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Program Coordinator - Office of International Student Services

Colgate University
Colgate, NY
Closing date
Jul 14, 2024

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Program Development
Position Type
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
Colgate University is a special place to work and offers many unique opportunities, including the ability to work with and among world class faculty and staff at a highly selective residential liberal arts institution. This position provides an opportunity to become familiar with the variety of regular positions that are available at the University, as well as the ability to add employment at a distinct University to your resume.

Successful candidates for this position will earn sick leave, paid time off, free parking, and a University 'Gate Card that provides access to fitness facilities, athletic and cultural events, as well as a discount on many items at the University Bookstore.

This type of appointment is not approved to work more than 999 hours per year for all positions combined. Should incumbents work more than a total of 999 hours in a year the appointment may not continue beyond one year of service.


The OISS Coordinator is responsible for event planning, program implementation, and general

support to meet international students' needs as well as to further the departmental and

divisional goals.

Duties include, but are not limited to: event planning, designing posters, and implementation,

logistical support for events and programs, website management, software program implementation and maintenance, assisting with International Student Orientation, providing

guidance to international students, assist with services and support provided to students over


The OISS Coordinator will be expected to work collaboratively and interdepartmentally and

serve as an advocate for international students on Colgate campus. The OISS Coordinator is also

expected to support administrative duties of the office including OISS social media

management, event facilitation, and other duties as assigned.


Professional Experience/ Qualifications
  • Cultural sensitivity and ability to use social skills to interact with students of diverse backgrounds. An understanding of the collegiate experience of international students
  • Strong attention to detail. Reliable and independent worker. Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and oral)
  • Excellent technology knowledge, experience, and skills
  • Ability to work as a member of a team, to function collaboratively, and to initiate


Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working within international students services, first-year student

programming, student activities, leadership programming, and/or other areas in higher

  • Experience working in implementation of software programs
  • Experience living, working, and/or studying abroad outside of the United States
  • Flexibility and innovation in response to problems and challenges
  • Valid driver's license or willing to obtain one


A Bachelor's degree is required

Physical Requirements Other Information

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