Job Posting: Study Abroad, UW-Platteville

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Jan 27, 2010 / 0 comments

UW-Platteville’s Institute for Study Abroad Programs seeks to retain a
person to coordinate its international exchange and short-term,
faculty-led programs.
Position:  Associate Student Services Coordinator; 12-month, Academic Staff
Dates:         Deadline for receipt of applications:  March 8, 2010
 Position to begin July 1, 2010. Employment requires criminal background

Responsibilities: Coordination of international exchange and short-term,
faculty-led international programs, marketing and promoting education
abroad programs to students, advising students, working with faculty to
develop short-term programs.
REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree; experience working in international
education and in marketing and promotion within a college/university
setting (student employment acceptable); public speaking skills; ability
to connect with students, faculty/staff, and parents; strong verbal and
written communication skills; strong organizational skills; demonstrated
ability working as an effective team member; demonstrated experience
using MS Office Suite. Demonstrated commitment to or experience with
racially diverse populations.

PREFERRED: Master’s degree; experience studying or working outside of
 the U.S. for at least four consecutive months; supervisory experience;
ability to communicate theories of cross-cultural communication; fluency
in a language other than English; experience leading and organizing
orientations, training programs or workshops.

Contact: Electronic applications preferred. Submission deadline is March
8, 2010: (1) letter of application describing how you meet each of the
above qualifications, (2) resume, and (3) names/addresses/phone
numbers/email addresses of three professional references to:

Donna Anderson, Chair, Search & Screen Committee, Education Abroad,
UW-Platteville, 1 University Plaza, Platteville WI 53818, 608-342-1726,

UW-Platteville: UW-Platteville, founded in 1866, is a comprehensive,
residential state university dedicated to the holistic development of its
nearly 7000 students. It offers 50 major and minor programs for
undergraduates and a select few graduate programs. The campus is located
in scenic Southwest Wisconsin’s largest and most historic community.
UW-Platteville is recognized as a cultural and educational center for the
Tri-State Region of Iowa, Illinois and Wisconsin. More information is
available at

Platteville: Platteville is a friendly, progressive community of 10,000
set in the beautiful rolling landscape of Southwest Wisconsin. It offers
an excellent school system, high quality medical and hospital facilities,
outstanding recreational opportunities, and a vibrant business/industrial
community. More information is available at


The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, an equal opportunity,
affirmative action employer, seeks to build a diverse faculty and staff
and encourages applications from women and persons of color. The names of
nominees and applicants who have not requested in writing that their
identities be kept confidential, and of all finalists, will be released
upon request.