Major Duties: General Summary: This position develops instructional material and coordinates educational content for the Pathway and Global Engagement Programs. In addition to the development, delivery, and evaluation of short term international education programs. - Serve as the International Student Success Seminar Coordinator for the Pathway Program to ensure high levels of student success and retention, in addition to liaising with academic departments, admissions counselors and Pathway Program Managers, tracking and monitoring student progress. - Teach courses as needed for the Global Engagement Programs. Serve as co-faculty director for study abroad components of the Global Engagement Programs.- Work with the Business Manager and WMU Deans, Chairs, and Faculty to develop off-the-shelf and custom short term programs, including program components and educational content. Lend expertise in developing short term programs for ESL. May recruit for ESL programs.- Explore external funding opportunities and identify those relevant to WMU. Identify WMU, international, and community partners. Work with the Associate Provost, Business Manager, and partners to write grant applications and apply for external funding with a focus on bringing prestigious international programs and scholars to WMU.
Minimum Qualifications: - Masters degree in a related field from an accredited institution.- Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills. - Strong analytical skills. - Familiarity with theories and practices of cross-cultural programming. - Demonstrated cross-cultural sensitivity and awareness. - One year relevant experience.
Internal Number: 352_57765
About Western Michigan University
One of the top-100 public universities in the United States, Western Michigan University is committed to being learner centered, discovery driven and globally engaged. Founded in 1903, what was once Western Michigan College became Michigan's fourth public university in 1957. Since then, WMU has undergone dramatic growth in size and stature. Today, the University offers more than 240 academic programs to students pursuing degrees through the doctoral level. More than 20 percent of its 25,000 students are enrolled in graduate course work, studying in disciplines ranging from atomic physics and graph theory to medieval literature and blind rehabilitation. Of 101 graduate offerings available, 30 lead to a doctoral degree.