Program Coordinator, Global Initiatives

Position Details

Position Information

Title Program Coordinator, Global Initiatives
Department Law Instruction (3603)
Location Main Campus
Position Summary

The University of Arizona James E. Rogers College of Law invites applicants for the position of Program Coordinator, Global Initiatives.

The Program Coordinator will work with the Director of Global Programs and Associate Dean for Programs and Global Initiatives to:

1) Support existing academic programs;
2) Assist in the development of new programs (including online initiatives); and,
3) Assist in the day-to-day management of global programs and non-JD programs, including, but not limited to:

• the Advanced JD Program for Non-US lawyers;
• the LLM program in International Trade and Business Law and General LLM, both online and in person;
• the SJD program;
• international exchanges;
• visiting international scholars;
• global locations.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state retirement plan; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

• Provide day-to-day administrative support for the Director of Global Programs and Associate Dean for Programs and Global Initiatives
• Provide administrative support for and assist in the recruitment, enrollment, orientation, assimilation, and nurturing of international students, visiting scholars and non-JD students
• Assist admitted international students and visiting international scholars in regards to immigration issues, including securing visas for entry into the U.S. and summer and post-graduate work-permission
• Participate in planning and execution of programming related to global issues
• Provide logistical support to visiting foreign faculty and other foreign dignitaries
• Perform or coordinate data collection, analysis, reporting, documentation and other duties to ensure accurate and timely processing of information and reports
• Maintain confidentiality while working with student related issues
• Utilize knowledge and experience of computer software such as Word, Excel, Access, Power Point, Outlook, etc. to complete work assignments in an accurate and timely manner.
• Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities
Minimum Qualifications

• Excellent judgment and superior communication skills, both written and verbal
• Strong attention to detail and excellent organization skills
• Cultural awareness and sensitivity, and demonstrated effectiveness relating to students from diverse ethnic, cultural, and linguistic backgrounds
• Ability to respond to numerous competing demands, coordinate the work of others, and handle multiple programs and activities
• Ability to prospectively identify and address issues and tasks needing attention
• Ability to take the initiative in furthering the success of relevant programs
• Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop and maintain relationships with others
• Ability to actively listen, empathize and understand the concerns of others
• Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office products as well as other software and administrative tools such as Adobe Professional, Google Docs

Arizona Board of Regents Minimum Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree in field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years of administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education.

Preferred Qualifications

• Bachelor’s degree
• Student services experience, and particularly experience in the recruitment and provision of services to international students
• Experience with the administration of international programs and services at the college or graduate level
• Working knowledge of Federal and State regulations related to immigration and VISA processes
• Knowledge of University systems including UAccess, GradApp, Analytics, and other admissions tools.
• Advanced Knowledge of Social Media (Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, Twitter, etc.) and other online communication tools
• Prior experience with marketing, including international marketing

Full Time/Part Time Full Time
Number of Hours Worked per Week 40
Job Category Administrative and Professional
Benefits Eligible Yes - Full Benefits
FLSA Exempt
Posted Rate of Pay $29,443 - $33,000 Annually (DOE)
Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Posting Detail Information

Posting Number S24650
Number of Vacancies One
Desired Start Date
Position End Date (if temporary)
Limited to Current UA Employees No
Contact Information for Candidates

Katherine Barnes, Professor of Law; Associate Dean for Programs & Innovation;

Open Date 02/27/2018
Review Start Date 03/05/2018
Close Date
Open Until Filled Yes
Special Instructions to Applicant

Please note: You will be required to provide contact information for a minimum of three professional references within your application. Should you be selected as a finalist for this position, your references may receive an automatic email. This email will ask your references to complete a brief questionnaire in regard to your suitability for the position as well as request the attachment of a letter of recommendation.

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Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. We translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we encourage diverse candidates to apply, including people of color, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * Where did you first learn about this position?
    • Arizona Daily Star
    • Arizona Republic
    • Chronicle of Higher Education
    • Department of Economic Security (DES)
    • Diverse Issues in Higher Education
    • Hispanic Outlook in Higher Education
    • Jobing.Com
    • LinkedIn
    • Local Job Banks
    • Pima County One-Stop
    • Professional Conference
    • Professional journal/publication
    • Referred by UA Employee
    • Invited by Dept to Apply
    • UA Website
    • Other
  2. * Do you have a Bachelor's degree in a field appropriate to area of assignment AND two years of administrative/coordinative program experience; OR, six years of progressively responsible administrative coordinative program experience; OR, any equivalent combination of experience, training and/or education?
    • Yes
    • No

Documents Needed to Apply

Required Documents
  1. Cover Letter
  2. Resume
Optional Documents