Program Manager, Office of International Education

Employer
University of Denver
Location
USA, Colorado, Denver
Salary
Negotiable
Closing date
Sep 17, 2021

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Academic Affairs, International Programs, Institutional & Business Affairs, Program Administration, Technology, Analysts & Programming

Job Details

The Office of International Education, which is part of DUs Internationalization unit, serves primarily undergraduate students interested in education abroad term-length programs. The OIE manages a portfolio of over 150 programs in 52 countries and advises roughly 1000 students/year who are interested in participating on DU Partner Programs and/or unaffiliated programs.

General Summary

The position is responsible for advising on a large portfolio of programs and offering a full range of student services during all stages of the study abroad process for prospective, outbound, and returnee students. The Program Manager also promotes and coordinates study abroad program activities for assigned study abroad programs. This includes managing student recruitment, advising, application, enrollment, and pre-departure orientation; re-entry engagement; and program assessment and evaluation.
The Program Manager provides management for an education, research and/or operations program/project, recommending goals, assessing feasibility and ongoing performance and providing day-to-day oversight of administrative and operational functions.

Essential Functions

  • Responsible for day-to-day education abroad functions and serves as a primary advisor for education abroad program portfolio.
  • Schedules and conducts pre-departure and returnee workshops and orientations for participants.
  • Responsible for application management for education abroad participants via office software (Terra Dotta).
  • Assists in advising for education abroad scholarship resources/sources.
  • Promotes education abroad on-campus through education abroad events, resource fairs, social media, and classroom presentations.
  • Serves as a liaison to affiliated education abroad partners on and off campus.
  • Mentors education abroad student assistants and volunteers.
  • Ensures activities are in compliance with the industrys concepts, practices, and procedures and keeps abreast of best practices and trends in education abroad.

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree.
  • Experience in the field of international education & advising students with education abroad opportunities.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with a broad community of other international education administrators, university staff and administrators, faculty, program managers, and host institution administrators.
  • Computer skills and software program knowledge including Terra Dotta software and/or related and office support desktop tools.
  • Knowledge of higher education administrative practices and procedures, student records, and international education systems.
  • Familiarity with social media platforms as well as tools for scheduling posts in advance.
  • Experience living, studying or working abroad.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Masters degree.
  • 4 or more years experience in international higher education.
  • Experience supporting university partnerships, exchange, faculty-led, or customized study abroad programs.
  • Demonstrated experience in evaluating academic records.

Work Schedule
Monday - Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Evenings and weekends as required.

Application Deadline
For best consideration, please submit your application materials by 4:00 p.m. (MST) on Monday, August 2nd, 2021.

Special Instructions
Candidates must apply online through www.jobs.du.edu to be considered. Only applications submitted online will be accepted.

Salary Grade Number:
The salary grade for the position is 8.

Salary Range:
The salary range for this position is $50,000-$54,000.

The University of Denver has provided a compensation range that represents its good faith estimate of what the University may pay for the position at the time of posting. The University may ultimately pay more or less than the posted compensation range. The salary offered to the selected candidate will be determined based on factors such as the qualifications of the selected candidate, departmental budget availability, internal salary equity considerations, and available market information, but not based on a candidates sex or any other protected status.

Benefits
The University of Denver offers excellent benefits, including medical, dental, retirement, paid time off, tuition benefit and ECO pass. The University of Denver is a private institution that empowers students who want to make a difference. Learn more about the University of Denver.

Please include the following documents with your application:
1. Resume
2. Cover Letter

The University of Denver is committed to enhancing the diversity of its faculty and staff. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment regardless of age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, military/ veteran status or any other status protected by law.

All offers of employment are based upon satisfactory completion of a criminal history background check.

Organization

Founded in 1864—just a few years after the city of Denver itself was founded—the University of Denver is one of the country's premier private universities.

The University's 125-acre campus, a few miles south of downtown Denver, is home to more than 11,500 students hailing from all regions of the United States and 83 other countries.

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