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Education Abroad Advisor & Program Manager


Education Abroad Advisor & Program Manager

  • R0043004
  • Charlottesville, Virginia, United States
  • Academic Administration
  • The University of Virginia
The International Studies Office (ISO) is currently accepting applications for an Education Abroad Advisor and Program Manager. The ISO is a division of UVA Global, is a University -wide resource which contributes to UVA's global mission through activities, programs and services designed to support the development of a globally aware, culturally diverse education and research environment. Through the International Students and Scholars Program, UVA Education Abroad, and the Lorna Sundberg International Center, the ISO provides expertise and infrastructure to help expand and sustain global education at the University of Virginia. The ISO is also home to the CORE (Cultural Orientation, Reflection, and Engagement) Program and the Peace Corps Prep Program.

The Education Abroad Advisor and Program Manager provides advising, referral, and information services for UVA students interested in study or academic internships abroad, including goal setting, selecting programs, identifying sources of funding, building cross-cultural awareness and mitigation of risks. The Advisor maintains expertise in Higher Education systems of an assigned region of the world and oversees a portfolio of programs and exchanges in the region; assists in developing and promoting UVA study abroad programs, provides input into the admissions decisions, and administers program enrollment and ensures students' compliance with registration and transfer credit requirements. The Education Abroad Advisor and Program Manager aids with the development and management of faculty-led education abroad programs.

A Bachelor's Degree is required. Experience studying abroad and a t least four years of student advising or program coordination experience, or an Advanced degree in relevant subject matter. An MA degree in a relevant field (International Education, Intercultural Relations) is preferred. Experience living internationally and competency in a foreign language are highly preferred. Experience working with HTML, databases, computer graphics, and website design is also preferred.

Candidates are required to possess knowledge of principles and issues of study abroad advising, including the ability to advise students considering studying abroad. Candidates must also possess strong oral and written communication skills, including intercultural and interpersonal communication. The ability to interact with study abroad program representatives, faculty and students in a highly professional manner with an understanding of protocol and confidentiality is essential. Evidence of strong organizational, administrative, and computer skills is required. Knowledge of NAFSA: Association of International Educators professional ethics and competencies is desirable.

Experience with MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) is required. Experience with Terra Dotta Systemsand PeopleSoft is preferred.

The Education Abroad Advisor & Program Manager will report to the DIR, Summer & Spec Academic Programs, DIR, ISO.

Physical Demands

This is primarily a sedentary job involving extensive use of desktop computers. The job does occasionally require traveling some distance to attend meetings, and programs.

This is position is currently a hybrid l ocated in Charlottesville, VA . The anticipated start date is February/March 2023.

Anticipated Hiring Range: $50,000 - $52,000 commensurate with education and experience. This is an Exempt leve l, benefited position. For more information on the benefits at UVA, visit www. hr.virginia.edu/benefits. This position will remain open until filled . This position will not sponsor applicants for work visas. The University will perform background checks on all new hires prior to employment.

To Apply:
Process for Internal UVA Applicants : Please apply through your Workday Home page, search “Find Jobs”, and search for “ R0043004 “

Process for External Applicants: Please visit UVA job board at https://uva.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com/UVAJobs and search for “ R0043004 ”.

Complete an application online with the following documents:

  • CV
  • Cover letter

Upload all materials into the resume submission field, multiple documents can be submitted into this one field. Alternatively, merge all documents into one PDF for submission. Applications that do not contain all required documents will not receive full consideration.

References will be completed via UVA’s standardized process Skill Survey. A total of five references will be requested via SkillSurvey during the final phase of the interview process.

For questions about the application process, please contact Jon Freeman , Recruiting Specialist, at jf2sw @virginia.edu

For more information about UVA and the Charlottesville community please see http://www.virginia.edu/life/charlottesville and https://embarkcva.com/.

COVID Vaccination Requirement and Guidelines

Please visitthe UVA COVID-19 Job Requirements and Guidelines webpageprior to applying for current information regarding vaccination requirementsandguidelines for employment at UVA.

The University of Virginia, i ncluding the UVA Health System which represents the UVA Medical Center, Schools of Medicine and Nursing, UVA Physician’s Group and the Claude Moore Health Sciences Library, are fundamentally committed to the diversity of our faculty and staff. We believe diversity is excellence expressing itself through every person's perspectives and lived experiences. We are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender identity or expression, marital status, national or ethnic origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, veteran status, and family medical or genetic information.


Each agency within the Commonwealth of Virginia is dedicated to recruiting, supporting, and maintaining a competent and diverse work force. Equal Opportunity Employer

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