Experience:
3-5 years of experience
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Employment Type:
Full time
Posted:
9/21/2019
Job Category:
Education
Study Abroad Advisor
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Job Description

About This Role:

The Study Abroad Advisor provides guidance and outstanding professional service to students before, during and after their educational experience abroad. This role provides information to students, parents, faculty, and staff regarding various study abroad programs and coordinates with relevant academic and administrative offices. The Advisor also assists with coordinating program and application processes and participates in campus recruitment and promotion, as well as participant selection.

The Study Abroad Advisor works with overseas partners to obtain information regarding application processes, course selection, arrival information, accommodation, and other relevant information. Some national and international travel is expected.

Why Join Us:

The Office of International Programs was established in 1986 to strengthen communication and coordination among K-State's many international programs, to achieve identified strategic planning goals for the university's further internationalization, and to provide a focal point for external international contacts and agreements.

The OIP plays a prominent role in the internationalization of faculty, departments and colleges, student programs, faculty/staff development, curriculum development, and area studies at K-State.

Education Abroad, a unit within the Office of International Programs, has experienced tremendous growth in KSU student participation in education abroad over the last five years. Increasing student participation in education abroad programs is a goal found within the University's Internationalization Strategic Plan, which is part of the larger University Strategic Action Plan, KSU 2025. Education Abroad helps to guide the university in reaching its goal of increased student participation in education abroad and provides outstanding service to KSU students and the KSU campus community.

This position is benefits eligible: health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick and holidays.

To learn more visit: http://www.k-state.edu/hcs/benefits/

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Requirements:

* Bachelor's Degree
* Two years of relevant experience

Preferred Qualifications:

* Master's Degree in a field related to International Education or Student Services
* Experience working with multiple, ongoing projects and activities in a fast-paced environment
* Experience communicating with people from a variety of cultures
* Significant experience abroad (ex: study, intern, volunteer or work)
* Experience counseling, teaching, or working with students, preferably in higher education
* Experience with Study Abroad or Academic Advising
* Faculty-led/study abroad program management
* Experience with student recruitment and campus outreach initiatives
* Ability to communicate in at least one language in addition to English
* Experience with Terra Dotta or other online application management systems
* Experience in public speaking and training
* Demonstrated knowledge of the various aspects of international travel (passports, visas, geography, languages spoken, currency, politics, modes of travel, etc.)

Other Requirements:

* Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
* Must be able to travel, national and international.

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:

* Cover letter
* Resume
* Three professional references with contact information

Screening of Applications Begins:

Immediately and continues until filled.

Anticipated Hiring Salary Range:

$33,920 - $36,000 annually

Equal Employment Opportunity:

Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer of individuals with disabilities and protected veterans and actively seeks diversity among its employees.

Background Screening Statement:

In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

Advertised: 18 Sep 2019 Central Daylight Time

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