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Project Coordinator - Jerusalem

University of Notre Dame

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Project Coordinator - Jerusalem

Job Description

The University of Notre Dame is an American, private research university inspired by its Catholic character to be a powerful force for good in the world. The University’s global footprint includes 12 Global Gateways and Centers around the world, including a Global Gateway in Jerusalem (UND-JGG). As an integral part of Notre Dame’s global network, the Global Gateway in Jerusalem aspires to be an entrepreneurial, diverse and influential academic platform that leaves a positive and lasting impact on the region through a menu of programs and initiatives that also offer opportunities for Notre Dame students, faculty, and visitors to explore and learn in Jerusalem and beyond.

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Job summary:
The University seeks an engaging, well-rounded, and experienced individual to manage the operations of UND-JGG’s diverse academic programs. Reporting directly to the Director of Undergraduate Studies, the Project Coordinator will be expected to support the operations of UND-JGG’s study abroad programs, and other academic and programming initiatives. This individual will be expected to build and maintain relationships both with the UND-JGG team, the student community, and both local and international partner institutions.

I. Key responsibilities
In concert and collaboration with the Director of Undergraduate Studies and relevant colleagues at UND-JGG, the Project Coordinator is responsible for the following:
● Assisting the Director of Undergraduate Studies with implementation of all academic programming
- Supporting UND-JGG team in the development and operational execution of regular extra-
curricular activities, course-related excursions, and events for academic programs
- Organizing and maintaining operational systems to manage programs and conferences for
diverse academic populations
- Functioning as liaison between UND-JGG and local service providers
- Maintaining proper management of UND-JGG program expenses, following University
- Developing system of regular engagement with program alumni
- Providing occasional support on student health-related matters, including navigating local
health care system
- Maintaining cooperative relationships with partner institutions in Israel/Palestine
- Performing required administrative responsibilities

Minimum Qualifications

● Passion for education, travel, community building
● Exceptional organizational and communication skills
● Experience working in the tourism industry or as a tour operator
● Ability to work under flexible, and sometimes long, hours
● Ability to manage stress and maintain emotional stability under a demanding work environment
● Experience working with US/international university-age students and/or Catholic higher education
● Past experience living and/or workingin Israel/Palestine required
● Fluent English required. Fluency in Hebrew and/or Arabic an asset
● BA required, MA is an asset
● Must be legally able to live and work in Israel

Following the mission of University of Notre Dame, UND-JGG seeks to attract, develop, and retain the highest quality faculty, staff and administration. The University is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and is committed to building a culturally diverse workplace. We strongly encourage applications from female candidates and candidates from all religious and cultural backgrounds that will enhance our community.


Jerusalem (39050)

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Commensurate with experience

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S1 - FT Exempt

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