Salary range is from the high thirties to low forties commensurate with experience.
Colorado State University invites nominations and applications for the position of Program Coordinator, an Administrative Professional position within the Office of International Programs. The full-time ISSS Program Coordinator is responsible for the design and delivery of programming for international students and scholars on the Colorado State University campus and in the Fort Collins community. This position reports to the Senior Director of ISSS.
Oversee programs for international students and scholars, including transition programs such as orientation, intercultural programs such as the World Unity Fair, and community building programs such as the Friday Afternoon Club. Manage financial resources allocated by the Senior Director. Serve as the Campus Liaison and as a Board Member of the Fort Collins International Center and provide ongoing support through advice, resources, structural and programming efforts. Support international student organizations; e.g. serve as the adviser to the Council of International Student Affairs (COISA). Provide training regarding intercultural communication, cultural interactions, culture-specific, and intercultural awareness and sensitivity to a variety of campus and community audiences. Supervise student staff and volunteers. Communicate with students, academic departments, campus offices, and overseas partners to ensure effective and timely service delivery. Plan and implement programs to build community, foster intercultural education, and to promote student retention and success. Serve as a liaison between key CSU departments, students, and the local community on programs such as orientation, transition programs, housing, etc. Assist with office communication efforts through electronic newsletters, program announcements, social media, and webpage updates. Represent the University, as appropriate, at conferences, symposia, and working groups devoted to international student and scholar issues. Coordinate and participate in programs during evening and weekend hours.
Bachelors degree. One or more years professional work experience in international education or closely related field. Two years of experience in a paid graduate assistantship in international education or closely related field would be accepted in lieu of the one year of professional work experience. One or more years experience designing and implementing programs specifically for international students or diverse populations in a higher education setting. Experience supervising students or other employees, or volunteers.
Masters degree in a relevant. Experience collaborating on programs with multiple stakeholders. Experience living, working or studying abroad for a minimum of 4 months. Experience working in ISSS at a college or university for one or more years. Demonstrated knowledge of intercultural dynamics affecting international students and scholars, including knowledge of student development and intercultural theory. Demonstrated leadership in NAFSA or other international education association. Foreign language fluency other than English. Experience using listservs and social media. Demonstrated skills in written communication. Strong oral communication skills. Evidence of strong organizational skills. Demonstrated ability to work as an effective team member. Experience using MS Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint). Experience in a position working night and weekend hours.
Travel funds to a maximum of $1500.00 will be available per candidate for interviews.
Completed applications must be received by Monday, May 20, 2013. For full consideration, applications must be received by the deadline; however, the candidate pool will be kept open until the position is filled. Application consisting of: 1) letter of interest specifically addressing all 4 minimum qualifications along with background related to the preferred qualifications; 2) resume and 3) names, titles, addresses and phone numbers of three references should be sent to: Chair, International Student and Scholar Program Coordinator Search Committee, International Programs, Colorado State University. Submit application materials via e-mail in a single PDF to email@example.com. References will not be contacted prior to notification of candidates.
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