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The University of Washington (UW) is proud to be one of the nation's premier educational and research institutions. Our people are the most important asset in our pursuit of achieving excellence in education, research, and community service. Our staff not only enjoys outstanding benefits and professional growth opportunities, but also an environment noted for diversity, community involvement, intellectual excitement, artistic pursuits, and natural beauty.
UW Continuum College (UWC) expands the reach of the University of Washington with programs like UW Professional & Continuing Education, International & English Language Programs, Summer Youth and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the UW that meet the needs of various learners at all phases of their lives. We're focused on removing obstacles to relevant educational opportunities by addressing geographic, financial, length of commitment, and time constraints, increasing access to knowledge for more people. By looking ahead and experimenting with new approaches, we're creating new educational opportunities to help people thrive in a world of change.
UWC has an outstanding opportunity for a part time IELP Admissions Specialist.
The Admissions Specialist serves as a central point of contact for the review, processing and tracking of IELP applications, including creating initial I-20's, managing communication with prospective students (and/or their families and agents) regarding their application status, and processing transfer-in and non- F1 applications.
Program Admissions The Admissions Specialist will be responsible for a portfolio of I-20 eligible programs within the International & English Language Programs (IELP). Admissions-related responsibilities include:
Advise prospective and admitted students on admissions-related policies and procedures
Review and process applications
Issue initial and transfer-pending I-20s, in accordance with F-1 and SEVP regulations
Accurately enter data in SEVIS and EOS (the UWC student database)
Other responsibilities as assigned
Provide accurate and efficient customer service
Read, respond to and maintain email accounts: IELP Admissions, specialized programs' e-mail accounts, and individual work account
Maintain appropriate confidentiality of information/records
Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) and be responsible for knowing and supporting F-1 and SEVP regulations pertaining to the creation and management of I-20s
Sign I-20s for travel
Assist the Principal DSO with maintaining students' SEVIS records as assigned
Administrative Support for IELP Office
Be knowledgeable about IELP policies and procedures and support changes made by IELP management and administrative staff
Attend administrative appointments and meetings
Communicate with other UW departments, as needed
Help with new student orientation and registration
Cover front desk as needed
Perform related duties as required
Two years' experience as a Credentials Evaluator II; OR two years of college and two years of experience in admissions, student advising or closely related area; OR an equivalent combination of experience and education.
Excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Great attention to detail
Strong organizational and problem solving skills
Ability to work effectively both independently and as part of a team
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, internet technologies and database systems at the intermediate level
U.S. citizenship or legal permanent residency (per federal regulations for Designated School Officials)
Experience traveling or living abroad
Experience with public speaking
Experience working with non-native English speakers
Demonstrated knowledge of SEVIS and strong understanding of F-1 visa regulations
Experience as a DSO
CONDITIONS OF EMPLOYMENT:
Preferred schedule will be 4 hours per day, Monday through Friday.
Appointment to this position is contingent upon obtaining satisfactory results from a criminal background check
Application Process: The application process for UW positions may include completion of a variety of online assessments to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. These assessments may include Work Authorization, Criminal Conviction History, Cover Letter and/or others. Any assessments that you need to complete will appear on your screen as soon as you select Apply to this position. Once you begin an assessment, it must be completed at that time; if you do not complete the assessment you will be prompted to do so the next time you access your My Jobs page. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your "My Jobs" page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until all required assessments have been completed.
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