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#113840 Program Coordinator, UCSD International House

Filing Deadline: Thu 1/20/2022

For the safety and well-being of the entire university community, the University of California requires, with few exceptions, that all students, faculty and staff be vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus and influenza before they will be allowed on campus or in a facility or office. For more information visit: Flu Vaccine Mandate / COVID Vaccine Policy

UCSD Layoff from Career Appointment: Apply by 1/6/22 for consideration with preference for rehire. All layoff applicants should contact their Employment Advisor.

Special Selection Applicants: Apply by 1/20/22. Eligible Special Selection clients should contact their Disability Counselor for assistance.


International House (I-House) at UCSD is a living-learning community located within Eleanor Roosevelt College and comprised of approximately 350 international and domestic students. It is also a center for international programming that serves the entire campus. The Program Coordinator will be responsible for developing and managing these programs.

The Program Coordinator will actively engage in programming alone and with other Academic and Student Affairs units on campus, and community partners, that contribute to the internationalization of UCSD and engage the greater SAN Diego community. Develop, implement, administer, and evaluate distinctive programs originating in the I-House Director's Office. Select, train, and supervise student interns. Manage existing I-House Director's Office programs and establish new programs alone, or in partnership with university and community partners. Coordinate complementary programming with ERC Residence Life. Assist in preparation of program budgets and year-end fiscal reports; monitor and report on expenditures. Actively engage in monitoring and evaluating all I-House Directot's Office programs; develop periodic and final program evaluation reports; use evaluation data for constant program improvement. fundraising in support of I-House Director's Office programmatic needs. Undertake outreach to student, academic, community, and alumni constituencies. Oversee, manage and mentor I-House student organizations.

  • Occasional work on evenings/weekends related to student programs. Ability to adjust work assignments accordingly to meet changing needs of students.


  • Substantial experience, demonstrated knowledge, and experience designing and implementing international programs and services. Knowledge of the current theory and practice of international education and student development.

  • Knowledge of advising and counseling techniques. Knowledge of the co-curricular goals of higher education and of the developmental needs of college students and how co-curricular activities fulfill the educational mission of the college and the university.

  • Demonstrated management skills and experience in program budget development, monitoring, and reporting; performance management and supervision; and resource and facilities management including programming.

  • Demonstrated experience interacting with or advising International students in a University setting.

  • Extensive experience in professional international setting, ideally with an international development organization, such as the Peace Corps, the United Nations, the State Department, or other.

  • Interpersonal skills. Outstanding ability to communicate clearly and effectively both in writing and orally. Excellent writing, editing, and oral communication skills. Demonstrated integrity, dependability and sound judgment. Demonstrated highly effective interpersonal, group, and cross-cultural communication skills. Skill in public speaking.Ability to lead and facilitate effective group process.

  • Skills in service orientation, active listening, critical thinking. Skills in conflict resolution, negotiation, facilitating groups, and referral techniques.

  • Demonstrated ability to understand and work well with diverse individuals and groups to serve such constituencies as undergraduate and graduate students, faculty, alumni, staff, and community members, across ethnic and cultural backgrounds.

  • Abilities in problem identification, reasoning. Demonstrated ability to function efficiently and productively as a team member with all the interpersonal skills required to build and maintain cooperative working relationships with a variety of individuals and campus units. High comfort level working in a collaborative decision-making environment.

  • Ability to multi-task, verbal communication, written communication and organization skills. Excellent organizational skills, attention to detail and demonstrated ability to prioritize, organize, and coordinate functions and activities while handling multiple assignments simultaneously.

  • Knowledge of University processes and procedures. Knowledge of database programs,Microsoft Word, Outlook e-mail, Excel, internet web applications and other computer tools used in program development, records management and communication.

  • Understanding of University rules and regulations.

  • Ability to embrace and practice UCSD's Principles of Community including the commitment to strive to maintain a climate of fairness, cooperation and professionalism.

  • Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs. Knowledge of database programs, Microsoft Word, Outlook e-mail, Excel, internet web applications and other computer tools used in program development, records management and communication.


  • Job offer is contingent on clear Background Check.

Job offer is contingent on successful engagement in the UC COVID-19 Vaccination program (fully vaccinated with documented proof or approved exception/deferral).

The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, age, protected veteran status, gender identity or sexual orientation. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see:

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