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Education Abroad Advisor

Company: University of Kentucky
Location: Lexington
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Posting Details
Posting Details Job Title Education Abroad Advisor

Requisition Number RE33914

Working Title Education Abroad Advisor & Curricular Alignment Coordinator

Department Name 8Z300:UK International Center

Work Location Lexington, KY

Grade Level 44

Salary Range $42,931-68,702/year

Type of Position Staff

Position Time Status Full-Time

Required Education MA

Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies

Required Related Experience 3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification None

Physical Requirements Lifting up to 50 lbs; standing for long periods of time; sitting for long periods of time; and sitting at computer for long periods of time. Climbing three flights of stairs.

Shift Days; some weekends and evenings.

Job Summary Education abroad advising is one of the core student support functions of UK Education Abroad & Exchanges, fostering an educational environment of student learning, growth and retention.

The Education Abroad Advisor (Education Abroad Advisor I) supports and advises undergraduates and graduates through all phases of the education abroad process. The EA Advisor must know the details of the program types and options, including application procedures, academic coursework available, program requirements, on-site logistics and application deadlines. The successful candidate will be knowledgeable about other countries and international travel, including systems of higher education, culture, health, safety and security measures.

This position also includes the program coordinator responsibilities of curriculum alignment and course tracking. The EA Advisor will work with faculty and departments to identify ideal education abroad opportunities for students from all colleges and majors, approve course options and ensure that the approved courses are correctly saved and updated into the course equivalency management system.

The University of Kentucky considers the health, safety and well-being of our entire community to be a top priority. In alignment with this priority, all new hires must provide proof of COVID -19 vaccination or obtain an approved medical or religious exemption as a condition of employment. For areas that fall under the federal CMS mandate, start of employment cannot occur until two weeks after receiving the full COVID -19 vaccination series or upon obtaining an approved exemption. Only vaccines approved by the World Health Organization can be accepted.

IEBC - Internal Employee Being Considered

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities Successful candidates will have international education experience, education abroad/student advising experience, experience working with faculty, and successful promotion and outreach experience. Candidates must have excellent communication and presentation skills, attention to detail, time management skills, strong organizational skills, advanced proficiency in technology, and a high degree of professionalism. Desirable qualities include enhanced understanding of degree course requirements at University of Kentucky, familiarity with other countries and cultures, and experience with Terra Dotta software.

Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? No

Preferred Education/Experience Masters degree plus four or more years experience in education abroad, advising/counseling, and/or international education is preferred.

Deadline to Apply 05/16/2022

University Community of Inclusion The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.

Keywords: University of Kentucky, Lexington , Education Abroad Advisor, Other , Lexington, Kentucky

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