Under general supervision of the Assistant Director, and as part of a Program Coordination team, coordinate the overall administration of campus-based, faculty-led summer and quarter-long study abroad programs, as well as other program models such as exchanges, UC system wide immersion and internships.
Develop campus-based programs in collaboration with faculty, including work with international vendors and program providers, budget projections, enrollment management, and health, safety and logistics planning. Manage a comprehensive program of advising, information and guidance to students interested in study abroad.
Experience using specialized counseling skills in a university environment to advise and inform individual students.
Experience developing and implementing marketing strategies including evaluation of these strategies related to student recruitment.
Experience in the field of international education, and principles of good practice with regard to academic programs abroad.
Knowledge of institutional policies, risk management, and cross-cultural concepts
Knowledge of safety, security and health issues that affect students participating in study abroad programs.
Knowledge of theories, principles, objectives, policies and procedures related to advising and program development in the context of international education.
Knowledge of academic departments, major, minor and general education requirements that can be satisfied by student participation in study abroad programs.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills (including public speaking and large presentations) to present information to diverse groups of students, parents, staff, faculty and administrators in a variety of settings.
Skills using computer systems including database management and web site maintenance.
Experience living, studying and/or working abroad.
Knowledge about a wide variety countries and cultures.
Knowledge of the academic and cultural components of UC and non-UC study abroad programs in order to market and promote programs and to counsel students on appropriate study abroad options.
Familiarity with international political, social and cultural issues as they pertain to educational exchange.
Familiarity with regional and national study abroad networks and resources.
Additional Salary Information: Position range: $40,800-$82,000
Budgeted hiring salary not to exceed $59,800
Internal Number: 5260
About University of California, Davis - Global Learning Hub
As a leading partner in expanding the local and global community that is the University of California, Davis, the office of Global Affairs advances UC Davis' internationalization strategy to enhance its global impact and engagement. Global Affairs' vision is to support all members of the campus community in attaining their global initiatives and aspirations.