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Global Learning Assistant (15258)

American University
District of Columbia, United States
Salary Not Specified
Closing date
Aug 25, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, Academic Administration, International Programs, Other Academic Affairs, Business & Administrative Affairs, Business & Administrative Support, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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The Kogod Global Learning Office manages numerous study abroad programs for Kogod students at the undergraduate and graduate level, including full semester or academic year abroad programs and short-term faculty led study tours. The Global Learning Assistant will assist with the planning, promotion, and assessment of promotional events and activities; perform research and analysis of current and potential future programs; provide oversight of the MOA database and contracting and RFP process, and provide office management support. This position will also provide extensive support for the MBA@American International immersion and extension programs.

Essential Functions

1. MBA@American International Immersions and Extensions

  • Serve as project manager on MBA@American International immersions and extensions (up to 4 per year), including RFP process, coordination with the Business@American team on student registration and creation of materials for the Learning Management System and predeparture, and logistics oversight in country including travel to support programming.

2. MOA Database

  • Oversee all aspects of Kogod’s International MOA processes including creation of initial documents, coordination with others on campus, including the Office of General Counsel, AU Abroad and the Office of the Provost in order to comply with MOA policies and procedures.
  • Coordinate with others in KSB on the KSB MOA database as well as policies and procedures.

3. Office Administration

  • Manage online forms and course intranet sites (including the pre-departure aspects of the MBA@American LMS site).
  • Assist as needed with filing, photocopying, mailings, scheduling, etc.

4. Promotional Events & Activities

  • Develop and prepare informational and publicity materials (including flyers, posters, website updates, newsletter announcements).
  • Support publicity for programs.
  • Communicate with students, faculty, and staff, including classroom presentations.
  • Manage catering and space requests as needed.

Essential Functions (continued)

5. Research & Analysis

  • Research trends in study abroad and international partnerships at business schools; analyze and summarize results
  • Suggest new or expanded ways for Kogod Global Learning to publicize programs
  • Design and administer electronic surveys; analyze and summarize results

6. Special Projects & Programs

  • Support special projects and program as needed (e.g. International Education Week, panels, visiting universities, hosting visiting groups, etc.)

7. Support KSB Winter intersession Programs

  • Includes RFP and contracting process

Work Environment
  • This position requires travel up to 4 weeks per year

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work
  • Full time
  • Non-exempt
  • Specialist A
  • This position will require occasional working hours outside of the regular 9-5 workday (attendance at occasional evening and weekend on-campus events including orientation, graduation, prospective student events and various class presentations).

Required Education and Experience
  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Master's degree or equivalent

Additional Eligibility Qualifications
  • Hiring offers for this position are contingent on successful completion of a background check
  • To ensure the health and safety of our community AU requires COVID-19 vaccinations for faculty and staff. Click here to learn more about our health and safety directive.

  • Click here to learn about American University's unique benefit options

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Contact Us:

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American University is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution that operates in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. The university does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, personal appearance, gender identity and expression, family responsibilities, political affiliation, source of income, veteran status, an individual’s genetic information or any other bases under federal or local laws (collectively "Protected Bases") in its programs and activities.

Nearest Major Market: Washington DC

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