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Global Learning Advisor

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Work Type: Staff Full Time (1500 hours or greater)
Location: Dayton, OH
Category: University Staff
Department: Education Abroad/Partnerships - 201040
Pay Grade: A - Exempt
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Position Summary:

Are you interested in working at a mission-driven university that offers great benefits (like tuition remission) and has a demonstrated commitment to inclusive excellence? We have a team approach where we are all working together to accomplish common goals. You’ll have the opportunity to contribute to the mission of the Global and Intercultural Affairs Center with a role that involves both student-facing and administrative responsibilities.

The Global Learning Advisor advises students on all short-term (winter, spring break, and summer) global programs, scholarships, and identity-related questions. The Advisor is responsible for all recruitment initiatives for U.S. and Abroad programs, including campus events, presentations, classroom presentations; the advisor co-manages our Education Abroad Fair. As part of their recruitment responsibilities, the Advisor will take the lead on the development of all marketing materials for our programs. Administratively, the Advisor will manage third-party provider summer and winter programs, including applications and pre-departure, as well as serve as the office liaison for short-term programs offered by offices and centers outside of GIA. Finally, the Advisor will co-chair the Inclusion and Diversity in Education Abroad Committee. This position reports to the Assistant Director, Global and Intercultural Affairs.

Minimum Qualifications:

Two years of relevant experience (in professional or internship capacity) and a Bachelor’s Degree OR one year of relevant experience and a Master’s degree;
Excellent written communication skills;
Demonstrated intercultural sensitivity and ability to relate easily, effectively and equitably with people from diverse cultural and intersectional backgrounds that span within and beyond the U.S.;
International travel, study or work experience;
Excellent presentation skills;
Interest in supporting the development of students;
Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends

Preferred Qualifications:

While not everyone may possess all of the preferred qualifications, the ideal candidate will bring many of the following:

Detail oriented;
Experience managing a multi-step project or event planning;
Excellent verbal communication skills;
Administrative experience with Terra Dotta (Studio Abroad) or notable experience in being able to quickly learn and navigate a new software system;
Experience working in a higher education setting;
Experience working with diverse student, faculty, and staff populations;
Ability to collaborate as part of a team and work independently;
Knowledge of student development theory;
knowledge of social justice issues and identity, and impacts on global learning experiences;
Experience managing marketing or recruitment initiatives

Special Instructions to Applicants:

To apply please submit a cover letter addressing each minimum qualification and applicable preferred qualifications that you meet.

A federal court on December 7, 2021, issued a ruling that suspends the COVID-19 vaccine requirement that applies to federal contractors nationwide. With this development, the University will pause any enforcement action against employees who have not complied with the requirement to be fully vaccinated by Dec. 8, 2021 or to have requested an exemption to maintain their employment status.

The University will continue to monitor the state of the pandemic on campus and in the community as well as developments in federal and state requirements, and also will continue to regularly consult with public health officials and our medical panel. As has been the case throughout the pandemic, our protocols and requirements are subject to change depending on conditions on campus or in our community, and government requirements.

Closing Statement:

Informed by its Catholic and Marianist mission, the University is committed to the principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. Informed by this commitment, we seek to increase diversity, achieve equitable outcomes, and model inclusion across our campus community. As an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, we will not discriminate against minorities, women, protected veterans, individuals with disabilities, or on the basis of race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation or gender identity.


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