members of a congregation of the Churches of Christ.

Application Procedure:

Interested applicants must complete an online application. Submit a letter of interest, current curriculum vita, and a philosophy on the integration of faith and learning in study abroad programing as email attachments to Dr. Kent Gallaher at ( Additionally, three letters of reference should be sent from the recommenders directly to Dr. Gallaher. Email subject line should read “Director of Global Campus”. The search begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled or closed.

Salary and Benefits:

Salary commensurate with qualifications and experience. Benefits available include medical, dental, and vision insurance, 403-B retirement plan with matching contribution option, and tuition benefits for employees and dependents.

The Campus:

Lubbock Christian University is a private, masters-level university as classified by the Carnegie Foundation. Founded in 1957 and located in Lubbock, TX, LCU is affiliated with the Churches of Christ. LCU is accredited by the Southern Association of College and Schools Commission on Colleges and is a member of the Council of Christian Colleges and Universities. Lubbock is a vibrant city with a population of about 300,000. Colloquially known as the “Hub City”, Lubbock is the educational, medical, retail, and entertainment center of the southern high plains of Texas.