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International Office Assistant

Apply now Job no: 496400
Position type: Staff Part Time
Benefit Status: Non-Benefited – Non-Union
Campus: UMass Lowell
Department: International Student&Scholars
Salary: $16.00 - $19.00/hour
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General Summary of Position:

The International Office Assistant will assist the International Services Assistant to provide professional administrative support to all professional staff of the International Students & Scholars Office (ISSO). This is an excellent opportunity for someone seeking a professional level part-time position in the International Student & Scholar Advising field. The right candidate will become a Designated School Official (DSO) after appropriate training on the "basics" of F-1 student regulations, which would lead to SEVIS access, ability to provide preliminary immigration advice, and light SEVIS processing.

Job Duties:

-Assist the International Services Assistant with administrative tasks as needed and assigned

-Coordinate office email, office phone, and maintain office calendar

-Coordinate Airport Transportation for incoming students for spring and fall semesters

-Assist in scheduling appointments and events

-Provide Social Security Letters to eligible international students

-Assist in maintaining ISSO website, and routine data entry

-Create interactive videos to improve office efficiency

-Other tasks as assigned

Minimum Qualifications (Required):

  • HS Diploma or GED/equivalent
  • U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Comfortable with all standard Office Computer applications
  • Able to maintain an environment that is welcoming to persons of all backgrounds, nationalities, and roles via phone email and with personal interactions

**Given the nature and responsibilities of the position, only U.S. persons (any individual who is a citizen of the United States, a permanent resident alien of the United States, or a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C.1324b(a)(3)) will be considered for this position

Additional Considerations:

  • Strong organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills
  • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic familiarity with SEVIS and F-1 regulations preferred

Special Instructions to Applicants:

This is a temporary, part-time, non-unit, non-benefited position (25 hours/week for up to 11 months). 

Initial review of applications will begin immediately and continue until position is filled. However, the position may close when an adequate number of qualified applications are received.

Please include a resume and cover letter with your application.  Names and contact information of three references will be required at the time of application.

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