Washington University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.
The Global and Academic Advisor for Undergraduate Programs is an integral member of the Undergraduate team. This position is responsible for assisting the Director of International Programs and Global Initiatives in managing the international programs and global initiatives of the undergraduate business program. We would like to see the percentage of Olin students that study outside off-campus to increase and look to this position to help achieve that objective.
PRIMARY DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Management of BSBA International Study Programs and Student Advising:
Assist the Director in the coordination of International Study and Internship Programs; International Study Exchange Programs; and International Immersion Programs.
Promote international study opportunities to potential new students and to external constituencies, including making presentations.
Aid in the selection process for participating students.
Advise outbound Olin students and parents.
Serve as the primary resource person for the school’s short term international programs; direct, develop and approve final itineraries for these programs.
Serve as the primary resource for the school’s short term international programs; direct, develop and approve final itineraries for these programs.
Work with faculty to coordinate the recruitment and selection of students for short-term programs; serve as a resource for faculty in the development of new international programs.
Facilitate program orientations and the development of program specific informational materials for students.
Work with vendors and third-party providers to arrange logistics for short-term international programs.
Assist in the development and execution of Olin’s semester length study abroad and international internship programs.
Serve as a point of contact for the Israel Summer Business Academy; market, recruit, aid in selection, help develop itineraries, work with partners in Israel and externally; ensure grant compliance.
Advise BSBA degree candidates, freshman through senior, regarding course selections, declarations of major areas of study, preparation for participation in study abroad programs and, in general, all aspects of academic life; advise non-BSBAs seeking minors and ‘second majors’ in business.
Advise and counsel students regarding academic and related career matters; must be fully knowledgeable about the BSBA curriculum and other opportunities in the program.
Process requests for transfer credit and waivers of specific requirements for their advisees, interacting with faculty members as necessary to review course descriptions for transfer credit.
Prepare academic review reports on their advisees for periodic meetings of the School’s Academic Review committee, the faculty committee charged with monitoring students’ academic progress.
Refer students to academic or student support services as needed, i.e., student psychological services, the Judicial Programs officer, and advisors in other Washington University undergraduate divisions.
Overall BSBA Program Management and Professional Development:
Maintain membership and leadership positions with relevant professional associations, such as NAFSA and its regional affiliate, BISNet, and AACSB relevant events.
Respond promptly to inquiries from other educational institutions, accreditation agencies, and individual persons regarding general information about the Program or about particular enrolled students; respond to inquiries from students’ parents or counselors; provide effective and appropriate representation, orally and in writing, of the Program, school and university to external sources.
Monitor security of confidential student records in keeping with University policy and the federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Acts; this requires familiarity of Washington University’s application of privacy regulations.
Perform other duties as may be assigned that are appropriate to this position’s scope and responsibilities.
Bachelor’s degree and three years of experience in international education.
If a US citizen, hold current or be eligible for US passport.
If non-US citizen, qualify for appropriate visa and work permits.
Commitment to designing and delivering excellent student services.
Willingness to work flexible hours, including evenings and weekends as necessary.
Substantive personal experience with international study, living, and/or travel.
Fluency in a foreign language.
The hiring range for this position is $45,884 - $61,266 annually.
This position is full-time and works approximately 37.5 hours per week.
Department Name/Job Location:
This position is in the Department of Undergraduate Programs at the Olin Business School. This position is for the Danforth Campus.
Internal Applicant Instruction:
Please attach a copy of your most current signed performance evaluation (completed within the last 18 months) to your online account. If you have not received a performance evaluation, you may provide two current signed letters of recommendation (written within the last 18 months), preferably to include one letter from either a current or recent former supervisor. To attach these documents, go to: My Career Tools, Add Attachment, Attachment Type – Performance Reviews or Letters of Recommendation.
All external candidates receiving an offer for employment will be required to submit to pre-employment screening for this position. Current employees applying for a new position within the university may be subject to this requirement. The screenings will include a criminal background check and, as applicable for the position, other background checks, drug screen, employment and education or licensure/certification verification, physical examination, certain vaccinations and/or governmental registry checks. All offers are contingent upon successful completion of required screening.
Washington University in St. Louis, a medium-sized, independent university, is dedicated to challenging its faculty and students alike to seek new knowledge and greater understanding of an ever-changing, multicultural world. The University offers more than 90 programs and almost 1,500 courses leading to bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in a broad spectrum of traditional and interdisciplinary fields, with additional opportunities for minor concentrations and individualized programs. The faculty is composed of scholars, scientists, artists and members of the learned professions. They serve society by teaching; by adding to the store of human art, creativity, understanding, and wisdom; and by providing direct services, such as health care.