Senior Administrative Assistant

Feb 21, 2017
Institution Type
Community College

Emerson College

Senior Administrative Assistant

Provide administrative support to the Offices of Internationalization and Global Engagement [IGE], Education Abroad and Domestic Programs [EADP], and International Student Affairs [ISA]. Serve as primary intake for all three offices and answer phones, supervise student workers, process time sheets, process purchase order requisitions, make travel arrangements, schedule appointments, order supplies and greet visitors to the office. Assists with applicant processing for EADP programs, maintain and update internal applicant databases, wait lists, organize and maintain program files, generate student emails and correspondence. Process EADP program deposits, payments, and fees and maintains accurate payment records. Processes International Student Identity Cards (ISIC). Assist with planning of International Education Week, including planning for Annual Study Abroad Fair. Work with colleagues in Los Angeles and in the Netherlands to keep them up to date with current student status and program information. Become Designated School Official (DSO) to assist ISA with processing immigration travel documents, SEVIS registration and other related matters.

Campus Location: Boston Campus

Required Knowledge:
Bachelor’s Degree
Excellent organizational, writing, and computer skills.
Good interpersonal skills and sensitivity to different cultures.
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
Must hold US citizenship, or lawful US permanent residence (LPR).
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel.
Familiarity and facility with both MAC and PC computer platforms.
Ability to touch type.

Preferred/Desirable Knowledge:
Master’s Degree in International Education or equivalent. Basic knowledge of current F-1 immigration regulations. Knowledge of SEVIS [Student and Exchange Visitor Information System]. Knowledge of Microsoft Powerpoint, Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat, and Horizons by Symplicity Study Abroad Management system.

Required Prior Work Experience:
2 - 4 yrs. experience working in an office.

Diversity Statement:
Emerson College believes diversity enriches the educational experience by providing students with the opportunity to learn from individuals who may have different backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. Engagement with diversity in the curriculum, in our co-curricular offerings, and all other aspects of the College enhances the personal and intellectual growth of all members of our campus community. Emerson is committed to strengthening communities, including our workplace, by fostering the development of the intercultural competencies necessary for meaningful citizenship in an increasingly complex, pluralistic society.

Open Date: 02/20/2017

Classification Title: Senior Support

Salary Grade: 14
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Job Family: Support

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