The International Student and Scholar Program Coordinator supports programming that promotes the success and wellness of our international community. Identifies needs, develops learning outcomes and designs and delivers professional intercultural and support programs that facilitate the educational, professional and personal success of international students and scholars at UCR. On occasion, will coordinate with the International Affairs Director of Marketing and Communications on communications related projects. Contributes to outreach and campus training that provides faculty, staff and students with the resources and skills they need to effectively contribute to an increasingly international campus. May be asked to perform minor immigration tasks as needed, such as travel signatures. This position has a budgeted salary range up to $50,008.00. Education Education Requirements Degree Requirement Bachelor's degree in related area and/or equivalent experience/training. Required Advanced degree in Student Affairs/Higher Education or another related field. Preferred
Experience Experience Requirement 2 - 4 years of related experience. Required Experience working with international students and scholars; demonstrated knowledge of their adjustment and support needs. Preferred Experience developing, facilitating and evaluating support programs, intercultural training and orientation programs for international students or scholars. Preferred Demonstrated experience in programming and event coordination/management. Required Experience living, working or and/or studying abroad. Preferred Experience working with Orientation and Peer Mentor Programs. Preferred Working knowledge of student development theory and commitment to its implementation. Preferred
Special Conditions Special Condition Requirement Overtime Required Shift Work (hours outside standard Mon-Fri 8AM-5PM work hours) Required Occasional travel for university related business meetings, conferences and/or professional development. Required Travel Outside of Normal Business Hours Required Per federal regulations, must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident in order to be appointed as a Designated School Official. Required
Minimum Requirements Skills in service orientation, active listening, critical thinking.
Basic knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Ability to take initiative and ownership of projects.
Ability to multi-task, verbal communication, written communication and organization skills.
Skill in communicating effectively and professionally using tact and diplomacy and ability to work effectively as an individual, a team member, and with diverse groups.
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning.
Preferred Qualifications Knowledge of University processes and procedures.
Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.
Skilled with personal computers, printers; word processing, database management and spreadsheet software; virtual online platforms, social media and website content management.
Ability to speak a second language.
Understanding of University rules and regulations.
Advanced ability to manipulate raw data and create reports and publications for distribution.
Additional Information In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history, and culture. UCR gives every student, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.
- UC Riverside is proud to be ranked No. 12 among all U.S. universities, according to Money Magazine's 2020 rankings, and among the top 1 percent of universities worldwide, according to the 2019-20 Center for World University rankings.
- UC Riverside is the top university in the United States for social mobility. - U.S. News 2020
- UCR is a member of the University Innovation Alliance, the leading national coalition of public research universities committed to improving student success for low-income, first-generation, and students of color.
- Among top-tier universities, UC Riverside ranks No. 2 in financial aid. - Business Insider 2019
- Ranked No. 2 in the world for research, UCR's Department of Entomology maintains one of the largest collections of insect specimens the nation. - Center for World University Rankings
- UCR's distinguished faculty boasts 2 Nobel Laureates, and 13 members of the National Academies of Science and Medicine.
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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