Stephen Smith  |  4/16/2018 8:48:21 PM


(Global Network Coordinator)

WORK LOCATION: International Programs, LSU AgCenter, Baton Rouge, La.

POSITION DESCRIPTION: Entry level position with emphasis on management of international visiting scientist and scholar programs for talented individual with BS degree minimum, strong interest in international endeavors, and ambition for professional growth.Duties are as follows: Manage all aspects of Visiting Scientist and Scholar Programs (selection process, visas, logistics, administration, communication, work placement, cultural experiences, final presentation, etc.) Communicate with Departments, Faculty, Management about progress. Manage endowed scholar support programs. Manage all funding while adhering to LSU AgCenter rules and regulations. Ensure visiting scholar well-being during program, including offering opportunities to cultivate ties with LSU CoA students. Manage incoming international groups and visitors (itinerary, logistics, communication). Develop relations with international institutions participating in Visiting Scientist and Scholars program. Handle all responsibilities of the program in accordance with Risk Management and Title IX rules and regulations. Gather and evaluate metrics and success stories. Provide relevant information to LSU AgCenter Communications. Manage deadlines, reports, databases of contacts. Create and deliver presentations as needed. Assist to Global Network team in additional tasks as needed

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: Bachelor’s degree required.Time and deadline management at the highest level are essential as well as strong Communication skills. Must have the ability to handle multiple projects at the same time, as well as multiple deadlines. Flexibility and problem solving skills necessary. Advanced, pro-active project management approach and team work approach needed. Valid driver’s license and ability to drive safely. Foreign language skills are desirable and some international travel required.

SALARY AND BENEFITS: Salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.The LSU AgCenter has an attractive benefits package with a wide variety of benefit options.Benefits offered include retirement, multiple medical insurance options, supplemental insurances (dental, life, long-term disability, accident, vision, long-term care, etc.), Tax Saver Flexible Benefits Plan (saves tax dollars on some child care and medical expenses), university holidays (14 per year, typically includes a week off at Christmas), generous annual (vacation) and sick leave benefits, Employee Assistance Program, and possible educational leave and tuition exemption for coursework at campuses of the LSU System.Specific benefits depend on job category, percent effort and length of employment.

APPLICATION DEADLINE:April 30, 2018 or until suitable candidate is located.

DATE AVAILABLE:Upon completion of interview process.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:Must apply online at (or through Workday for internal applicants) by attaching cover letter with resume, transcripts, and contact information for three professional references.For more information contact:

Ivana Tregenza

Director, LSU College of Agriculture International Relations &

Associate Director, LSU AgCenter Global Network

160 P Hatcher Hall

Baton Rouge, LA 70893-5613


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