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Program Coordinator - International Programs & Study Abroad

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The Haslam College of Business at the University of Tennessee is seeking a Program Coordinator in the Office of International Programs and Study Abroad. 

The Office of International Programs and Study Abroad (IPSA) will contribute to the development of a vibrant, new student engagement and success center, focused on enabling students in the Haslam College of Business to achieve higher value-added educational outcomes, employment, career progression opportunities, and to develop their leadership potential and capabilities. The unit will build on existing global partnerships and external international relationships to create a new portfolio of multi-continent international programs and services that will assist students in clarifying their study abroad opportunities, identify appropriate international academic exchange opportunities, and pursue international internship/community service opportunities. The Knoxville campus of the University of Tennessee and the Haslam College of Business is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.

The Program Coordinator position will contribute to the mission of increased meaningful, international mobility of Haslam students.  They will be responsible for both student recruitment and advising into existing study abroad program opportunities as well as assisting with program development at UT and abroad. The Program Coordinator will coordinate with the Undergraduate Business Programs Office and the Center for International Education in identifying good programmatic options for students in different majors and the development of materials to facilitate the students’ program selection process.  Additional duties include: representing the Haslam College of Business at fairs, conferences, orientations and corporate events; participation in the college’s development of an office of student engagement and success; capturing and maintaining student data; program assessment, and development of reports and presentations.


Required Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree required in International Studies, Education, Business, Student Services or a related field. At least three years of experience working in international education, student services, academic advising, international engagement, or a related field.  Master’s degree in a relevant field preferred can substitute for two years of work experience.  Excellent communication skills.  Evidence of project management/implementation, leadership, and organizational skills, including multitasking.  Must be able to travel internationally. 

Desired Qualifications:
Work experience in a related and professional field.  Experience working in an environment similar to an undergraduate business advising office, an international office, or related experience.  Familiarity with an undergraduate business curriculum.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, and information technologies used for student record keeping. Public speaking experience, proficiency in a foreign language, and experience living, working, and/or studying abroad preferred.

The University of Tennessee is an EE/AA/Title VI/Title IX/Section 504/ADA/ADEA institution in the provision of its education and employment programs and services.  All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, or covered veteran status.

Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.  Applicants should apply online, including a cover letter and resume, through the University of Tennessee’s Human Resources website at:

Job: Student Services
Primary Location: US-Tennessee-knoxville
Organization: International Programs & Study Abroad
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: Jan 20, 2022, 10:32:38 AM


Working at The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Founded in 1794, the University of Tennessee is one of the nation’s oldest and most storied public universities. Based in Knoxville, Tennessee’s flagship land-grant institution includes the statewide Institute of Agriculture and the Space Institute in Tullahoma. The university embodies excellence in teaching, discovery, scholarship, research, creative activity, outreach, and engagement. Known as the Volunteers, we lead with a spirit of selflessness, empathy, and courage, and strive to be champions for diversity, equity, and inclusion

UT Knoxville is a Research 1 university with 11 academic colleges and more than 900 programs of study. With an enrollment of more than 30,000 students, our academic programs are repeatedly ranked top in their class. The university co-manages Oak Ridge National Laboratory, the country’s most prominent national lab, driving innovation in advanced manufacturing and materials, national security, and more. We are closely connected with our communities through outreach and extension efforts across Tennessee and through partnerships with non-profits, corporations, and industries—regionally, nationally, and around the globe.

The city of Knoxville is nestled in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. The modern, thriving community is surrounded by gorgeous lakes and hundreds of miles of walking, hiking, and biking trails. Situated along the banks of the Tennessee River, our beautiful features an eclectic music scene, internationally recognized festivals, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural activities. Knoxville is located within a day’s drive of Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, Cincinnati, Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C.

Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people. The region houses many leading corporations and organizations, including Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Pilot/Flying J, the Tennessee Valley Authority, and Regal Cinemas, along with HGTV, Food Network, and other networks owned by Discovery Inc.

As a member of the UT family, you will be surrounded by top-notch faculty, staff, and students from around the world. You will be part of a diverse campus community that is passionate about changing the world and cheering for the Vols on game day.

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