Requisition Number: 20122702 Type of Employment: Full-Time Regular Number of Months: Months Employed: Number of Hours per Day/Week: 40 Daily Hours:
Summary Position Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Global Education, this 12-month, full-time position oversees Elon's signature Study USA programs and other global experiential learning opportunities offered through and in coordination with the Isabella Cannon Global Education Center (GEC). Additionally, it provides leadership for communication and outreach across GEC programming.
Benefits of Working at Elon University
As an Elon University employee, you'll join an internationally acclaimed university with a commitment to fostering a thriving community. Ranked among the most innovative, creative and best-run universities in the nation, Elon's personal approach to education extends to employees, whose growth, professional development and success is a hallmark of our training and advancement opportunities.
Elon University's home is the charming town of Elon, North Carolina, a small, friendly community located a short distance from the beach and the mountains, and among the vibrant cities of Greensboro, Raleigh and Durham. In addition to the beautiful canopy of historic oak trees iconic to our campus, you'll find boundless opportunities for family-friendly recreation, cultural events and outdoor activities. Hiking, water sports, fine dining and entertainment are just a few of the many happenings in the Elon area, making the region one of the nation's premier travel destinations.
Employees at Elon enjoy a generous and comprehensive benefits package that includes:
28 annual days off, including holidays and vacation.
Immediate tuition remission for employees.
Retirement plan with an 8 percent contribution from the university.
Immediate eligibility for health, dental and vision insurance, along with free acute care and lab services at our onsite Health & Wellness Clinic.
Free use of campus fitness facilities.
Free admission to musical and theater performances, guest speakers, religious and ethnic observances, recitals, art exhibitions, entertainment and our Division I Phoenix athletics.
Eligibility for tuition remission at Elon for spouses, qualifying domestic partners and dependents begins at three years of service. After four years of employment, eligibility begins for participation in the Tuition Exchange, a national scholarship exchange program that enables dependents to enroll in nationally recognized partner colleges and universities.
Elon values and celebrates the diverse backgrounds, cultures, experiences and perspectives of our community members. As an equal opportunity employer, Elon's principles of diversity extend to race and gender identity, age, disability status, veteran status, sexual orientation, religion, and other aspects of one's identity. At Elon, our employees respect human differences, passion for lifelong learning, emphasis on personal integrity and an ethic of service.
Education Requirements Masters required.
Degree/Major: Length of Experience: Supervisory Experience: No
Special Instructions to Applicants You are invited to submit your cover letter, a resume, and list of three references to apply for this position at the end of the application process. This position will remain open until filled but application review will commence on October 12. Apply by October 11 for full consideration.
Posting Date: 09/14/2023 Closing Date: Open Until Filled: No
General Purpose of Position Reporting to the Assistant Dean of Global Education, this 12-month, full-time position oversees Elons signature Study USA programs and other global experiential learning opportunities offered through and in coordination with the Isabella Cannon Global Education Center (GEC). Additionally, it provides leadership for communication and outreach across GEC programming.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities Oversight of Study USA
Collaborate with academic units to create and expand pathways for students to academically progress through participation in Study USA.
Manage School of Record relationship with The Washington Center.
Propose and manage Study USA budgets in coordination with the GEC Director of Operations
Oversee marketing and outreach for Study USA programs, in coordination with the GEC Communications Manager and regional center staff.
Contribute to projects and planning related to experiential learning on campus and at centers, including coordination with Student Life on reporting for the Elon Experiences Transcript (EET)
Supervise one full-time staff member.
Drive the integration of inclusive and equitable practices across Study USA semester and summer programs.
Oversee DEI integration and training efforts for students participating in assigned programs.
Advise students on program selection for Study USA program centers and short-term programs.
Advise and manage students through the petition process for non-Elon programs.
Serve as the program manager for assigned programs including Elon in LA.
Liaise with partner institutions sending students to the LA program, including assisting with the development of MoUs and other contracts, and in providing support for external students.
Develop and implement series of pre-departure workshops and a re-entry experience for students on assigned programs.
Provide crisis management support and counseling for students in assigned programs.
Advise students on Study USA and other GEC programs.
Responsible for data collection and analysis.
Create and maintain records of internships, alumni, and student resources, in coordination with the Student Professional Development Center, Alumni Office, and Student Affairs.
Provide support to Elon program faculty and staff throughout program duration.
Develop and conduct series of predeparture workshops and a reentry experience for students.
Health, Safety, & Security
Serve as health and safety point of contact in the GEC for Study USA and risk management programs, collaborating with others in the GEC and across campus.
Assist in crisis response for Study USA.
Outreach & Communications
Provide a strategic vision and plan for the GECs outreach and communication efforts
Develop and maintain a calendar for outreach and implementation
Oversee 1 MHE apprentice and provide guidance for the oversight of the GEC Comm Squad, comprised of 2-3 student workers.
Education and Experience Masters required, with a preference of 3-5 years of professional employment in a higher education setting, or the equivalent.
Does this position require driving for the university? No
Elon University is an equal employment opportunity employer committed to a diverse faculty, staff and student body and welcomes all applicants.
Elon University has built a national reputation as a premier student-centered arts and sciences university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a No. 1 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and No. 9 for innovation. Global engagement is central to Elons experience and the Institute of International Education has ranked the institution No. 1 in the nation for study abroad for 16 straight years.In addition, Elon is the only university in the nation ranked in the top-20 by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs 'Focused on Student Success.' Elons more than 7,000 students prepare to become the resilient, ambitious and ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe.
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Elon University has built a national reputation as a premier student-centered arts and sciences university that values strong relationships between students and their faculty and staff mentors. Elon is ranked among the top-100 National Universities by U.S. News & World Report, with a No. 1 ranking for excellence in undergraduate teaching and No. 9 for innovation. Global engagement is central to Elon’s experience and the Institute of International Education has ranked the institution No. 1 in the nation for study abroad for 16 straight years.In addition, Elon is the only university in the nation ranked in the top-20 by U.S. News for excellence in all eight academic programs “Focused on Student Success.” Elon’s more than 7,000 students prepare to become the resilient, ambitious and ethical leaders the world needs, putting their knowledge into action on campus, in the community and around the globe.