Jun 27

Job: Study Abroad Advisor – International Education Programs (St. Mary’s City, Maryland, USA)

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Position: Study Abroad Advisor
Posted by: International Education Programs at St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Location: St. Mary’s City, Maryland, USA
Contract: Full-Time

Here’s a position received directly from Scott Tayloe, Founder and Executive Director at International Education Programs. People interested in the position can contact him for more information at scott@iepabroad.org:

International Education Programs (IEP) is pleased to announce the following employment opportunity:

Job Description

This is a position within the International Education Programs (IEP) office based at St. Mary’s College of Maryland. IEP is a campus-based education abroad services organization. IEP manages and supports campus education abroad programs and international student programming. The Study Abroad Advisor’s main responsibilities are to advise students interested in an education abroad program and to promote education abroad opportunities through campus based events.

Specific Duties

  • Advise students on SMCM education abroad opportunities (Exchange, Faculty-Led and third-party affiliates).
  • Update and manage program content via website, social media and print pieces.
  • Provide pre-departure orientations to outgoing education abroad students each term.
  • Manage student applications for all SMCM education abroad programs through campus and IEP CRM systems (Exchange, Faculty-Led and third-party affiliates).
  • Perform administrative tasks such as data entry, email correspondence and phone calls, etc.
  • Assist in curriculum mapping projects and creation of other advising and marketing tools for the office.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Ability to represent IEP at St. Mary’s College with enthusiasm, integrity, accuracy and in the spirit of its mission.
  • Interest in promoting education abroad programs whether it be study, volunteer or intern.
  • Organized, professional, energetic, flexible, independent, creative!
  • Strong communication and public speaking skills.
  • Ability to compose high quality written communications with faculty and staff.
  • Ability to multi-task, take initiative, and prioritize tasks in a deadline driven environment.
  • International study, intern and/or volunteer experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree required.

Salary and Benefits

  • Competitive Entry Level Salary
  • Employer sponsored health plan
  • Medical and dependent care flex-spending account
  • 401(k) plan after 1 year of employment, with company match
  • Extensive training and professional development
  • Paid vacation, sick days, and 10+ IEP holidays (including Winter Holiday from December 25th through January 1st)
  • Fun, innovative, and flexible work environment
  • International travel opportunities available

Application Process

Submit a resume and cover letter to Katherine Sumner (katherine@iepabroad.org) Please indicate your interest in this position and how the experience would benefit your career aspirations along with the names and contact information for two references. Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls please.

Applications will be accepted through Friday, July 7th.

IEP provides equal opportunity to all people regardless of age, race, religion, color, sex, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, or physical or mental disability. Equal opportunity applies to hiring, placement, promotion, salary determination, and all other conditions of employment. In compliance with federal law, all persons hired will be required to verify identity and eligibility to work in the United States and to complete the required employment eligibility verification document upon hire.


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