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Study Abroad Coordinator

Position Information

Working Title:  Study Abroad Coordinator
UW System Title:  Associate Student Services Coordinator

Essential Job Functions

This position reports to the Assistant Director for Study Abroad and is responsible for implementing an array of study abroad opportunities, including coordination of student recruitment, student advising, orientation delivery, travel coordination, procurement, program evaluation, and report preparation. The Study Abroad Coordinator serves as the primary liaison between the Office of International Education, overseas partners, UW-Green Bay faculty, and various support offices.

This position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Advise students, parents, faculty, and staff about UW-Green Bay study abroad opportunities and administrative policies/procedures.
  • Coordinate application, acceptance, and orientation material updates.
  • Develop program budgets and student cost sheets for each program.
  • Work collaboratively with other campus departments, such as the Registrar's Office, Financial Aid, Student Billing, and Controller's Office.
  • Assist department chairs on study abroad curriculum integration.
  • Administer study abroad program portfolio in compliance with UW System and UW-Green Bay procurement and administrative policies.
  • Coordinate program arrangements with service providers and partner institutions.
  • Process applicable immigration processes for student participants.
  • Conduct pre-departure orientation programs for faculty and students.
  • Conduct reentry programs for study abroad returnees.
  • Update and maintain the emergency response plan for study abroad programs.
  • Assist with monitoring and evaluating study abroad programs.



  • Bachelor's Degree in International Education or related field at time of application


  • Master's Degree in Intercultural Communication, International Education, or related field
  • Experience with study abroad software
  • Experience studying or living abroad

The successful candidate will have strong oral, written, interpersonal, and organizational skills, Microsoft Office Suite proficiency, the ability to communicate with a diverse student population, demonstrated integrity and strong leadership, and the willingness to be part of a collaborative team. The University welcomes applicants who are dedicated to enriching the quality of life for students and the community by embracing the educational value of diversity, promoting environmental sustainability, encouraging engaged citizenship, and serving as an intellectual, cultural, and economic resource.

Conditions of Appointment

Position is a full-time Academic Staff appointment.  Official transcripts of the highest degree achieved will be required of finalist(s). A criminal conviction investigation will be conducted on the finalist(s). In compliance with the Wisconsin Fair Employment Act, the University does not discriminate on the basis of arrest or conviction record. Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States.


Competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience.
This position is exempt from the overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA).

The UW System provides an excellent benefits package, including participation in the Wisconsin State Retirement System.

To Apply

STEP 1: Please select the applicable link below:

External Applicants: (NOT currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)
Internal Applicants: (Currently employed by the University of Wisconsin System)

STEP 2: From "Job Search" screen,

  • Click in "Keywords" box.
  • Enter Job Opening ID "14208"
  • Click "Search."
  • Select "Study Abroad Coordinator"
  • Click "Apply."
    • You must login before you can apply. Input your "User Name" and "Password" and select "Login."
    • If you have not yet registered, click "Register Now" to begin the registration process.

STEP 3: Submit application materials:

Please be sure to complete all required fields, and include all required documents before submitting your application. Once submitted, you will not be able to edit or attach any application materials. Files must be complete to be considered. Please include the following documents:

  • Cover letter that specifically addresses qualifications for the essential job functions
  • Resume
  • Names and contact information for three references
  • Unofficial transcripts of the highest degree achieved

You must select "Submit Application." Selecting "Save as Draft " or "Exit" will not forward your application materials to the search committee.

If you have any questions, need accommodations, or submitted your application with missing materials, call or email:

Human Resources
Phone: (920) 465-2390

Application Deadline

To ensure consideration, please submit application materials by Sunday, May 13, 2018.

Note: The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis.Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

For more information regarding the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay and the surrounding area, see our Campus and Community section. For Campus Safety information see our Office of Public Safety website and our Annual Security Report (for a paper copy please contact the Office of Human Resources at (920) 465-2390). This report includes statistics about reported crimes, as well as information about crime prevention and campus security policies and procedures.

The University of Wisconsin-Green Bay is an Affirmative Action Equal Employment Opportunity employer committed to achieving a diverse workforce and to maintaining a community which welcomes and values a climate supporting equal opportunity and difference among its members. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender and/or gender identity or expression, marital or parental status, genetic information, national origin, ethnicity, citizenship status, veteran or military status (including disabled veteran, recently separated veteran, other protected veteran, or Armed Forces service medal veteran status), age, or disability.