Carlow University, a private,
Catholic, liberal arts, comprehensive University in Pittsburgh, PA.
Carlow University was founded in 1929 by the Sisters of Mercy, an
international community of Roman Catholic women with a mission to
serve the poor, the sick, and the uneducated. Carlow, an
institution grounded in the liberal arts while also offering strong
professional programs, is committed to engaging its diverse
community in a process of life-long learning, scholarship,
research, and service. Degrees are offered at the baccalaureate,
master's, and doctoral levels. Carlow is recognized as a College of
Distinction, a Catholic College of Distinction, and a Pennsylvania
College of Distinction for 2016-17. Carlow has also been selected
by Abound as a provider of Top Degrees for Adult Undergraduates for
2017 and is regionally ranked by US News & World Report. The
University was recently named one of Money Magazine's "Best
Colleges for Your Money."
The Coordinator of The Center for
Global Learning is responsible for promoting international
education to students, faculty, parents, and international
organizations by identifying direction and initiatives, evaluating
and implementing best practices, and assessing programs and
services to ensure that the University's goals are achieved.
- The candidate will provide leadership in developing a shared
vision for enhanced international study and global awareness
programs; working collaboratively with academic and administrative
units to implement that vision.
- The candidate will support the Office of Admissions in
international student recruitment and support.
- The candidate will assist faculty in developing partnerships
with international universities and serve as university liaison to
international partner universities.
- The candidate will assess matters of health, safety and
liability and implement policies to address issues identified in
the planning and administration of international
- The candidate will develop, evaluate, and enhance international
study opportunities with the goal of consistently increasing the
percentage of graduates who have one or more international
- The candidate will develop policies and procedures for study
abroad exchanges, affiliations, and faculty-led programs and
provide guidance to all faculty involved in faculty-led study
abroad programs, including pre-trip and post-trip workshops as
- The candidate will articulate the goals and benefits of
international education to all campus constituencies and advocate
for international education within the administration.
- The candidate will work closely with admissions, student
accounts, registrar, business & finance, career, and wellness
services and other units to develop policies and protocols designed
to support student and faculty success related to international
- The candidate will provide students with promotional and
application materials for study abroad, assist them in preparing
all documentation and arrangements for their chosen location and
term of study, conduct individual and group training on all
requirements and costs for study abroad, and maintain a
comprehensive and well-organized system of record-keeping.
- The candidate will coordinate and conduct pre-departure and
visiting international-student orientations and other related
- The candidate will identify funding sources and other funding
initiatives; develop responses to opportunities to improve and
enhance programs; develop and oversee all international program
budgets and their respective planning processes, regularly
monitoring program expenditures.
- The candidate will oversee, assess, and teach in the Global
Living & Learning Community in the residence hall.
- The candidate will demonstrate, as well as promote, an
understanding of the mission and core values of Carlow University
and the Sisters of Mercy.
- The intent of this list of primary duties is to provide a
representative summary of the major duties and responsibilities of
this job. The incumbent will perform other related duties as
assigned. Specific duties and responsibilities may vary based upon
- The candidate must have three years of experience related to
international academic program development and administration in
higher education. Experience in working with international students
studying in the United States is preferred.
- A bachelor's degree in a relevant field (higher education
administration, international education, international relations,
student affairs, etc.) is required and a master's degree is
- The candidate must have experience as a SEVIS Designated School
Official in the issuance and monitoring of Form I-20 (F Visa).
- The candidate must have strong visioning and strategic planning
abilities; success in international program creation, development
and implementation; strong administrative skills; and the ability
to interact effectively with a broad range of constituents,
including faculty, staff, students, parents, and overseas
- The candidate must have exceptional interpersonal, written and
verbal communication skills.
- The candidate must have strong analytical skills; creative
aptitude in developing recommendations for future programming and
strategic direction for international initiatives; organization and
problem-solving skills, and knowledge of international risk
management policies and procedures.
- It is important for a candidate to feel a commitment to the
academic mission, programs, and future aspirations of Carlow
Carlow University employees commit themselves to the highest
standards of ethical conduct. They commit to act with integrity,
treat others with respect and dignity, carefully steward the
University's resources, avoid conflicts of interest or commitment,
maintain confidentiality, and to comply with legal and professional
Send resume to HR9@carlow.edu
Carlow University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. We strive for a campus that reflects our urban setting
and is inclusive of underrepresented groups to enhance our