Job Posting: Study Abroad Coordinator, Montclair State University

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Position Title:                 Study Abroad Coordinator

Vacancy #:              V-475

Department:             Global Education Center

Job Description:                
Under the supervision of the Director of Study Abroad,
the Study Abroad Coordinator is responsible for supporting the Study Abroad
Program for MSU by providing administrative coordination and support, event
planning and student advisement. This position is also responsible for
providing coordination and assistance for the Disney International College
Program (DICP) including administration, planning and coordination for this
program. The position will also work closely with the Director of
International Services and will serve as an Alternate Responsible Officer
(ARO) for the J1 Exchange Visitor program and will contribute to office
procedures in regard to the preparation of J1 visa documents and follow up
advisement of students.

Qualifications & Requirements:

• Master’s Degree required in a related field.
• Experience working in higher education.
• Minimum three years of experience in study abroad or academic cultural
exchange programs.
• As per J1 Federal Regulations, U.S. Citizenship or Permanent Residency is
required for certification as a J1 Alternate Responsible Officer.
• Knowledge of and experience working with J1 visa regulations.
• Experience with SEVIS required.
• Familiarity with FSA Atlas and student information systems preferred.
• Experience in student advising preferred.
• Strong organizational, communication and record-keeping skills.
• Study, living and/or travel experience abroad preferred.
• Knowledge of other languages and cultures is desirable.
• Strong computer skills, knowledge of Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
• Ability to succeed in a busy, fast-paced environment.
• Some evenings and weekends required.

       Salary Range:           U20 $48,420 to $55,340

       Anticipated Start Date:         January 4, 2010

       Send letter and resume to (include vacancy # if above):

Dr. John Specchio, Chair, Search Committee
University Hall 4014
Montclair, NJ 07043

       Apply By:               October 22, 2009