The University of St. Thomas invites qualified candidates to apply for an Associate Director position within the Office of Study Abroad.
Inspired by Catholic intellectual tradition, the University of St. Thomas educates students to be morally responsible leaders who think critically, act wisely, and work skillfully to advance the common good. A successful candidate will possess a commitment to the ideals of this mission statement.
JOIN OUR COMMUNITY
The University of St. Thomas offers a competitive and comprehensive benefits program, which includes:
This position serves faculty and staff by developing, leading, supervising, and managing all university run international programing. This position also manages OSA staff assigned to this area, and supervises the peer advisor student employees. As well, this position is responsible for developing and managing a portfolio of approved partner organizations, (programs operated by other universities or provider organizations that are approved for UST student participation),
The Associate Director collaborates with the SIO providing emergency/crisis response as required and shares 24 hour on-call responsibilities. S/he also works with the SIO to develop, integrate and enhance education abroad programs across the curriculum, and to promote intercultural learning through engagement with other St. Thomas international program offices, various campus committees and events, and professional organizations affiliated with the global education industry.
About the Department
The Office of Study Abroad (OSA) of Global Learning and Strategy is the University of St. Thomas’s comprehensive resource for global education programs, and whose broad mission is to provide integrated academic and intercultural off-campus learning experiences. OSA staff work with over 2,000 undergraduate and graduate St. Thomas students planning to, studying on and returning from credit-granting programs around the world annually. The OSA also manages multiple advising and enrollment cycles simultaneously from prospective student to alumni status, and develops and facilitates short-term and semester programs in collaboration with program directors, academic and administrative departments and external national and international organizations. While its core responsibility is for credit-granting programs, OSA staff also facilitate the risk, liability, health and safety of all university student, faculty, and staff off-campus travel activity.
Any equivalent combination of education and experience from which comparable knowledge and skills have been acquired may be substituted.
HOW TO APPLY
On the University of St. Thomas Jobs page, follow the instructions to complete an online application which includes uploading a resume and copy/pasting a job specific cover letter.
In light of its commitment to create and maintain a safe learning and working environment, employment with the University of St. Thomas requires consent and successful completion of a background screening.
The University of St. Thomas, Minnesota Human Resources Department advertises the official job listing on its website at www.stthomas.edu/jobs.
The University of St. Thomas is an Equal Opportunity Employer