Works closely and collaboratively with faculty member(s), to facilitate, develop and finalize individualized custom program proposals including, but not limited to: budgets, logistics, housing, transportation, health and safety requirements, excursions and curriculum.
Facilitates and prepares, with faculty member(s), the development and maintenance of a program budget and associated course fee(s), prepares disbursements, proposals, recommendations and approvals where appropriate and ensures adherence to and control of budget items.
Requests bids from providers, facilitates contract negotiations with identified vendor(s); prepares all applicable contracts for each program to ensure achievement of stated outcomes and requirements. Acts as primary contact between third party vendors and faculty; reviews providers' bid responses to provide guidance/recommendations to faculty identifying differences that may enhance the program from both a content and expense perspective.
Plans, prepares, launches and administers associated web brochure(s) to promote program including descriptive information, cost, program length/timing and application process.
Manages incoming exchange students; communicates nomination process to overseas partners; works closely with International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO), Admissions, and Associate Deans (ADUs) to ensure students applications are complete and processed in a timely manner; facilitate orientations in collaboration with ISSO and Intercultural Programs (ICP).
Supervise education abroad advisor
Serves as a back-up for passport office as needed
Other duties as assigned
-Bachelor's Degree. -One to three years supervisory experience (manager level), preferably in higher education. Significant experience living, studying or working abroad. Five to seven years experience working in Study Abroad. Five to seven years experience working with students, faculty, staff and international collaborators from diverse backgrounds in a student-centered environment. Three to five years experience developing faculty-led education abroad programs; OR an equivalent combination of relevant education experience totaling at least nine years.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Proficiency in a foreign language
Working knowledge of TerraDotta
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