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Employer
University of Nebraska
Location
State House, NE
Posted
Aug 02, 2022
Closes
Aug 16, 2022
Ref
276628176
Specialty
Other
Position Type
Other
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Internship / Student
Organization Type
College / University
Description of Work
Serves as the primary point of contact for Chinese students attending theUNLthrough the dual degree (3+1) program between the Department of Food Science and Technology (FDST) atUNLand the Department of Food Science and Engineering at Northwest Agricultural and Forestry University (NWAFU), Yangling District, Shaanxi, China. Primary activities center on ensuring 3+1 students are culturally, socially, and academically integrated into the life of the University, College of Agricultural Sciences & Natural Resources (CASNR), andFDSTand seamlessly matriculate through their fourth year of study atUNL. This includes travel toNWAFUin China to develop relationships with incoming students and withNWAFUprogram staff that are also providing student support and coordination withUNLAdmissions to ensure smooth processing of incoming student applications and with otherUNLoffices that will play a role in student arrival and orientation. Additionally, it includes planning, development, implementation and evaluation of comprehensive Yangling-based and Lincoln-based programming and activities forFDSTfaculty members, staff members and students in order for them to foster integration of with 3+1 students withinFDSTandUNL.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications
Bachelor's degree plus two years of experience engaging with undergraduate students at a professional level (i.e. instructing, advising, recruiting). Completion of a working, living, or studying abroad opportunity. Proficiency with Microsoft office software. Experience must demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills, high degree of intercultural competency, adaptability, and problem-solving skills.
Preferred Qualifications
Master's degree. Experience working with students for whom English is a second language. Fluency in Chinese. Work experience in Asia. Demonstrated leadership in cross-cultural awareness training. Organizational skills. Ability to advise and motivate a large, diverse group of individuals.
Pre-Placement Driving Record Review Required No
Physical Required No
Commercial Driver's License (CDL) required. Subject to DOT approved pre-employment & random testing for alcohol and controlled substances. No
Criminal History Background Check Required Yes
Posted Salary $45,000/yr minimum
How to Apply
Click on "Apply for this Job". You will then either create an application or edit your current application that is on file. You will be required to attach your resume, cover letter and list of references as three (3) separate documents in MS Word orPDFformat.
For questions or accommodations related to this position contact
Terri Hutchison
thutchison7@unl.edu
Job Category (old) Managerial/Professional
Job Type Full-Time
Alternate Work Schedule (if other than 8-5)
Position funded by grant or other form of temporary funding? No
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Required Documents
Required Documents
- Resume
- Cover Letter
- List of References
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