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Coordinator of First Year Abroad and Italy Degree Programs

Marist College
Poughkeepsie, New York
Up to $58,000 per year + benefits
Closing date
Oct 9, 2023

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Global Education
Knowledge Communities
International Education Leadership
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Reporting to the Associate Provost for International Engagement, the Coordinator will coordinate Marist’s First Year Abroad programs in Florence, Italy, and Dublin, Ireland, as well as the College’s full undergraduate and graduate degree programs in Italy. The position will support students prior to, during, and following their abroad experiences, and ensure that participants are both challenged and equipped to embark on their path of academic and personal growth. The Coordinator will be based on the Marist home campus in Poughkeepsie, NY, with occasional travel as needed to Italy and Ireland.


Located on the banks of the historic Hudson River and at its Florence, Italy campus, Marist College is a comprehensive, independent institution grounded in the liberal arts. Its mission is to “help students develop the intellect, character, and skills required for enlightened, ethical, and productive lives in the global community of the 21st century.” Marist educates approximately 5,000 traditional-age undergraduate students and 1,200 adult and graduate students in 47 undergraduate majors and numerous graduate programs, including fully online MBA, MPA, MS, and MA degrees, and also Doctor of Physical Therapy and Physician Assistant programs. Additionally, our graduates go on to great success; 97% over the last five years are employed or in graduate school within six months of graduating. Marist is consistently ranked among the best colleges and universities in America by The Princeton Review (Colleges That Create Futures and The Best 386 Colleges), U.S. News & World Report (2nd Most Innovative School/North), Kiplinger’s Personal Finance (“Best College Values”), and others. Marist’s study abroad program is ranked #2 in the nation among Master's Institutions in the IIE's Open Doors report for semester and academic year programs and includes award-winning Freshman Year Abroad programs in Florence and Dublin. At Marist, approximately half of graduates study abroad during their undergraduate experience. Its 30-year Joint Study partnership with IBM has brought the College the kind of world-class technology platform typically found at leading research institutions. Marist’s academic centers of excellence include the nationally-known Marist Poll, Center for Civic Engagement and Leadership, Hudson River Valley Institute, Center for Sports Communication, and Institute for Data Center Professionals. The College also hosts the Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library’s digital archives, making it one of only six colleges or universities in the nation affiliated with a presidential library.

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