ISYE Study Abroad Programs and Faculty-led Programs Advisor

Employer
Georgia Institute of Technology
Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Posted
Jun 14, 2022
Closes
Jul 15, 2022
Specialty
Other
Knowledge Communities
Education Abroad
Hours
Full-time
Organization Type
Non-profit

Education Abroad Advisor

ISYE Study Abroad Programs and Faculty-led Programs Advisor

Georgia Institute of Technology

Office of International Education

Job Posting Number: 244654

 

The Georgia Institute of Technology is accepting applications for the position of Education Abroad Advisor in the Office of International Education, a unit of Academic Affairs.

Located in Atlanta, Georgia Tech is a Research I institution with approximately 20,000 undergraduate and graduate students.  Georgia Tech has 6 academic colleges:  College of Design, College of Computing, College of Engineering (approximately 60% of enrollment), Scheller College of Business, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, and College of Sciences.

In addition to its general role with campus internationalization, the Office of International Education (OIE) serves approximately 7,000+ international students and scholars, 2,000+ education abroad students, and 900+ International Plan Participants. 

There are 12 full-time staff including this full-time Education Abroad Advisor, who work with faculty-led study abroad programs.  Georgia Tech currently offers more than 120 exchange programs and approximately 50 faculty-led study abroad programs. 

The Education Abroad Advisor reports to the Associate Director of Education Abroad and is primarily responsible for coordinating the development, organization and management of the ISYE Asia Program and ISYE Europe Program (https://isyeasia.oie.gatech.edu; https://isyeeurope.oie.gatech.edu), and for providing general advising to the overall faculty-led study abroad student population.  The responsibilities of the Education Abroad Advisor are: 

The Education Abroad Advisor reports to the Associate Director of Education Abroad, and is primarily responsible for assisting the development, organization, and management of GT Faculty-Led Study Abroad Programs (FLSA).  The responsibilities of the Education Abroad Coordinator are:

 

  1. Coordinate two affiliated, faculty-led study abroad programs providing student advising, administrative, logistical, and financial support to the ISYE Summer Program in Asia and ISYE Summer Program in Europe.
  2. Coordinate financial aid verification form processing, working with the Office of Scholarships and Financial Aid to support students who will use financial aid towards their faculty-led study abroad program.
  3. Coordinate faculty-led study abroad student tuition and payment checks and processes, liaising with the Bursar’s Office.
  4. Coordinate faculty-led study abroad student evaluation submissions and compiling of evaluation data. Distribute and collect program evaluations; summarize and prepare reports.
  5. Coordinate the transient study abroad student application and enrollment process, working with the Admissions Office as needed.
  6. Coordinate the OIE affiliated faculty-led programs faculty hiring process, working with Faculty Affairs and the Office of Human Resources as needed.
  7. Provide administrative support for the processing of Faculty-led Study Abroad Faculty and Staff compliance documents, working with Faculty Affairs and the Office of Human Resources as needed.
  8. Provide administrative support for the processing of Study Abroad Program Proposals and the Study Abroad Committee.
  9. Serve as one of two general advisors for faculty-led study abroad students, advising students on faculty-led study abroad options, directing students to the appropriate program director contact and resources, and ensuring faculty-led study abroad course registration.
  10. Along with other EA staff, market and recruit for GT programs.  This position is included in the regular advisor rotation for marketing events, presentations, FASET, group and individual information sessions, open houses, etc.
  11. Work as a team with other Education Abroad staff to provide coverage and assistance when other team members are out of the office. Cover OIE front desk during lunch and on an as needed basis if Intern/Receptionist is out of the office. 
  12. Other responsibilities as assigned by the Associate Director of Education Abroad.


Basic requirements:

  • Required to have a Bachelor’s degree
  • Required to have three to four years of work experience
  • Required to have international experience (work/internship, study, or living outside of United States and its territories)
  • Required to have strong written and verbal communication skills and be able to communicate effectively with multiple audiences, both internal (e.g. OIE staff) and external (e.g. students, faculty)
  • Required to have flexibility and strong problem-solving skills

Preferred qualifications:

  • Preferred to have work experience in study abroad
  • Preferred to have experience working in a university environment
  • Preferred to have experience working collaboratively with faculty and administrators
  • Preferred to have proficiency in a foreign language
  • Preferred to have experience with Terra Dotta. 

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