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Coord, International Program

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Position Information

Position Information

Posting Title Coord, International Program
Job Requisition Number COA076975
Position Number 100622
Job Type Full-Time
Division Name Economic Development Admin
Minimum Qualifications

Graduation with a Bachelor’s degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major coursework in Business Administration, International Affairs or related degree and three (3) years of related experience.


Licenses or Certifications:

None




Notes to Applicants
Pay Range

Commensurate

Hours

Monday – Friday
8 am – 5 pm
Evening and weekend events/meetings are highly likely

Job Close Date
08/23/2017
Type of Posting External
Department Economic Development
Regular/Temporary Regular
Grant Funded or Pooled Position Not Applicable
Category Professional
Location City Hall, 301 West 2nd St., Suite 2030, Austin TX
Preferred Qualifications

Prefer experience and knowledge of International Guidelines and Policies;
Prefer experience working with International visitors;
Prefer knowledge of etiquette required when working with International visitors;
Prefer experience with event coordination.

Duties, Functions and Responsibilities

Essential duties and functions, pursuant to the Americans with Disabilities Act, may include the following. Other related duties may be assigned.


  1. Assists in developing and maintaining written guidelines and programming for International visitors and businesses interested in international work.

  2. Provides assistance to appropriate organizations and individuals, under the direction of the International Program Manager, to assist them in hosting international delegations and other activities that foster economic development exchange.

  3. Assist the International Program Manager in providing protocol services to appropriate organizations and individuals.

  4. Serves as an events coordinator, under the direction of and with the approval of the International Program Manager, for international seminars, workshops and presentations held in conjunction with the International Center of Austin.

  5. Prepares and delivers workshops, classes and/or short presentations on appropriate international topics to the general public.

  6. Provides and/or oversees, as appropriate, the provision of administrative assistance and support for the International Program.

  7. Coordinates, in conjunction with the International Program Manager, travel arrangements for city officials traveling abroad.

  8. Researches information as requested and/or needed.

  9. Writes informational reports.


Responsibilities- Supervision and/or Leadership Exercised:

None

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

Must possess required knowledge, skills, abilities and experience and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.


  • Knowledge of international protocol requirements.

  • Knowledge of general office management procedures.

  • Knowledge of international affairs and international business procedures.

  • Knowledge of Federal, State and Local laws.

  • Knowledge of city practice, policy and procedures.

  • Skill in oral and written communication.

  • Skill in handling multiple tasks and prioritizing.

  • Skill in data analysis and problem solving.

  • Skill in planning and organizing.

  • Ability to manage diverse relationships with various communities.

  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions and changes in priorities.

  • Ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with other city employees and the public.

Does this job require a criminal background investigation? This position does not require a criminal background investigation
EEO/ADA

City of Austin is committed to compliance with the American Disabilities Act. If you require reasonable accommodation during the application process or have a question regarding an essential job function, please call (512) 974-3210 or TTY (512) 974-2445.

Information For City Employees: If you are an employee within the department, are in good standing and meet both the minimum and preferred qualifications, then you will receive an initial interview.

Supplemental Questions

Required fields are indicated with an asterisk (*).

  1. * This position requires graduation with a Bachelor's degree from an accredited four (4) year college or university with major coursework in Business Administration, International Affairs or related degree and three (3) years of related experience. Do you meet these requirements?

    (Open Ended Question)

  2. * Please describe your experience working with International Programs?

    (Open Ended Question)

  3. * Describe your experience developing and coordinating specialized programs.

    (Open Ended Question)

Optional & Required Documents

Required Documents
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