AST DIR, International Programs

Employer
University of Florida
Location
Alachua County, FL
Posted
Sep 26, 2022
Closes
Oct 20, 2022
Ref
524035690
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Internship / Student
Organization Type
College / University
Classification Title:

AST DIR, Academic Support Svcs

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Collaborates with the Director and Associate Directors of the International Programs in recruiting and advising students who wish to participate in study abroad programs.

Study abroad advising
  • Meets with students during half-hour appointments to discuss study abroad options
  • Assists students with application procedures for sponsored and exchange programs
  • Conducts and support pre-departure orientations as assigned

Recruitment
  • Supports and attends recruiting events to promote International Programs (Study abroad fair, Bus Bash)
  • Attends student organization meetings to promote study abroad
  • Develops print and online marketing materials
  • Oversees social media marketing
  • Schedules and holds study abroad information sessions in conjunction with student ambassadors
  • Collaborates with UFIC advisors to oversee marketing of HSB programs and manage applications

Collaborates with the Director and Associate Directors in the administration of international programs
  • Development
  • Participates in the evaluation of the programs
  • Provides recommendations to enhance the format and execution of the programs
  • Conducts international site visits and program reviews
  • Exports and analyzes Warrington Welcome survey (GEB 2015) results to identify trends
  • Administration
  • Helps prepare pre-departure guides and other instructional materials for students
  • Assesses and updates equivalency database to ensure it is current
  • Reviews exchange programs curriculum and regularly locates new equivalencies
  • Regularly reviews all IP websites for accuracy and makes updates when needed
  • Monitors and conducts weekly audits of applicants
  • Develops systematic communication to students about their application status and missing items
  • Assists the Associate Directors in the management of sponsored and exchange programs
  • Registers outgoing study abroad students for courses and makes advising notes
  • Processes transcripts and adjusts degree audits
  • Creates International Programs Canvas shells and updates checklist
  • Prepares timely reports/spreadsheets for distribution to the Director, UFIC and international partners
  • Coordinates schedules and calendars for International Programs
  • Assists as reviewer for Warrington and International Center scholarships
  • Volunteers in review committees for international scholarships
  • Assists with collecting, exporting, and formatting program evaluation data

Manages International Programs Student Ambassadors (IPSAs)
  • Leads and supports the International Program Student Ambassadors (IPSAs), a student organization of

approximately 45 students. IPSAs have all studied abroad and are trained to assist students

on study abroad preparation.
  • Supervises the IPSA application and recruitment process
  • Conducts thorough training to ensure continued development of program knowledge and peer

advising strategies
  • Schedules and attends regular meetings for planning and professional development
  • Helps IPSA's develop promotional events and projects
  • Liaises with HSB IP staff and IPSA leadership to target key areas for IPSA participation
  • Provides mentoring and personal/professional advice to IPSA members
  • Develops events and retreats for IPSAs to encourage team-building, enhance public speaking

skills and communication among the members
  • Identifies areas of growth for program and strategies for achievement
  • Evaluates and provides feedback to individual IPSA members

Collaborates with other units to promote internationalism
  • Teaches GEB 2015 - Intro to Business Welcome Summer B and/or Fall semesters