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Federal Work Study - Office of Internationalization - Study Abroad

Employer
Georgia Gwinnett College
Location
Lawrenceville, GA
Closing date
May 10, 2024

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Specialty
Other
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
College / University
About Us

Since our founding in 2005, Georgia Gwinnett College (GGC) has been dedicated to providing an exceptional educational experience to our students. At GGC, we believe that our students' success is our success, and we are committed to creating a culture that supports and uplifts them throughout their academic journey.

As a member of our faculty or staff, you will become part of a dedicated and passionate community of educators and professionals. Together, we work towards a common goal of empowering our students to achieve their full potential, both academically and personally. We take pride in our diverse student body, which represents a multitude of backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences. Whether you are involved in teaching or providing essential services, your contribution will make a significant impact on the lives of our students and the broader community.

In addition to our commitment to student success, we also value the well-being and professional growth of our employees. We offer a comprehensive benefits package, designed to support the diverse needs of our faculty and staff. From competitive compensation to health and wellness programs, professional development opportunities to work-life balance initiatives, we strive to create an environment where everyone can thrive and feel valued.

Located in the thriving community of Gwinnett County, GGC offers a rich cultural and social landscape that enhances the overall college experience. Our backdrop is a beautiful, modern 260-acre campus located just 30 miles northeast of downtown Atlanta. Our students and employees benefit from the close proximity to various local amenities, including shopping, dining, entertainment, and outdoor recreational opportunities. This vibrant community serves as an extension of our campus, providing a diverse and stimulating environment for personal and professional growth.

Join GGC and become part of a dynamic team that plays a pivotal role in shaping the lives and celebrating the achievements of our students. Together, let's make a positive impact and empower the next generation of leaders.

All members of the USG community must adhere to the USG Statement of Core Values, which consists of Integrity, Excellence, Accountability, and Respect. These values shape and fundamentally support our university's work. Additionally, all faculty, staff, and administrators must also be aware of and comply with the Board of Regents and Georgia Institute of Technology's policies on Freedom of Expression and Academic Freedom. More information on these policies can be found here: Board of Regents Policy Manual | University System of Georgia (usg.edu)

Job Summary

Internationalization (OI) provides leadership in comprehensive internationalization. Its programs are continuously evolving and are strategically designed to be interdisciplinary in nature to support the global learning objectives of Georgia Gwinnett College, which aims to enable students to gain foreign language proficiency, global competence, leadership skills and a background in undergraduate research. OI manages all aspects of study abroad, international exchanges, the Peace Corps Prep Program and campus intercultural programming. OI also oversees the English Language Institute with Student Engagement and Success.

Responsibilities
  • Assist with student intake, campus events, student tours, and international program reports
  • Database management
  • Maintain mailing correspondence, files, faxing and copying documents
  • Assist office professional staff with special projects as needed

Required Qualifications
  • Must have a Federal Work-Study award
  • Must have and maintain good academic standing for the duration of employment
  • Must have and maintain good standing with the Office of Student Integrity for the duration of employment
  • Must be currently enrolled in a minimum of 6 credit hours at Georgia Gwinnett College and be able to handle confidential information

Preferred Qualifications
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Advanced computer skills and the use of office equipment (fax machine, copier, and printer)
  • Proficiency in a foreign language and interest in international programs are a plus.

Conditions of Employment

Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a background investigation including a criminal background check demonstrating your eligibility for employment with Georgia Gwinnett College, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion, confirmation of the credentials and employment history reflected in your application materials and, if applicable, a satisfactory credit check. Applicants may be subject to a pre-employment drug test.

Offers are made expressly subject to the applicable federal and state laws, to the statutes, rules and regulations of this institution and to the Bylaws and Policies of the Board of Regents (BOR) of the University System of Georgia (USG), which are available for your inspection upon request.

Equal Employment Opportunity

Georgia Gwinnett College is an equal employment, equal access, equal educational opportunity, and affirmative action institution. It is the policy and practice of our institution to recruit, hire, train, promote, retain, and educate persons without regard to race, color, national or ethnical origin, age, disability, sex/gender, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or veteran status as required by applicable state and federal laws (including Title VI, Title VII, Title IX, ADA, Sections 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act, AREA, and Executive Order 11246 ). For questions or more detailed information regarding this policy, please contact the Georgia Gwinnett College Human Resources Team at (678) 407.5070 or email hr@ggc.edu. For individuals requiring disability-related accommodations for participation in any event or to obtain print materials in an alternative format, please contact Payroll and Benefits at (678) 407.5054 or email benefits@ggc.edu. Any individual who feels that they may have been discriminated against should contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Title IX Compliance at titleix@ggc.edu.

Other Information

Due to the volume of applications, applicants may not receive a reply from the College unless an applicant is selected for an interview. Review of applications will continue until positions are filled. Hiring is contingent upon eligibility to work in the United States and proof of eligibility will be contemporaneously required upon acceptance of an employment offer. Any resulting employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of a background investigation, as determined by Georgia Gwinnett College in its sole discretion. Georgia Gwinnett College, a unit of the University System of Georgia, is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation or religion. Georgia is an open records state.

Physical Requirements

Position requires local travel. Ability to lift and carry files and materials. Ability to move from one office to another office on campus. Adequate vision, hearing and manual dexterity to interact with people in person, on the phone and in writing. Job takes place in normal environmental conditions.

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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