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Program Coordinator (Fixed Term)

Global Programs and Partnerships Los Angeles, California

Program Coordinator (Fixed Term)
USC Marshall School of Business
Global Programs and Partnerships

The Office of Global Programs and Partnerships is seeking a program coordinator to join its team.

The Office of Global Programs and Partnerships (GPP) plays a critical role in the realization of Marshall’s globalization emphasis. GPP is a one-stop shop for students, faculty and staff who travel internationally as part of their curriculum in programs both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. GPP also manages the MBA International Exchange Program (MBA IEP).  Each year GPP serves over 1,400 participants in these programs.

The Program Coordinator works specifically with an Associate Director to support the undergraduate international experiential learning programs and the MBA IEP.

Please note that this is a fixed-term position (January 2019 – May 2019). 

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Manages and maintains the Global Programs and Partnerships database
  • Manages correspondence with program participants, including students, faculty and staff
  • Manages the collection of required documents, such as release forms, travel documents, etc.
  • Advises and provides counseling to program participants on matters of traveling, including visa regulations; facilitates visa application process for program participants
  • Prepares program materials
  • Assists in planning and administering program events, such as the MBA IEP information session, etc.
  • Works with other USC offices and vendors to ensure that program participants are appropriately prepared to travel on the programs

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • 3+ years’ experience working with undergraduate students
  • Strong program/project management skills
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office, with an emphasis in Word (i.e., ability to create forms & tables, signs, labels, data sorts, mail merges, etc.), Excel (i.e., ability to work with formulas, database functions, and create spreadsheets) and Outlook.
  • Ability to conduct web searches for research
  • Experience with event planning and execution

Minimum Qualifications

  • Minimum Education: Bachelor's degree; combined experience/education as substitute for minimum education
  • Minimum Experience: 1 year; combined education/experience as substitute for minimum experience
  • Minimum Field of Expertise: Administrative support services

Required Documents and Additional Information

  • Resume and cover letter required (may be uploaded as one file). Please do not submit your application without attaching these documents.
  • Job openings are posted for a minimum of five calendar days. This job may be removed from posting boards and filled any time after the minimum posting period has ended, so please apply on the same business day if interested.
  • USC has excellent benefits, including health benefits for staff and their family with access to the renowned university medical network; eligibility for retirement plans with employer contributions after six months of employment; tuition benefits for staff and their family; free Professional Development classes; central Los Angeles location with easy access to commuter trains, buses and free tram pick up services; discounts to sporting and other campus events.
  • The University of Southern California is an Equal Opportunity Employer that Values Diversity.

Why join the USC Marshall School of Business?

The USC Marshall School of Business is ideally positioned to address the challenges of a rapidly changing business environment and is ranked as one of the country’s top schools for accounting, finance, marketing, consulting, entrepreneurship and international business studies.

USC Marshall builds on the unique opportunities that stem from its Los Angeles location on the Pacific Rim, its interdisciplinary and impactful research, the momentum generated by the University of Southern California, and the unparalleled engagement of the Trojan Alumni Family. With ready access to industries defining the new business frontier, including bio-technology, life sciences, media, entertainment, communications and healthcare, this vast network offers USC Marshall graduates exceptionally strong support for success in the global marketplace.

For more information on the USC Marshall School of Business, visit:

REQ20069577 Posted Date: 01/11/2019 - Thru date - 2019-01-17

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