International Student Services Office Coordinator

 

STATUS: Part-Time
DIVISION: Enrollment and Student Services
REPORTS TO: Director of International Student Services
SUPERVISES: N/A
FLSA STATUS: Non-Exempt

 

POSITION DESCRIPTION

The International Student Services Office (ISSO) Coordinator reports to the Director of International Student Services. The Coordinator will serve a variety of functions in support of the various projects and initiatives of the ISSO. Core responsibilities will include general administrative support for the Director and Global Programs Advisor. The Coordinator will work to ensure that the ISSO consistently provides superior services to the CCS international student community. 

This is a part-time position, serving 28 hours per week, during the academic year.


POSITION ACCOUNTABILITIES AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Serve as the first point of contact for students visiting the ISSO
  • Answer phone calls and greet guests to the office; perform triage for requests and needs from internal and external constituents
  • Manage general office email account
  • Calendar and appointment coordination; schedule appointments as needed
  • Scan documents including application, immigration, and advising material
  • Data-entry related to current students, prospective students, alumni, and study abroad inquiries
  • General filing duties and management of student files, office forms, and supplies
  • Assist with preparation, and implementation of events in support of the mission of the ISSO, including International Student Check in August, programming for International Education Week in November, Study Abroad information sessions, and student social events
  • Promotion for on campus events, including creating original images, posters, and posts
  • Update Peacock Pride our campus engagement website
  • Document final editing, for ISSO publications
  • Manage social media for the ISSO
  • Maintain and update the monthly newsletter in collaboration with ISSO staff
  • Compose official letters for international students
  • Develop procedures and administrative initiatives to promote efficiency and accuracy in the international office
  • Help with student employees as needed
  • Collaborate with departments across the College, including academic departments, IT, Advising, Admissions, Student Success, Student Life, and others

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE

Required Qualifications

  • Experience in general office administration
  • Interest in working with international students
  • Ability to work with sensitive and confidential documents
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Computer proficiency in Google Drive, and Docs, Microsoft Suite, Social media including Instagram, College database software, etc.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • A helpful personality willing to problem solve a multitude of questions
  • Experience in graphic design software or Canva
  • Experience managing office communications and correspondence
  • Experience and/or interest in events, planning and promotion

 

WORK ENVIORNMENT

This job operates in a professional office and college campus environment.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. The employee is occasionally exposed to outside weather conditions.


PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to maintain a stationary position, use a computer and other office equipment, and communicate effectively in person, by phone, and virtually.  Frequent interaction with others, including staff, faculty, students and third parties is required.  The employee may occasionally be required to move files or other objects weighing up to 25 pounds, including from low and high places.  The ability to move around within the office and between buildings on campus, attend off-site meetings and events, and travel between Ford Campus site to Taubman Center site are required.  CCS will make reasonable accommodations that will allow individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


ABOUT  ISSO

We bring the global community to CCS and ensure that international students thrive here. Through the enrollment of international students, by supporting their success in all aspects of their academic careers, and by coordinating study abroad programs, the ISSO fosters an atmosphere of dynamic idea exchange among students and faculty. A diversity of cultures, ideas, points of view, and methods of creative expression form an integral element of the educational experience at CCS. The work of the ISSO serves to enrich student and faculty experience, is crucial to academic success at CCS, and ensures alumni success in the creative workplace beyond


ABOUT CCS

College for Creative Studies is a nonprofit institution; it is one of the leading art and design colleges in the world. CCS is ranked by LinkedIn as a top three design school in the US and the best in the Midwest, based on alumni success. CCS has state-of-the-art facilities to support the complete range of creative production, from traditional art forms such as painting, glassblowing, foundry, and printmaking, to the most contemporary systems, including the latest digital imaging technology and extensive rapid prototyping output tools. The College currently enrolls more than 1,400 undergraduate and graduate students. It offers a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 13 majors:  Advertising Design, Art Education, Art Practice, Communication Design, Craft and Material Studies, Entertainment Arts, Fashion Accessories Design, Illustration, Interior Design, Photography, Product Design, and Transportation Design. It also offers a Master’s degrees in four majors: Color and Materials Design, Interaction Design, Systems Design Thinking, and Transportation Design.  

   

To Apply

Applicants are encouraged to apply immediately. The search will close when a suitable candidate is hired. Interested candidates should submit the following in PDF format:
Resume and a letter of application should be submitted to: hr@collegeforcreativestudies.edu
CCS website: http://www.collegeforcreativestudies.edu/

 

 

The College for Creative Studies, a leading college of art and design, represents a community composed of individuals with many perspectives, personal experiences, values, identities and worldviews and we value the diversity this brings to our organization.  CCS is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce. We consider applicants for all positions without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or veteran status, disability or any other legally protected status. The College for Creative Studies subscribes to the principle of equal opportunity in its employment, admissions and educational practices and strives to provide an environment and workplace free from unlawful harassment or discrimination. Diversity, Equity and Inclusion are part of our Core Institutional Values and we encourage applications from all individuals.