Coordinator for Umass Faculty/Staff - Led International Programs

Amherst, Hampshire County
Mar 11, 2014


Coordinator for Umass Faculty/Staff - Led International Programs


International Programs Office


University of Massachusetts Amherst




The Coordinator for UMass Faculty/Staff-Led International Programs is responsible primarily for the development and implementation of international travel or study programs led by UMass Amherst faculty or staff. This position serves as the primary liaison between IPO and the faculty directors and departments who offer short-term faculty-led study abroad programs to ensure the quality of UMass study abroad experiences. This position has substantial programmatic involvement and requires a high degree of familiarity both with IPO programs, events, policies, and procedures, as well as with the academic policies, procedures, and requirements of the various Colleges within the University.




Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree required (Master’s degree preferred), and minimum 5 years experience in higher education.
  • Significant knowledge of field of international education.
  • Substantive experience in living, working and/or studying abroad.
  • General knowledge of the process of academic program development and implementation.
  • Familiarity with risk management standards in the study abroad field.
  • Significant experience developing and administering budgets.
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel); ability to learn StudioAbroad (online software system).
  • Ability to interact with faculty, students, administrators, and others in a highly professional manner.
  • High degree of organization and attention to detail required.






Hiring Salary Range: $41,100 - $51,500




Normal Starting Salary Range: $41,100 - $46,300




To apply, please submit online a resume, cover letter, and contact information (phone and email) for three professional references to Review of applications will begin on April 1, 2014, and will continue until the position has been filled. 




The University of Massachusetts Amherst is committed to a policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfill that policy, the University of Massachusetts Amherst is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts Amherst to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules, and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.