UAF International Programs & Initiatives provides comprehensive international services for students and scholars. The International Services Coordinator serves as first point of contact for UAF’s diverse international student and scholar population and coordinates logistics for orientations, workshops, and other events. As Alternate Responsible Officer and Designated School Official, the International Services Coordinator issues immigration documents and processes immigration record updates for UAF’s degree and non-degree seeking international students. Successful candidates will be detail-oriented and demonstrate proficiency and accuracy in data entry. They must also demonstrate ability in gaining knowledge of and applying complex rules, regulations, policies and procedures.
- Ability to gain and apply accurate working knowledge of complex rules, regulations, policies, and procedures.
- Knowledge of or ability to learn the university environment and system in order to appropriately advisor and/or refer clients as appropriate.
- Demonstrated attention to detail.
- Demonstrated proficiency and accuracy in data entry.
- Excellent written and oral communication skills.
- Ability to function diplomatically in difficult and sensitive situations.
- Demonstrated organizational skills.
- Experienced with development and maintenance of office systems and procedures.
Minimum of one-year customer service experience in a higher education office setting.
Proficient in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other office systems.
Experience with designing and maintaining web pages and social media.
Must be a US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident as mandated by the Department of Homeland Security.
Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse cultures and varying levels of English proficiency.
International experience for academic training or employment.
Experience with international student/scholar services.
Experience with Banner, International Student Scholar Management System (ISSM), OnBase.
REQUIRED EDUCATION OR TRAINING:
Academic degree or equivalent combination of training and experience.
This position is open until filled with the initial application review taking place on August 17, 2020. To ensure your application is considered, apply by 11:55 pm, 8/16/2020. Applications received after this date may not be considered.
This is a full-time, Grade 78, minimum $23.84 per hour, DOE, 10-month position complete with a competitive salary and UA employee benefits package. UA employees receive excellent benefits including participation in State of Alaska PERS retirement, 12 paid holidays per year, tuition waivers for employees and family members, and affordable medical, dental and vision care coverage.
Reasonable Accommodation Statement:
The University of Alaska (UA) is responsible for providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities throughout the applicant screening process. If you need assistance in completing this application or during any phase of the interview process, please contact UA Human Resources by phone at 907-450-8200.
Affirmative Action Statement:
UA is an AA/EO employer and educational institution and prohibits illegal discrimination against any individual: www.alaska.edu/nondiscrimination
The successful applicant is required to complete a background check. Any offer of employment is contingent on the background check.
Pursuant to University Regulation 04.07.020, new employees of the University are employed in an at-will probationary status for the first six months of employment. During the probationary period, employment may be terminated for no reason or any reason. Promoted employees also serve a probationary period with limited rights of retreat.
Public Disclosure Statement:
Your application for employment with the University of Alaska is subject to public disclosure under the Alaska Public Records Act.
University of Alaska is a Drug-Free Workplace.
University of Alaska campuses are Tobacco-Free.
It is the policy of the University of Alaska (UA) that all employees are required to complete training to meet the requirements of the positions they hold, and to complete the required training within a specified period to remain employed at the UA.
If you have any questions regarding this position, please contact University of Alaska HR at 907-450-8200.