The International Education Advisor serves with responsibility for study abroad/away and international students, including related processes and systems.
Job duties include but are not limited to the following:
Advises students on all aspects of study abroad/away, including administrative and academic policies, application procedures, and scholarship opportunities. Processes study abroad/away applications for acceptance decisions for the Center.
Manages all processes for Terra Dotta, including study abroad/away application records and the maintenance of all Terra Dotta functions. Creates Rhodes’ own study abroad/away programs’ applications within Terra Dotta. Liaises with other College departments which use Terra Dotta in their work with study abroad/away students. Performs data reporting on demand and maintains all records.
Presents study abroad/away information sessions to students and parents.
Manages the purchasing and invoicing of health insurance for study abroad and international students.
Organizes study abroad/away fairs, including communications with representatives invited to the College; international student orientation; and occasional night and weekend events.
Serves as a designated school official (DSO) and provides international student support.
Oversees web and social media content.
Stays current on regulations, best practices, and developments in international education.
Shares in the supervision of the Center’s student employees.
Shares in the Center’s clerical workload.
This position description is for a generalist international education advisor. Other duties will be assigned depending on the candidate’s background and experience.
Bachelor’s degree is required.
Two or more years of professional work experience in international education or a closely related field. Experience working with international students.
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills, including public speaking.
Demonstrated commitment to access and inclusion.
Understanding of study abroad concepts and undergraduate degree requirements.
Ability to succeed in a fast-paced Center, adapting to changing demands and priorities with efficiency and attention to detail.
Strong organizational skills and accuracy in record-keeping.
Ability to work collaboratively, both on a team and independently.
Administrative experience with Terra Dotta or other cloud-based database product.
Excellent skills with standard PC/Dell and Microsoft products.
Interest in continual improvement in Center processes.
Experience living, studying, or working outside the United States for at least 3 months post high school.
Administrative experience with Terra Dotta and SEVIS.
Experience with managing or supporting access and inclusion efforts.
Well-developed student-centered advising skills.
Strong commitment to professionalism and professional development.
A complete application includes a cover letter, a resume and the names of three references.
Rhodes offers an excellent benefits package and a great working environment. We are an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity in the workforce.