Senior Coordinator - International Student Life

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Position Summary: The department of International Student Life (ISL) enhances the student-learning environment through programs and services that internationalize the campus experience. This work is accomplished through focused and intentional efforts in three core areas: - Transition & Support: Services and programs aimed at supporting international students to assist with their ongoing transition to the University of Georgia and life in the United States. - Programming & Outreach: Opportunities and events designed for the UGA and Athens communities to share, explore, and learn about cultures in an effort to build an inclusive and internationalized campus. - Leadership & Engagement: Volunteer and leadership opportunities that promote global citizenship through individual growth and cross cultural learning and development. The Senior Coordinator joins a small but strong office of dedicated professionals committed to internationalizing the student experience at the University of Georgia. Reporting to the Assistant Director, the Senior Coordinator for the Office of International Student Life will have the opportunity to oversee a number of ISL programs, including but not limited to student leadership development, Language Partner Program, International Tax Assistance Program, and the International Street Festival. Additionally, the Senior Coordinator will have the opportunity to assist the Assistant Director and Director with other programs and services provided by the department.

Responsibilities: Student Organization Advising, Leadership Development, Training, & Management * Advise a collection of intercultural/international student organizations by assisting with event management, organizational leadership development, and risk management. * Advise, oversee, and manage Cultural Night programming hosted by various organizations advised by Senior Coordinator. * Oversee monthly meetings focused on leadership skill development for all ISL organizations with Graduate Assistant. * Plan and coordinate bi-annual leadership development retreats for all ISL organizations with Assistant Director. * Create and maintain resources for ISL organizations to assist with their development and success.

Qualifications: Requires technical knowledge in the field acquired through an apprenticeship, a 2-year degree, or professional certificate. Please contact your Human Resources office for an evaluation of education/experience in lieu of the required minimum qualificaitons.

About UGA: The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state's oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University's main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University's enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

Full time/Part time: Full Time

EEO Policy Statement: The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.




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Posted: 1/15/2019
Application Due: 1/29/2020
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