The Education Abroad Advisor & Marketing/Outreach Coordinator reports to the Director, Education Abroad. This position advises current University of Idaho (UI) students, the university community, and parents on the full range of education abroad programs offered at UI and manages the promotion, marketing and outreach of Education Abroad in print and online. This position manages the student ambassador program and supervises, develops and evaluates the program. This position leads Education Abroad programming and events and ensures they align with unit policies and national best practices; including, fairs, pre-departure orientation and returnee programs as well as orientation and communication for outgoing education abroad and incoming exchange students (in-person and online). This position serves as an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for J-1 students and scholars and acts as the International Student Exchange Program (ISEP) Coordinator.
• Agency Requirements require the incumbent to be a US citizen or permanent US resident Education/Experience: • Bachelor’s degree in a related field and 2 years of related work experience • Demonstrated strong interpersonal, oral and written communication skills • Attention to detail and excellent organizational skills • Significant experience in advertising and marketing • Significant international experience studying, working or living abroad • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision in a fast paced environment • Experience working with individuals from diverse backgrounds and a wide range of cultures.
• Master’s degree in a related field or 3 or more years of related work experience • Experience working in an academic setting • Knowledge of best practices in Education Abroad • Knowledge of best practices in marketing/advertising in Education Abroad • Familiarity with Banner and Terra Dotta Software Database management system • Proficiency in a second language
Physical Requirements & Working Conditions: • Must be willing to travel, including overnight travel, work nights and weekends as needed
Founded in 1889, the University of Idaho was the first public university in the state of Idaho. It is Idaho's only land-grant institution and its principal graduate education and research university, bringing insight and innovation to the state, the nation and the world. University researchers attract nearly $100 million in research grants and contracts each year. The University of Idaho is classi...fied by the prestigious Carnegie Foundation as high research activity and U.S. News & World Report ranks UI as 85th among the nation's best public universities. The student population of 12,000 includes over 600 international students from more than 80 countries. Students select from more than 130 degree options in the colleges of Agricultural and Life Sciences; Art and Architecture; Business and Economics; Education; Engineering; Law; Letters, Arts and Social Sciences; Natural Resources; and Science. The university combines the strength of a large university with the intimacy of small learning communities and focuses on helping students to succeed and become leaders.