This position serves two primary purposes: supporting international students as they navigate a uniquely interdisciplinary liberal arts college and supporting faculty and students planning for extended learning experiences abroad. The goal of the international programs office is to provide excellent support for meaningful engagement in intercultural exchange while centering equity and cultural understanding as core values. International students are drawn to Evergreen’s distinctive liberal arts structure and Evergreen students studying abroad value our unique community-oriented program. Hundreds of our students have received Gilman Scholarships to support their overseas study, and Evergreen is one of the highest-ranking smaller schools in Peace Corps participation.
This position leads, designs, and manages advising and services to meet the needs of Evergreen students studying abroad and international students attending Evergreen. The incumbent works closely with faculty, the Dean of International Students, Admissions, Financial Aid, and other college staff, as well as external partners. The position manages systems for maintaining student records and creating reports as required by college, state, and federal policy for students on non-immigrant visas. This position manages student services support to faculty planning study abroad within Evergreen's academic programs and takes the lead on response to student emergencies abroad, keeping college officials appropriately informed and providing information and direction to students, faculty, and consortium partners. The incumbent provides leadership and consultation for Evergreen's consortium and exchange programs, represents the college to internal and external constituencies, including U.S. federal agencies and representatives of foreign governments and agencies, and works with other college leaders to create and implement policies for the recruitment and retention of students within the scope of International Programs and Services.
Closes: January 18, 2021
All requested application materials must be submitted by the deadline in order to be considered.
• Master’s degree in counseling, education, social work, student affairs/student personnel, international or intercultural studies, or other appropriate field. • Two years of full-time experience working with international study programs and/or international students in an academic setting. • Three years of full-time experience providing student support services (e.g., academic advising, career counseling, financial aid, admission, or other direct service work with students) in a higher education setting.
• Supervisory experience. • Intermediate written and verbal fluency in a language other than English. • Experience studying or working abroad.
Additional Salary Information: Excellent benefits including paid sick and vacation leave; paid campus holidays; a generous medical, dental, life, and disability insurance package; and a tuition waiver program.
This is a full-time, overtime-exempt position on the Olympia campus of The Evergreen State College. This position is an "at-will" appointment, exempt from Washington State Civil Service rules and the Fair Labor Standards Act overtime requirements.
Internal Number: S2020-063
About The Evergreen State College
The Evergreen State College is a progressive, public liberal arts and sciences college located in Olympia, Washington, in the beautiful Pacific Northwest. Since opening its doors in 1971, Evergreen has established a national reputation for leadership in developing innovative interdisciplinary, collaborative and team-taught academic programs. The college has a vibrant undergraduate program, graduate programs, and public service centers that constitute a unique academic setting. The college values a student-centered learning environment, a link between theory and practice, and a multicultural community of diverse faculty, students and staff working together. For more information about Evergreen, please visit our college catalog or our website: http://www.evergreen.edu