The Office of International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) is recruiting for an Administrative Coordinator. This position will fulfill key student support functions within ISSS such as tax assistance, insurance support, student housing, and cross-cultural programming, as well as some office coordination roles. The position will also advise 15-17 international student organizations under the International Student Associations Council (ISAC). As an ISAC advisor, this position will be responsible for the group’s annual student activity fee budget, the supervision of an ISAC student assistant, and collaboration with the Multicultural Center as well as other campus offices to best provide engagement and leadership opportunities for all international students.
Examples of duties include:
Advise umbrella organization (ISAC) and its member groups; provide leadership development training to its leaders; attend and chaperone student campus events (including some evening and weekend activities); organize the ISAC retreats and GILC participation
Order and monitor office supplies; works with IS&T to maintain computers, printers, and office equipment; serves as point person with facilities for any office problems
Serve as lead on the ISSS need-based out-of-state tuition wavier application process, review, and recommendation each term
Serve as liaison between students, GSU tax accountant and Sprintax software; assist students with access to GLACIER and Sprintax software
Coordinate International Education Week activities, ISAC trips, ISAC leadership retreats, and other activities to support international students’ academic success and integration into the campus and local community
Liaison between students and University health insurance plan; presents sessions on insurance at orientation; sends emails and updates website with new information; assist students with insurance enrollment and waiver requests
Acts as ISSS’ liaison and representative to the Global Living Learning Community in the Commons, attending events, and providing cross-cultural opportunities to residents
Assist with office functions and activities, providing leadership and support as needed in order to initiate or complete important office services
Qualifications: Bachelor's degree and one year administrative experience; or high school diploma or GED and five years administrative experience; or a combination of education and related experience.
Preferred Hiring Qualifications: Experience advising student groups; experience with campus event programming; experience working with international students; interest in working within the field of international education. Evidence of effective communication, presentation, organizational, database, time management, and collaboration skills are highly desirable.
Special Instructions: A cover letter and resume are required for consideration. Finalist candidates will need to submit name and contact information for three professional references.
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