International Projects Assistant (Temporary)

Location
Conway, SC
Posted
Nov 13, 2020
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution
Internal Title:

International Projects Assistant (Temporary)

Department:

Ctr for Global Engagement

Position Type:

TEMP - Temporary Staff

Full or Part Time:

Full-Time

Basis:

12 mo.

Hours per week:

37.5

Normal work days:

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday

Normal work hours:

8:30 - 5pm

Does this position require driving?:

No

Does this position require a credit check?:

No

Job Details:

Coastal Carolina University is accepting applications for the following position: Project Assistant (Temporary Position) in the Center for Global Engagement.
Serving as a part of a dynamic team supporting campus internationalization initiatives and a growing array of education abroad programs, the International Project Assistant will assist with student case management for those interested in Education Abroad programs and for faculty travel with students programs, including support with online systems, student advising, and administrative support; ensure effective, accurate, and timely administrative processing activities for the Center for Global Engagement to include insurance processing, office support and archiving, accounts payable, legal, procurement, and outside vendor reporting; oversee project management processes for events and development supplemental materials to support programming within the Center for Global Engagement to include marketing, instructional, and support materials; support the timely and accurate processing of education abroad scholarships in cooperation with campus units and external review bodies for those managed through the Center for Global Engagement; and provide effective visitor support and engagement.
Requirements: Bachelor’s degree. Experience living, working, or studying abroad. At least two years of working experience with international students or in education abroad. Excellent written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills. At least two years of experience developing and/or managing projects or programs. Preferred Qualifications include: Master’s degree; At least two years of working in overseeing or coordinating education abroad programs, working with diverse groups of students, experience and certification (such as TESOL or TEFL or Professional Certification in Education Abroad); Experience working with diverse groups of student populations.
A successful candidate will also possess excellent written and oral communication skills; the ability to maintain a high level of organization and must prioritize scheduling of activities and programs within the department; the ability to work well with the students, administration and faculty; the ability to understand and implement the University and State policies using discretionary judgment; the capacity to maintain a high level of confidentiality in handling student information; and a high level of intercultural awareness to manage effectively complex discussions.
Coastal Carolina University is a growing public comprehensive university with over 10,000 students located in Conway, SC, USA, close to the resort destination of Myrtle Beach and the Grand Strand that brings 18 million tourists to the region annually. The university offers over 70 undergraduate degree programs (including some with accreditation by AACSB, ABET, NASAD, and others), more than 20 master’s degree programs, multiple Ed.D. programs, and two Ph.D. programs. International student and scholar growth, enhanced study abroad, and more general campus internationalization efforts are already underway and are an important part of the institutional strategic plan.
Coastal Carolina University is committed to fostering an environment that embraces diversity, equity and inclusion, and we seek candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports the growth and development of a diverse campus community. The University provides equal opportunity without regard to race, color, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, religion, national or ethnic origin, veteran status or disability in admissions, employment and in all of its educational programs and activities. We encourage individuals from historically underrepresented groups to apply.
Interested candidates may apply on-line at http://jobs.coastal.edu or on-line at the Office of Human Resources and Equal Opportunity, Coastal Carolina University, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. Desired start date of the position is January 4, 2021.
Coastal Carolina University is an EO/AA employer.
Normal working hours: Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Must be flexible to meet special scheduling needs of the University.

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree. Experience living, working, or studying abroad. At least two years of working experience with international students or in education abroad. Excellent written and verbal communication and strong interpersonal skills. At least two years of experience developing and/or managing projects or programs. Strong skills in working with Office 365.

Preferred Qualifications:

Master’s degree; At least two years of working in overseeing or coordinating education abroad programs, working with diverse groups of students, experience and certification related to this position, such as TESOL or TEFL or or TEFL or Professional Certification in Education Abroad); Experience working in or with an institution of higher education.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

Experience working with diverse groups of student populations. Excellent written and oral communication skills. Exceptional time management skills. Ability to work well with different populations. Ability to understand and implement the University and State policies according to guidelines/training; High level of intercultural awareness to manage effectively complex discussions.

Posting Number:

NS00465P

Number of Vacancies:

1

Desired Start Date:

01/04/2021

Job Open Date:

11/11/2020

Open Until Filled:

Yes

Quicklink for Posting:

http://jobs.coastal.edu/postings/10860

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