Reports to: Assistant Dean for Global Learning
Work Period: 12 month
Job Grade: 7
GENERAL SUMMARY: Works with assistant dean for global learning and faculty coordinator of global learning to design, plan and implement global learning cultural immersion programs within the guidelines of federal, state, and local laws, and college and office/division policies and procedures. Works with co-workers, faculty, staff, students, vendors, travel planning providers, and administrators from other institutions.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS
Designs, plans and implements global learning cultural immersion programs and coordinates these experiences (including Journeys and Global Study Tour trips).
Researches potential destinations, costs, study abroad providers, and travel agencies for Summit travel opportunities.
Negotiates costs and organizes logistics (i.e., transportation, accommodations, excursions, educational experiences, etc.) associated with all faculty-led travel.
Manages the journeys and global study tour travel budgets.
Coordinates the implementation of these global study away experiences and collaborates with faculty on associated courses.
Implements, manages and updates Carta application and data management system; to include furthering the use of the system across departments to manage off-campus excursions and travel.
Collaborates with faculty coordinator of global learning to plan and implement pre-departure and re-entry experiences for global study away opportunities.
Communicates global study away opportunities, policies and procedures via information sessions, social media, web postings to all campus constituencies.
Collaborates with the international student advisor, the Office of Academic Advising, and the registrar to design and implement procedures for: student selection of and placement in Summit study away courses; visa and passport acquisition; and complying with applicable college and government requirements.
Collaborates with appropriate offices to provide support, including emergency services, while Summit travel is in progress.
Implements assessment of global study away.
Leads or accompanies global study away courses if needed.
Prepares reports about global study away programs.
Education: Bachelors degree required by 2020. Post-baccalaureate training, coursework or certification preferred.
Experience: Minimum of two years employment experience in higher education. Liberal arts environment and study abroad preferred.
Demonstrated interest in the field of international education
Significant study, work or travel abroad experience
Experience with student-related program planning
Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Publisher; experience with database management and reporting; mastery of digital office tools, including Gmail, Google docs and social media
Strong organizational and administrative skills with attention to detail
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with special expertise in cross-cultural communication
Foreign language fluency preferred
Demonstrated ability to work independently
Intermittent sitting, standing, stooping, crouching, walking, and occasional moving of light objects. On campus work is performed in an office or classroom. There is some domestic and/or international travel involved.
The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to this job. The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.
Posted for Internal Candidates Only. Please apply online. Position is posted until filled. Due to the overwhelming response to the college's staff openings we are unable to respond personally to individual telephone inquiries. No faxed submissions please.
Agnes Scott College does not discriminate on the basis of, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, veteran status, disability or genetic information, gender identity and gender expression or any other characteristic protected by law in its employment. Agnes Scott College has a strong commitment to diversity and urges members of underrepresented groups to apply.
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