CAMPUS ENGAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Location: New Rochelle, New York (30 minutes north of Manhattan)
Start Date: January – May 2014
Hours: Full-time Monday - Friday, 9:00 am – 6:00 pm

Description
The Campus Engagement Specialist plays an important role in connecting with university faculty and staff to provide opportunities for group and individual international volunteer opportunities. The Campus Engagement Specialist works closely with universities to spread the word to individual students across campuses, to coordinate faculty- or student-led groups, and to create co-curricular and specialized programming on campus.

Responsibilities
As part of the Program Specialist Department, the Campus Engagement Specialist has an exciting yet demanding role at CCS: they reach out individually across hundreds of campuses, communicate with thousands of campuses across the US and Canada, and work with campus faculty and staff to develop a wide range of programming and opportunities. In addition, the Campus Engagement Specialist coordinates with both campuses and students to provide effective and inspiring representation at fairs across the US and Canada, and represents CCS at campus events for international volunteering several times per year. The Campus Engagement Specialist is expected to handle a high volume of diverse inquiries while using creativity and program knowledge to create solutions that benefit both the CCS in-country programs and the students and faculty on campus.

Qualifications
Participation in a Cross-Cultural Solutions volunteer program preferred.
Undergraduate degree required.
Ability to prioritize a variety of tasks to meet goals in a timely and effective manner.
Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communications skills.
Demonstrate the ability to collaborate and communicate across teams.
Demonstrate significant understanding of the complex issues relating to cultural understanding.
Office work experience is desirable, particularly in an environment requiring extensive telephone communications.
Experience working with Outlook, Word (Windows), Excel, and the Internet is a plus.

Salary/Benefits
Starting salary of $35,000 - $45,000, based on education and relevant professional experience.
Full benefits package after one month of employment includes: full medical; 401(k) plan; paid vacation, sick leave, & holidays. Other benefits include family travel & health membership discounts, credit union membership, educational assistance plan, short and long-term disability insurance, and optional supplemental insurance coverage.

How to Apply
For consideration, please submit a cover letter and resume, attention Recruiting Director.
Email: careers@crossculturalsolutions.org
Mail/Fax: Cross-Cultural Solutions 2 Clinton Place, New Rochelle, NY 10801 USA

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