International Education Advisor II - Faculty-Led programming

Location
Richardson, Texas
Salary
$45,000 - $47,000 DOQ
Posted
Jan 23, 2023
Closes
Feb 22, 2023
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University

 

  • Under the general direction of the Assistant Director of Education Abroad and exercising independent judgement and authority within their job, the International Education Advisor is responsible for advising students through all stages of the study abroad experience, including program selection, application, credit transfer, scholarship application, financial aid eligibility, and re-entry and managing a portfolio of education abroad programs. Duties include designing programs, promotion, participant recruitment and selection, and Pre-Departure preparation; coordination with domestic and international partners; supervising student workers; and associated administrative tasks.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.

    • 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.
    • programs in various countries as assigned. Actively contribute to the annual proposal cycle and program reviews.
    • Working in conjunction with faculty, facilitates promotion of programs, holds informational sessions, creates flyers for programs; assists in the planning of OIE events throughout the year to increase awareness and promote program opportunities to students, faculty, and colleges.
    • Working with faculty, coordinates, organizes and delivers Pre-Departure orientations for students, both in person and virtually; monitors virtual Pre-Departure orientation required for all students.
    • Advises students on program specifics, funding options, and application process; performs follow up as needed to ensure students have the opportunity to complete process; withdraws students as requested.
    • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned by supervisor