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Education Abroad Coordinator

Radford University
Radford, Virginia
$42,000 - $45,000 per year + benefits
Closing date
Nov 24, 2023

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Global Education
Knowledge Communities
Education Abroad
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University

Job Details

Radford University welcomes applicants for the Education Abroad Coordinator in the Center for Global Education and Engagement. The Education Abroad Coordinator responsibilities will include:

  • Manage all education abroad programs, including semester, summer, exchange, faculty-led, internship, affiliate, and others.
  • Advise students on education abroad opportunities, program selection, academics, finances, visa requirements, health and safety policies, and administration matters.
  • Work with faculty to develop and implement continuing and new faculty-led and customized programs according to policy.
  • Collaborate and communicate with campus partners during a students’ education abroad experience.
  • Integrate diversity and inclusion best practices into advising methods.
  • Review applications, including preparing and certifying documents for partners.
  • Deliver pre-departure orientation and re-entry programming for education abroad students.
  • Maintain up-to-date program information for advertising and communications.
  • Liaise with advising offices, colleges, departments, faculty, and staff at RU to share programs abroad information and updates.
  • Conduct presentations/information sessions for individuals and groups of various sizes and backgrounds to promote global education experiences.
  • Participate in university-wide opportunities to market study abroad, including Open Houses, Quest summer orientation of new students, Highlander Days, athletic events, and other venues.
  • Perform international site visits to institutions and program providers and attend international education conferences as budget and schedule allow.
  • Lead the international health insurance enrollment process for students and employees traveling abroad.
  • Serve as the main campus Fulbright contact.
  • Manage and maintain the Terra Dotta system for study abroad.
  • Chair the Education Abroad Advisor Council (EAAC).
  • Other duties as assigned.



Radford University is a comprehensive public university of 10,695 students that has received national recognition for many of its undergraduate and graduate academic programs, as well as its sustainability initiatives. Radford University serves the Commonwealth of Virginia and the nation through a wide range of academic, cultural, human service and research programs. Well known for its strong faculty/student bonds, innovative use of technology in the learning environment and vibrant student life on a beautiful 204-acre American classical campus, Radford University offers students many opportunities to get involved and succeed in and out of the classroom. The University offers 76 bachelor’s degree programs in 47 disciplines, three associate degrees, and six certificates at the undergraduate level; 28 master's programs in 23 disciplines and six doctoral programs at the graduate level; and 14 post-baccalaureate certificates and one post-master's certificate. A Division I member of the NCAA and Big South Conference, Radford University competes in 16 men’s and women’s varsity athletics. With over 300 clubs and organizations, Radford University offers many opportunities for student engagement, leadership development and community service. In addition to robust academic offerings and engaging student experiences on the main campus located in Radford, Virginia, Radford University also offers a clinical-based educational experience for more than 1,000 students living and learning in Roanoke, Virginia as part of Radford University Carilion, a public-private partnership focused on the cutting-edge delivery of health sciences programming, outreach and service.

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