Appointed as Student Success Officer, International Student Exchange Programs


Mellon/ACLS Public Fellows

PhD field of study

PhD, English Literature, Vanderbilt University

Position Description

The International Student Exchange Programs (ISEP) is a membership organization of 300 colleges and universities in the United States and 52 other countries. ISEP promotes academic and cross-cultural learning through its worldwide community of higher education institutions; facilitates academic mobility through innovative and affordable programs to achieve authentic global learning; and enhances institutional infrastructures for providing a wide range of study opportunities for students. The Student Success Officer will strengthen outreach to underrepresented students in the United States and to coordinate support to ensure their success. A key focus of the position will be to collaborate with our US member relations team and targeted US member institutions for special outreach activities to reach particular student demographics. The Student Success Officer will work with campus study abroad offices, faculty, and other entities, such as those focused on diversity, area studies, financial aid, career services, and others, to develop outreach activities and a plan for student support. The Student Success Officer will collaborate with institutions and ISEP staff to create support groups and provide online dialogue and information sharing for specific needs.