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Global Education and Training Program Coordinator – Global Education and Training (Hybrid)

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Champaign, Illinois
The minimum salary for this position is $51,350.00.
Closing date
Jul 22, 2024

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Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. Illinois is the place where we embrace difference. We embrace it because we value it. Illinois is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.

The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign’s Vision 2030 Global Strategy is comprised of five key strategies that will support the university in realizing its vision to be the pre-eminent public research university with a global impact. Illinois International will directly support several activities and initiatives related to the global strategy in the coming years. Learn more about Vision 2030 Global Strategy.

Illinois International at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion. As an international education organization that seeks to foster global learning and engagement, we actively strive to redress systematic injustices within our organization and foster positive contributions to our university and society. We do so by undertaking initiatives that foster belonging, enhance the competencies of our staff, and create greater access to resources and opportunities. Learn more about Illinois International’s initiatives related to diversity, equity, and inclusion.


Global Education and Training at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has an opening for a Program Coordinator.


Global Education and Training (GET) is comprised of GET, the Intensive English Institute (IEI), and the Shanghai Office. For over 25 years, GET has provided comprehensive educational and executive training programs to thousands of students and executives from around the world. GET’s programs provide valuable opportunities for individuals and teams to develop global competencies at Illinois and prepare current and future industry leaders to work in diverse, international contexts. For more than 50 years, the IEI has provided a challenging and supportive educational environment where language learners can gain proficiency in English for academic, professional, or other purposes. The Shanghai Office, opened in December 2013, operates as a natural extension of the Illinois-China partnership, serving students, faculty, staff, and alumni through outreach, protocol, and career activities. Learn more about GET. GET is a unit of Illinois International. Learn more about Illinois International.  


Primary Position Function/Summary:


Coordinate, plan and implement educational and training programs offered through Global Education and Training (GET).

Statement of Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Develop, plan and administer on-site or remote management for GET in-person, online, or hybrid training and educational programs including: proposal and budget preparation and management; schedule development; faculty, external speaker, and interpreter recruitment; and organization of seminars, field trips, cultural and social events.
  • Provide hands-on or virtual facilitation and delivery of selected program content.  Accompany groups on site visits to regional businesses and cultural activities.
  • Communicate program planning logistics with all stakeholders, including international partner organizations and participants, in a timely fashion to ensure tight collaboration and coordination
  • Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate GET translators and employees working on GET programs.
  • Monitor and track program budgets and staffing needs.
  • Create and distribute program evaluations; meet with participants, faculty and staff to gather qualitative feedback on programs.

Required Qualifications:  


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • A total of one (1) year (12 months) in education, training and/or work experience coordinating educational or training programs. (Note: Master’s Degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1) year of work experience.) Demonstrated experience working in a globally oriented team environment.

Preferred: (Successful candidates will have):


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, international studies, or a related field. Experience working on executive education programs, grants or sponsored projects, or international mobility programs. Experience in budgeting/accounting. Experience at the University of Illinois. Professional experience in an environment that includes working with international students or international professionals. Event planning and management experience.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities (KSAs):


  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate in an effective and efficient manner, both in writing and verbally. Strong organizational skills including the capacity to set priorities and manage multiple projects concurrently. Ability to work well with people from other cultures.

Environmental Demands:


  • Position involves working occasional nights and weekends.



The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world. Chartered in 1867, it provides undergraduate and graduate education in more than 150 fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied research, and provides public service to the state and the nation. It employs about 3,000 faculty members who serve over 33,000 undergraduates and 17,000 graduate and professional students. More information about the campus is available at The university is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana (total population 226,000) in east-central Illinois, and is situated about 140 miles south of Chicago, 125 miles west of Indianapolis, and 170 northeast of St. Louis. The University and its surrounding communities offer a cultural and recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a major research institution. For more information

about the community, visit: Living in Champaign-Urbana, Visit Champaign County, or Champaign County Chamber of Commerce.




This is a full-time 100% Civil Service Program Coordinator position appointed on a 12-month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the close date.  Salary will be determined based on the candidate’s education, experience, skills, and internal equity considerations.  The minimum salary for this position is $51,350.00.

Sponsorship for work authorization is not available for this position.

Civil Service employees may earn up to 28 days of vacation leave per year, depending on length of service. The University offers 11 annual paid holidays, 12 cumulative sick leave days, plus an additional 13 non-cumulative sick leave days, if needed, each year.   For more information about campus holidays, vacation leave, and sick leave.

Health insurance is available to employees (with the option to purchase coverage for spouse and dependents), required participation in State Universities Retirement System (SURS), with several options for participation in additional retirement plans. Learn more about employee benefits at the University of Illinois.   Newly hired employees are covered by the Medicare portion of Social Security and are subject to this deduction.

The University of Illinois has is strong committed to work-life balance and family-friendly programs for faculty and staff:  Work-Life Balance & Family-Friendly Programs and  Other Work-Life Programs


Applications must be received by 6:00 pm (CST) on 07/22/2024. Apply for this position using the Apply Now button at the bottom of this posting.  Please include application, cover letter, resume, academic credentials, including required bachelor’s degree (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable), and (3) professional references, including name, email, and phone number.   Academic credentials will be verified before hire. Applicants are encouraged to specifically relate their background and experience to the requirements of the position as outlined above. Applications not submitted through this will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, please contact Illinois International Human Resources at  For questions regarding the application process, please contact Illinois Human Resources at 217-333-2137.


 The University of Illinois System is an equal opportunity employer, including but not limited to disability and/or veteran status, and complies with all applicable state and federal employment mandates. Please visit Required Employment Notices and Posters to view our non-discrimination statement and find additional information about required background checks, sexual harassment/misconduct disclosures, COVID-19 vaccination requirement, and employment eligibility review through E-Verify.


Applicants with disabilities are encouraged to apply and may request a reasonable accommodation under the Americans with Disabilities Act (2008) to complete the application and/or interview process. Requests may be submitted through the reasonable accommodations portal, or by contacting the Accessibility & Accommodations Division of the Office for Access and Equity at 217-333-0885, or by emailing


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

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