The Assistant Director is the principal contact for students interested in study away programs in the School of Communications and Theater, including programs in London, Dublin, Montreal, and Los Angeles. The Assistant Director manages ongoing and/or special student affairs projects as required and may lead a freshman seminar.
The incumbent reports to the Associate Director of study away programs in SCT’s Student Affairs office and interacts daily with students, administrative staff, academic advisors, and faculty; plans and participates in recruitment efforts on and off campus, including information sessions and fairs, student orientations, and class visits; creates and updates promotional materials including brochures and PowerPoint; maintains and updates the Study Away website in collaboration with the SCT IT department; develops innovative ways to use programs such as Facebook, Twitter and online communication. Performs other duties as assigned.
Required Education and Experience:
Bachelor's degree and at least three years of related experience. An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
Required Skills and Abilities:
- Excellent time management skills, along with the ability to prioritize work in a fast-paced, customer-focused environment.
- Demonstrated experience using Microsoft Office, including Access.
- Ability to adapt to constant changes within various programs.
- Demonstrated organizational and customer service skills.
- Strong attention to critical details.
- Demonstrated analytical and technical skills.
- Ability to update and maintain website content and effectively use social media tools.
- Excellent public speaking, presentation and interpersonal skills, along with the ability to effectively interact with a diverse population of students, parents, faculty and staff.
- Demonstrated ability to write independently, concisely and professionally.
- Ability to modify writing style according to applicable university and school policies and procedures.
Compliance Statement: In the performance of their functions as detailed in the position description employees have an obligation to avoid ethical, legal, financial and other conflicts of interest to ensure that their actions and outside activities do not conflict with their primary employment responsibilities at the institution. Employees are also expected to understand and be in compliance with applicable laws, University and. employment policies and regulations, including NCAA regulations for areas and departments which their essential functions cause them to interact
- Experience in higher education, specifically with study abroad programs.
- Experience traveling internationally.