International Program Coordinator
The International Program Coordinator is based at Bard College in Annandale, New York and reports to the Director of the Institute for International Liberal Education (IILE). The IILE manages Bard Abroad: the study abroad programs at Bard’s network of international partners in Germany, Hungary, Kyrgyzstan, Palestine, and Russia, enrolling approximately 150 students yearly from colleges and universities in North America.
The Program Coordinator is expected to set and meet numerical and financial goals for recruitment and to promote Bard’s programs through campus visits, meetings with faculty and administrators, direct outreach to students, conference attendance, study abroad fair representation; and to participate in publication development and social media strategies. The position will have special responsibility for increasing awareness of and enrollment in Bard's unique semester programs in Kyrgyzstan and Russia. The position requires significant travel to colleges and universities within the US and occasional international travel to partner institutions.
Applicants with experience living in or study related to Central Asia and Russia are encouraged to apply. Applicants must possess a bachelor’s degree, a valid driver’s license, and be able to work evenings and weekends as required. Applicants should also possess the following skills:
- Superior written and verbal communication skills
- Strong knowledge of U.S. academic institutions and the liberal arts model
- Ability to complete independent projects and function as part of a team
- Ability to develop and maintain strong, productive relationships with a variety of constituents and colleagues
- Russian language proficiency
- Alumni of the Bard-Smolny study abroad program are encouraged to apply
To apply, please submit a cover letter, resume, and names of three references through Interfolio.com at: http://apply.interfolio.com/42807. Review of applications will begin immediately.
Bard College is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from individuals who contribute to its diversity.