International Student Advisor/Study Abroad Coordinator

St. Ambrose University
Davenport, IA
Closing date
Dec 7, 2023

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Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
St. Ambrose University seeks an International Student Advisor and Study Abroad Coordinator to serve in a dual student engagement (50%) and study abroad / off-campus (50%) capacity for international and domestic students. The position's student engagement duties will include serving as a student success resource for international students adjusting to US classroom culture; developing strategies to promote international students' cultural adjustment and engagement on campus and in the community; and assisting international students in developing plans of study. The position's study abroad duties will include providing leadership for Study Abroad and administrative and logistical support for Study Abroad programming; supporting faculty in the development and evaluation of short-term faculty-led and other education abroad programs; coordinating travel, lodging, and activities related to faculty-led study abroad programs; assisting in risk management for education abroad programs; serving as the initial point of contact for faculty, staff, and students who are abroad; and advising students seeking education abroad opportunities.

The International Student Advisor and Study Abroad Coordinator must be an energetic, compassionate communicator. A Bachelor's degree and a valid US passport are required. International travel experience, university advising, admissions, marketing, or sales experience, proficiency in Arabic or Spanish, and familiarity with Catholic higher education are preferred. Up to 5% domestic/international travel is possible. The specialist will serve as a DSO and ARO in SEVIS. St. Ambrose is an independent, comprehensive, and Catholic diocesan university firmly grounded in the liberal arts and is committed to fostering a respectful environment that recognizes and embraces diversity among all students, faculty, and staff. As an equal opportunity institution, St. Ambrose actively seeks applications from members of underrepresented groups. Position is open until filled. Please apply online at and submit your cover letter, resume and contract information for three professional references. EOE

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