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Program Coordinator

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Georgia State University
Location
Atlanta, GA

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The Office of International Initiatives (OII) is recruiting a Program Coordinator to support the implementation and growth of special programs for global engagement at GSU. This position will support the leadership and management of OII’s special programs for international faculty and students, as well as OII’s Virtual Exchange Initiative.

The Program Coordinator will report to the Head of Special Programs for Global Engagement.

The Office of International Initiatives is a university-level unit with a mission to promote global awareness and drive engagement to ensure GSU achieves distinction in globalizing the university community. Its major component units include: Study Abroad Programs, International Partnerships and Agreements, Chinese Languages, Culture and Business Initiatives, Virtual Exchange and Special Programs for Global Engagement.

Examples of Duties:

  • Assist with developing and implementing strategies to expand the special programs.
  • Make use of a range of PR tools and materials to promote the special programs to international students and partners, students and faculty of GSU, and to external stakeholders.
  • Provide on-site orientation and cultural programming for international students and faculty.
  • Support development of events and activities.
  • Assist with Virtual Exchange Initiative’s administrative tasks.
  • Liaise with on-campus units such as Admissions, Colleges, International Student and Scholar Services, and Housing, among others to ensure optimal efficiency of process.
Disclaimer: This job requisition provides a high-level job definition. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive or exclusive list of job duties. As such, job duties and/or responsibilities within the context of this job requisition may change at the discretion of the employer’s direct supervisor.



Qualifications
Bachelor's degree and one year of related experience; or a high school diploma or GED and five years of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.

College/Business Unit
10/27/21, 10:59:00 PM

College/Business Unit: Provost & VP Academic Affairs
Location: Atlanta Campus
Job Posting: 10/13/21, 10:15:03 AM

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Founded in 1913 in Atlanta, Georgia State University is the second-largest and one of four research institutions in the University System of Georgia. The University serves one-fourth of the graduate students in the university system; it is within a one-hour commute of more than one-third of the state’s population. Approximately 80 percent of all Georgia State alumni live and work in Georgia.georgia_state_university1.jpg

Georgia State’s main campus is located on 34 acres in downtown Atlanta. University centers in Alpharetta, Brookhaven, Buckhead and Henry County offer students convenient suburban locations for graduate courses in business and education.

More than 50,000 students annually attend Georgia State University. While 90 percent of the students are from Georgia, students also come from all 50 states and 160 countries. More than 1,400 international students attend Georgia State and graduate students comprise 31 percent of the student population.

georgia_state_university2.jpgThe University offers more than 52 degree programs in more than 250 fields of study – from public policy and African-American studies to biology and health sciences. Degrees are offered at the bachelor’s, master’s, specialist and doctoral levels through six units: the College of Arts and Sciences, J. Mack Robinson College of Business, College of Education, College of Health and Human Sciences, College of Law and Andrew Young School of Policy Studies. In addition to the numerous degree programs, Georgia State offers full- and part-time programs and day, evening and weekend classes.

Students have many choices in extracurricular activities including more than 22 fraternities and sororities; and some 250 chartered student groups, including 60 degree-related student groups, seven religious, 24 law-oriented and 22 multicultural/international groups; and 10 honor societies. There is also an active student government association which includes the student senate and the judicial board.

The Georgia State Panthers are members of the Colonial Athletic Association and compete in 16 NCAA Division I intercollegiate men’s and women’s sports, including basketball, baseball, softball, golf, tennis, track and volleyball. The university announced in April 2008 that is will begin Division I-AA football in 2010.

The university’s innovative Touch the Earth program brings outdoor recreation ranging from backpacking, rock climbing, sailing, kayaking, rafting and water-skiing to out-of-state snow-skiing and snorkeling trips. And WRAS, Georgia State’s popular 100,000-watt radio voice, is the most powerful student-run radio station in the United States.

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