International Centers Student Ambassador

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Posting NumberG/R00516PWorking TitleInternational Centers Student AmbassadorDepartmentOGE-International CentersAbout the University of Georgia

The University of Georgia (UGA), a land-grant and sea-grant university with statewide commitments and responsibilities is the state’s oldest, most comprehensive, and most diversified institution of higher education ( UGA is currently ranked among the top 20 public universities in U.S. News & World Report. The University’s main campus is located in Athens, approximately 65 miles northeast of Atlanta, with extended campuses in Atlanta, Griffin, Gwinnett, and Tifton. UGA was founded in 1785 by the Georgia General Assembly as the first state-chartered University in the country. UGA employs approximately 1,800 full-time instructional faculty and more than 7,600 full-time staff. The University’s enrollment exceeds 36,000 students including over 27,500 undergraduates and over 8,500 graduate and professional students. Academic programs reside in 17 schools and colleges, as well as a medical partnership with Augusta University housed on the UGA Health Sciences Campus in Athens.

About the College/Unit/Department

The Office of Global Engagement consist of multiple offices offering services for International Initiatives, Global Education and risk management for international travelers, Immigration Services, International Centers Abroad, and Finance and Operations.

College/Unit/Department websiteVPAAEmployment TypeEmployeeAdditional Schedule InformationAdvertised Salary$8.00\hrAnticipated Start Date01/25/2019Posting Date01/24/2019Closing DateOpen Until FilledYesSpecial Instructions to Applicants

Must pass background/drivers license check before employment can begin.

Location of VacancyAthens Area EOO Statement

The University of Georgia is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, genetic information, disability, gender identity, sexual orientation or protected veteran status.


Please approximate the percentage of time spent on each task (out of 100%) during a typical work week. List these tasks in order of importance, with the most critical task coming first. Do not list more than 6 entries – do not go below 5% time per assigned duty.


Advise and answer questions of students interested in studying abroad

Percentage of time50Duties/Responsibilities

Data entry

Percentage of time10Duties/Responsibilities

Run information sessions

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Perform clerical and reception duties and support global education events

Percentage of time20Position Details

Classification TitleWork Study Student (NE)FLSAUGA Job CodeJob FamilyFTE.5Minimum QualificationsPosition Summary

This student will help advertise and recruite from classrooms. This student will work at open house and talk to students about what to expect while attending Study Away programs at the UGA International Centers. The students are scheduled at Tate Center tables during selected hours to promote and answer questions from other students about the three Centers and their programs.

Relevant/Preferred Education, Experience, Licensure, Certification in Position

Preferred study abroad experience on one of the three International Centers’ Study Away programs.

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and/or Competencies Physical Demands

Stand at a table for long periods of time and talk in a crowd.

Is this a Position of Trust?Does this position have operation, access, or control of financial resources? NoDoes this position require a P-Card? NoIs having a P-Card an essential function of this position? NoIs driving a requirement of this position?Does this position have direct interaction or care of children under the age of 18 or direct patient care?Does this position have Security Access (e.g., public safety, IT security, personnel records, patient records, or access to chemicals and medications)Posting Specific Questions

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      Posted: 2/9/2019
      Application Due: 12/14/2020
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