The Intercultural Office in the Division of Student Affairs at Messiah College invites applications for the full time position of Assistant Director of Off Campus Programs. This position has full time hours from August 1 – May 31 and reduced hours (20-hours per week) during the months of June and July.
Responsibilities: This position provides assistance to the oversight and administration of Off-Campus Programs, helping to develop policies and protocols, assess safety and manage crises, advise students and faculty about off-campus study and the Experiential Learning Initiative (ELI) for off-campus programs, and provide support services to students studying off campus. Provides oversight for re-entry retreat, program partner visits, receptions, ISIC/ITIC cards, passport services visits.
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree required; Master's degree in international education, student affairs or a related field preferred. This position requires a minimum of 2-3 years of off-campus programs administration experience that includes student advising, risk/crisis management, and working in program planning and implementation.
Skills and Characteristics: Excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to assess, evaluate, and manage crisis situations; strong organizational skills; understanding of global issues and experience living, studying, or traveling in other countries; ability to support and articulate the college mission and vision for higher education; and knowledge of best practices related to the field of international education.
Applications: Application materials will be reviewed upon receipt and will be accepted until the position is filled. All materials must be submitted electronically using this link: http://jobs.messiah.edu/postings/11841
Messiah College's strategic plan includes a commitment to community engagement in diverse settings and the development of intercultural competencies as well as a commitment to developing a comprehensive and integrated approach to global engagement. As such, Messiah College is fully committed to a culturally diverse faculty, staff and student body. Successful candidates will evidence similar commitments.
Messiah College is a Christian college of the liberal and applied arts and sciences. The College is committed to an embracing evangelical spirit rooted in the Anabaptist, Pietist and Wesleyan traditions of the Christian Church. Our mission is to educate men and women toward maturity of intellect, character and Christian faith in preparation for lives of service, leadership and reconciliation in church and society.
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