The Office of Global Learning is part of the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs (OVPIA). As such, it shares the mission of developing and supporting global learning activities across the Cornell University community--in Ithaca, New York City, and the world. As a merged international education unit, the office serves all of Cornell's global learners through education abroad programming and by supporting international students and scholars with immigration advising.
What you will do:
The Program Development Specialist - Short Term Programs will report to the Senior Associate Director of Education Abroad and work in close collaboration with the office operations team, faculty members, and senior administrative staff to develop and implement accessible, safe, fiscally-sound, and meaningful short-term education abroad programs for undergraduate and graduate students. The Program Development Specialist will lead on program development, policy and process guideline development, marketing and recruitment, student advising and preparation, compliance, training, and assessment. Partner units will include academic departments, the Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, the Manager of International Travel, Health and Safety, the Office of Engagement Initiatives, and the Language Resource Center.
Advise faculty on program proposal creation to include program design, effective use of off-campus sites, pre-departure orientation, and emergency plans.
In accordance with education abroad best practice guidelines, support the creation and implementation of the program itinerary, logistics, and budget.
In collaboration with campus stakeholders, support the development of policy and processes to guide and enhance faculty-led program development at Cornell. Adapt and revise resources to disseminate these best practices, including presentations, handouts, manuals, web forms, etc.
Implement program-specific marketing and recruitment strategies in collaboration with faculty and the Global Learning outreach team.
Serve as the primary program contact and advise students on academic alignment, eligibility, and the application process.
What we need:
We need a proactive, resourceful, and collaborative administrator who thrives on balancing creativity and implementation. Ideally, you will have spent time working with program development in a study abroad or similar office and you will prosper in a fast-paced, high-energy, agile environment. Additionally, you will have:
Bachelor's degree; 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and
Experience living, studying, or working abroad.
Demonstrated experience working with diverse clients and leadership stakeholders to ensure the successful execution of projects/programs.
In addition to the above, we would prefer you to have:
Master's degree in International Education, Business, or similar.
Three or more years in a study abroad administrative role or similar.
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No Visa sponsorship is available for this position.
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