Senior Coordinator, Spain / Study Abroad Advisor
The Senior Coordinator for Spain and Study Abroad Advisor reports to the Assistant Dean of Off-Campus Study (OCS). As Senior Coordinator for Spain, the position assumes primary responsibility for administrative support for functions of the Madrid Program of Hamilton College Academic Year and Semester in Spain. The Senior Coordinator resides in the U.S., will become fully acquainted with all aspects of the Madrid Program, will manage administration, logistics, recruitment planning, and support for faculty and staff in Madrid, and will provide student advising and liaison with sending colleges. The Senior Coordinator role will include participation in program reorganization, policy, training, and operational procedures in partnership with the Assistant Dean of Off-Campus Study.
The Study Abroad Advising role offers an opportunity to become acquainted with the full portfolio of study abroad programs offered by Hamilton College and with partner organizations and universities. OCS values advising as an integrative practice that links study abroad to academic and life goals of each student and engagement of faculty and campus special interest groups. The Advising role will be comprehensive and shared with an excellent, enthusiastic, and committed team of study abroad professionals. We value team engagement and correlation of strengths and interests to create an environment of advising excellence at all stages of the study abroad experience through graduation and beyond. Two compelling initiatives of Off-Campus Study at Hamilton include the college initiative in Engaged Learning and the Curricular Integration Initiative to improve study abroad portfolios for individual academic departments and programs.
The ideal candidate for this position values diversity and equity, fosters inclusion, shares a commitment to the life-enhancing potential of global education, has skills and passion for social media and other means of study abroad “storytelling” and is interested in furthering professional skills that are greatly needed in the global education profession. Off-Campus Study provides full support for ongoing training and professional development.