Provides varied types of administrative support to the Office of International Education in routine business and academic activities. Responsible for a variety of administrative duties in a department requiring moderate exercise of independent judgement, initiative and ability to make decisions relative to office operations. Responsible for educating students about required health insurance plans and provides administrative support to a student population of 4,757. Assists with other administrative duties as needed.
Manages the international student insurance program, including but not limited to: review of foreign insurance policies, billing of UTA student insurance and reconciliation of the insurance account. Serves as a back up to the front desk staff. Helps with greeting students and directing them to campus resources. Responds to incoming student requests, phone calls and emails as needed. Generating and verifying graduation, visitation, and expense letters. Assists with other administrative duties as needed. Performs other duties as assigned.
Bachelor's degree. One (1) years upper level secretarial experience or high school diploma with five (5) years of increasingly responsible administrative, secretarial and clerical or the equivalent experience.
Bachelor’s degree. Experience working in a university setting. Experience working in PeopleSoft and Imagenow. Experience working with diverse populations, specifically international students and/or scholars. Demonstrated experience working in Microsoft Excel. Strong personal communication and customer service skills. Strong organizations skills and attention to detail. This position manages the international student insurance program and assists with other student requests and administrative duties as needed. This position requires a significant amount of student contact and requires the ability to work with students and faculty from a wide variety of backgrounds. Must be detail oriented.
Applicants must include in their online resume the following information: 1) Employment history: name of company, period employed (from month/year to month/year), job title, summary of job duties and 2) Education: school name, degree type, and major.
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.
Open Until Filled: No
Internal Number: 12983
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With annual research expenditures in excess of $100M, the University of Texas at Arlington is a Carnegie Research-1 “highest research activity” institution committed to life-enhancing discovery, innovative instruction, and caring community engagement. A leading institution in the heart of the thriving North Texas region, UTA nurtures minds within an environment that values excellence, ingenuity, and diversity. With a total global enrollment of over 59,000 in AY 2018-19, UTA is one of the largest institutions in the University of Texas System. Guided by its Strategic Plan Bold Solutions | Global Impact, UTA fosters interdisciplinary research and teaching to enable the sustainable megacity of the future within four broad themes: health and the human condition, sustainable urban communities, global environmental impact, and data-driven discovery. UTA was cited by U.S. News & World Report as having the second lowest average student debt among U.S. universities in 2018. U.S. News & World Report also ranks UTA fourth in the nation for undergraduate diversity. The University is a Hispanic-Serving Institution and is ranked as the top four-year college in Texas for veterans on Military Times’ 2018 Best for Vets list.