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Study Abroad Specialist

Works directly and reports to Director of Global Education. Manages all duties pertaining to Study Abroad. This includes program advising and oversight of the student application process from prospective student to completion of study abroad program. Must collaborate and coordinate all student information needed with other campus offices such as the Academic Colleges, Business Office, Financial Aid Office, Registrar's Office, Veteran's Affairs Office, Admissions Office and any other entity on campus involved in study abroad programs.


Advise students on appropriate study abroad programs and how they fit into degree plans. Update website related to study abroad programs. Assist students in application process, including applying for their passports. Once admitted into programs, work with Academic Colleges and Registrar's office to register students for study abroad program. Other duties as assigned.

Physical Condition

Able to travel internationally on occasion.


Must have extensive knowledge of university processes and working with students. Must be flexible in a wide range of administrative duties, office machines and procedures, and working in a multi-dimensional office. Must be able to work with different students in understanding their goals and advising them of appropriate programs.


Knowledge of international education models and outcomes is preferred. Must be knowledgeable in Excel, Word, Power Point, Google Docs, and Outlook. Prefer knowledge of Banner software. Must be able to work autonomously.


Bachelor's degree preferred. Candidates without a Bachelor's Degree will be considered if they have extensive experience working in a college and university environment.

Additional Requirements

Requires the ability to work well with diverse populations and maintain positive working relationships with students, faculty, staff, and the community. Must be well organized and able to maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, supervisors, and departments on campus. Ability to communicate with students, faculty members and others both in a one-on-one setting and in large groups. Ability to work with a diverse and multicultural population. Demonstrates a self-motivated work ethic. *Serves as Campus Security Authority as outlined by the Clery Act. *Designated as a Responsible Employee as outlined by Title IX. *Regular reliable attendance is required. *This position is designated as security sensitive (Mod) and requires a criminal background check.

Last Updated 10-11-2019