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Education Abroad Specialist

University of Idaho
Idaho, United States
Salary Not specified
Date posted
Nov 30, 2023

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, International Programs
Employment Level
Employment Type
Full Time

University of Idaho

Education Abroad Specialist

Location: Moscow

Division/College: Vice Provost for Strategic Enrollment Management

Employee Category: Classified

Pay Range: $18.50 per hour or higher depending on experience

FTE: 1

Full/Part Time: Full Time

Position Summary:
The Education Abroad Specialist manages the Terra Dotta System for Education Abroad (a database and user interface system) managing all study abroad program information, application and post-application requirements for 35+ programs, reviews and processes student applications, researches and implements new modules in the software, creates reports, protocol, training, and other processes completed through the software. The position serves as the main point of contact for non-University of Idaho (UI) students applying to study abroad on University Studies Abroad Consortium (USAC) or KCP International (KCP) programs through the UI. This position advises UI students from specific colleges on study abroad opportunities; and serves as the main advisor for the National Student Exchange. The position manages and audits student and program billing and collaborates internally with departments/colleges as well as externally with national/international organizations, partners, and U.S. government agencies. The Education Abroad Specialist must maintain a thorough knowledge of a wide variety of programmatic partners as well as university practices and regulations.

The Education Abroad Specialist reports to the Director of Education Abroad.

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Experience analyzing data, creating charts and graphs, and preparing reports.
  • Experience managing databases, using software, email and spreadsheets.
  • Experience working in a customer service environment.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous significant international experience, studying, working, or living abroad.
  • Master’s degree in related field.
  • Experience with Terra Dotta data management/user interface system.
  • Experience working in Banner.
  • Experience giving professional presentations.
  • Experience advising students in an academic setting.
  • Experience working with international populations.
  • Experience working in a university International Office.
  • Demonstrated experience giving presentations and communicating professionally in writing.
  • Demonstrated experience working with diverse groups of people.
  • Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills; ability to maintain a friendly, professional demeanor.
  • Fluency in a second language

Physical Requirements & Working Conditions:

Required Licensures, Certifications or other

Posting Number: SP004208P

Posting Date: 11/29/2023

Closing Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Special Instructions:
This position is open until filled; however, applications received on or before December 14, 2023 will receive first consideration.

Posting will remain open until a suitable pool of candidates is identified.

Please use your letter of qualification to explain in detail how your work experience, skills, and abilities meet both the required and preferred qualifications as listed in the position description. Your letter of qualification will be used to demonstrate your communication and writing skills to determine your ranking among the other applicants for this position.

For resources about how to write a letter of qualification, please visit the HR website here: Applicant Resources - Careers | University of Idaho (

If you would like to view a full copy of the job description, please reach out to the search coordinator at

Background Check: Applicants who are selected as final possible candidates must be able to pass a criminal background check.

To apply, please visit:

EEO Statement
University of Idaho is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.


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