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Job: Study Abroad Advisor for the International Studies & Program: Central Washington University (Washington)

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Position: Study Abroad Advisor
Posted by: International Studies & Program: Central Washington University
Type: Full-time
LocationEllensburg, WA
Salary: Dependent upon qualifications and experience
Start Date: September 23, 2013

Applications screening on September 3, 2013


The Study Abroad Advisor (SAA)position is based in the Study Abroad and Exchange Programs (SAEP) section of the Global Services and Initiatives (GSI) area. Both areas are located under the Office of International Studies and Programs (OISP).

The SAA manages various study abroad programs assigned by the Assistant Director of GSI/SAEP. Provides advice and information to students, parents and others interested in study abroad; assists in promoting programs across campus; coordinates application processes and post acceptance services to students. Works with staff and faculty to provide high-quality experience for students abroad. This position supports CWU faculty-led programs under the guidelines of the Spheres of Distinction and helps in generating revenue for these programs by marketing and producing promotional materials for International Education Week and Study Abroad Fair.


  • Bachelor’s Degree OR any combination of education and experience which clearly demonstrates the ability to perform the essential functions of the job
  • Experience as an Advisor
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Significant experience studying, working and/or living abroad
  • Experience using Word, Excel, e-mail, desktop publishing and/or similar software applications to prepare spreadsheets, marketing material, etc.
  • Ability to work as part of a team and to establish excellent working relationships with CWU personnel
  • Excellent organizational skills: planning; working on several projects simultaneously; prioritizing and completing tasks expeditiously

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in International Studies, Higher Education/Student Affairs Administration or related field
  • Two years advising abroad and program coordination
  • Experience in marketing, public relations, or advertising
  • Experience working on faculty-led programs
  • Proficiency in at least one foreign language
  • Experience working with faculty

Application Instructions:

To apply for this position, you must create an account and complete the on-line application and attach:

  • A letter of application clearly demonstrating how education and experience: (a) meet the required qualifications (and, as applicable, preferred) qualifications of the position), and (b) demonstrate ability to perform the responsibilities as described;
  • Resume; and
  • Names and contact information for three references.

If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact Roberta Lowe at 509-963-3622 or

Please contact Human Resources at or 509-963-1202 if you require technical assistance with the on-line application process.

Additional Information:

For more information please visit their website and Job Listing.

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