Global Education Advisor

Ross School of Business, University of Michigan
Ann Arbor, Michigan
$45,000 - $49,000
Jul 21, 2022
Aug 20, 2022
Global Education
Knowledge Communities
Education Abroad
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University

How to Apply
A cover letter is required for consideration for this position and should be attached as the first page of your resume. The cover letter should address your specific interest in the position and outline experience that directly relates to this position.

About Ross
At the Stephen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan we have a diverse learning community grounded in the principle that business can be an extraordinary vehicle for positive change in today's dynamic global economy. For more information on Ross, visit

You will advise students regarding academic and co-curricular global learning opportunities beyond the traditional classroom at Ross. The Global Education Advisor will also have responsibility in the applications and admissions process to Global Initiatives programs, program development, intercultural learning development, health and safety compliance, and on-site leadership of programs. You may have supervisory responsibility

You Will:

  • Manage a portfolio of sponsored academic and co-curricular programs.
  • Become content expert on partnerships within the assigned portfolio through conversations and research. Gather information on partner institutions, organizations, or field sites – through conversations, research, and site visits.
  • Work with an Associate Director to manage a portfolio of partner institutions, organizations, and faculty closely throughout the entire process of program development through post-program evaluation.
  • Work with the Associate Director to evaluate portfolio offerings and make recommendations for program improvement.
  • Be the main contact and advisor for Ross students (and non-Ross UM students interested in participating in Ross programs) regarding academic and co-curricular global learning opportunities beyond the traditional classroom and help integrate these programs into their degree programs.
  • Advise students about program design and requirements, including student learning goals, course selection/equivalencies, and application guidelines. Advising takes place through walk-in hours, individual appointments, and through telephone and email.
  • Respond to student, parent, faculty and staff inquiries during the stages of off-campus program participation including pre-application, pre-departure, on-site, and post-experience.
  • Be the content expert and coaches in international education and help Ross students design, navigate and integrate their experiences.
  • Manage applications and make admissions/participation decisions for Global Initiatives programs either independently or with an admissions committee.
  • Promote intercultural learning and student development through the design and delivery of orientation programs, online learning content, presentations, and written educational materials.
  • Ensure compliance with UM and Ross travel policies and requirements listed in our Standard Practice Guides. Advise students, faculty and staff on these policies.
  • Review and develop student health and safety plans and develop recommendations.

You Have:



  • Bachelor's degree and 3+ years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and related experience
  • Benefits at the University of Michigan

In addition to a career filled with purpose and opportunity, The University of Michigan offers a comprehensive benefits package to help you stay well, protect yourself and your family and plan for a secure future. Benefits include:

  • Generous time off (Vacation, Holidays, Season Days)
  • A retirement plan that provides two-for-one matching contributions with immediate vesting
  • Many choices for comprehensive health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Long-term disability coverage
  • Flexible spending accounts for healthcare and dependent care expenses
  • Flexible Work Program
  • Ross Onsite Fitness Center

Salary Information:
The general salary range for this position is $45,000 - $49,000. Candidates can expect to be paid a competitive and equitable salary. Factors used to determine salary include experience, knowledge, and skills for the position. All candidates are encouraged to discuss salary questions to honor alignment and transparency throughout the recruiting process. 


Michigan Ross values a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to the development of diverse and culturally intelligent staff who thrive and contribute to a positive and inclusive environment.

The statements included in this description are intended to reflect the general nature and level of work assigned to this classification and should not be interpreted as all-inclusive.

Application Deadline
Job openings are posted for at least seven days. The job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended.

U-M COVID-19 Vaccination Policy

COVID-19 vaccinations are now required for all University of Michigan students, faculty and staff across all three campuses, including Michigan Medicine. This includes those working or learning remotely. More information on this policy is available on the Campus Blueprint website or the U-M Dearborn and U-M Flint websites.

U-M EEO/AA Statement

The University of Michigan is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.