Education Abroad Advisor

Flagstaff, Arizona
Commensurate with experience.
Oct 09, 2017
Administrative Jobs
Institutional & Business Affairs
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Job Description


Study Abroad Advising

  • Advises students on available programs of study (year-long, semester, and summer programs)
  • Advises students on academic credit, grade transfer processes and other academic policies as they relate to NAU in general and the student’s program of study
  • Advises students on program costs, financial aid and scholarship opportunities, financial planning for study abroad, and any other logistical aspects related to the program, including housing, among many others
  • Advises students, faculty, staff and parents on NAU’s administrative policies, procedures and opportunities for study abroad
  • Advises faculty and academic advisors on academic policies of host institutions and of NAU’s policies for transfer of courses earned abroad
  • Assists with the design and delivery of pre-departure orientation sessions and re-entry programs


Study Abroad Territory Management

  • Manages an assigned territory of programs abroad (assigned by the Director of Study Abroad)
  • Communicates with host institutions regarding NAU’s policies and program management issues
  • Maintains program information up-to-date, including admission applications, housing applications, and any other relevant information
  • Manages the credit and grade transfer processes for assigned programs, including communication with the Office of the Registrar and the Academic Information Office, until grades are posted
  • With Director’s approval, conducts periodic program site visits and assessment as necessary


Study Abroad Marketing and Promotion

  • Conducts and participates in information sessions, classroom presentations, admission events, university events, study abroad fairs, and other related presentations on study abroad to prospective students, parents and members of the NAU community
  • Assists the Director with the creation of promotional materials
  • Monitors and updates the study abroad website
  • Establishes and develops department and office contacts for study abroad advocacy and promotion


The following are specific to the GRIP program

  • Fully manage and the Global Research & Internship Program
  • Develop and manage administrative procedures for GRIP
  • With the Director of Study Abroad develop risk and liability management policies
  • Identify and develop international internship and research opportunities for NAU students
  • Offer international internship and research opportunities in partnership with academic units and the broader NAU community


Other duties as assigned, including advising for faculty-led programs and various administrative functions in the Study Abroad Office.

Represent the Center for International Education at campus, community, and national meetings as requested.

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