Detailed Job Description
This position provides program and activity management and coordination to promote the personal development of international students, including acquisition of skills needed to adjust in a new culture, and build an inclusive, welcoming, and vibrant environment at Miami University. The Program Manager will design and implement co-curricular and curricular programs in collaboration with Academic Affairs units and divisions, Student Affairs, and Enrollment Management, and advise international students.
Develop, refine, implement, and coordinate effective programs for international students, including orientation for new students on campus and abroad.
Facilitate the development and acquisition of necessary skills to enable international students to effectively transition to the U.S. and Miami culture and succeed toward personal, academic, and professional goals
Promote an institutional culture that celebrates diversity and intercultural learning
Coordinate international student programming with New Student Programs, Residence Life, Educational Leadership, the American Culture & English program, and others
Liaise with international student groups on campus
Assist with coordination of the Global Partner Summer School and other summer/winter session international programming offered throughout campus
International student advising focused on social and cultural integration, as well as academic support, with a student-centered advising approach.
Correspond with students, parents, faculty and staff with diplomacy, discretion and judgment; draft and prepare effective correspondence
Master's degree in Student Affairs, International Education or other related discipline, or Bachelor's degree and two years of relevant experience; experience with program planning and effective implementation for students in a higher education setting; experience working with a culturally diverse population of learners; superior time management, organization, and communication (written and verbal); ability to manage complex and multiple tasks with minimal supervision.
Experience developing, refining, and implementing effective international student retention strategies and programs; Chinese language proficiency.
Special Instructions to Applicants
Inquires only to Donna Gouvan firstname.lastname@example.org.