The Global Engagement Office Coordinator will take the lead with communications, grant funding/scholarship administration, logistical arrangements for international visitors, planning for committee meetings, and general office support (including administrative support to the faculty Co-Directors and Associate Director). In collaboration with the Associate Director, the Coordinator will manage the logistics for international student and scholar and study abroad programming, data collection and processing, relationship management, and grant reporting.
Organizationally, this position is situated in the Dean's Office of the School of Education at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. The Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Associate Director for the Global Engagement Office.
The UW-Madison job posting can be accessed by clicking here. Applications close Friday, October 18, 2019.
Primary responsibilities include: -Coordinate and manage Global Engagement Office events and programming. -Welcome new international visiting scholars and their families to UW-Madison and the School of Education and refer them to necessary resources (e.g. International Faculty and Staff Services (IFSS), the Student Health Insurance Plan (SHIP) office, the WisCard office, University Housing, and others). -Coordinate annual International Graduate Student and Visiting Scholar Orientation. -Provide administrative and logistical support for Global Engagement Office meetings and international visitors. -Maintain and expand the School's Global Engagement website. -Oversee marketing and promotion of Global Engagement Office initiatives. -Manage international student and scholar, study abroad, and institutional partnership data. -Administer grant and award application processes. -Provide administrative support for committee meetings. -Collaborate with other School of Education and University of Wisconsin-Madison units and departments on international student/scholar support, programming, communications, study abroad initiatives, and data sharing. -Serve as the first point of contact for all Global Engagement Office email (e.g. School-wide international visiting scholar inquiries, event requests/notifications, and scholarship and funding applications). -Enter and maintain scholar HR data using JEMS (Job and Employee Management System) -Other duties and special projects as assigned by the Director or Associate Director of the Global Engagement Office.
University of Wisconsin-Madison is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. We encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups, protected veterans, and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. We do not discriminate on the basis of the basis of age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, military status, national origin, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual identity or protected veteran status.
Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.
The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.
Required relevant work experience: -At least one year of professional work experience. -Experience working on projects and with programs in a higher education setting. -Proficient using Microsoft Suite and Google Apps.
Preferred relevant work experience: -More than 3 years of professional work experience. -Experience working on international/global education and/or diversity programs in a higher education setting. -Intermediate knowledge of Microsoft Suite, Google Apps (e.g., docs, sheets, and forms), and the ability to demonstrate this knowledge. -Experience maintaining a WordPress website and demonstrated examples of engaging in storytelling through social media platforms. -Experience managing multiple projects and work responsibilities. -Experience contributing to a start-up initiative. -Basic understanding of J-1 visa regulations -Knowledge of the experiences of international students and scholars -Demonstrated ability to engage and collaborate with campus partners
Bachelor's degree required. Master's degree in education, fine arts, health, or a liberal arts field preferred.
Internal Number: 100764-AS
About University of Wisconsin-Madison, School of Education
The Global Engagement Office in the School of Education at University of Wisconsin-Madison was created in 2018 to increase study abroad, cultivate a sense of place and well-being for international students and visiting scholars, integrate a global focus in the School's coursework and programming, manage international partnerships and support globally-focused research and creative endeavors. The Global Engagement Coordinator position is an integral team member in the running and growth of this new office.