6320 Coordinator of International Programs (Student Services Professional III), College of Arts &

San Diego, California
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,624 per month. CSU Classification Salar
Apr 20, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution


San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on May 3, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by May 2, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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  Position Information  

This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent (probationary) position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The Coordinator of International Studies reports to the Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Letters and oversees international initiatives across key programs in the College of Arts and Letters (CAL), with the following primary responsibilities:

  • Plan, develop, manage, and assess a variety of study abroad programs for CAL

  • Educate students in CAL on study abroad opportunities, requirements, policies, procedures, resources and scholarship opportunities

  • Develop and implement a strategy for increased participation in international studies that will strengthen and improve international opportunities available to CAL’s faculty and students

  • Align the CAL’s international initiatives with other programs and resources on campus

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  Compensation and Benefits  

Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $4,624 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,204 - $5,989 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here


Minimum Qualifications 

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field; including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing and conflict resolution where such are job related.

Possession of the required knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of three years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A Master’s degree in a job-related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Experience working directly with students in a diverse setting.

  • Experience working in international multicultural environments.

  • Master’s degree preferred.

  • At least 3 years of experience working with study-abroad programming or a closely-related field.

  • Experience living in another country.

  • Second language ability.

  • Thorough knowledge of study abroad programs, policies, and procedures, as well as general knowledge of SDSU academic programs and student resources.

  • Ability to work with study abroad professionals, vendors, faculty, and administrators in other countries.

  • Familiarity with CAL’s academic programs and curriculum.

  Application Procedures  

To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

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SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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