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Posted:
10/13/2017
Job Category:
Education
Academic Advisor II (education Abroad Advisor)
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UAB Medicine | Birmingham, AL
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Job Description

To provide guidance and advice to students on course selection, prerequisites, career planning and continuing higher education. To provide advising services regarding student academics or aspects of student life. To maintain accurate client information and adhere to confidentiality standards assist with student recruitment and retention and serve on special committees as needed. To provide new student orientation and outreach services to junior colleges for undergraduate program admissions. To assist departments with curriculum development.

The Education Abroad Advisor is the primary point of contact for students before, during, and after the education abroad experience. In addition to working directly with students, this position facilitates administrative procedures relating to student participation on education abroad programs, including program applications, visas, financial aid, and other processes.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

1. Provide advising for programs to students before, during, and after the education abroad experience (including pre-departure process, orientation, and reentry programming), utilizing knowledge on specific programs/countries (program details, application process, familiarity with the systems of higher education, culture, and health & safety issues).

2. Facilitate administrative procedures relating to student participation on education abroad programs, including program applications, course articulation equivalency process, visas, financial aid, and other processes.

3. Work with relevant offices such as academic advisors, admissions, registrar, financial aid, student life, and career development to promote and facilitate international education

4. Conduct information sessions, campus recruitment, study abroad promotion and other outreach activities; produce print and electronic promotional/marketing materials

5. Work with overseas partner institutions and affiliate providers

6. Assist with faculty-led program operations

7. Supervise student assistants

8. Assist in responding to health and safety issues and emergencies on programs

(Annual Salary: $38,209.60 - $60,008.00)

Master's degree in Counseling, Education or a related field and three (3) years of related experience required. If job is in the College of Arts Sciences (CAS), teaching 1-3 courses is required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement.

Preferred qualifications: Experience having studied abroad, professional work experience in a university education abroad office or study abroad program provider, completion of trainings by the Forum on Education Abroad or NAFSA, and/or experience using Terra Dotta.