Administrative Associate, Internationalization & Global Engagement
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Purpose of this Position: Provide administrative support to the Offices of Internationalization and Global Engagement [IGE], Education Abroad and Domestic Programs [EADP], and International Student Affairs [ISA]. This position will ensure a smooth operational and detail-oriented approach to support Emerson College's strategy to increase awareness and support of internationalization initiatives.
Essential Functions of the Position:
Serve as the primary intake for all three offices
process purchase order requisitions,
make travel arrangements,
greet visitors to the office.
Assists with applicant processing for programs
maintain and update internal applicant databases, and waitlists,
organize and maintain program files,
generate student emails and correspondence.
process EADP program deposits, payments, and fees and maintain accurate payment records.
Additional Responsibilities: Assist with planning of International Education Week, including planning for Annual Study Abroad Fair. Work with colleagues in Los Angeles and in the Netherlands to keep them up to date with current student status and program information. Become a Designated School Official (DSO) to assist ISA with processing immigration travel documents, SEVIS registration, and other related matters.
Required Knowledge, Skills, and Education (including hardware, software, and equipment)
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent experience
Excellent organizational, writing, and computer skills.*Good interpersonal skills and sensitivity to different cultures.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Must hold US citizenship, or lawful US permanent residence (LPR).
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel.
Familiarity and facility with both MAC and PC computer platforms.
Ability to touch type.
Preferred/Desirable Knowledge, Skills, and Education (including hardware, software, and equipment)
Basic knowledge of current F-1 immigration regulations.
Knowledge of SEVIS [Student and Exchange Visitor Information System].
Knowledge of Microsoft Powerpoint, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat, and Horizons by Symplicity Study Abroad Management system.
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Emerson College is the nation’s premier private college dedicated exclusively to majors in communication and the arts in a liberal arts context. It is located in the theater district in the dynamic multi-cultural city of Boston in close proximity to major arts institutions, media outlets, and research centers. The College enrolls 3,783 undergraduate students and 641 graduate students from 71 countries and 48 states. Emerson College is committed to an active, intentional, and ongoing engagement with diversity – in its people, in the curriculum, and in the College’s intellectual, social, cultural and geographical communities. Our inclusive excellence framework recognizes that institutional excellence comes from fully engaging with diversity in all aspects of institutional activities. Members of historically under-represented groups are encouraged to apply.