International Programs and Compliance Specialist

Indiana University
  • Location
    Bloomington, Indiana
  • Sector
  • Experience
    Early Career / Mid Career
  • Posted
    Jan 28

Position description

Indiana University Bloomington’s School of Public and Environmental Affairs (SPEA) is the largest school of its kind. Founded in 1972, SPEA is a world leader in public and environmental affairs and is consistently ranked in the top tier of graduate schools of public affairs. With more than 90 full-time and more than 100 part-time faculty members, SPEAprovides international scope, influential research, and focused opportunities for students to pair a comprehensive foundation of knowledge with hands-on experience in the field.

Job Summary

This position will establish and manage health and safety protocols, operational logistics, and legal compliance measures for all SPEA International Office programming and services, to include exchanges, short term study abroad, and internships. This position must ensure all programs are in compliance with applicable US State Department and other federal, state, local and IU laws, regulations, policies & procedures as well as host country regulations. This position will be required to develop safety, health, and emergency protocols and resources, create handbooks, have expertise in advising students on all matters while abroad. This position will also have ownership of abroad application process; assist with institutional agreements and contracts; and will assist with institutional reporting and record-keeping.


REQUIRED: Bachelor’s Degree in a related field and two years of professional experience.

Ability to work with large amounts of student and program data from multiple sources, and able to organize and manipulate that data for different outputs. Able to use Microsoft Excel with high proficiency as well as Microsoft Powerpoint, and other Office products. Will use Sharepoint extensively. Able to independently research policies regarding study abroad safety, health, and security and formulate trainings for students on these topics.

Interpret and apply policies, rules, and regulations set forth by the IU Office of Overseas Study, the IU Office of the Vice President of International Affairs, the US Department of State, the CDC, visa-related information that would affect our students, and other university and national bodies governing our work.

Preferred Qualifications

International experience, have studied, lived, worked, or traveled abroad; Experience working with and implementing high level security and safety protocols; Experience in higher education; Experience in the international area of higher education.

Application instructions

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