Program Coordinator, Slim Scholars
George Washington University - Street, MD

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The Program is to design, manage and deliver – in partnership with the University President, Provost and the Deans of the Elliott School of International Affairs, the School of Business and the School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, a positive experience that will guide each Slim Scholar through his/her experience at the University. The Program Coordinator is the on and off campus ambassador for the program and is responsible for managing, planning and implementing all administrative issues related to the Slim Scholars Program ( SSP ). The Slim Scholars’ focus will be global with a special emphasis on issues relevant to Mexico’s leadership role in the world. Slim Scholars will have the opportunity to build relationships with leaders within the university, international economic institutions, and influential political and thought leaders while gaining practical skills to prepare them for leadership responsibilities in their home country of Mexico. The SSP provides a complete academic experience for some of Mexico’s most talented master’s level students at the George Washington University.

Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree, or higher, in an appropriate area of specialization plus 2-4 years of relevant professional experience. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Desired Qualifications:
Special Instructions to Applicants:
Job Duties

Develop program objectives that will provide for an immersion experience at the university in the areas of leadership training, academic advising, mentorship, and community engagement.

Responsible for contributing to the development of the overall program experience to include, team building workshops, boot camps, personal academic advising, personal external mentor, seminars with accomplished leaders in their fields of study and profession, site visits in Washington, DC, international private/public and nonprofit sector institutions. Organize monthly interactions with elders in US government, international corporations/nonprofits, monthly social events to build community, participation in national conferences, travel opportunities to educational, industrial and government sites in key US cities for enhanced cultural understanding, summer internships, and full access to GW’s career services offerings.

Ensures that there is an assigned advisor to guide educational experience, a mentor to oversee practical experience, two additional elective courses, full access to graduate career development offices, and intense leadership training and team-building activities.

Performs other work-related duties as assigned.

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