Miami University — Global Programs Coordinator

Global Initiatives: The Global Programs Coordinator, (Updated Posting) under the general direction of the Director of Education Abroad, and in collaboration with the Education Abroad team, supports Miami’s customized study abroad and away programs and coordinates many aspects of program planning and implementation, including program structure and budgeting, faculty and student outreach, and program evaluation; support faculty and academic units to develop and re-develop programs that are accessible, affordable, and academically rigorous in alignment with institutional strategic goals.


  • Collaborate with faculty, staff, and student leaders of credit and non-credit education abroad and away programs to develop, launch, and manage a large portfolio of effective and strategic academic, internship, and experiential learning opportunities
  • Consult with program directors about program proposals, recruitment/outreach, application review, pre-departure orientation, on-site logistics and policies
  • Work with program directors to develop and implement programs and budgets according to university policies and procedures
  • Support program logistics, the procurement and contract process, and compliance with federal and other requirements
  • Communicate policies, procedures, and deadlines to students and faculty
  • Manage all student and program tasks and details through Terra Dotta – StudioAbroad
  • Coordinate with key stakeholders during program development, promotion, and advising to promote programs and recruit students
  • Conduct and coordinate study abroad advising toward successful enrollment management and admissions for customized study abroad and away programs
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Program planning experience
  • Intermediate computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, and proven ability to master new technology
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively manage complex and multiple tasks with minimal supervision
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations of learners and associates
  • Excellent data management, time management, organization, and communication/writing skills
  • Position is not eligible for H-1B sponsorship


  • Master’s degree
  • Experience in education abroad faculty led programming, global internships, or student advising
  • Experience with programming and recruitment strategy to increase diversity in study abroad
  • Program budget experience
  • Forum on Education Abroad certification or training
  • Terra Dotta – StudioAbroad experience
  • Proven engagement with best practices in field of International Education
  • Prior experience living and/or studying abroad

Submit cover letter (which describes how experience meets the required qualifications for the position) and resume to

Direct inquiries to Donna Gouvan at Review of applications begins October 23, 2019 and continues until position is filled.

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