The International Studies Abroad Office supports all student study abroad programs conducted in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe and Latin America. The International Studies Abroad Advisor will serve as the first contact for the international study programs in the International Studies Abroad Office and assist the Director of International Studies Abroad in the management of over 80 international programs. This position provides the necessary administrative functions to offer successful academic programs abroad; coordinates pre-departure preparations including international visa requirements; manages the office and ensures accurate records; supervises administrative assistants and advises students; promotes the various programs while working with critical deadlines, serves as principle budgetary officer for each of the faculty-led programs under their jurisdiction; conducts overseas site visits as necessary; serves as on-site coordinator abroad as necessary; serves as a translator when necessary. Operates under the general guidance and direction of the Director of International Studies Abroad. Works in cooperation with the other International Studies Abroad Advisors and the Administrative Assistant; Exercises general supervision of the work-study students, student program specialists and graduate assistants.
Education and Experience:
(A) Preference for individuals with a Bachelor’s Degree in related fields (i.e. International Relations, Foreign Languages, Business Administration, etc).
(B) Travel and international experience such as working in an International Center advising international students or domestic students on opportunities for abroad programs.
(C) Minimum of 2 years work experience in an administrative/executive level atmosphere with knowledge of office functions/procedures, especially budgets and accounting or a minimum of 4 years of office environment experience.
Knowledge, Skill and Abilities:
(A) Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and a second language
(B) Strong proofreading and grammar skills
(C) Ability to serve as translator as required
(D) Knowledge of international travel and cultural awareness/sensitivity….
(M) Preference for individual with personal experience in international study
For full description and to apply, see original posting on USD’s website.