International Programs is looking for an advisor/program coordinator to join its dynamic Study Abroad unit. The unit provides advising to students through all phases of education abroad program selection, preparation and return. The unit coordinates all aspects of select UI-administered study abroad programs and liaises with partners and affiliates for educational programs abroad. Advisors have areas of expertise and focus as well as responsibility for general information about opportunities and options. Study Abroad is a fun and collaborative team that develops and coordinates activities with multiple moving parts, through both established and innovative approaches, to enhance the international education experiences of students.
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This position requires the following minimum position qualifications:
A bachelor's degree in liberal arts or a related field, or an equivalent combination of education and experience is required.
Office or administrative experience (typically 1-3 years) with demonstrated working proficiency in carrying out ongoing office administration tasks effectively and efficiently in support of individuals, teams, and/or units including proficient organizational, clerical and computer skills (Microsoft Office software).
Demonstrates a working proficiency and ability to work with students in an advisor and/or instructor role including knowledge of course arrangement and academic planning; ability to provide academic counseling to assist students.
Demonstrates working proficiency in interpersonal, oral and written communications skills; ability to effectively transmit, receive, and accurately interpret ideas, information, and needs through appropriate communication methods and behaviors.
Demonstrates interest in intercultural and international education (i.e. related course attendance, clubs or committees membership.)
Experience promoting a diverse workforce/academic environment.
The following are highly desired position qualifications:
Master's degree in International Education, Language, Communication, Asian Studies, Student Affairs, Higher Education, Business, Counseling or a similar discipline.
Experience (typically 1-3 years) working in a study abroad office.
International experience studying and/or working abroad, preferably in Africa and/or the Middle East.
Experience working with underrepresented students to foster inclusion and access, or similar experience serving minority populations outside the campus context.
Demonstrates a working knowledge and proficiency with Filemaker Pro and/or web management software.
Experience at a large public or private university, especially related to student administration.
Required Application Materials
In order to be eligible for interview, applicants mustattach all of the following and mark them as "submission relevant" files:
A current personal resume
A cover letter that clearly address how they meet the listed required and desired qualifications of this position.
Applications which fail to submit all required materials will be considered incomplete and therefore are ineligible for interview.
The University of Iowa is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants are encouraged to apply and will receive consideration for employment free from discrimination on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, age, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, religion, associational preference, status as a qualified individual with a disability, or status as a protected veteran.
Please visit the UI careers website for full position details, qualifications and to apply online. https://jobs.uiowa.edu/browse-jobs and search requisition #19002257.
Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 19002257_1555530553
About University of Iowa
With over 31,000 students, the University of Iowa is one of the nation's top public research universities, a member of the Big Ten conference and the Association of American Universities. The University of Iowa is composed of eleven colleges and is known around the world for its balanced commitment to the arts, sciences, and humanities. It is home to one of the nation's largest academic medical centers and the pioneering Iowa Writers' Workshop. The University of Iowa promotes work/life integration and is located in the casual yet cosmopolitan environment of Iowa City, widely recognized as one of the country's most livable communities.