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Program Coordinator for Faculty-Led Courses Abroad

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Type: Part-time
Campus: Mount Carmel - Hamden, CT
Categories: Staff

Overview: Quinnipiac University invites applications for a Program Coordinator for Faculty-Led Courses Abroad. Reporting to the Director of Global Learning, you will serve as the main liaison between the Department of Cultural and Global Engagement (DCGE) and faculty members/academic units in supporting all aspects of faculty-led courses abroad. This is a part-time, 25 hour per week, benefits-eligible sponsor-funded position at $37,000.
About Quinnipiac: Quinnipiac is a private, coeducational, nonsectarian institution located 90 minutes north of New York City and two hours from Boston. The university enrolls 7,000 full-time undergraduate and 3,000 graduate and part-time students in 100 degree programs through its Schools of Business, Communications, Education, Engineering, Health Sciences, Law, Medicine, Nursing and College of Arts and Sciences. Quinnipiac consistently ranks among the top regional universities in the North in U.S. News & World Report's America's "Best Colleges" issue. Quinnipiac also is recognized in Princeton Review's "The Best 380 Colleges." Quinnipiac has been named a "Great College to Work For" as determined by a comprehensive industry survey. For more information, please visit www.qu.edu. An education at Quinnipiac embodies the University's commitment to preparing graduates for 21st century careers and citizenship, creating an inclusive, excellence-driven community, nurturing and positively impacting internal, local and global communities and fostering lifelong connections and success. The University believes in educating a diverse student body to become valued and contributing members of their communities through vital and purposeful educational programs. Students engage with real-world issues through practice and considering different perspectives. The University's innovative curriculum further prepares undergraduate and graduate students to understand their roles and responsibilities as members of the Quinnipiac community as well as the larger national and global communities.
Responsibilities:

• With the support of the Director of Global Learning, serve as the main campus liaison for faculty-led programs for all schools/colleges
• Engage in outreach throughout the academic year to develop new partnerships and building on current relationships. Outreach includes monthly information sessions for faculty, reaching out and collaborating with department chairs, associate deans, and deans to generate interest in developing faculty-led programs
• Assist faculty in developing and maintaining faculty-led programs, including program development, administration, and evaluation, conducting training workshops and pre-departure/re-entry of faculty and students, and working with third parties to provide logistical support when appropriate
• Oversee faculty preparing budgets, itineraries, and minimizing health and safety risks to program participants
• Utilizing the Terra Dotta software to build a robust online platform that can be utilized by all global education programs and manage the student application process for faculty-led programs
• Serve on the faculty-led course selection committee to assess/approve faculty-led course proposals
• Facilitate virtual and on-ground information sessions for students to promote faculty-led programs
• Hold bi-weekly office hours for student advising
• Develop and maintain excellent communication and working relationships with administrative units on campus including Student Life, Registrar's Office, Financial Aid, Development and Alumni Affairs, and One Stop as well as all academic units
• Oversee budgets and payments to all partners and providers for programs
• Performing other duties as assignment
• Some nights, weekends, and travel may be required

Education Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Master's degree preferred
Qualifications:
  • 2-3 years of substantive international experience, either as study-abroad and/or living and working abroad
  • Knowledge of current issues related to international study or ability to grasp concepts quickly
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work nights and weekends
  • Ability to travel
  • Prior experience preparing budgets
  • Experience managing complex programs and resources
  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to work well under pressure
  • Ability to learn new technology quickly
  • Advising experience preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity and inclusion
Special Instructions to Applicants: TO APPLY:

Applications must be submitted electronically and include a resume, cover letter addressing how your experience supports the requirements of this position and Quinnipiac's commitment to diversity and inclusion, and contact information for three references on the application form.

Quinnipiac University has a strong commitment to the principles and practices of diversity and inclusion throughout the University community and welcomes candidates who enhance that diversity.

We offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time faculty and staff which includes tuition remission and a culture that is inclusive and driven by excellence.

Quinnipiac University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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