The Education Abroad Office, a Global Affairs unit within Academic Affairs, is expanding its focus to include a variety of global experiential learning opportunities at home and abroad. The Education Abroad Coordinator provides comprehensive support by helping students select and prepare for global learning experiences. Responsibilities include serving as a resource to students, parents, and the University community on programs, policies, and procedures; promoting opportunities and guiding students through program and scholarship applications; and coordinating with partners to develop and implement programs. This position is part of a team and reports to the Director of Education Abroad, but also works with one or more academic colleges as a liaison or embedded staff member. Specifically, this team member will work closely with the College of Business. Some nights and weekends required. Occasional domestic and international travel required.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high-performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree plus one year of professional work experience in international education, student affairs, multi-cultural affairs, academic advising, or a related field. Master's degree will substitute for the one year of professional work experience. Proficiency in Microsoft software; excellent oral and written communication skills; effective listening and mentoring skills; and strong organization and planning skills essential.
Prefer Master's degree; experience studying, living, working, or volunteering abroad; knowledge of education abroad programs, international exchanges, and global engagement opportunities; experience with marketing, event planning and/or public speaking experience; language proficiency other than English; familiarity in Terra Dotta software or proven ability to learn complex software program; commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion and demonstrated commitment to successfully supporting diverse student populations.
Posted Salary: $38,429/yr Minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 72623
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.