Institution: The University of North Carolina at Pembroke
Location: Pembroke, NC
Application Due: Open Until Filled
This position is responsible for recruitment, programming, budgeting, implementation, and growth of the university’s study abroad and student exchange programs, including Memorandums of Agreement and Memorandums of Understanding for all international exchange agreements with foreign universities and agencies.
This position is UNCP’s Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) and Responsible Officer (RO) for immigration policies and regulations, and is expected to:
- Conduct orientations, interface with visiting scholars, students, and assist Director of International Programs with strategic goals and objectives for international exchange.
- Attend exhibition fairs in other parts of the world to promote UNCP as an exchange partner, and collaborate with UNCP deans, department chairs, and faculty in presenting workshops, recruiting, and marketing.
- Represent UNCP on the General Administration University Council on International Programs as a member of the following committees (a. Member of the Student Teaching Abroad Committee, and b. Study NC Committee).
- Establish credit transfer equivalences from foreign universities in collaboration with the Registrar’s Office as well as scheduling appropriate World Studies courses (to include teaching WLS 1500).
- Assist with the development and acquisition of federal and state grants.
- Manage social and traditional media content, student data, and security of student records, as well as assist with international student services that involve on campus events and local trips.
- Fulfill other work-related duties as assigned by the Director of International Programs.
This position is expected to work as a team member in promoting the mission of the Office of International Programs and in building collaborative efforts among various academic and administrative departments. An amiable, energetic, and creative approach to promoting study abroad opportunities for UNCP students is essential.
Minimum Training & Experience Requirements: Master’s Degree in related field. Two years experience preferred in developing and managing student exchange or education abroad programs at the college or university level. Applied knowledge in overseas travel requirements and advisories is desired. Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to positively represent the International Department in conjunction with team members.