Department:Division of Global Engagement Appointment Type and Duration:Regular, Ongoing Salary:$46,000 - $50,500 per year Compensation Band:OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2018-2019 FTE:1.0
Application Review Begins Immediately, to ensure consideration apply by May 12, 2019; position open until filled
Special Instructions to Applicants Review of applications begins immediately; apply by May 12, 2019 to ensure consideration.
The following documents are required and may be uploaded with your online application: A. Cover letter summarizing your qualifications and interest in the position; B. Current resume or vita, which includes dates of employment; and C. Responses to the following supplemental questions: 1. The Division of Global Engagement is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion and to promoting cross-cultural understanding in a global context. If you are selected for this position, how would you contribute to this objective?
NOTE: References should include at least one person who has served as your supervisor. Candidates will be notified prior to reference checks being conducted.
Department Summary The Division of Global Engagement (DGE) works to make the University of Oregon a more global university. In 21st century higher education, international engagement is not an optional extra: as noted in UO's Academic Plan, it is a core mission, essential to a thriving, socially salient, intellectually robust, academic community. It is part of the normal functioning of every school, college, department, and center. DGE works to support and integrate the wide range of international engagements, global-scale projects, and transnational partnerships launched and maintained in our many academic units. More information is available on UO's Global Engagement website at https://international.uoregon.edu/. Units within DGE consist of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), Global Education Oregon (GEO), Global Studies Institute (GSI), and Mills International Center.
Position Summary Under the supervision of the Assistant Director for Program Management (ADPM), this position is responsible for coordinating an assigned portfolio of credit-bearing study abroad programs and/or exchanges; developing new and maintaining existing programs, sites, or centers that operate viably and contribute to the overall financial success of GEO; ensuring that programs are well aligned with student and partner university interests; and maintaining a level of academic quality abroad that mirrors the University of Oregon’s on-campus standards. This position is on-call, as scheduled, to manage urgent and emergency issues as they arise.
Portfolio of Programs, Centers and Sites: A portfolio of program responsibilities, generally with a geographic or programmatic focus, will be assigned to each program coordinator.
Minimum Requirements • Master’s degree. • Three years’ work experience in the field of education abroad.
Professional Competencies • Demonstrated experience in international academic program development and management. • Demonstrated commitment to international education and the promotion of cross-cultural understanding. • Excellent problem-solving and strong analytical skills with proven ability to strategize, prioritize, and multi-task to meet goals and deadlines. • Ability to follow protocols and respond appropriately to emergency or crisis situations. • Familiarity with international political, social and cultural issues as they pertain to education abroad, international travel and international service. • Strong interpersonal skills sufficient to work effectively and collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, partners, and other stakeholders from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. This includes professionalism and collegiality in a team environment as well as excellent judgment and discretion. • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to positively engage people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. • Significant international experience through study, employment, or residence abroad. • Proficiency with standard office computer applications, including the Microsoft Office Suite.
Preferred Qualifications • Experience with program budget development and management. • Familiarity with Studio Abroad software. • Ability to speak one or more languages, in addition to English, relevant to current and/or projected program portfolio. • Professional experience at an institution of higher education.
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