Hamilton College is seeking a full time staff member to serve as Study Abroad Advisor/Senior Coordinator in the Office of Off Campus Study. The position holds the administrative portfolio for Hamilton in France and will engage in study abroad advising for students seeking study abroad worldwide. The position reports to the Assistant Dean of Off Campus Study.
Hamilton College, a highly selective liberal arts college located in the scenic village of Clinton, NY, sends sixty-seven percent of its students abroad for a full semester or more. The College approves over 100 partner programs abroad and operates its own programs in France, Spain, China, New York, Washington, DC and Boston.
The Off Campus Study professional team participates in whole student advising beginning with GAP students and first years and encourages students to integrate study abroad with senior projects, research initiatives, and post-baccalaureate opportunities. The office is part of a new academic support unit at the College reporting to the Dean of Engaged Education. This initiative brings collaborators in advising, academic support, experiential learning, global education and curricular integration into an exciting new approach to student success, encouraging students to assume agency in seeking out learning experiences, defining goals, and engaging in active reflection.
Candidates with a deep commitment to global learning who seek to support the goals of engaged learning will find this to be a stimulating and rewarding professional opportunity. We welcome applicants with experience in study abroad advising, a BA Degree, international experience, professional training in the field of global education, and a collaborative spirit who are committed to building our diverse, inclusive and equitable campus community.
This is a full time, benefitted position available to start as soon as possible. A remote start will be considered. Salary is competitive with similar positions in the field of global education.
Hamilton College is one of the nation’s leading liberal arts colleges. It is independent, highly selective, coeducational and residential. Originally founded in 1793 as the Hamilton-Oneida Academy and chartered in 1812 as the third oldest college in New York State, Hamilton is today composed of 1,850 students from nearly all 50 states and 50 countries. It is distinguished by a faculty of 190 men and women dedicated to teaching and scholarship, by rigorous academic programs, by an emphasis on teaching students to write well and speak persuasively, and by a commitment to diversity in its broadest sense. The College, with an endowment nearing $1 billion (October 2017), is need-blind in admission and has invested more than $265 million in new and renovated facilities in the past dozen years.
Hamilton is located on a wooded 1,350-acre hilltop campus overlooking the New England-style Village of Clinton, New York, in close proximity to the Adirondack Park, where hiking, skiing, fishing, boating and snowmobiling abound. The campus is within a 4-5 hour drive of New York, Boston, Toronto and Philadelphia, and there is a rich variety of cultural opportunities on campus and in nearby Utic...a (10 minutes), Syracuse (45 minutes) and Cooperstown (55 minutes).
As a national leader for teaching students to write effectively, learn from each other and think for themselves, Hamilton produces graduates who have the knowledge, skills and confidence to make their voices heard on issues of importance to their communities and the world. Additional information about Hamilton can be found at hamilton.edu/facts.
Hamilton College is an Affirmative Action, Equal Opportunity employer committed to attracting diverse and interesting people to its community.
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