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Education Abroad Advisor

Miami University
Ohio, United States
$40,000.00 - $45,000.00
Posted Date
Dec 7, 2021

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Faculty Positions, Education, Education Administration & Leadership
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Full Time
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Global Initiatives: The Education Abroad Advisor supports education abroad (study abroad and away, global academic service learning and international internships) by advising students, faculty and staff on various opportunities and options; working with students and faculty to assure compliance with university policies; identifying appropriate opportunities; preparing students for an immersion experience; developing and offering opportunities for returning students for reflection and application of experience; advocating on campus for global immersion experience; and supporting the mission of Global Initiatives.

Global Initiatives at Miami University has diversity as a core value and the Education Abroad Advisor will be a member of a team that is building and sustaining an inclusive and equitable working and learning environment for students, staff, and faculty through programming which exposes constituents to a broad range of ways of engaging with the world and the diversity it presents.

The Education Abroad Advisor will inform and advise students on a group and individual basis about education abroad opportunities through all stages of the process, including financial aid and budgeting, tailoring study abroad information to student interests, goals and needs; assist with the management of education abroad programs and applications through Studio Abroad; implement strategic marketing and outreach initiatives through venues such as classroom presentations, information sessions, New Student Orientation and the Study Abroad Fair; manage outbound approved non-Miami programs, maintaining relationships with program providers; align study abroad options with the Miami University curriculum by collaborating with academic departments to identify course equivalencies; recruit, interview, hire and provide direct and functional supervision to the Ambassador program for returned study abroad students and to the Education Abroad Mentors program; the Education Abroad Advisor provides functional supervision to the Ambassador program and to the Diversity Mentors program; may require evening and weekend attendance at events and programs.

Salary: $40,000-$45,000

Required: Bachelor’s degree; prior experience studying or interning abroad; prior student-facing work experience in an educational setting. Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship.

Consideration may be given to candidates with a Master’s degree; foreign language proficiency; full-time experience with education abroad advising at the undergraduate level; familiarity with Banner; familiarity with Terra Dotta. Ability to manage complex and multiple tasks with minimal supervision; demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations of learners and associates; evidence of experience supporting a diverse, equitable, and inclusive curricular and co-curricular learning experience for students in higher education; excellent time management, organization, and communication skills.

Submit cover letter and resume to Inquiries may be directed to Donna Gouvan at Screening of applications will begin December 20, 2021 and continue until the position is filled.

Miami University is committed to creating an inclusive and effective teaching, learning, research, and working environment for all.

For more information on Miami University’s diversity initiatives, please visit the Office of Institutional Diversity & Inclusion webpage. For more information on Miami University’s mission and core values, please visit the Mission and Core Values webpage.

Miami University, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, encourages applications from minorities, women, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.  Miami University prohibits harassment, discrimination and retaliation on the basis of sex/gender (including sexual harassment, sexual violence, sexual misconduct, domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking), race, color, religion, national origin (ancestry), disability, age (40 years or older), sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, status as a parent or foster parent, military status, or veteran status in its recruitment, selection, and employment practices. Requests for all reasonable accommodations for disabilities related to employment should be directed to or 513-529-3560.

As part of the University’s commitment to maintaining a healthy and safe living, learning, and working environment, we encourage you to read Miami University’s Annual Security & Fire Safety Report at, which contains information about campus safety, crime statistics, and our drug and alcohol abuse and prevention program designed to prevent the unlawful possession, use, and distribution of drugs and alcohol on campus and at university events and activities. This report also contains information on programs and policies designed to prevent and address sexual violence, domestic violence, dating violence, and stalking. Each year, email notification of this website is made to all faculty, staff, and enrolled students. Written notification is also provided to prospective students and employees. Hard copies of the Annual Security & Fire Safety Report may be obtained from the Miami University Police Department at (513) 529-2225.  Criminal background check required.  All campuses are smoke- and tobacco free.

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