To administer multiple semester-long study abroad programs in various countries (including promotion, advising, applicant selection, cross-cultural training, and pre-departure and overseas support) to provide meaningful international experiences for students.
Competency with using Microsoft Office Suite; ability to maintain database (FileMaker Pro); knowledge of current trends in the field of study abroad, confidence in leading office projects or events; effective problem solving skills and good decision quality; results-oriented; strong organizational abilities; the ability to manage multiple priorities and effectively prioritize; a customer focus which includes students, faculty, staff and external partners; composure in stressful situations; and strong interpersonal and communication skills (both written and oral).
1 plus years of relevant experience: Significant experience living, studying, or working abroad. Experience working with diverse groups and with college students or similar populations. Experience developing or managing programs or projects, and working well in a team-environment. Equivalent combination of relevant education and experience may be substituted as appropriate.
B.A. degree required. Education in intercultural studies, higher education administration, and comparative development or leadership studies is preferred.
This is a 1.00 FTE, 12-month position. Occasional weekend commitments (one or two weekend days per semester) and additional work-related travel to conferences or off-campus program sites as directed. Oversees the general functioning of the office in the absence of Associate Dean for Off-Campus Programs. Position collaborates with Conference and Event Services to follow the academic event model process for departmental events.