POSITION OVERVIEW The Intercultural Programs Coordinator at the Center for Global Engagement (CGE) develops and implements a variety of educational, cultural, social, and experiential programs designed to promote increased understanding and awareness among students of diverse cultures. This position coordinates the Beyond Borders Cultural Exchange program and co-teaches two sections of a one-credit course for student participants. This position is responsible for the coordination of outreach and marketing efforts in support of all CGE programs. The Intercultural Programs Coordinator supervises a team of student assistants and interns who work to implement and provide logistical support to the CGE’s programs as well to the Beyond Borders Cultural Exchange programs.
The Program Coordinator’s primary responsibilities include the following:
Intercultural Programming: o Develop and implement new and existing intercultural programs to include a variety of opportunities for domestic and international students. Such programs will meet the requirements for the Global Citizenship Certificate. o Provide direct oversight and coordination of the CGE’s established programs and signature events including: Intercultural Programs Series, Global Ambassador Program, English Conversation Club, and the annual International Bazaar. Contribute to the planning and implementation of International Coffee Hour and Global Café. o Collaborate with colleagues in the CGE Intercultural Programs & Exchanges unit to develop new and innovative programs and work with other units on campus to serve as central point of contact for campus-wide programming events such as International Education Week. o Supervise student assistants and intern(s) to develop and provide support to the CGE’s programs and events.
Beyond Borders Cultural Exchanges: o Provide support to the Beyond Borders Cultural Exchange program for both inbound and outbound students. Oversee hosting arrangements, scheduling, and logistical support during the hosting of visiting Beyond Borders groups from Jamaica and Germany as well as Higher Education interns from the University of the West Indies. o Develop itineraries for inbound groups to include educational, cultural, and experiential learning opportunities. Coordinate involvement of team leaders and opportunities for Division of Student Affairs staff participation. o Serve as lead instructor for two 1-credit hour academic classes for Beyond Borders FSU outbound students and provide support to Beyond Borders Team Leaders, who are professional staff members from within the Division of Student Affairs. o Organize travel arrangements for outbound Beyond Borders groups to include group flights, in-country travel, and insurance as well as ensure completion of required pre-departure documents and procedures.
Marketing/Promotion: o Develop and manage an outreach schedule for CGE staff and student assistants/interns to present to classes and Registered Student Organizations to market and increase enrollment in the Global Citizenship Certificate and in Global Exchange programs. Market and promote all CGE Intercultural Programs through scheduling CGE staff/student assistants in tabling and outreach events. o Provide content for CGE websites, calendars, publications, and social media for all CGE programs and work with the CGE Communications Coordinator to implement effective marketing and publicity strategies to increase the visibility of CGE programs. o Serve on the CGE Editorial Board to contribute to the communications strategies of the CGE.
Serve on CGE international student orientation committee and other CGE and DSA committees as needed. Attend all major CGE and DSA functions as required, and other duties as assigned.
QUALIFICATIONS Master’s degree in international education, intercultural communication, higher education, social sciences with a global/international focus, or closely related field. Demonstrated ability to plan and implement programs and events for diverse college student populations. Excellent communication skills and ability to work effectively with various populations. High attention to detail and organizational skills.
Preferred Qualifications Include: At least one year of supervisory experience. At least one year of experience working in an international education office in a university/college setting. Experience living, studying, or working abroad. Experience with group travel planning and itineraries. Knowledge of a second language.
POSITION TYPE & SCHEDULE This is an Administrative & Professional (A&P) nonexempt position limited to a 40-hour work week. This requires a flexible schedule to meet programming needs to include occasional evenings and weekends with an adjusted daytime schedule as needed.
APPLICATION DEADLINE June 7, 2017
EXPECTED START DATE August 1, 2017
HOW TO APPLY If qualified and interested in a specific job opening as advertised, apply to Florida State University at https://jobs.omni.fsu.edu/psc/sprdhr_er/EMPLOYEE/HRMS/c/HRS_HRAM.HRS_APP_SCHJOB.GBL?Page=HRS_APP_JBPST&Action=U&FOCUS=Applicant&SiteId=1&JobOpeningId=41697&PostingSeq=1
In addition, upload a cover letter and resume/CV to your online application. Applications without a cover letter and resume/CV included will not be reviewed.
CENTER FOR GLOBAL ENGAGEMENT MISSION The Mission of the Center for Global Engagement (CGE) is to facilitate international diversity, foster global understanding and awareness, and enhance internationalization efforts within the FSU community through the following: • Intercultural Programs • International student, scholar and faculty services • Intercultural workshops and classes • Global Citizenship Certificate • International exchange programs • Collaborative efforts with academic departments
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The Center for Global Engagement (CGE) offers programs and services to facilitate international diversity, foster global understanding and awareness, and enhance internationalization efforts within the FSU community. The CGE staff is made up of 18 full-time employees, three graduate assistants and over 40 part-time employees supporting the five areas of Administration, International Student and ...Scholar Services, Intercultural Programs and Exchanges, Certificates and Training, and Special Programs. The CGE plays a key role in campus internationalization efforts, setting up international agreements, and managing special programs designed to increase international student diversity at FSU. Over 2,500 international students and dependents, and over 300 international visiting scholars are served by the CGE staff. The Intercultural Program and Exchange staff provides ongoing intercultural programs to promote interaction among domestic and international students, and supports the inbound and outbound exchange students participating in over 40 FSU bilateral exchange programs. The Special Programs staff manages a six month program for international students including an internship at Walt Disney World, and an academic year program which serves as a feeder to FSU graduate programs. The Certificates and Training area provides the overall management and administration of the Global Citizenship Certificate Program for students, the Global Partner Certificate Programs for faculty and staff, intercultural communication courses and training, and support for internationalization initiatives.