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Office: : Center for Global Learning

Reports to: : Associate Director for Global Learning...

Work Period: 12-month

Hours: Full-time

Overtime: Exempt

Job Grade: 8

General Summary: Advises students on all aspects of
independent global study abroad within the guidelines of federal,
state, and local laws and office, division, and college policies
and procedures. Reports to the Associate Director for global
learning and works with faculty, staff, students, and parents:
on-campus education about and promotion of study abroad; externally
with study abroad providers, ISEP, international organizations, and
domestic and foreign governmental offices.

Essential Job Functions:
• Advises domestic students on all aspects of independent study
and internship abroad opportunities, and coordinates with other
Global Learning staff to develop and maintain an appropriate
advising strategy, in order to meet annual budget figures and
maintain or increase the number of students studying abroad.
• Administers, coordinates, tracks and reports ASC institutional
scholarships for study abroad.
• Promotes and advises for several national study abroad
scholarships and advises students with associated required
projects.
• Provides information to students, faculty and department chairs
regarding policies and procedures related to study abroad and
exchange programs.
• Coordinates study abroad processes and policies with those of
the College.
• Coordinates three intensive pre-departure orientations
annually, as well as re-entry programming, group information
sessions and other student events.
• Manages inbound and outbound international student exchanges
(process applications, conduct orientation sessions, answer student
questions before, during and after the exchange, assist students to
obtain transcripts, review and process foreign transcripts, and
coordinate with other departments on campus to complete all
necessary processes)
• Implements, manages, and updates Terra Dotta application and
data management system; to include back-up maintenance of the
system, training, and furthering the use of the system in office
processes.
• Manages and reports on the study abroad budget.

REQUIREMENTS

Education : Bachelor's degree in a relevant field
such as International Education, International Relations, Higher
Education Administration, or a related field is required.

Experience : Minimum of 2-3 years of experience in
advising, program coordination, or a related field, preferably in a
higher education setting.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
• Ability to communicate effectively with special expertise in
cross-cultural communication.
• Commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion, with an
understanding of the importance of creating inclusive study abroad
environments.
• Previous participation in semester or year-long study abroad
preferred.
• Proficiency with Terra Dotta data management software strongly
preferred.
• Proficiency in a language other than English is desirable.
• Strong interpersonal skills and proven ability to work in a
professional and collegial capacity with students, administrators,
and faculty.
• Strong organizational and administrative skills with attention
to detail.
• Ability to prepare and present workshops for students and
faculty and prepare promotional materials related to study
abroad.
• Proficiency in PC based software: Microsoft Word, PowerPoint,
Excel; background in database management and web page development;
and familiarity with popular social media utilized by
students.
• Experience with event planning.
• Demonstrated ability to work independently and maintain
confidentiality.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

Intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking, and
occasional moving of light objects. Work is performed in an
office.

DISCLAIMER

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the
general nature and level of work performed by employees within this
classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as
a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and
qualifications required of employees to this job. The omission of
specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the
position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment
to the position.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Please apply online. Position is posted until filled. Due to the
overwhelming response to the college's staff openings we are unable
to respond personally to individual telephone inquiries. No faxed
submissions please.

EEO

Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of, race,
color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age,
veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity
and gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law
in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to
diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to
apply.

Health & Safety Measures

All persons hired by Agnes Scott College must submit proof of
COVID-19 vaccination prior to starting employment unless they have
been granted an exemption based upon a medical or religious
reason
Decatur GA USA

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