The Office of International Education and Study Away at Williams College is pleased to announce that it is now accepting applications for an Assistant Director of International Education and Study Away. The Assistant Director will support the Director of the Office of International Education and Study Away with all functions specific to international study. This position will serve to advise students, coordinate outreach, work with major campus stakeholders (Dean's Office's, Registrar, Financial Aid, Office of Student Life, etc.) and promote the value of international education to the broader campus community.
Williams is committed to enriching its educational experience and its culture through the diversity of its faculty and staff. Our expectation is that the successful candidate will excel at working in a community that is broadly diverse with regard to race, ethnicity, socioeconomic status, gender, nationality, sexual orientation, and religion. Applicants should also highlight relevant experience with building, working with, and supporting a broadly diverse community.
Front line of communication for the office and manage all walk-in questions and phone calls
Guide students toward on and off-campus resources to support their international experiences
Work closely with faculty, staff, and students in communicating policies, procedures and in disseminating general information specific to Study Away
Implement major outreach events on campus (Study Away Fair, Photo Contest, IEW)
Collaborate with the Director to support and facilitate the student group advising sessions
Develop and conduct pre-departure and re-entry advising events
Manage and update the website for the Office of International Education and Study Away and the Williams-Exeter Programme at Oxford (WEPO) program
Manage the office's social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
Maintain student data and process all applications in PeopleSoft
Manage the Director's calendar and schedule meetings/appointments as needed
Prepare monthly data reports for Director and relevant offices across campus
Prepare immigration and visa letters for students as needed
Bachelor's degree and at least two years of experience in international study abroad preferred, or the equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong computer skills, including social media and PeopleSoft experience
Able to work collaboratively on shared initiatives across campus
Demonstrated awareness, sensitivity, and commitment to diversity and inclusivity while working with a culturally and educationally diverse community both on campus and with international partner programs
Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Suite
Review of applications will begin on September 1, 2019 and continue until the position is filled.
Employment at Williams is contingent on the verification of background information submitted by the applicant, including the completion of a criminal record check, and education when applicable.
Beyond meeting fully its legal obligations for non-discrimination, Williams College is committed to building a diverse and inclusive community where members from all backgrounds can live, learn and thrive.