IELI Student Counselor

Denton, Denton County
Jan 08, 2014

University of North Texas

IELI Student Counselor

Department Overview
UNT-International is the university division charged with leading all aspects of UNT's international outreach, programming, study abroad, recruiting, admissions, ESL instruction, sponsored students programs, and student and scholar services.

UNT-International works cooperatively with the colleges, schools, and academic departments to bring the world to the UNT campus and bring UNT to a global audience.

UNT-International serves approximately 2,500 international students and hundreds of foreign scholars and researchers from more than 125 countries and many more domestic UNT faculty and staff studying or conducting research abroad. The organization employs more than 80 staff and instructors and is led by the Vice Provost for International Affairs.

The Intensive English Language Institute (IELI), one of the departments of UNT-International, serves over 450 students from all over the world. IELI's mission is to teach academic English and to offer a variety of student services.

Job Description
The IELI Student Counselor is responsible for planning, coordinating, implementing and evaluating the non-academic services offered to IELI students every 8-week term. This includes new student orientation sessions, field trips, special activities, conversation partners, graduation ceremonies, and other initiatives to help IELI students in their acculturation process and to help them enjoy their experience at IELI and UNT.

Specific job responsibilities include:
*Make physical and financial arrangements for new student arrival, orientation and activities including making reservations, preparing materials and assisting with dorm move in
*Plan and budget for, coordinate, implement and evaluate special activities and field trips for IELI student sincluding but not limited to Welcome Party, van usage, Conversation partner program and Graduation ceremony
*Prepare, maintain and update course or program materials for the following:
--Booklet and PowerPoint for New Student Orientation
--Various information sheets, i.e.
--International Student Organizations
-- No Smoking Policy
-- Safety Tips and Denton Area Attractions
--Weekly memo to all teachers and students advising of upcoming activities and deadlines
--Semester calendar available at the beginning of each semester detailing: activities, tests, deadlines, holidays, end of classes, etc.
*Participate in the preparation of various reports, analyses and publications including Orientation Handbook, Evaluation Forms for orientation and trips, and Student Term Calendar
*Serve as liaison with on-campus departments for various functions
*Recruit volunteers to participate in conversation partner programs
*Coordinate student employees and clerical staff on assigned projects; serve as leader when delegated
*Transport students to/from airport, on field trips, to doctor appointments, etc.

Minimum Qualifications
The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor's Degree in a related field and two years of student services, student affairs, counseling, advising, or related experience; or any equivalent combination of education, training and experience.

Preferred Qualifications
The preferred candidate will possess the following additional qualifications:

* Master's degree
* 1 year experience in a related field

Special Instructions to Applicants
Applicants must submit a resume, a cover letter and a list of three professional references with their online application.


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