International Partnerships Advisor
MacEwan University inspires students with a powerful combination of academic excellence and personal learning experiences – ours is a connected culture that focuses on learner-centered teaching, and on providing opportunities for students to grow and achieve.
The university provides a transformative education in a creative, collaborative and supportive learning environment. 19,000 full- and part-time students are enrolled in more than 65 programs: four-year undergraduate degrees, applied degrees, university transfer programs and one- and two-year diploma and certificates. Additional offerings include university preparation, English as an Additional Language, professional and personal development courses and workshops, corporate training and the Conservatory of Music.
The International Partnerships Advisor coordinates and monitors the success of international partnerships and supports education abroad activities associated with these partnerships. Reporting to the Executive Director, MacEwan International, this position is responsible for: maintaining the MoveOn database, managing administrative processes for international partnerships, coordinating the inbound exchange program, managing funds associated with education abroad, and supporting students.
• Computer skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint
• Familiarity with social media platforms
• Strong public speaking skills
• Strong written and oral communication skills in English
• Excellent organization, prioritization and time-management skills
• Conflict resolution skills
• Intercultural awareness and communication skills
• Fluency in a language other than English, while not required, is considered an asset
• Knowledge of MoveOn or other mobility and partnership management application is considered an asset.
• Cross-cultural experience; studying and/or working abroad experience preferred
• Knowledge of various education systems used in other parts of the world
The incumbent must be able to work a total of 35 hours per week, usually from 8:30 – 4:30 Monday through Friday.
Candidates must hold a post-secondary degree (preferably in Arts or Business) and ideally have one year of experience working in an international office, preferably in the areas of Education Abroad and/or International Partnerships. Experience studying or living abroad and proficiency in a language other than English are considered assets.
When you become part of the MacEwan team, you will enjoy a competitive salary. Our total compensation package includes:
• Competitive base pay
• Generous vacation time
• Secure pension plan
• Excellent benefits package
• Effective recognition and retention programs
• Continuous learning culture
• Opportunities for career growth
How to Apply:
Only applications received electronically will be considered. To apply, go to http://www.macewan.ca/careers and select the job posting.
Thank you for your interest in employment with MacEwan University. We will be reviewing all applications to select the candidates whose qualifications and experience most closely meet our needs. Only applicants selected for interviews will be contacted.
This position is included under the MacEwan Staff Association Collective Agreement. Please note; Article 22.1.1 (Grid Placement); initial salary placement for external candidates is limited to the first three steps of the salary grid.
MacEwan University is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion. We encourage Indigenous people, persons living with a disability, sexual and gender minorities, women, and members of all minority groups to apply and to self-identify. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadians and permanent residents will be given priority.
|Salary||MSA Band E $52,434 to $76,240 per annum|
|Closing Date||May 26, 2019|
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