Department: Office of International Affairs
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $46,700 - $52,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA06-Fiscal Year 2017-2018
Application Review Begins
Review of applications begins immediately; for full consideration complete your online application no later than May 11, 2018.
Special Instructions to Applicants
The following documents are required and must be uploaded along with your online application:
A. Cover letter summarizing your qualifications and interest in the position;
B. Current resume or vita, which includes dates of employment; and
C. Response to the following supplemental question:
1. The Office of International Affairs is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion and to promoting cross-cultural understanding in a global context. If you are selected for this position, how would you contribute to this objective?
NOTE: References should include at least one person who has served as your supervisor. Candidates will be notified prior to reference checks being conducted.
The Office of International Affairs (OIA) works to make the University of Oregon a more global university. In 21st century higher education, international engagement is not an optional extra; as noted in UO's Academic Plan, it is a core mission, essential to a thriving, socially salient, intellectually robust, academic community. It is part of the normal functioning of every school, college, department, and center. OIA works to support and integrate the wide range of international engagements, global-scale projects, and transnational partnerships launched and maintained in our many academic units. Units within OIA consist of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), Global Education Oregon (GEO), Global Studies Institute (GSI), and Mills International Center.
Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Global Education, this position is responsible for coordinating an assigned portfolio of credit-bearing study abroad programs and/or exchanges; developing new and maintaining existing programs, sites, or centers that operate viably and contribute to the overall financial success of GEO; ensuring that programs are well aligned with student and partner university interests; and maintaining a level of academic quality abroad that mirrors the University of Oregon’s on-campus standards. This position is on-call, as scheduled, to manage urgent and emergency issues as they arise.
Portfolio of Programs, Centers, and Sites: A portfolio of program responsibilities, generally with a geographic or programmatic focus, will be assigned to each program coordinator.
• Master’s degree.
• Three years’ work experience in the field of education abroad.
• Demonstrated experience in international academic program development and management.
• Demonstrated commitment to international education and the promotion of cross-cultural understanding.
• Excellent problem-solving and strong analytical skills with proven ability to strategize, prioritize, and multi-task to meet goals and deadlines.
• Ability to follow protocols and respond appropriately to emergency or crisis situations.
• Familiarity with international political, social and cultural issues as they pertain to education abroad, international travel and international service.
• Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively and collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, partners and other stakeholders from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. This includes professionalism and collegiality in a team environment as well as excellent judgment and discretion.
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills to positively engage people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds.
• Significant international experience through study, employment, or residence abroad.
• Proficiency with standard office computer applications, including Microsoft Office Suite.
• Experience with program budget development and management.
• Familiarity with StudioAbroad software.
• Ability to speak one or more languages, in addition to English, relevant to current and/or projected program portfolio.
• Professional experience at an institution of higher education.
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.
The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about benefits, visit http://hr.uoregon.edu/careers/about-benefits.
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