Program Services Coordinator - Study Abroad (Part-time)

San Mateo
Apr 27, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

San Mateo County Community College District

Program Services Coordinator - Study Abroad (Part-time)

Posting Number: 2014433S

Department: Global Learning SKY (DEPT)

Location: Skyline College

Position Number: 2C0277

Percentage of Full Time: 48%

Months per Year: 12

Salary Range: $27,884.16 (part-time annual) - $33,886.08 (part-time annual)

Position Type: Staff & Admin

General Statement:

San Mateo County Community College District values the principles of diversity and equity. We provide our students with a rich and dynamic learning community that embraces differences, emphasizing collaboration and engaging students in and out of the classroom, encouraging them to realize their goals, and to become critical thinkers and socially responsible leaders.

Under direction of the Director of Special International Programs/Study Abroad, the Program Services Coordinator - Study Abroad assists in the planning, coordination, and implementation of services such as student recruitment and advising, pre-departure orientations, reentry programming for study abroad, events, and individual and specialized programs. Public contact is extensive and can include students, staff, other educational institutions, community and business representatives, governmental agencies and the general public, for the purpose of exchanging program information and services. A high degree of independent judgment and creativity are required to adequately represent the college and program, to serve as a technical resource person for the program, and to design original program components and services. Consequences of errors in judgment can be costly in public relations and in employee time; however, management controls limit the risk of more serious consequences. The Program Services Coordinator - Study Abroad can lead the work of student assistants, proctors, and other staff as assigned.

Minimum Qualifications:

• A combination of education and experience equivalent to a Bachelor’s degree in business administration, sociology, human resources, or a closely related field
• Experience with study abroad scholarship programs such as the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship, Critical Languages Scholarship Program, Fund for Education Abroad and private funding for education abroad
• Successful experience of increasing responsibility in education, social services or a related area
• Extensive public contact experience that has demonstrated respectful and sensitive communication with people at various levels within an organization who are diverse in their cultures, language groups and abilities
• Experience with program planning, event management, implementation, and evaluation
• Experience with training and leading the work of others
• Experience with researching, formatting, assessing and preparing data for reports and other materials
• Experience with the use of a variety of computer software to track and monitor data
• Demonstrated skills in written and oral communication, including public speaking
• Demonstrated skill in multitasking, prioritizing workloads, and working independently
• Demonstrated skill in working as part of a customer service team

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

1. Knowledge of specific program and related college services available to students and other potential participants
2. Knowledge of applicable and available community, business, governmental, and educational resources
3. Skill in oral communication, including public speaking
4. Skill in written communication
5. Skill in short- and long-range program and event planning, program and event implementation, coordination, and evaluation
6. Skill in interviewing, assessment, and evaluation
7. Skill in sensitive, respectful and effective communication with people of diverse cultures, language groups, and abilities; individual, small and large group interaction
8. Skill in establishing and maintaining effective and efficient working relationships; patience, tact, and sensitivity
9. Skill in researching, compiling and formatting a variety of data for reports; data analysis and comparison
10. Skill in use of the Microsoft Office Suite and web-based content
11. Ability to work effectively as part of a customer-service team
12. Ability to multitask, prioritize, be flexible, and adapt

Preferred Qualifications:

Benefits: Benefits include paid holidays, vacation and sick leave. Optional tax deferred flexible benefit 403(b) and 457 plans are available. If eligible, Classified employees participate in the Public Employees’ Retirement System, a defined-benefit retirement plan through the State of California.

First Review Date: 05/12/2017

Open Until Filled: Yes

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The San Mateo County Community College District is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks to employ individuals who represent the rich diversity of cultures, language groups, and abilities of its surrounding communities.


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