Global Engagement Programs Coordinator
Officer of Administration
Affairs, International Studies
Global Studies Institute
Appointment Type and Duration:
$48,000 - $51,000 per year
Application Review Begins
August 24, 2022; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants
In addition to your application, please submit a cover letter,
resume, and names and contact information for 3 references.
The Division of Global Engagement (DGE) 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. DGE 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 DGE consist of International
Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), Global Education Oregon (GEO),
Global Studies Institute (GSI), and Mills International
The Global Studies Institute supports internationally-oriented
research centers, programs, and initiatives to enhance faculty
research, enrich the student experience, and promote the University
of Oregon's academic excellence with partners around the world. The
Global Studies Institute hosts and supports eight of UO's key
international centers, institutes, and initiatives (APRU
Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Hub, Center for Asian and Pacific
Studies, Center for Applied Second Language Studies, Oregon Center
for Translation Studies, Center for Global Health, Islamic Studies
Initiative, US-Vietnam Center, and the UO Global Justice Program).
It also serves as an incubator, coordinator, and promoter of the
full range of international programs, projects, and initiatives on
The Global Education Program Coordinator is responsible for the
development, planning, and administration of UO and grant,
contract, and fee-based international projects and programs, such
as international internships and student advising, international
faculty and student professional development programs,
DGE-sponsored conferences and events, and international research
collaborations. In addition, this person will work closely with the
staff and affiliated faculty in the Global Studies Institute (GSI)
and other related GSI Centers on related outreach programs.
This position reports to one of the two program directors in GSI
and coordinates with other members of DGE units to design,
implement, and coordinate global engagement programs and events
that enhance UO research excellence; support faculty and scholars
global engagements; bring students into new forms of international
curriculum, service, and experiential learning; and enhance the
global diversity and cross-cultural vibrancy of the UO campus and
community. This all involves the coordination of ongoing DGE
programming and events, as well as the generation of new revenue
from interdisciplinary global engagement programming, grants,
gifts, contracts, fee-based training, and other sources that
support UO's global engagement.
This position also provides research, advice, and support to the
Assistant Vice Provost and other DGE leaders, as needed.
- Bachelor's degree in relevant field.
- Two years of professional experience in program coordination
and/or professional work in a global setting.
- Significant international experience through study, employment,
or residence abroad.
- Proven ability to strategize, prioritize, and multi-task to
meet goals and deadlines in an academic or professional
- Proven ability to problem solve in an entrepreneurial
environment that requires high levels of adaptability.
- Proven ability to manage a diverse portfolio of tasks both
independently and as part of a team.
- Proven ability to provide a high level of individualized
customer service and troubleshooting.
- Adaptability, flexibility, and agility in the face of a
changing work environment.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Excellent attention to detail and organizational
- Demonstrated commitment to international education and the
promotion of cross-cultural understanding.
- Proven ability to positively engage with and foster positive
teamwork with people from diverse professional, cultural, and
- Experience with program design and coordination or project
- Event planning experience (some travel and weekend/evening work
- Experience with internship development, and/or career
- Experience working with externally funded programs (contracts,
fee-for-service, private or federal grants, etc.) from the
development, submission, and management stages.
- Master's degree in relevant field.
- Experience working in an institution of higher
- Professional proficiency in a language other than English,
preferably Mandarin, Arabic, or Hindi/Urdu.
- Background in STEM fields.
- Experience with group facilitation, public speaking, or
FLSA Exempt: Yes
All offers of employment are contingent upon successful
completion of a background inquiry.
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package to eligible employees, including health insurance,
retirement plans and paid time off. For more information about
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