Education Abroad, International Student and Scholar Services
Assistant Director of International Programs
Hendrix College seeks application for an Assistant Director of International Programs who will serve as the lead for study-abroad advising and international student services. In addition, this role will assist the Director in all aspects of managing International Programs at Hendrix. The role requires an enthusiastic individual with a commitment to providing outstanding student service in a demanding liberal arts environment.
Including, but not limited to, managing key aspects of the full life cycle of abroad programs from program development and selection to marketing through enrollment to pre-departure and re-entry programs.
Maintain administrative records, processes and protocols to ensure effective operation of the International Programs office.
International Student Services
Provide broad support and advising to international students at Hendrix from orientation to departure. The successful candidate will have significant impact on orientation programs and the overall international student experience at Hendrix.
Support legal compliance related to international students as Primary Designated School Official (PDSO), primary SEVIS contact, and generally monitor compliance related to student visas and international student programs.
Hendrix is a collaborative environment and in this role those collaborations include working with the Hendrix Odyssey program on any international projects or experiences, supporting the Office of Admissions as needed, and working with the International/Intercultural Studies Committee. Additionally, the Assistant Director will work to support international programming on campus.
Hendrix College strives to maintain an environment free from discrimination and harassment, where employees treat each other with respect, dignity and courtesy. The College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to age, race, color, religion, gender, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, genetic information, or national origin.
The following individuals have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:
Shawn Goicoechea, Assistant Director of Human Resources & Title IX Coordinator 1600 Washington Ave, Conway, AR 72032 501-450-1415 email@example.com
Julie Brown, Director of Academic Success and Section 504 Coordinator, firstname.lastname@example.org (not for applications), 501-505-2954
Skills and Experiences Required
This role requires outstanding oral and written communication skills particularly in an intercultural context. The successful candidate will have demonstrated experience interacting with individuals in diverse roles (eg. government officials, educators and students) from diverse backgrounds and perspectives in a professional manner.
Additionally, success in this position demands strong organizational skills, ability to create and follow organizational processes and procedures, as well as experience with common office technologies such as Microsoft Office.
A master’s degree is preferred but relevant experience will be considered as a substitute. Experience with SEVIS and understanding of NAFSA professional ethics and competencies is helpful.
About Hendrix College
Hendrix College cultivates empathy, creativity, self-understanding, rigorous inquiry, informed deliberation, and active learning across the liberal arts, toward the development of the whole person. Through engagement that links the classroom with the world, and a commitment to diversity, inclusion, justice, and sustainable living, the Hendrix community inspires students to lead lives of accomplishment, integrity, service, and joy.