International Program Coordinator, (Student Services Professional III), College of Health and H...

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Job Title: International Program Coordinator, (Student Services Professional III), College of Health and Human Services, Dean's Office
Location: San Diego Main Campus
Regular/Temporary: Regular
Full/Part Time: Full-Time
Job ID: 7031

San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on Wednesday, August 21, 2019. To receive full consideration, apply by Tuesday, August 20, 2019. The position will remain open until filled. The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice.

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This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, permanent/probationary position. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The CHHS is the first college at SDSU to require all first-time freshman and transfer students to participate in an international educational experience. The International Coordinator’s primary responsibility is to coordinate and facilitate the CHHS international experience requirement. The leadership for this requirement comes from the Dean’s Office. Day to day responsibility for this activity requires a committed individual with responsibility for all aspects of the requirement under the supervision of the Dean and/or Associate Deans.

The Student Services Professional for International Programs must operate with a high degree of cultural competence and sensitivity while interacting with a diverse student population, faculty and staff, and international program providers. Duties include direct student advising, monitoring, communicating, coordinating, instructing and assembling information, creating reports, systems and evaluation measures. The College of Health and Human Services requires an experienced advisor for this required activity and the associated coursework. This position acts as a liaison with other university affiliates and offices, as well as a variety of international experience providers in locations across the globe, and must have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

The incumbent will lead, centralize and organize all aspects of the undergraduate international experience. This includes, but is not limited to, providing leadership to students and faculty; assuring broad communication channels to students and faculty; interacting with current and potential field sites, instructors and collaborators; and providing creative perspectives on strengthening this requirement. This role requires a high level of attention to detail, and the ability to meet deadlines despite frequent interruptions.

The International Coordinator will assess the needs for new or on-going international experience opportunities and establish program itineraries with program partners. The incumbent will be responsible for establishing contracts with international providers, as well as the processing and filing of other campus document required by a wide variety of campus units. Additionally, the coordinator identifies and recruits group leaders, analyzes costs and participates in the evaluation of program effectiveness.

For more information regarding the College of Health and Human Services, please click here.

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Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $5,066 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $4,691 - $6,683 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources.

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here.

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Minimum Qualifications

Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in a related field; including or supplemented by upper division or graduate course work in counseling techniques, interviewing and conflict resolution where such are job related.

Possession of the required knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience. One year in the program area to which assigned may be preferred but is not required.

A Master’s degree in Counseling, Clinical Psychology, Social Work, or a directly related field may be substituted for one year of experience. A doctorate degree and the appropriate internship or clinical training in counseling or guidance may be substituted for the three years of experience for positions with a major responsibility for professional career or personal counseling.

Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

  • Experience with SDSU international programs.
  • Master’s degree in an area relevant to international studies and/or health and human services, or a related field.
  • Bilingual preferred.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks.
  • Experience with short-term, customized international experience education programs.
  • Student-oriented academic advising experience
  • Experience living, studying or leading students abroad.
  • Demonstrated cultural competence and sensitivity.
  • Demonstrated ability in interpretation, analysis and assessment of collected program data.
  • Proficiency with MS Office and Google Suite.
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To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page. You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.

San Diego State University is not a sponsoring agency for staff or management positions (e.g., H-1B visa). Applicants must currently be authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis. Offers of employment are contingent upon the presentation of documents that demonstrate a person's identity and authorization to work in the United States, which are consistent with the provisions of the Immigration Reform and Control Act.

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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Job No: 7031
Posted: 8/9/2019
Application Due: 10/8/2019
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