To enrich education through diversity, The College of New
Jersey is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is dedicated to the
goal of building a culturally diverse staff committed to teaching
and working in a diverse environment, and strongly encourages
applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities
Education Abroad Advisor & Faculty Led
Post Date: October 27, 2023
Close Date: N/A
For non-unit positions, salary commensurate with experience and
is accompanied by a competitive benefits package.
Under the general supervision of the Assistant Director for
Education Abroad Operations, this position includes the following
core functions: Education Abroad Advising, Affiliate Provider
Manager, and Faculty Led Program Coordinator.
In the role of Education Abroad Advisor, this individual works with
students, faculty and staff to place TCNJ students in appropriate
credit-bearing education abroad programs. In a given day, the
Education Abroad Advisor may conduct individual study abroad
advising appointments, engage in correspondence with an affiliate
provider, or present at a group advising session. This individual
will manage the affiliate provider programs which involves engaging
with these providers to stay up to date on program offerings,
ensuring the Terra Dota application system is up-to-date with
current information, processing student applications, preparing
students for departure and re-entry, and evaluating programs. This
individual also liaisons between CGE, Student Accounts, and Records
and Registration to ensure timely registration of education abroad
In the capacity of Faculty-Led Program Coordinator, this individual
coordinates the faculty led programs, works closely with faculty on
the development of new programs, and oversees the student intern(s)
responsible for marketing the programs. Coordinating the
faculty-led programs includes managing the contracts with faculty
leaders, travel agents, TCNJ business and finance, payments and
approvals. Finally, the coordinator works closely with the CGE
staff in evaluating the programs and aligning them with best
- Advises students about education abroad opportunities with a
particular focus on affiliate provider programs through individual
and group advising sessions.
- Manages the affiliate provider programs which involves engaging
with these providers to stay up to date on program offerings,
ensuring the Terra Dotta application system is up-to-date with
current information, processing student applications, and
- In collaboration with the Assistant Director for Education
Abroad Operations & TCNJ schools, reviews prospective affiliate
providers as potential additions.
- Develops and delivers pre-departure and re-entry programming
for the education abroad students.
- Manages the contracts with the providers and monitors the
budgets for the provision of in-country services for the faculty
- Liaisons between the faculty leaders, travel agents, department
budget managers & TCNJ business and finance.
- Compiles information and provides this information to Executive
Director to conduct risk assessment of faculty led programs.
- Oversees the student intern(s) responsible for marketing the
- Collaborate with the CGE staff in evaluating the Faculty Led
programs and aligning them with best practices.
Persons with disabilities may request reasonable accommodations
in order to perform the essential functions of the position. If the
requested accommodation(s) cannot be made because it would cause
the employer undue hardship, the applicant may not be eligible for
- Strong interpersonal and intercultural communication skills
that support the development of positive working relationships with
students, faculty, staff, parents, and third-party providers.
- Knowledge of the field of Education Abroad in general and
faculty-led programs in particular.
- Experience guiding students in applying for education abroad
opportunities and in providing pre-departure and re-entry
- Knowledge of the Terra Dotta application system and other
software systems used for travel, business and finance, and
- Ability to work independently in managing one’s own and
determining appropriate work to delegate to student workers.
- Master’s Degree (or in progress) in a field related to
international education; Experience studying and/or working in
another country; Experience studying a language other than
- Graduation from an accredited college with an undergraduate
degree. Three years of experience in an institution of higher
education or in a field directly related to the functions of this
- Final offer of employment is contingent upon the successful
completion of a background check and reference checks.
- Residency Requirement: In accordance with the New Jersey First
Act P.L. 2011 c.70, effective September 1, 2011, new public
employees in certain positions (faculty exempt) are required to
obtain New Jersey residency within one (1) year of employment.
Applicants must meet the requirements listed.
TCNJ is a highly selective institution that has earned national
recognition for its commitment to excellence. Founded in 1855, TCNJ
has become an exemplar of the best in public higher education and
is consistently acknowledged as one of the top comprehensive
colleges in the nation. TCNJ currently is ranked as one of the 75
"Most Competitive" schools in the nation by Barron's Profiles of
American Colleges and is rated the No. 1 public institution in the
northern region of the country by U.S. News & World Report.
TCNJ was named the #10 value in public higher education by the
Princeton review in 2009 and, in 2006, was awarded a Phi Beta Kappa
chapter - an honor shared by less than 10 percent of colleges and
universities nationally. A strong liberal arts core forms the
foundation for programs offered through TCNJ's seven schools - Arts
& Communication; Business; Education; Humanities and Social
Sciences; Science; Nursing, Health, and Exercise Science; and
Engineering. TCNJ faculty members are teacher-scholars who share a
commitment to liberal learning. TCNJ is located within an hour, by
train, of New York City and Philadelphia. The College's campus is
set on 289 tree-lined acres in suburban Ewing Township and is known
for its natural beauty and has 39 major buildings.
As a member of The College of New Jersey Community, you will be a
part of an exciting and rewarding public university career.
Eligible full-time employees will be able to take advantage of a
generous benefits package that includes health, welfare, and
retirement benefits, including:
- Comprehensive benefit plans covering medical, dental and
- Generous leave entitlements program and Energy Savings
- Employee and dependent Tuition Waiver and Reimbursement
- Pension, retirement, and deferred compensation plans, group
- Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
- Employee affinity groups
- New Jersey
State Employee Discount Program (Pet insurance, cell phone plan
discounts, discounted amusement park tickets, etc.)
- Access to extensive learning opportunities
To view a comprehensive list of benefits available to employees,
visit our Health Benefits
Plans and Programs
page to learn more!
Qualified candidates should apply online at: firstname.lastname@example.org
and submit a
letter of interest, resume (CV), as well as the names and contact
information for three professional references. Applications will be
considered until a viable candidate is selected.
If you are applying under the New Jersey "SAME" program, your
supporting documents (Schedule A or B letter), resume (CV), as well
as the names and contact information for three professional
references by the closing date listed above to: email@example.com
. For more information on
the SAME program visit their website at: https://nj.gov/csc/same/overview/index.shtml
, email: SAME@csc.nj.gov, or call CSC at: 833-691-0404.