The Study Abroad Program Advisor handles a designated portfolio of region-specific Brown, Approved, and Petition programs and advises Brown students on study abroad opportunities, processes, and procedures (Regions: Africa, Asia, Middle East). The position promotes programs, advises students, coordinates the admissions and pre-departure process, maintains student paper files and student records in the online Horizons database, and organizes information sessions and orientations. The Program Advisor also plans and organizes major OIP events, including (but not limited to) the annual OIP Study Abroad Fair, Returnee Receptions, and Pre-departure Orientation. The position also provides general administrative support for department operations, including the compilation of office database reports, liasing with other Brown offices, and contacting students as needed.
Bachelorâ™s degree and 1-3 yearsâ™ experience working in study abroad or related field, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Study abroad experience preferred.
Experience in higher education preferred..
Must be accurate, detail and task oriented, organized, and reliable.
Flexibility and ability to multitask and change priorities quickly.
Ability to properly handle confidential information.
Demonstrated computer proficiency, with knowledge of databases and word processing. Experience with Horizons or similar database, Microsoft Office suite, and experience generating/compiling office reports preferred.
Excellent interpersonal skills and comfort working with people from a wide variety of cultures.
Background Check--criminal and education
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Office of International Programs
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