Serves as an international education specialist to students, potential students, campus representatives and external constituents on the policies and procedures involved in applying for international admissions. Acquires and maintains knowledge of international education systems including credential requirements and comparison to the U.S. system. Uses international education knowledge base to evaluate international credentials, process applications, and determine whether information is accurate and complete for international freshman, transfer, graduate applicants, and domestic students who plan to study overseas.
Exercises professional judgment to interpret university policies and international credentials evaluation to aid the decision-making process for freshman, transfer, and graduate applications for the Bloomington and supported regional campuses. Works heavily within existing data bases, responds to inquiries, and supervises staff on correct procedures. The majority of this work is performed in a behind the scenes setting. Occasionally coordinates and implements special events and training.
Qualifications: Review your qualifications prior to applying to ensure that you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Resume and cover letter required.
REQUIRED: High school diploma or GED and two years office experience in an academic setting.
Excellent organizational and computer skills including Excel, Word, and Adobe; excellent skills in paying attention to detail, performing analysis, and maintaining focus; and ability to perform various tasks simultaneously with consistently high accuracy. Good analytical ability in resolving procedural and system file problems; consistently positive temperament in an extremely fast-paced, high-volume environment; and ability to maintain confidentiality. Excellent verbal and written communication skills; good interpersonal skills with the ability to work well with a variety of personnel and situations; ability to understand and interpret directions and written materials; and ability to adapt to changing environments and procedures.
Preferred: Bachelor’s degree and experience in a university setting with international records or credentials evaluation. Experience with university systems such as Student Information System, iStart, or a comparable system. International experience, familiarity with working with people from different cultures, and proficiency in one or more foreign languages.
Apply by February 14, 2013.