Global Opportunities Coordinator

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Oct 11, 2017
Temple University
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
In collaboration with the Director, the Global Opportunities (GO) Coordinator's primary responsibility is the development, implementation, and administration of processes and policies geared at improving, accommodating, facilitating, and enhancing the academic and personal development of students through their participation on a Global Opportunities program. This position requires knowledge of experiential learning and higher education administration. The Coordinator draws upon knowledge of international education, enrollment management, student affairs, advising, financial aid, and admissions to support students and faculty within the Klein community, and the University. Assists with the development, implementation and evaluation of Global Opportunities programs. Participates in individualized advising for students, faculty and staff. Performs other duties as assigned. Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least two years of directly related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered. Required Skills and Abilities:
*Ability to mentor, advise and counsel students on general program information, as well as technical aspects of application and enrollment processes.
*Strong customer service and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse population of students, faculty, staff, alumni, and employers.
*Must be extremely organized and skilled at very detail-oriented work.
*Flexibility and positive attitude.
*Ability to work with minimal supervision and in an ever-changing work environment.
*Strong written and oral communication skills.
*Must maintain professionalism with internal and external constituents.
*Demonstrated ability to work independently, and as part of a team, manage projects, pay careful attention to detail, maintain confidentiality, and balance multiple tasks with shifting priorities.
*Demonstrated technical skills along with the ability to learn new systems and programs.
*Demonstrated ability to resolve problems related to student participation on Global Opportunities programs.
*Demonstrated ability to plan a variety of events, ranging from less than 10 students to more than 100 students.
*Ability to work nights and weekends as requested.
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