Global Education Program Coordinator
April 11, 2018
Earlham College is accepting applications for the position of Global Education Program Coordinator in the Center for Global Education. This is a full-time, 12-month administrative faculty appointment. Salary is commensurate with experience, and includes a benefit package. This position reports to the Director of the Center for Global Education.
The Global Education Program Coordinator serves as a primary support person for international experiences funded through the EPIC and EPIC Advantage program. These experiences include all student-initiated and designed internships as well as faculty initiated projects and research experiences held outside the United States. The Coordinator facilitates visa and other travel related documentation for students and faculty. Supporting international student participation and participation from historically underrepresented groups in EPIC Advantage will be an important component of the position.
The Coordinator also assists in risk management, program assessment and overall program development for the EPIC Advantage program, working in collaboration with other administrative faculty in the Center for Career and Community Engagement (CCE), the Center for Global Health, the Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation, and the Center for Social Justice. Finally, the Global Education Program Coordinator assists in grant development and initiatives with international and/or diversity emphases including the Freeman Foundation, the GLCA, and the LIFT program for first generation college attenders.
Primary Duties & Responsibilities
- Work with the Center for Career and Community Engagement to craft policies, timelines and support materials for Earlham students hoping to intern abroad.
- Serve on the risk management team for all EPIC Advantage international experiences and as the liaison from the Center for Global Education on the EPIC Advantage Implementation Group.
- Conduct tracking and assessment of international EPIC Advantage experiences for the purposes of institutional improvement and donor stewardship.
- Support international student participation in EPIC Advantage along with other underrepresented student populations.
- Coordinate and help administer orientation programming and workshops for students and faculty participating in international EPIC Advantage experiences.
- Assist in the creation of reports on internationalization efforts at Earlham.
- Meet with students one-on-one to discuss the preparation process for interning abroad — e.g., obtaining required travel authorization/documentation, considering destination-specific logistical issues, and addressing risk-management concerns.
- Research and maintain up-to-date information regarding international travel requirements, including visa acquisition procedures and areas of elevated travel risk.
- Respond to student/faculty requests for international travel information in a timely and professional manner.
- Maintain accurate records and support students and faculty traveling abroad on College-sponsored programs.
- Assist with CGE enrichment programming during academic breaks/holiday periods.
- Serve as CGE's liaison to LIFT — the College's first-generation success program — specifically with regard to LIFT's funded off-campus summer trips.
- Assist CGE in creating print/online promotional content as part of outreach efforts aimed at current and prospective students/parents.
- Help administer grant-related projects and activities with international and/or diversity and inclusion related work.
- Work with students to document off-campus experiences as digital narratives (or in other formats).
- Serve on the EPIC Advantage Coordinating Committee and additional campus committees as needed.
- Participate in the life of the College through attendance at faculty meetings, convocations and other events.
- Carries out other projects or responsibilities in the Center for Global Education as needed.
Experience & Qualifications
- A bachelor’s degree is required; a master’s degree is preferred.
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
- Comfort and competence with public speaking.
- Ability to work both independently and collaboratively to achieve goals and solve problems.
- Experience working with international students in a liberal arts college setting
- Ability to travel outside the country, as necessary, to provide outreach and/or support for campus initiatives.
- Commitment to Earlham’s Principles & Practices, particularly as they relate to interacting with students and colleagues in the workplace.
Please send a letter of application that addresses the various responsibilities of the position; resume; and the name, position title, email address and phone number of three professional references in a single PDF or MS Word file to:
Human Resources Office
801 National Road West
Richmond, IN 47374-4095
The review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.
Earlham College is an Equal Opportunity Employer that seeks applications from candidates who contribute to diversity in terms of race, ethnicity, age, religious affiliation, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, and veteran status, among other distinctions and contributions. As a College with a Quaker identity, Earlham also is eager to solicit applications from members of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers).