Illinois International - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Location: Champaign, Illinois
Type: Full Time
Required Education: 4 Year Degree
International Education Leadership
2 openings available.
Global Education and Training Program Coordinator
Global Education and Training
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Illinois is a world leader in research, teaching, and public engagement. We serve the state, the nation, and the world by creating knowledge, preparing students for lives of impact, and addressing critical societal needs through the transfer and application of knowledge. Illinois is the place where we embrace difference. We embrace it because we value it. Illinois is especially interested in candidates who can contribute, through their research, teaching, and/or service, to the diversity and excellence of the Illinois community.
Global Education and Training at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign has an opening for a Global Education and Training Program Coordinator.
Global Education and Training (GET) is comprised of GET, the Intensive English Institute (IEI), and the Shanghai Office. For over 25 years, GET has provided comprehensive educational and executive training programs to thousands of students and executives from around the world. GET’s programs provide valuable opportunities for individuals and teams to develop global competencies at Illinois and prepare current and future industry leaders to work in diverse, international contexts. For more than 50 years, the IEI has provided a challenging and supportive educational environment where language learners can gain proficiency in English for academic, professional, or other purposes. The Shanghai Office, opened in December 2013, operates as a natural extension of the Illinois-China partnership, serving students, faculty, staff, and alumni through outreach, protocol, and career activities. Learn more about Illinois International.
The University of Illinois is an Equal Opportunity, Affirmative Action employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or veteran status.
PRIMARY POSITION FUNCTION/SUMMARY:
Coordinate, plan and implement educational and training programs offered through Global Education and Training (GET).
STATEMENT OF DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Develop, plan and administer on-site or remote management for GET in-person, online, or hybrid training and educational programs including: proposal and budget preparation and management; schedule development; faculty, external speaker, and interpreter recruitment; and organization of seminars, field trips, cultural and social events.
Provide hands-on or virtual facilitation and delivery of selected program content. Accompany groups on site visits to regional businesses and cultural activities.
Communicate program planning logistics with all stakeholders, including international partner organizations and participants, in a timely fashion to ensure tight collaboration and coordination.
Recruit, hire, train, supervise, and evaluate GET translators and employees working on GET programs.
Monitor and track program budgets and staffing needs.
Create and distribute program evaluations; meet with participants, faculty and staff to gather qualitative feedback on programs.
One (1) year of experience coordinating educational or training programs. (Note: Master’s degree in an area consistent with the duties of the position may be substituted for one (1) year of work experience.)
Demonstrated experience working in a globally oriented team environment.
Preferred: (Successful candidates will have):
Bachelor’s degree in business, international studies, or a related field.
Experience working on executive education programs, grants or sponsored projects, or international mobility programs.
Experience in budgeting/accounting.
Experience at the University of Illinois.
Professional experience in an environment that includes working with international students or international professionals.
Event planning and management experience.
Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to communicate in an effective and efficient manner, both in writing and verbally.
Strong organizational skills including the capacity to set priorities and manage multiple projects concurrently.
Ability to work well with people from other cultures.
Position involves working occasional nights and weekends.
CAMPUS AND COMMUNITY:
The University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign is a comprehensive and major public land-grant university (Doctoral/Research University-Extensive) that is ranked among the best in the world. Chartered in 1867, it provides undergraduate and graduate education in more than 150 fields of study, conducts theoretical and applied research, and provides public service to the state and the nation. It employs about 3,000 faculty members who serve over 33,000 undergraduates and 17,000 graduate and professional students. More information about the campus is available on the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign website. The university is located in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana (total population 207,000) in east-central Illinois, and is situated about 140 miles south of Chicago, 140 miles west of Indianapolis, and 170 northeast of St. Louis. The University and its surrounding communities offer a cultural and recreational environment ideally suited to the work of a major research institution. For more information about the community, visit the Champaign County Chamber of Commerce or Living in Champaign-Urbana.
SALARY AND APPOINTMENT INFORMATION:
This is a full-time 100% Civil Service Program Coordinator position appointed on a -month service basis. The expected start date is as soon as possible after the close date. Salary is commensurate with experience.
Applications must be received by 06/06/2022. Apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” button below. If you have not applied before, you must create your candidate profile by visiting Jobs at Illinois, the employment website for the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. If you already have a profile, you will be redirected to that existing profile via email notification. To complete the application process:
Step 1) Submit the Staff Vacancy Application, including names/contact information for three professional references.
Step 2) Submit the Voluntary Self-Identification of Disability forms.
Step 3) Upload cover letter. Applicants are encouraged to specifically relate their background and experience to the requirements of the position as outlined above.
Step 4) Upload resume (months and years of employment must be included).
Step 5) Upload academic credentials including required Bachelor’s degree (unofficial transcripts or diploma may be acceptable). Academic credentials will be verified before hire.
In order to be considered as a transfer candidate, you must apply for this position using the “Apply for Position” button below. Applications not submitted through this website will not be considered. For further information about this specific position, contact Illinois International Human Resources. For questions about the application process, please contact IHR at 217-333-2137.
COMMITMENT TO EQUITABLE AND INCLUSIVE ENVIRONMENT:
The University of Illinois is committed to creating an equitable and inclusive environment and recognizes individuals with disabilities as a valued component of diversity and of our campus community. An applicant who wishes to request a reasonable accommodation (or another person wishing to request a reasonable accommodation on behalf of an employee) can make the request either in writing or orally by emailing the Office for Access and Equity (OAE) or by calling (217) 333-0885. Each applicant is responsible for making timely and complete disclosures and specific requests regarding accommodations in order to enable the ADA Division of the Office for Access and Equity to provide an appropriate response. It is strongly recommended that requests for accommodations be made as soon as possible to avoid delays in providing reasonable accommodations. For more information please read the University Reasonable Workplace Accommodations Policy.
University of Illinois faculty, staff and students are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not able to receive the vaccine for medical or religious reasons, you may seek approval for an exemption in accordance with applicable University processes.
The University of Illinois System requires candidates selected for hire to disclose any documented finding of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment and to authorize inquiries to current and former employers regarding findings of sexual misconduct or sexual harassment. For more information, visit Policy on Consideration of Sexual Misconduct in Prior Employment.
The University of Illinois conducts criminal background checks on all job candidates upon acceptance of a contingent offer. Convictions are not a bar to employment.