Study Abroad Coordinator

The Coordinator of the Global Opportunities (GO!) program (listed as the study abroad coordinator in the faculty contract) is a challenging but exciting and rewarding position.  Currently the Global Opportunities office is offering Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship workshops for students to assist them in obtaining the necessary funds to study abroad.  The GO! office is managing a new study abroad pilot program that will run the last eight weeks of the fall 2014 and spring 2015 semesters.  In addition, the GO! office is soliciting study abroad proposals from faculty for winter and summer sessions.  What, exactly, does that entail?  Here's a list of typical Coordinator duties as complied by Gary Rhodes, Lisa Loberg & Ann Hubbard and published in their article, "The Many Responsibilities of a Study Abroad Administrator or… How About a Pat on the Back and an Aspirin," on  Feel free to contact the current GO! Coordinator, Tamra Horton, at x. 6321 for more details.

Career Coaching

Communication coordination

Conference presenting

Contracts negotiation

Copy editing

Course development

Crisis and emergency response management

Cross-cultural training

Currency exchange

Curriculum development & integration

Data analysis

Database management


Diversity outreach

Drug and alcohol abuse issues

Equipment management

Event planning

Exchange partner coordination

Faculty development

Financial aid

Global security analysis

Health and safety practices

Hosting of international guests and visitors

Housing rental practices

Human resource administration


International communications

International law

Internship coordination

Institutional research and program assessment

IT and software management


Liason with program provider

Life coaching

Marketing and publications

Multi-lingual transition and interpretation

Mental health and wellness

Office management

Orientation program coordination

Paralegal responsibilities

Parent relations

Personal and professional counseling

Program development

Political activism & advocacy

Public relations



Retention and success supporter

Returnee student counseling

Risk management

Site evaluation

Social media coordination

Software management

Student affairs administration

Student conduct judicial management

Student with disabilities management

Student health

Strategic planning

Scholarship administration

Student worker supervision and mentoring

Survey design & administration

Technical writing

Transportation supervision

Travel and tour logistical operations

Transcript and records evaluation

Visa and immigration policies & procedures

Web design

(Travel) writing


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