High Point University is currently seeking a full-time Global Education Coordinator. The Global Education Coordinator works primarily with short-term, faculty-led study abroad programs managed by High Point University. This is a high-visibility position where customer service, public speaking, and presentation skills are important. Additionally, the Coordinator will lead marketing and promotional efforts related to all study abroad opportunities at HPU and assist with the daily operation of the Office of Global Education, including the supervision of student employees and the planning of campus events. Some advisement of students interested in semester study abroad opportunities will also be expected. Some international travel may be required.
Serve as the main point of contact for students wishing to apply for faculty-led study abroad programs
Manage marketing and promotion of faculty-led programs, including websites, social media activities, and information session presentations
Manage a portfolio of contracts with educational travel vendors and coordinate billing and payments for faculty-led programming
Manage web-based program brochures, enrollment information, and applications for faculty-led programming using the Via TRM study abroad portal
Represent the Office of Global Education at campus open houses, preview days, and scholars’ day events – flexible weekend and after-hours scheduling is required
Coordinate event planning related to global education, including the Study Abroad Fair, Information Sessions, International Education Week, and the International Festival
Greet guests, answer phones, and schedule staff appointments in the absence of front-desk student employee coverage
Assist students with passport and visa applications when necessary
Assist global education team with outbound student orientations
Other related global education duties as needed
Position reports to the Assistant Vice President for Global Education
Position will supervise student employees and volunteers
EXPERIENCE AND TRAINING:
Experience studying or working abroad
Experience with programming, budgeting, and recruiting related to study abroad
One to two years of experience in an institution of higher education and/or with working with diverse constituents in a professional environment
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITY:
Strong public speaking, presentation, technology, and social media skills
Knowledge of world geography, global issues, and/or languages
Familiarity with best practices related to education abroad
Excellent interpersonal communication skills; ability to build rapport with students and faculty
Creativity and familiarity with graphic design software and techniques
Crisis management skills
Customer service skills
For more information, please contact Dr. Jeffrey Palis, Assistant Vice President for Global Education, email@example.com.
About High Point University
At High Point University the faculty and staff are devoted to ensuring every student receives an extraordinary education in an inspiring environment with caring people. High Point University is a God, family and country school.
High Point University does not sponsor H1-B Visas. High Point University prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, national or ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status and other legally protected statuses. The University considers a strong commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion as a core component of our mission and encourages all applicants to apply.