Academic Travel Specialist International Programs & Partnerships
The Academic Travel Specialist provides general program support to BGSU faculty and staff planning credit-bearing domestic travel for undergraduate and graduate students. The individual in this position will provide guidance to faculty and departments throughout the study away program proposal application and college approval process to include: faculty and student registration in an electronic database and BGSU Travel Registry, budget development, logistics, vetting of contracts and agreement, adherence to BGSU Student Travel Policy, and marketing. Responsibilities will also include maintenance of BGSU’s domestic travel and risk management policies as well as assistance to International Programs and Partnerships leadership in case of emergencies for the duration of the program.
Essential Duties, Tasks and Responsibilities
Meet with faculty to discuss logistics, vetting of eventual contracts and agreements, budget development, and risk management policies for domestic study away credit-bearing programs.
Oversees the submission and approval of domestic study away proposals in TerraDotta (electronic database).
Oversees the registration of students enrolled in domestic study away programs in TerraDotta or in BGSU’s Travel Registry.
Monitors programs to ensure BGSU’s Domestic Student Travel policies are followed throughout the duration of the program
Communicates with BGSU administrative offices to provide assistance to faculty in the proposal planning process (e.g., Bursar, Controller’s office, Risk Management, Purchasing, Registration and Records, etc.)
Acts as liaison with Marketing and Communication for the development of marketing pieces for programs.
Assists International Programs and Partnerships leadership in the management of travel and health emergency situations
Provide logistical support in the planning of alumni travel.
Knowledge, Skills or Abilities
Excellent verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to manage programs and projects
Ability to work professionally with diverse students, faculty and staff
Experience planning group travel or in event planning
Full-time, Administrative staff position available. Administrative Grade Level 351. Salary is commensurate with education and experience. Full benefit package available.
Deadline to apply: January 30, 2020
For a complete job description & to apply for this position visit https://bgsu.hiretouch.com/ or contact the Office of Human Resources at (419) 372-8421. BGSU. AA/EEO/Disabilities/Veterans. In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Bowling Green State University, please call 419-372-8421.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in the areas of education/event planning or related field(s) required. Successful candidate must have Bachelor’s degree conferred at the time of application.
The following experience is required:
At least one year experience event planning/project management in a higher education setting (preferably working directly with faculty in an event planning capacity).
About Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green State University is a tier-one, public university serving 19,000 students on two campuses in northwest Ohio. The University has nationally recognized programs and research in the natural and social sciences, education, arts, business, health and wellness, humanities and applied technologies. BGSU seeks talented individuals to join our community in Bowling Green, Ohio, recognized as one of the “Best College Towns of America.”Bowling Green State University provides experiences that enhance lives. Students are prepared for lifelong career growth, lives of engaged citizenship and leadership in a global society. U.S. News and World Report names BGSU as one of the top public universities nationwide with a strong commitment to first-year programs that lead to success. Within our transformative learning community, we build a welcoming, safe and diverse environment where the creative ideas and achievements of all can benefit others throughout Ohio, the nation and the world.