The Assistant Director of International Programs is responsible for providing administrative support, advising, and cultural programming for international students and study abroad participants at Washington & Jefferson College. This role will include significant time spent engaging with the community and beyond using multifaceted communication methods.
Duties and Responsibilities
Provide an additional layer of support for study abroad and international student initiatives, handle walk-in traffic, serve as a first step for student, and provide initial advising
Serve as a Designated School Official
Advise a select caseload of study abroad students
Coordinate office communications and campus outreach, generating social media content, marketing materials, website updates, events and routine messaging to students; use CRM technology
Coordinate study abroad events and outreach, such as Semester Abroad Showcases, Information Sessions, and re-entry activities
Coordinate and play a leading role in excursions and programming for international students
Assist with orientation, Global Ambassador program, airport pick-up, event logistics, form collection, and other tasks as necessary
Foster an inclusive community through the planning and implementation of excursions and activities
Coordinate study abroad administrative tasks (waivers, health information, application materials, etc.) and coordinate with other offices on campus such as Residence Life, Student Health Services, Registrar, and the Business Office to share relevant information
Coordinate inbound and outbound international health insurance coverage
Serve as point person for the office when Directors are out of the office or traveling
Oversee student workers, assigning tasks and supplying training as necessary
Cross-cultural skills and strong interest in international education.
Must have the technical ability and creativity to maintain an online presence through social media management and outreach.
Must possess a driver's license with a clean driving record for the past three years, and be willing to drive a passenger van.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Strong attention to detail.
Must be a US citizen or lawful permanent resident.
Previous work with international students.
Experience working in higher education.
Demonstrated experience with program planning.
Understanding of a residential institution and of the liberal arts educational philosophy.
Knowledge of a language other than English, prior study, travel or residency outside of the US desired.
The position does not require managing other employees.
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Washington & Jefferson is a private liberal arts and sciences college located 30 miles south of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Our dedicated, experienced professors are passionate about teaching and work closely with our students to ensure that they receive a quality, comprehensive education. Our entire community is focused on student success. To that end we offer an On-Time Graduation Guarantee, opportunities to study all over the world through our Magellan Project and a committed staff of career counseling experts. For more than 200 years, our alumni have been influencing change in business, politics, the arts and sciences as CEOs, lawyers, state representatives, doctors, researchers, writers and teachers, and in many other equally worthy professions.