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Korean Flagship Program Coordinator

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PVL # 95672
Working Title: Korean Flagship Program Coordinator
Degree and area of specialization:
BA required in foreign language, linguistics, or international area studies. MA preferred. Korean language study and study abroad experience in South Korea strongly preferred.
Minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience:
Minimum of 1 year of experience working in an administrative capacity. Experience working in U.S. higher education preferred. Excellent organizational and office skills. Computer proficiency, experience working with databases and spreadsheets. Demonstrated communication and writing skills. Proficiency in Korean preferred.
Principal duties:
60% Administration
-Oversee the daily management of the Korean Flagship Program to maintain compliance with terms of federal award and to provide administrative support to the program's faculty, staff and students.
-Oversee and manage student record management. 
-Manage student scholarship awards.
-Manage the program budget.
-Develop external grant proposals and write grant reports.
-Assist with coordination of co-curricular activities and other student academic and cultural programming.
-Provide logistical support for Korean Flagship tutoring.
-Develop and sustain partnerships with other campus units to further program's academic goals.
-Other administrative tasks, as needed

20% Communications
Design, develop and implement strategies to publicize the program at national, regional, state and campus levels, and to communicate with all program stakeholders, faculty, staff, tutors, and students.
-Develop and implement strategies to create, author, and disseminate vibrant print, web, and social media (includes authoring content that draws on expertise in Korean, foreign language education and/or international studies). 
-Write media releases and design marketing and communications materials to promote the program. 
-Develop collaborative partnerships with local and national communication outlets to disseminate program information.
-Represent academic goals and program learning outcomes in all communications with university and other audiences. 
-Oversee and manage communications with current students about program policies.

20% Recruitment and Admissions
-Develop and implement strategies for national, regional, and campus recruitment efforts.
-Develop and give presentations about the program.
-Represent the academic goals of the program at conferences and resource fairs.
-Coordinate admissions and conduct preliminary evaluation of academic credentials and fit with program goals.
A criminal background check will be conducted prior to hiring.
A period of evaluation will be required
Employee Class:Academic Staff
Department(s):L&S/LANGUAGE INSTITUTEFull Time Salary Rate:Minimum $43,450 ANNUAL (12 months) 
Depending on QualificationsTerm:This is a renewable appointment.Appointment percent:100%Anticipated begin date:OCTOBER 01, 2018Number of Positions:1
Application must be received by: SEPTEMBER 26, 2018
HOW TO APPLY: How to Apply: Please click on the Apply Now button to start the application process.

Title will be determined upon hire.

For questions on the position, contact: Dianna Murphy 608-262-1473 or 

To apply for this position you will need to upload a cover letter, resume and contact information for at least three professional references, including your current supervisor. References will not be contacted without advanced notice.

Your cover letter should address your qualifications as they pertain to the minimum number of years and type of relevant work experience listed above.
Questions about the position can be directed to:
Dianna Murphy
Phone: 608-262-1473
Language Institute   
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NOTE: Unless confidentiality is requested in writing, the names of applicants must be released upon request. Finalists cannot be guaranteed confidentiality. In the case where there are fewer than five finalists, the names of the five most qualified candidates must be released upon request.  

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We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.