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SSCS Global Learning Assistant

Job ID:

2018-1020

Open Date:

08/09/2018

Close Date:

08/23/2018

Position Summary

Reporting to the Administrative Assistant to the Dean, the SSCS Global Learning Assistant supports the achievement of the School’s internationalization goals and objectives by coordinating both inbound and outbound mobility activities, such as student and faculty academic exchanges, study abroad activity, customized fee-for-service training, and research collaborations. This position will entail working in close partnership with the Humber College International Centre in aligning school activities with Humber’s Internationalization Strategy and promoting global opportunities. Duties include but are not limited to: support group and independent placement abroad opportunities; coordinate and book operational components related to group trips; work with faculty and staff to support proposal processes and monitor costs; ensure all program components are within planned budgets; work with SSCS faculty and administrators to ensure payment processes are followed; maintain a database of student and partner information; deliver pre-departure workshops; support students in the development of documentation related to travel; coordinate school events to support international students; support the variety of faculty exchange opportunities available; support Study Abroad partnerships; liaise with potential partner organizations; maintain standardized protocols to support international programming; and assist the school in research activities involving international partners.

Qualifications

The successful candidate will have a minimum three-year diploma, degree or equivalent. Educational background in Business Administration and/or educational background with an international focus is preferred. The successful candidate must demonstrate a passionate commitment to the value of international experience, and be experienced in working with post-secondary students. Work or study abroad experience is an asset. Qualifications also include: strong interpersonal, oral and written communication, organizational, analytical, and problem-solving skills; competency in working with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, PowerPoint and Outlook); ability to meet deadlines with a range of demands; and capacity to take initiative while demonstrating good judgement. In addition, the successful candidate should also possess an engaging presentation style. Cross-cultural communication, negotiation and conflict resolution, and a capacity to work in a fast-paced environment are essential. Incumbents should demonstrate the SSCS values of Inclusion, Compassion, Integrity, Self-Awareness, and Respect.

Reports To:

Administrative Assistant, Dean of SSCS

Job Type:

Part Time / Contract

Job Classification:

Support Staff

Notes:

Duration of need: September 2018 - September 2019

Division/Department:

School of Social and Community Services

Campus/Site:

Humber Lakeshore Campus

Skill Testing Required:

Yes

Compensation:

$25.67 per hour

Hours of Work:

24 hours per week
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