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Budget Title: Staff Assistant (SL-2)
The Office of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), housed within International Education and Global Affairs (IEGA) at Binghamton University (SUNY), seeks an enthusiastic candidate for a full-time calendar year position of ISSS Programming Coordinator.
The ISSS Programming Coordinator, who reports directly to the Assistant Provost for International Education and Global Affairs and Director of International Student and Scholar Services, will work with a team of colleagues within the IEGA and across campus to ensure the success of more than 2,500 enrolled international students and exchange visitors from more than 100 countries by creating, administering, and assessing the outcomes of programs designed to support our international population, as well as providing an opportunity for interaction, partnership, and outreach across campus.
Work with IEGA colleagues and collaborative partners on the development of social, intercultural, and informative programs/workshops, including yet not limited to serving as the lead presenter/facilitator, as appropriate
Serve as the primary logistical planner for New International Student Orientation, both for the Fall and Spring semesters, as well as for specialized groups, as needed
Coordinate and administer the community-wide Friendship Family Program
Serve as the point-person for the planning and implementation of the monthly International Coffee Hour
Assemble and distribute the monthly newsletter and time-sensitive announcements
Coordinate and implement Leadership Volunteer (LV) Training
Work with IEGA leadership to brainstorm, implement, and assess staff development trainings, retreats, and appreciation events
Publicize programming opportunities to appropriate constituencies on campus and in the community by serving as the manager of ISSS Social Media, including yet not limited to platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, B-Engaged, etc.
Create informational presentations in an array of mediums (PowerPoint; Prezi, etc.). Provide support to overall functions of the office, including corresponding and communicating with international students and scholars on a variety of issues associated with their status at the university
Supervise a Graduate Assistant for 20 hours a week
Actively support the critical priorities of ISSS
Effective problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to take appropriate initiative
Evidence of strong organizational abilities and the ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks in a fast-paced, high-volume, environment
Excellent writing skills and proven attention to details
Ability to be diplomatic, composed, and proactive in varied interactions
Excellent cross-cultural communication skills with documented experience in public speaking and delivering presentations
Excellent professional demeanor
Ability to work independently and as a collaborative team member
Commitment to high quality and efficient customer service to students, faculty, staff and external partners
Ability to use and understand database tools for record creation, edits, and updates
Must be able to work well with individuals of diverse languages, cultures and ethnic groups
Candidates must be flexible, creative, friendly, energetic, well organized, and task oriented
International experience (i.e. study abroad; teaching abroad; extensive travel; etc.) and significant programming/event coordination experience
Experience working in a higher education setting
Offers of employment may be contingent upon successful completion of a pre-employment background check and verification of degree(s) and credentials.
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Deadline for Internal Applicants: 09/18/2018
Deadline for External Applicants: Open until filled
Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the vacancy is filled.
Persons interested in this position should apply online.
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