Description : Job Summary
Under the direction of the Director of International Student and Scholar Services, the Study Abroad Program Specialist will develop, implement, and evaluate globally focused programs in both credit and noncredit offerings.
The incumbent will collaborate with faculty, departments, colleges, and international partners / organizations to develop and sustain an array of high quality, high-impact study abroad and study away learning opportunities that meet the educational needs and goals of the SJSU’s diverse student population.
The Study Abroad Program Specialist will contribute to strategic planning, implementation and improvement of processes, student support and services, evaluation of programmatic goals, and development of recommendations for new programs and sustaining / growing existing ones.
The incumbent implements and monitors globally focused programs that take place locally, regionally, nationally, and internationally.
The Program Specialist has a role in supporting instructors to achieve program goals as well as supporting students’ success in Study Away / Abroad courses and programs.
Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
Experience developing resources, budgets, and marketing plans for educational programs and in acting as a liaison with the community is desirable.
Teaching experience in higher or extended education may be substituted for experience on a year-for-year basis
Classification : Extended Education Specialist I
Anticipated Hiring Range : up to $5,000 / month
CSU Salary Range : $4,493 / month - $6,395 / month
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