Program and Outreach Fellow

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Posted with Limited Access No Limited Access Period Ending Date Title Program and Outreach Fellow Posting Number S01254 Full-Time/Part-Time Part-time Typical Hours Per Week 38.75 Regular, Temporary or Term Term If temporary or term, enter anticipated end date 06/26/2020 Benefits Eligible? Yes Hourly/Salaried Hourly Band/Level SP1 Hiring Minimum $15.68 Department Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs Location Middlebury, VT Campus Hire contingent upon successful completion of the following post-offer screening Criminal Background Check Position Summary

Position Summary

The Rohatyn Center for Global Affairs (RCGA) Program and Outreach Fellow is charged with implementing outreach efforts to support globally oriented campus activities. The fellow will be responsible for communicating the Center’s initiatives and the success stories of individuals and groups to internal and external audiences through writing, speaking, and electronic methods. The fellow will also perform administrative tasks for the Center’s programs.

This is a post graduate fellowship staff position. First-hand experience with international education is strongly preferred. Candidates who are Middlebury graduates are preferred.


Essential Functions

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Anticipated start date is August 26, 2019.

  • Develop, implement, and support outreach that informs Middlebury and the general public about international and global initiatives.
  • Produce multimedia stories about Middlebury students, faculty, and staff involved in international and global endeavors.
  • Design and produce visually stimulating materials for effective message communication to internal and external audiences through posters, online, video, and print.
  • Serve as a conduit for communication among students, faculty, staff, Middlebury schools abroad, alumni, and Middlebury community members about international initiatives and ideas.
  • Propose communication strategies through promotion, social media, website, and print publications.
  • Maintain the RCGA website, and keep content current.
  • Liaise with the communications office.
  • Speak publicly about the Rohatyn Center’s international and global initiatives.
General Responsibilities
  • Perform additional duties as assigned; may need to work occasional evening and weekend hours.


BA – preferably in international area

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
  • Enthusiasm for and interest in international education.
  • A creative mindset.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office, graphic design, website management, and video editing.
  • Experience with and willingness to learn relevant software applications.
  • Ability to speak persuasively and confidently to diverse audiences and to tailor speaking to fit the audience.
  • Strong organizational skills, motivation, and attention to detail.
  • Demonstrated ability to work autonomously as well as in a team environment.
  • Able to maintain outstanding customer service in a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to prioritize and manage competing tasks successfully and meet deadlines.
  • Flexible to support, encourage, and respond to program growth.

Study Abroad experience preferred.

Physical Demands Posting Information

Close Date Open Until Filled Yes Special Instructions to Applicants

Offer is contingent upon successful completion of a criminal background check.

Anticipated start date is August 26, 2019.

Please submit a 100-word persuasive essay about the importance of global engagement using Additional Document 1 in the Documents Needed to Apply section of the application. Finalists will be asked to provide a graphic marketing sample.


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Recommendation Letter Requirements Supplemental Questions for Posting

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. How did you hear about this employment opportunity?
    • Middlebury web site
    • Email Job Alert
    • LinkedIn
    • Employee Referral
    • Newspaper advertisement
    • Other
Applicant Document Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume/C V
  3. Additional Document 1
Optional Documents
  1. Reference Letter 1
  2. Reference Letter 2




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Posted: 5/23/2019
Application Due: 5/30/2019
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