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Assistant/Associate Director of International Programs Office

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Work type: Academic Staff - 12 Month
Location: Platteville
Categories: Student Services

 

Position Summary:

The Assistant Director for the International Programs Office provides leadership to the International Programs Offices including the areas of International Student & Scholar Services, Education Abroad, International Exchanges and general internationalization of UW-Platteville.  The salary range for this position is $53,000-$60,000.

Responsibilities:

  • Supervise all professional staff within the IPO office as well as student staff in the daily function and flow of the office.
  • Oversee the recruitment of degree seeking international students to the UW-Platteville campuses to include international travel, building relationships and partnerships abroad and executing agreements.
  • Meet annual international student enrollment targets through recruitment and retention of students.  Analyze data to achieve international student enrollment goals.
  • Monitor the effectiveness of international recruitment and the development a short and long-range plan.
  • Establish strategic agreements and partnerships with international high school and university officials, government agencies, educational organizations and professionals who serve international students.
  • Review all international agreements for compliance with federal immigration regulations and related campus policies.
  • Lead efforts to leverage the diversity, knowledge and relationships of the college’s existing international student, faculty, staff and alumni population in the development of a broader network to support international recruitment.
  • Oversee the development and production of outreach materials.
  • Serve as a DSO and ARO to assist with immigration compliance.
  • Ensure a supportive environment exits on all UW-Platteville campuses for international students.
  • Oversee the Education Abroad programs including our short-term faculty-led programs.
  • Meet annual Education Abroad enrollment targets.
  • Set program fees for UW-Platteville sponsored Education Abroad programs.
  • Oversee evaluation of Education Abroad program offerings to ensure compatibility with institutional goals.
  • Maintain knowledge of empirical trends in Education Abroad to effectively create EA opportunities for a variety of student experiences.
  • Travel as needed to perform Education Abroad program evaluations/site visits to partner institutions.
  • Assist with on campus internationalization efforts.
  • Oversee and assist in the development of programs, workshops, conferences and campus/community partnerships that address the recruitment and retention of International students at UW-Platteville.
  • Monitor and ensure compliance with program requirements and UW-Platteville’s academic policies and regulations. 
  • Propose, implement and monitor all International Programs Office budgets.

 

What You’ll Need to Succeed:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience working in an International Programs office
  • Experience supervising professional staff members
  • Demonstrated success in recruiting degree seeking international students
  • Demonstrates knowledge in strategic enrollment management for both International Student Recruitment and Education Abroad areas
  • Experience with international student admissions and F and J visas
  • Experience with SEVIS database, student technology management databases and office applications
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the unique needs of international students
  • Effectively direct the work of others to achieve department goals
  • Ability to interact successfully with individuals and groups representing a wide range of diverse cultural, geographic and socioeconomic backgrounds.

Why It’s Great to be a Pioneer:

The International Programs Office (IPO) is comprised of International Student and Scholar Services and Education Abroad.  The IPO serves as a resource for U.S. and international students, faculty, and staff seeking international educational opportunities both in and outside of the classroom.  UW-Platteville, through its international programs, seeks to ensure access to quality international study experiences that strengthen academic learning and promote intercultural understanding.

Find out more about our department by clicking here!

 

Campus Information: The University of Wisconsin-Platteville, founded in 1866, enrolls about 8,000 students in 42 baccalaureate and 6 master's programs. It possesses institutional strengths in middle level education, engineering, industrial technology, agriculture, criminal justice and business. The campus is located in Southwest Wisconsin's largest and most historic community. The region offers excellent school systems, high quality medical and hospital facilities, outstanding recreational opportunities, and vibrant businesses and industries. UW-Platteville is a cultural and educational center for the Tri-State region of Illinois, Iowa and Wisconsin.

Application Deadline:

Priority deadline: To ensure full consideration applications must be received by October 17, 2019. 

How to Apply:

The following documents are required for applicant consideration:

  • Letter of application addressing all required qualifications
  • A current resume
  • Contact information (name, telephone number, and email address) for 3 professional references.

For questions regarding this position, please contact:

            Caitie Chiaverotti: chiaverottic @ uwplatt.edu  (remove spaces in email address if contacting) 

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Our mission is to foster a diverse environment that contributes to an inclusive culture and climate by promoting critical discourse and meaningful interactions between all members of our campus community.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

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The University of Wisconsin-Platteville is committed to recruiting, supporting and fostering a diverse, inclusive and civil community of outstanding faculty, staff and students, and is an AA/EEO Employer. A criminal background check is required for employment. Applicants must be legally entitled to work in the U.S. at time of hire.

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