Program Coordinator I (Study Abroad)

Prairie View A&M University
Prairie View, Texas
Jun 10, 2022
Jul 11, 2022
Knowledge Communities
Education Abroad
Position Type

Prairie View A&M University

Program Coordinator I (Study Abroad)

Job Title
Program Coordinator I (Study Abroad)

Prairie View A&M University

Office Of International Programs

Proposed Minimum Salary
$3,194.84 monthly

Job Location
Prairie View, Texas

Job Type

Job Description

The Program Coordinator I, under general supervision, coordinates the planning, development, and implementation of the assigned program.


  • Advise students on education abroad programs from exploration to reentry. Plan and implement education abroad programs/services and activities including, but not limited to, education abroad fairs, incoming student orientations, pre-departure orientations, resource room, education abroad scholarships, classroom visits, education abroad handbook and education abroad workshops. Develop and revise as necessary education abroad guides.
  • Update and maintain education abroad software system. Determine student eligibility for education abroad programs and administer the application process. Administer the PVAMU Panthers Abroad Scholarship program.
  • Plan, implement and support cross-cultural engagement activities and events to help the U.S. and international students become globally aware and understand global sensitivities. (e.g., International Education Week activities, international lecture series, etc.).
  • Promote international opportunities and the initiatives of the Office of International Programs. Update departmental website. Assist with the development and revision of rules and procedures. Prepare various reports. ?
  • Guide staff and students regarding university-related international travel for non-study abroad activities (e.g., athletics, PVAMU chorus, etc.). Develop an annual inventory of international activity/programs at PVAMU.
  • Perform social media duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree.
  • Two years of related experience.

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Knowledge of word processing, spreadsheet, and database applications.
  • Ability to multitask and work cooperatively with others.
  • Verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master's Degree in International Relations/Studies, International Education, Business Administration, Higher Education Administration, Communication or related field. ?
  • Recent experience at the professional level working in or with public sector higher education international programs of which at least one year of professional level experience is in education abroad.
  • Experience traveling abroad professionally.
  • Experience promoting education abroad programs. ?
  • Experience with developing and implementing education abroad programs.
  • Proficient in Word Press, Photoshop, and social media.
  • Experience with Terra Dotta education abroad software. ?

Job Posting Close Date:

  • 06/24/2022

Required Attachments:

Please attach all required documents listed below in the attachment box labeled as either “Resume/CV or Resume/Cover Letter” on the application. Multiple attachments may be included in the “Resume/CV” or Resume/Cover Letter” attachment box. Any additional attachments provided outside of the required documents listed below are considered optional.

  • Resume or Curriculum Vitae
  • Cover Letter

Application Submission Guidelines:

All applicants are required to apply via our Career Site on or before the closing date indicated on the job posting. Applicant inquiries received via email and websites such as Indeed, HigherEdJobs, etc. will not be considered unless the individual has applied to the available position via the PVAMU Career site.

The required documents listed in the above "Required Attachments" section must be attached to the application prior to the job closing date indicated to ensure full consideration for the application submitted. Please contact the Office of Human Resource on or before the closing date indicated above at 936-261-1730 or should you need assistance with the online application process.

Background Check Requirements:

All positions are security-sensitive. Applicants are subject to a criminal history investigation, and employment is contingent upon the institution's verification of credentials and/or other information required by the institution's procedures, including the completion of the criminal history check.

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer committed to diversity.

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About Us
For more than 140 years, Prairie View A&M University (PVAMU) has been igniting passion in its students. With an established reputation for producing engineers, nurses and educators, PVAMU offers baccalaureate degrees, master’s degrees and doctoral degree programs through nine colleges and schools. The University has an enrollment of more than 8,500 students. Designated an institution of “the first class” in the Texas Constitution, PVAMU is the second-oldest public institution of higher education in the state and a member of The Texas A&M University System. The University is dedicated to fulfilling its land-grant mission of achieving excellence in teaching, research and service.

PVAMU is conveniently located near the rapidly growing residential and commercial area known as the Northwest Houston Corridor. The developing Northwest Houston Corridor offers newly developed suburban communities, a variety of shopping and dining near the Houston Premium Outlets and is a short, 35-minute commute into downtown Houston. For more information, visit Your career opportunities with a “University of the first class” begins here!

Prairie View A&M University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Veterans/Disability Employer.

If you need assistance in applying for this job, please contact (936) 261-1730.

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