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Assistant Director, Study Abroad

Webster University.
Saint Louis, Missouri
$45,218.00 - $56,904.00 per year
Closing date
May 11, 2024

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Student Affairs
Position Type
Assistant Director
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University

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External Job Description

Pay: $45,218.00 - $56,904.00 per year. Our benefits include a 37.5 hour standard work schedule, quick access to a comprehensive benefits package, liberal vacation and holidays, work/life balance, immediate access to no cost graduate degree and more. Webster values and supports diversity, equity and inclusion. 


Standard Schedule: Days 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. with occasional evening and weekend hours. This position is based at the Webster Groves campus in St. Louis, Missouri. There may be times of year where remote work is permitted. 



The Assistant Director of Study Abroad manages essential areas in Office of Study Abroad. The role will have a focus on supporting the *Webster International Network of Schools (WINS) at Webster University, including student recruitment, marketing, advertising, and advising. The Assistant Director engages with partner institutions to facilitate a seamless study abroad experience at Webster. In this role, the Assistant Director is expected to work closely with a range of key stakeholders to help the WINS program flourish, including study abroad offices at partner institutions and prospective partners at visiting (non-WINS) institutions, Webster academic and enrollment management units, marketing and recruitment specialists, the Webster Division of Global Education leadership team, as well as international campus staff. This work requires excellent communication, organizational skills, interpersonal skills, as well as a strong knowledge of the study abroad field.  


The Assistant Director should demonstrate leadership and operates with autonomy to organize their time and manage their projects to meet office and program deadlines. Works independently under general supervision. The position reports to the Director of Study Abroad in the Office of Study Abroad.



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Minimum Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability in partnership building.
  • Ability to manage time, details, and projects.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, including skills in presenting to a variety of audiences and in writing briefings and proposals.
  • Knowledge of study abroad rules, regulations and best practices and experience in developing and operationalizing policies and processes.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneously and shift priorities.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.
  • International experience including study abroad or work abroad.
  • Experience with student recruitment and prospect management
  • Proven track record of data-driven decision-making and meeting goals, including enrollment goals.
  • Experience working across university units, including academic units, academic support, student affairs, finance, financial aid, and marketing.
  • Ability and willingness to travel.

Preferred Qualifications


Office of Study Abroad-STAB

Special Instructions For Applicant

Physical Demands

May be required to lift, push, or pull up to 20 lbs. Ability and willingness to travel.


A global, inclusive, private, nonprofit university. With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence. Webster University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission.

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