Global Engagement Programs Coordinator

Job Detail

  • Job ID 47107

Job Description

Work type: Officer of Administration
Location: Eugene, OR
Categories: Administrative/Professional, Administrative/Office Support, International Affairs, International Studies, Planning/Project Management

Department: Division of Global Engagement
Appointment Type and Duration: Regular, Ongoing
Salary: $43,500 – $51,000 per year
Compensation Band: OS-OA05-Fiscal Year 2023-2024
FTE: 1.0

Application Review Begins

November 24, 2023. Position open until filled

Special Instructions to Applicants

In addition to the online application please submit the names and contact information for three professional references.

Department Summary

The Division of Global Engagement (DGE) works to make the University of Oregon a more global university. In 21st-century higher education, international engagement is not an optional extra: as noted in UO’s Academic Plan, it is a core mission, essential to a thriving, socially salient, intellectually robust, academic community. It is part of the normal functioning of every school, college, department, and center. DGE works to support and integrate a wide range of international engagements, global-scale projects, and transnational partnerships launched and maintained in our many academic units. Units within DGE consist of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS), Global Education Oregon (GEO), and Global Studies Institute (GSI).

Position Summary

The Global Engagement Programs Coordinator works closely with the Division of Global Engagement (DGE) leadership in the development, coordination, and execution of new and existing, cross-unit, revenue-generating programs in furtherance of UO’s global engagement mission.

This position reports to the Assistant Vice Provost and coordinates with other members of DGE units to design, implement, and coordinate global engagement programs that enhance UO research excellence; support faculty global engagements; bring students into new forms of international curriculum, service, and experiential learning; and enhance the global diversity and cross-cultural vibrancy of the UO campus and community. This all involves the coordination of ongoing DGE programming and the generation of new revenue from interdisciplinary global engagement programming, grants, gifts, contracts, fee-based training, and other sources that support UO’s global engagement.

This position also provides research, advice, and support to the Assistant Vice Provost and other DGE leaders, as needed.

Minimum Requirements

• Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field.
• Two years of professional experience in international education or program coordination in an international context.
• Significant international experience through study, employment, or residence abroad.

Professional Competencies

• Ability to strategize, prioritize, and multi-task to meet goals and deadlines in an academic or professional setting.
• Ability to problem solve in an entrepreneurial environment that requires high levels of adaptability.
• Ability to manage a diverse portfolio of tasks.
• Adaptability, flexibility, and agility in the face of a changing work environment.
• Excellent communication skills.
• Excellent attention to detail and organizational capacity.
• Demonstrated commitment to international education and the promotion of cross-cultural understanding.
• Proven ability to positively engage with and foster positive teamwork with people from diverse professional, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds.

Preferred Qualifications

• Master’s degree in a relevant field.
• Two years’ experience with advising students.
• Experience with program design and coordination or project management.
• Experience working in higher education.
• Experience working with externally funded programs (contracts, fee-for-service, private or federal grants, etc.) from the development, submission, and management stages.
• Experience developing and/or implementing risk management procedures in an international context.
• Professional proficiency in a language other than English, preferably Mandarin, Arabic, or Hindi/Urdu.
• Experience with group facilitation, public speaking, or leadership training.

FLSA Exempt: Yes

All offers of employment are contingent upon successful completion of a background inquiry.

The University of Oregon is proud to offer a robust benefits package to eligible employees, including health insurance, retirement plans and paid time off.

The University of Oregon is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution committed to cultural diversity and compliance with the ADA. The University encourages all qualified individuals to apply, and does not discriminate on the basis of any protected status, including veteran and disability status. The University is committed to providing reasonable accommodations to applicants and employees with disabilities.

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