Location Martin E 207/8 Full/Part Time Full-Time Regular/Temporary Regular
Oversees the development and implementation of policies, procedures and trainings associated with the health, safety and security of Clemson University's Global Engagement activities. This position has a University-wide scope which includes assessing and evaluating potential risk, overseeing compliance within global engagement activities, coordinating emergency response for emergencies abroad, as well as international students & scholars while in the US, and providing risk management training to faculty, staff and students as appropriate. JOB DUTIES:
Policy development, review and implementation: 25% - Essential Develops and interprets university-wide policies, procedures, and practices relating to student international travel, focusing on risk management, university liability, emergency preparedness and crisis management. Coordinates the alignment and integration of international risk management policy and procedures with associated policies across the institution. Leads the implementation of policy and risk management activities of the Office of Global Engagement, coordinate High Risk Travel Reviews and serve on the High Risk Travel Review Advisory Committee (HRTAC).
Crisis Management 25% - Essential Collaborates across the institution to establish risk management protocols related to university global engagement. Supervises proactive emergency and contingency planning and post-action review for activities involving overseas incidents. Serves as primary crisis manager for emergencies abroad, working with insurers and on-site emergency response providers as appropriate. Directly manages complex emergencies, and collaborates closely with education abroad director and leadership in the colleges when responding to student crises abroad. Represents the Office of Global Engagement on the university Crisis Management Team (CMT). Coordinates with CMT and Student Affairs in the management of incidents involving the health and safety of international students and scholars at Clemson
Risk Assessment, Training and Outreach: 25% - Essential Monitors world events, prominent health, safety and legal issues affecting international education. Implements risk assessment and analysis for international programming initiatives, and for High Risk destinations. Conducts international site visits upon request. Effectively communicate risk assessments, policies and protocols to necessary stakeholders. Develops communication plan and risk management trainings for global engagement activities, including the development of on-line training modules. Coordinates and leads workshops related to health and safety.
Compliance: 20% - Essential- Monitors compliance with the university policies and all associated requirements, including student health and disciplinary eligibility screening. Coordinates with offices of general council, equity and access, risk management, external collaborators, academic and administrative units regarding policies, practices or procedures. Supports the university compliance with laws, and regulations related to health and safety abroad including FERPA, HIPAA, Section 504 and the ADA, Title IX, Clery Act, and insurance requirements for visiting students and scholars.
Professional Development: 5% - Essential Stays current with health, safety, security and risk management best practices pertaining to international education. Makes presentations pertaining to the field at conferences, as appropriate. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:
A bachelor's degree and relevant program experience. RESPONSIBILITIES:
JOB KNOWLEDGE Firm Job Knowledge - Firm working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations
SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES Acts as Lead - Acts as a Lead by guiding the work of others who perform essentially the same work.
BUDGETARY RESPONSIBILITIES No Budget Responsibilities - No fiscal responsibility for the department's budget. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Communicate, converse, give direction, express oneself WORKING CONDITIONS:
Masters or professional degree; Previous experience with relevant international risk management and analysis; Previous experience in international education; higher education work experience; Experience coordinating across administrative units and working with faculty and university administration; Demonstrated ability to remain calm in times of crisis; Ability to effectively prioritize, problem-solve and make quick and effective decisions; Ability to empathize and respond to the needs of various stakeholders; Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal and intercultural communication skills; Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.DEPARTMENT MARKETING STATEMENT:
Clemson has recently reinvigorated its commitment to global learning and reorganized the Clemson Abroad office to provide the infrastructure to expand into new models of global engagement including internships, research and virtual exchange/COIL. This reorganization effort has led to a 34% increase over the last 4 years with approximately 1500 students traveling abroad annually through faculty-led, exchange and third-party programs that include service, work and internship opportunities. ADDITIONAL COMMENTS:
About Clemson University
Clemson University is a public, R1-rated research university in a college town. Established in 1899 through the will of the founder, Thomas Green Clemson, the land-grant university is located in upstate South Carolina in the shadow of the Blue Ridge Mountains and along Lake Hartwell, near parks, forests and the South Carolina Botanical Garden. Clemson is a short 40-minute drive from Greenville and two hours from both Atlanta and Charlotte. The University provides bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees in more than 100 majors through 7 academic colleges: the College of Agriculture, Forestry and Life Sciences; the College of Architecture, Arts and Humanities; the College of Behavioral, Social and Health Sciences; the College of Business; the College of Engineering, Computing and Applied Sciences; the College of Education; and the College of Science. Also, the University has extension offices in every county of the state, teaching and research sites in four South Carolina cities (Charleston, Columbia, Greenville and Greenwood) and four international sites. Clemson has 1,524 faculty members and 3,373 staff members working with Clemson's enrollment of 18,599 undergraduate and 4,507 graduate students. WORK SCHEDULE:
Standard Hrs: 37.5; Band: 06; $52,967 - $66,533 APPLICATION DEADLINE:
July 6, 2018 JOB LOCATION:
Office of Global Engagement
Clemson University - main campus CLOSING STATEMENT:
Clemson University is an AA/EEO employer and does not discriminate against any person or group on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, pregnancy, national origin, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status or genetic information. Clemson University is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and encourages applications from minorities and women.
Internal Number: 102856035
About Clemson University
One of the country’s most selective public research universities, Clemson University serves a uniquely driven and highly accomplished student body. Ranked consistently a top public university by U.S. News and World Report, Clemson is a science- and engineering-oriented college dedicated to teaching, research and service. Founded in 1889, we remain committed both to world-class research and a high quality of life.