Recruit, advise, select, and prepare students for assigned programs. Provide students with appropriate academic and program advising. Design and manage information sessions, predeparture orientations and returnee sessions individually or as part of a team.
Manage a portfolio of programs including, but not limited to: reciprocal exchange, affiliated, faculty-led and internship/ experiential programs. Work directly with assigned academic units to integrate study abroad into academic degree plans. Build and maintain professional relationships with key academic advisors and faculty, develop a strong understanding of the academic structure of degree plans and departmental goals related to internationalization, identify opportunities for academic collaborations and conduct activities in support of mutual goal. Play an active role in developing and expanding curriculum integration. Identify and develop new programs based on the needs of students and/or academic partners on campus. Manage and evaluate existing UT education abroad programs in various countries as assigned. Actively contribute to the annual proposal cycle and program reviews.
Serve as the primary contact for students and serve as a liaison to offices on campus regarding education abroad programs and policies. Ensure completion of administrative processes associated with the functions above, either through supervision of student workers or directly. Participate in staff meetings, special projects and committees, including office-wide strategic planning and policy development. Collaborate on the processing of academic credit, and conduct other associated administrative tasks.
Develop marketing materials and presentations, Manage online portal
Supervise student workers
Serves as a back-up for passport office as needed
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in a related field and three to five years working in a university environment, three to five years working study abroad, and significant experience living, studying, or working abroad; OR the equivalent combination of relevant education and experience totaling at least seven years.
Preferred Education and Experience:
Proficiency in a foreign language
Working knowledge of TerraDotta
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