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International Education Specialist

Employer
Auburn University at Montgomery
Location
Alabama, United States
Salary
Not Specified
Posted date
Aug 14, 2018

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Position Type
Administrative, Student Affairs, Other Student Affairs
Employment Type
Full Time
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Duties and Responsibilities:
Provides advising, administrative, and logistical support to students, faculty, and staff for study abroad programs.

Designs and implements a comprehensive study abroad program for AUM , to include individual student programs; faculty-led, Exchange Student and prestigious scholarships.

Establishes and maintains professional networks with related local, state, national, and international organizations and agencies.

Provides study Abroad orientation meetings and materials to participants prior to departure for the program, which includes appropriate information on health, legal, environmental, political, cultural, and religious conditions in the host country.

Trains, develops and advises student leadership groups.

Provides well researched and documented programming for international students to assist in the integration and campus experience.

Manages annual budget; develops proposals and other initiatives for Study Abroad Programs.

Prepares an annual evaluation report for each Study Abroad Program.

Assists with the processing of admission documents for international students.

Serves as Designated School Official/ Alternate Responsible Officer and provide required services to international students.

Advises international students and faculty on visa related issues.

Updates Study Abroad handbook to incorporate current policies.

Assists in completing office projects, i.e., maintaining OGI websites and social media platforms, representing OGI at University events, Orientation, etc.

Archives all documents after the study abroad trip is over.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Knowledge of international education
Knowledge of Student Banner or similar software
Knowledge of acceptable basic management practices
Knowledge of and familiarity with best industry practices and emerging trends for international education and an ability to implement them
Written communication skills
Problem analysis skills
Ability to develop and maintain budgets
Ability to interact with others
Ability to speak in public, lead small group meetings, and make presentations, particularly to intercultural groups
Ability to work on multiple projects at one time and respond to multiple competing demands
Ability to use a computer and relevant software applications
Ability to manage project activities and the work of others
Minimum Qualifications:
A Bachelor's Degree in a related area and four (4) years of related work experience. Education can be substituted for experience.
Job Open Date: 08/14/2018 This posting will remain open until closed: Yes Job Close Date: Salary Band: 106 Special Instructions to Applicants:
Auburn University at Montgomery is an equal opportunity employer committed to excellence through diversity; therefore, we encourage applications from historically underrepresented groups, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. Additionally, the safety and security of our campus community is a top priority. All employees at AUM are considered to be Responsible Employees and have the duty to immediately report information that has the potential to adversely impact safety or wellness on our campus.
About the University/College
Auburn University at Montgomery has been ranked among the South's top universities by U.S. News and World Report, was named one of the best colleges in the Southeast by The Princeton Review, is designated as a Military Friendly School, and is consistently chosen as the best university in the area. Auburn Montgomery provides students with detailed knowledge and hands-on, practical experience, often from professionals in the field.

Applicant Documents
Required Documents
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  • Cover Letter
  • Professional Reference Sheet
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  • * Do you have a Bachelor's Degree in a related area and four (4) years of related work experience?
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