1. Contributes with development of complex projects for advancing Yale's interests in a specific foreign country. 2. Works with various groups and individuals, University wide, on programs and activities that are related to a specific foreign country. 3. Conducts research and remains informed on current events in the foreign country, relating to higher education, government, and the healthcare sector and high profile individuals. 4. Develops electronic communication materials for the foreign country's opinion leaders. 5. Assists with Yale-foreign country leadership programs, including preparation of course materials and interaction with the participants on campus and during excursions. 6. Ensures that appropriate protocols are observed during visits. Organizes agendas, prepares materials, and coordinates activities for visiting delegations to Yale. 7. Manages confidential correspondence and responses to phone, fax, and electronic communications. 8. Translates correspondence and other materials from English to the foreign language and vice versa. 9. Provides oral interpretation. 10. May perform other duties as assigned.
Preferred Education: Advanced degree in a field relevant to the academic content of YYGS, to include Asian Studies or other area studies, law, business, or the social sciences; experience with enrichment programs, such as the Yale Young Global Scholars Program; Willingness to learn new software packages and online systems such as Slate and CampDoc.
Preferred Education, Experience and Skills: Advanced degree in a field relevant to the academic content of YYGS, to include Asian Studies or other area studies, law, business, or the social sciences; experience with enrichment programs, such as the Yale Young Global Scholars Program; Willingness to learn new software packages and online systems such as Slate and CampDoc.
Required Skill/ability 5:
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Posting Position Title: International Program Specialist
Required Skill/ability 3: Demonstrated flexibility and agility in order to adapt to changing work demands and balance many projects in a high-pressure environment. Excellent organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail.
Work Week: Standard (M-F equal number of hours per day)
University Job Title: Asia Program Manager
Required Skill/ability 1:
Experience in Asia, including traveling to, living in, or working in Asia, and/or proficiency in languages in common use in East Asian countries (e.g., Mandarin).
Required Skill/ability 4: Proven experience with and/or demonstrated comfort level teaching and working with high school-age audiences, both in the United States and Asia.
Required Skill/ability 2:
Strong interpersonal skills, with a demonstrated ability to interact with a range of individuals including high school and college-age students, parents, faculty members, and staff on a wide variety of academic and professionally-related issues.
Bachelor's degree and two years of related experience or the equivalent combination of education and related experience. Personal or professional experience working with people of diverse cultural backgrounds and a demonstrated commitment to intercultural sensitivity. Must be fluent in a specific foreign language.
Internal Number: 53703BR
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