Kent State University Kent , OH 44243
Study Abroad & Exchange Student Advisor
$39,125 - $48,468
Provide advising, counseling and administrative services to students considering or planning to study abroad. Assist in the coordination of study abroad and exchange program activities. Reports to the Academic Program Coordinator
Additional Basic Function if applicable:
Examples of Duties:
Duties/essential functions may include, but not be limited to, the following:
Provide coordination and facilitation of study abroad and exchange student activities and initiatives.
Prepare and / or develop education abroad program/course materials; distribute materials.
Provide information regarding study abroad and exchange programs to students and faculty.
Prepare and maintain mandatory study abroad and exchange program documentation.
Participate in study abroad and exchange marketing events.
Process study abroad and exchange applications.
Coordinate and administer travel arrangements for students including flights, visas and accommodations.
Participate in meetings, conferences, or special activities.
Collaborate with schools, departments, colleges, faculty members, etc. regarding study abroad and exchange programs.
Perform related duties as assigned.
Additional Examples of Duties if applicable:
Bachelor's Degree in a relevant field and three months to one year of relevant experience in education or student-related services. Prefer Master's degree in related field and foreign study abroad or comparable international experience.
College or university administrative policies and procedures, international student records and international education systems
Working knowledge of desktop software (i.e. Microsoft Office Suite); web-based systems
Written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to relate to wide range of constituencies in a diverse community
Demonstrated project management skills
Organizing information and projects
Adhering to deadlines
Work independently with minimal supervision and effectively in collaborative groups
Work collaboratively with university departments and academic units
Organize and prioritize work with a high degree of self-initiative and independence
Work independently and as part of a team
Possess considerable attention to detail, a high level of quality control, and maintain a high customer-focus with contacts
Assimilate and maintain confidential data
Multi-task while managing multiple projects and assignments to meet deadlines within budget
Preferred Qualifications if applicable:
Asterisk (*) indicates knowledge, skills, abilities which require assessments
Light work. Exerting up to 20 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 10 pounds of force frequently to move objects. Incumbent must be able to communicate with others. Incumbent may be required to travel from building to building frequently and off campus occasionally.
Must pass a security check.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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The intent of this description is to illustrate the types of duties and responsibilities that will be required of positions given this title and should not be interpreted to describe all the specific duties and responsibilities that may be required in any particular position. Directly related experience/education beyond the minimum stated may be substituted where appropriate at the discretion of the Appointing Authority. Kent State University reserves the right to revise or change job duties, job hours, and responsibilities.