Sponsored & Visiting Program Student Assistant

## Job Description
The Sponsored and Visiting Student Program Assistant is a 20 hour per week academic year appointment that provides support to the Sponsored and Visiting Student Coordinator. This includes assisting with the services and programs for degree-seeking international sponsored students and their sponsoring agencies, a visiting international student program (1 or 2 semesters of study), and undergraduate scholarship programs for international students.
Sponsored Student Duties (20%)
Assists with the admissions processes, including tracking applicants and maintaining databases;
Facilitates the transcript processing for the sponsors? academic monitoring of students, including maintaining the student list for transcripts and mailing official transcripts each semester;
Maintains sponsored student data bases;
Maintains information packets for sponsoring agencies to recruit and retain sponsored students;
Assists in creating and updating publications for sponsored student programs, including brochures, newsletters, and online publications;
Assists with coordinating an orientation for sponsored students;
Coordinates activities and events for sponsored students;
Assists with coordinating sponsor visits to the Univerisity.
Visiting Student Program Coordination Duties (20%)
Assists with the admissions processes, including tracking applicants and maintaining databases;
Communicates pre-arrival information to new visiting students;
Coordinates activities and events for visiting students;
Prepares special letters requested by sponsors and students;
Supports enrollment process for visiting students, such as communicating with academic departments for permissions and requesting course lists from students.
KU International Undergraduate Scholarship Coordination Duties (10%)
Prepares scholarship award letters and maintains scholarship offer database and;
Tracks academic progress of scholarship recipients and verifies continued eligibility for renewable awards.
## Required Qualifications
1. Full time enrollment in a KU graduate program.
2. Strong computer skills, as evidenced by experience with spreadsheet or database applications to manage data.
3. Personal or professional experience working with people of diverse cultural backgrounds, as evidenced by application materials.
4. Strong written communication skills, as evidenced by application materials.
## Preferred Qualifications
1. Interest in pursuing a career in international.
## Additional Candidate Instruction
A complete application consists of a resume, cover letter, completion of the online application and three references.
## Contact Information to Applicants
Celeste Yaluk, celestem@ku.edu, 785-864-6161
## Disclaimer
The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability, status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, genetic information and retaliation in the University's programs and activities. Access to information regarding equal opportunity and diversity worksite posters is available at http://www.humanresources.ku.edu/policies_procedures/category_details/index.aspx?category=8 or you may contact 785-864-4946 or employ@ku.edu for alternate access options. Any inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies should be directed to: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity and Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 W. Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS, 66045, (785)864-6414, 711 TTY
Auto req ID: 7486BR
Posting Title: Sponsored & Visiting Program Student Assistant
Department: International Programs
Location/Division: Lawrence
FTE: .025
Reg/Temp: Temporary
Employee Class: S-Student
Work Schedule: 20 hours per week, between 8 am ? 5 pm, some evenings and weekends for student events.
Advertised Salary Range: $12.00
Application Review Begins: 13-Dec-2016
Anticipated Start Date: 19-Dec-2016 b43339f170884a618229d4d83ae90619

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