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Assistant Director of the Center for Cocurricular Opportunities

Bowdoin College
Maine, United States
Salary Not Specified
Posted Date
Sep 1, 2021

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Position Type
Administrative, Academic Affairs, International Programs, Other Academic Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Title Assistant Director of the Center for Cocurricular Opportunities Posting Number S00866JP Department International Programs and Off-Campus Study Job Summary
Bowdoin College invites applications for the position of Assistant Director of Center for Cocurricular Opportunities with dual responsibilities to Off-Campus Study ( OCS ) and Student Fellowships and Research ( SFR ). The position will anticipate and respond to overlapping needs of these dynamic departments and manage priorities so that each program’s needs are met. Report to the Directors of Off-Campus Study and Student Fellowships and Research. Education/Skills Requirements
A Bachelor’s degree is required with a preference for a master’s degree. Applicants must possess demonstrated skills working with various constituencies (students, faculty, administrators, parents). High degree of self-motivation with attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines while managing multiple tasks and projects simultaneously. Effective interpersonal, written, and public communication skills; organizational, planning, time management skills, experience advising/editing students’ written work, ability to meet competing deadlines; excellent judgment and problem-solving skills; a high level of competence with computers, including database and website management and control. Knowledgeable of current professional practice and issues in international education and national fellowship advising. Foreign language skills are strongly preferred. A demonstrated commitment to valuing diversity and contributing to an inclusive working and learning environment is required. Experience Requirements and/or Equivalents
At least three years’ administrative experience related to study abroad, particularly in student advising and database management, and preferably in higher education. The successful candidate will be subject to a criminal history background check. Standard Work Days and Hours
5 days a week, 8:30 – 5:00, 12 months/year. Some evening or weekend meetings; occasional overnight conference or site-visit travel. About Bowdoin
Bowdoin embraces diversity in all forms, and the College is home to talented students, faculty and staff—with a variety of racial, ethnic, cultural, and socioeconomic backgrounds; religious beliefs; and gender identities, among other factors.

We encourage applications from candidates committed to the support of an inclusive campus community and those who will enrich and contribute to the College’s multifaceted diversity. We value a community in which individuals of all backgrounds are warmly welcomed and encouraged to succeed.

Founded in 1794, Bowdoin has maintained its commitment to the liberal arts for well over 200 years. Bowdoin’s reputation as a preeminent liberal arts college rests on the excellence of its faculty, students, and staff; intimate size; strong sense of community; and connections to the people, history, and natural beauty of Maine.

Bowdoin’s campus is situated in a beautiful natural setting. Located in Brunswick, Maine, a town of approximately 20,000, the College is a short drive from the Maine coast, twenty-five miles from Portland and 120 miles from Boston. Shift First Shift Employment Category Full Time Year Round FTE 1.00 Benefits Eligible Yes Pay Type Salaried Background Check Package Requirements Faculty/Administrative Is driving a vehicle (e.g. Bowdoin vehicle or off road vehicle, rental car, personal car) an essential function of this job? No Is a pre-placement physical required for this position? No Posting Date 11/16/2021 Applications Accepted Until Open Until Filled No Type of Posting Internal/External Special Instructions to Applicants EEO Information
Bowdoin College complies with applicable provisions of federal and state laws that prohibit unlawful discrimination in employment, admission, or access to its educational or extracurricular programs, activities, or facilities based on race, color, ethnicity, ancestry and national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, age, marital status, place of birth, genetic predisposition, veteran status, or against qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities on the basis of disability, or any other legally protected statuses. Supplemental Questions

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