Bulletin #180314; 12/20/19
EDUCATION ABROAD COORDINATOR
Student Services Professional III
Salary Range: $4,691 - $6,683/Monthly
Work Schedule: Full-time, Monday - Friday 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.; with occasional evening and weekend hours; exempt classification. Temporary position expires on or before one year from date of hire; may be extended; may become permanent.
Essential Functions: Under the direction of the Director, International Programs and Services, the Coordinator, Education Abroad coordinates all education abroad and international service learning programs (i.e. - exchange, CSU IP, faculty-led, and 3rd party) both inbound and outbound, for California State University Los Angeles. The Coordinator, Education Abroad will work with a variety of on and off campus constituents to ensure that Cal State LA students have access to a broad range of education abroad and international service learning programs. The incumbent coordinates outreach and events related to education abroad, and will provide advisement to Cal State LA students, faculty, and academic departments and colleges related to study abroad opportunities. The incumbent is responsible for: coordinating and maintaining protocols, policies, and procedures related to study abroad and international risk management; coordinating and tracking exchange programs to ensure balance in inbound and outbound students; coordinating advising and other services for inbound students; generating reports related to student mobility, and coordinating with academic departments and campus Enrollment Services to facilitate outbound students studying abroad.
Required Qualifications & Experience: Equivalent to graduation from an accredited four-year college or university in one of the behavior sciences, public administration, counseling, social work, or a job related field, including or supplemented by upper division or graduate coursework in counseling techniques, interviewing, and job related conflict resolution. Three years of progressively responsible professional student services work experience in international education/programs. The incumbent must have the ability to analyze situations accurately and adopt effective courses of action; advise students, individually and in groups, on student-related matters; determine appropriate courses of action and proper techniques to utilize while engaged with individuals in personal interactions of a sensitive nature; interpret and evaluate descriptions and explanations of problems brought forward by individual students or groups, analyze and define the problem, draw valid conclusions and project consequences of various alternative courses of action; carry out a variety of assignments without detailed instructions; analyze problems and identify solutions where guidelines may not exist; effectively establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals; and conduct, teach/train groups of students, staff and faculty. Demonstrated interest and ability to work in a multicultural/multiethnic environment. A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who may apply for the position.
Desired Qualifications: Master's degree in a job-related field. Fluency in a language other than English; work, travel, study experience overseas; experience with the SEVIS system, including serving as Alternative Responsible Officer, issuing immigration documents, carrying out reporting responsibilities, and maintaining campus compliance. Knowledge and understanding of issues related to international education exchange and study abroad.
Closing Date: Review of applications will begin on January 3, 2020 and will continue until the position is filled; however, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received. A COMPLETED ON-LINE CAL STATE LA EMPLOYMENT APPLICATION IS REQUIRED. RESUMES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF A COMPLETED APPLICATION.
The person holding this position is considered a "mandated reporter" under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment.
Closing Date/Time: Open until filled
Los Angeles, California