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Title:
Junior or Assistant Specialist (National Student Exchange)
Position Number:
0084330
Hiring Unit:
Office of International and Exchange Programs
Location:
Manoa
Date Posted:
January 20, 2017
Closing Date:
Continuous - application review begins February 17, 2017
Salary Information:
Commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Monthly Type:
11 Month
Tenure Track:
Tenure
Full Time/Part Time:
Full Time
Temporary/Permanent:
Permanent
Funding:
General Funds

Other Conditions:
To begin approximately March 2017.
Duties and Responsibilities
  1. Develops and maintains program materials/curriculum that provide National Student Exchange (NSE) students with quality experience, and works to ensure smooth procedures relating to application, registration, housing, and financial aid.
  2. Researches and assesses ways to improve recruitment and advising in order to enhance the experience of inbound and outbound students in the NSE program.
  3. Develops and maintains a visiting student orientation for incoming NSE students each semester; and provides a pre-departure orientation for outgoing exchange students each semester.
  4. Develops and maintains a program to ensure that inbound students have a positive academic experience at University of Hawaii at Manoa (UHM) and immerse themselves in the cultural and academic community of UHM and Hawai‘i.
  5. Serves and provides leadership on University-wide committees, planning efforts, and programs associated with NSE.
  6. Represents UHM at the annual national NSE meeting/placement conference, held at in one of the five consortium regions of the mainland and attend applicable training for coordinators.
  7. Serves as the UHM coordinator interface with the national consortium and its member institutions, following all consortium requirements for this position.
  8. Functions as liaison with UHM academic departments and offices (academic advisors, Admissions and Records, Financial Aid Services, Student Housing Services, etc.) on behalf of inbound and outbound exchange students.
  9. Works with the various UHM academic units in identifying ways to facilitate collaboration and student mobility between UHM and the other NSE consortium member institutions.
  10. Supervises NSE student assistant(s) at UHM.
  11. Participates in major UHM informational events to publicize the availability of the NSE experience, making use of consortium promotional materials.
  12. Oversees and updates the NSE informational websites. Utilizing consortium-provided materials, prepares general information sheet referring potential outbound students to detailed sources of information on host schools that interest them, as well as steps in applying.
  13. Develops, manages and implements strategies to carry out the goals and functions of the NSE program.
  14. Other duties as assigned.
Junior Specialist Minimum Qualifications
  1. A master’s degree from an accredited college or university of recognized standing in education, business, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, or a related field.
  2. One year of progressively responsible professional experience in providing educational services or advising to students.
  3. Knowledge of the purposes and objectives of student exchange programs.
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills for effective interaction with students, academic advisors, administrators, faculty, staff, and other individuals representing a wide range of backgrounds in a university or institutional setting.
  5. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships with diverse constituents such as internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals.
  6. Excellent oral communication skills and demonstrated ability of effective written (such as reports, brochures, or handouts) and organizational skills.
  7. Ability to manage work priorities and projects.
Assistant Specialist Minimum Qualifications
  1. A master’s degree and at least 30 credits of coursework beyond the master’s degree from an accredited college or university of recognized standing in education, business, humanities, social sciences, natural sciences, or a related field(s).
  2. Three years of progressively responsible professional experience in providing educational services or advising to students.
  3. Knowledge of the purposes and objectives of student exchange programs.
  4. Excellent interpersonal skills for effective interaction with students, academic advisors, administrators, faculty, staff, and other individuals representing a wide range of backgrounds in a university or institutional setting.
  5. Demonstrated ability to establish and maintain positive and productive working relationships with diverse constituents such as internal and external organizations, groups, team leaders and members, and individuals.
  6. Excellent oral communication skills and demonstrated ability of effective written (such as reports, brochures, or handouts) and organizational skills.
  7. Ability to manage work priorities and projects.
Junior Specialist Desirable Qualifications
  1. Familiarity with National Student Exchange and consortium information sources.
  2. Familiarity with UHM student, academic, and fiscal online information systems (Banner, STAR, and Kuali).
  3. Broad knowledge of the fields of undergraduate study at UH Manoa.
  4. Familiarity with programs of study at various institutions on the US mainland.
Assistant Specialist Desirable Qualifications
  1. Familiarity with National Student Exchange and consortium information sources.
  2. Familiarity with UHM student, academic, and fiscal online information systems (Banner, STAR, and Kuali).
  3. Broad knowledge of the fields of undergraduate study at UH Manoa.
  4. Familiarity with programs of study at various institutions on the US mainland.

To Apply:
Submit cover letter indicating how you satisfy the minimum and desirable qualifications, curriculum vitae, names and contact information of 3 professional references and official transcripts (copies accepted, however, official transcripts required upon hire) to cuyehara@hawaii.edu, with subject title: 84330. Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Address:
  1. Manoa Human Resources
  2. University of Hawaii at Manoa
  3. 2500 Campus Road, Hawaii Hall 115
  4. Honolulu, HI 96822
Inquiries:
  1. Lois Kajiwara / R. Anderson Sutton; 808-956-2223; rasutton@hawaii.edu

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