Office of International Education
Hiring Contact: Mandy Reinig
Title of Hiring Contact: Director of International Education
The Office of International Education’s Global Ambassador will provide outreach support via presentations to students in dorms as well as possibly in classrooms. The student will enhance their presentation skills as well as learn how to create effective presentations to fit their audience. This may include developing their skills with PowerPoint and/or expanding to other mediums such as Prezi.
They will also learn organization and programming skills since they will be responsible for arranging a variety of outreach efforts such as presentations and other activities to interest students in thinking about studying abroad through St. Mary’s College. Marketing will be an important part of this job as well since the selected candidate will need to recruit an audience for their events. The Global Ambassador will learn/enhance a variety of marketing techniques including publication design, advertising, and more.
The selected student will not only provide information about the various study abroad opportunities that the college offers but also information on how to budget for a study abroad program, scholarship opportunities, and information on living and studying in another country. The information and presentations provided by the Global Ambassador will be delivered in consultation with the Director of International Education to ensure accuracy of the materials as well as access to resources.
The Global Ambassador must have a passion for study abroad and strong communication skills, both oral and written. He or she must be conscientious, organized, and able to work both independently and within a team structure. They must also be willing to work in a fast-paced, ever-changing environment. Basic skills with MS Word and Excel are necessary. Having studied abroad for a semester or study tour is a must.
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