The Cal Poly International Center has two Study Abroad Coordinator position openings that will take the lead in the development and oversight of study abroad programs.
Position I: This position will take the lead in the development and oversight of a suite of Cal Poly Global Programs—study abroad programs led by Cal Poly faculty as well as provide general and program-specific study abroad advising, and provide support to the Study Abroad unit in the following areas: development of new programs, marketing and outreach, faculty recruitment, risk management, orientations and re-entry, program assessment, and event planning.
Position II: This position will take the lead in specific study abroad program areas, provide general and program-specific study abroad advising, and provide support to the International Center Director in the following areas: development of new programs and renewal of continuing programs, marketing and outreach, faculty liaising for a suite of programs, risk management, orientations and re-entry, program assessment, and event planning. The position will specifically have oversight over outbound international exchange programs as well as for a suite of affiliated partner programs. The position also supervises and trains the Study Abroad Peer Advisors, a team of study abroad returnees who assist with Study Abroad advising, pre-departure orientations, and workshops. This position serves as co-lead on GE advising and signatory on GE Substitution forms and advises on GE credit transfer.
About California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo
Founded in 1901, Cal Poly is one of only five comprehensive polytechnic universities in the nation, with approximately 20,000 undergraduate, 120 post-baccalaureate, and 900 graduate students. U.S. News and World Report has ranked Cal Poly #1 among public master's universities in the western United States for 21 consecutive years. A primarily undergraduate university, Cal Poly offers academically focused students 66 baccalaureate degrees and 27 master's degrees. Operating on the quarter calendar system, Cal Poly takes pride in its "Learn by Doing" approach to teaching and learning, which has characterized Cal Poly since its founding. One of the 23 campuses of the California State University system, Cal Poly has a statewide mandate as a polytechnic university. Cal Poly is one of the largest land-holding universities in the nation and uses all of its land holdings in active support of its educational programs.
Cal Poly is located in historic San Luis Obispo, a city of 44,000, 12 miles from the Pacific Ocean and midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles on California's scenic Central Coast. With excellent public education resources, recreational facilities and an expanding dedication to the arts, the area is known for its scenic landscapes and extraordinary temperate climate.