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With general supervision from the Student Services Advisor 3 - Supervisor, incumbent will advise students about education abroad options and assist with program development for Global Seminars (GS), as well as the Education Abroad Program (EAP), the Opportunities Abroad Program (OAP). This includes credit-bearing study and noncredit-bearing opportunities such as work, internship, service learning and volunteer options. Evaluate the eligibility of applicants and make selection decisions. Plan, implement, and evaluate a variety of student recruitment and academic department outreach activities. Coordinate with education abroad returnees, graduate and professional students, and parents as part of outreach and marketing efforts. Establish and maintain professional networks with key UC San Diego offices. Participate in team advocacy efforts campus-wide. Advise students about, and assist with, administration of scholarships to send UC San Diego students to education abroad. Develop content for, plan, and implement general pre-departure and country-specific orientations for students going abroad. Work with academic advisors in the Colleges and academic departments to review education abroad options, processes, participation rates, and to facilitate the integration of education abroad coursework with UC San Diego degree requirements. Assist with recruitment, selection, and hiring of student assistants and provide work direction.
Able to work occasional evenings and weekends as determined by special events.
Available to attend professional conferences and other professional development opportunities related to international education.
Provide crisis management/intervention in an international context, as needed.
Knowledge of University-specific computer application programs and knowledge of University and departmental principles and procedures involved in risk assessment and evaluating risks as to likelihood and consequences. Working knowledge of a higher education academic department, major, minor, and general education requirements which can be satisfied by academic programs abroad, and faculty areas of expertise and support of international programs.
Skills in judgment and decision-making, problem solving, identifying measures of system performance and the actions to improve performance. Skill in establishing rapport and in exercising professional judgment, tact and diplomacy in working with a wide range of students, parents, faculty, and staff from diverse cultural, social, and economic backgrounds.
Ability in problem identification and reasoning. Ability to mediate problems and handle sensitive issues that require tact and confidentiality. Demonstrated ability to provide crisis management and intervention in an international context and to problem-solve and offer alternatives toward conflict resolution. Knowledge about current safety, security, and health issues, as they affect students abroad.
Ability to develop original ideas to solve problems. Ability to work effectively with faculty, staff and administrators throughout the campus to provide information, including online resources, develop appropriate processes, ensure academic integration of study abroad coursework and resolve conflicts. Knowledge and skill in analyzing, interpreting and implementing college/university policies, procedures and requirements as they pertain to educational opportunities abroad.
Interpersonal skills. Ability to establish priorities, set goals, organize workload, work independently, innovate when necessary, and make independent judgments about policies, procedures and work priorities within existing guidelines. Demonstrated ability to consistently interact collegiality with colleagues, to be professional in all interactions, to bring a positive attitude to the workplace, to want to learn and acquire new skills, and to respect authority. Excellent oral and written communication skills. Able to present clear, concise information to a diverse population and to large groups of students, parents, and campus personnel. Ability to write clearly, concisely and persuasively; editing skills. Ability to work with precision and attention to detail.
Multicultural competencies; ability to work with diverse populations. Proven track record in customer service. Demonstrated dedication to student populations and proven ability to sincerely work for their success. Must
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