Overseas Study Academic Advisor - 498345 - The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa Alabama

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The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

United States

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Detailed Job Description

Responsible for academic advising of students regarding the process and procedure for pursuing overseas study and for assisting students with determining the appropriate overseas study placement to meet their academic needs.

Required Minimum Qualifications

A minimum of a bachelor's degree in international studies, education, communications, foreign language, business, or other relevant discipline. A minimum of one year of work experience in higher education, business, industry, or government. Student or Graduate Assistant, Intern, or student oriented experience will be considered. To be considered student experience, it must be detailed in the employment section on the application. Excellent written & oral communication skills. Ability to work with culturally and linguistically diverse students, faculty, and administrators. Basic proficiency with keyboarding and with using both word processing & database management software on a desk top computer. Excellent public relations skills. Willingness to travel occasionally on domestic and/or international trips for periods lasting up to several days per trip. Ability to multitask effectively. Excellent organizational skills. Excellent interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

A Master's degree in international education or related field, time spent studying/working abroad, and knowledge of one or more foreign languages strongly preferred. 56 Monthly (exempt): - Minimum - $ 28537.56 Midpoint - $ 39956.76

Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction before a hiring decision is made. EOE/AA

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, age, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status.

Keyword Phrases

  • Capstone International Center
  • Overseas Study Academic Advisor
  • The Capstone of Higher Education
  • Student Centered Research University
  • Fostering a diverse student body & workforce
  • Academic Administration
  • International Programs
Employment Type:Administrative Staff
Degree Required: Bachelors
Experience: See Job Description
Level of Job: Analyst / Staff
Salary: See Job Description
Type of School:Research University
Application Requirements: CV/Resume
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