POSITION DESCRIPTION

Job Title: Summer International Enrollment Internship

Semester/Year
Summer 2021
Total Positions Available
2
Job Location
Coxe Hall / Admissions
Supervisor

Marylyn Uhnak

Payrate
$12.50 per hour
Start Date

May 17, 2021

End Date
September 1, 2021
Hours Per Week
20 hours a week

Job Responsibilities

The Summer International Enrollment Internship will support the Director of International Student Enrollment and Success with outreach to prospective students while also offering support to newly enrolled international students. They will introduce the Colleges’ campus curriculum and programs to prospective students and their families by participating in virtual recruitment events and through general correspondence. The intern will also be an essential part of the planning and implementation of International Student Orientation which takes place in the days prior to the more formal campus wide orientation. General office tasks such as answering phones, running errands and special projects will also be assigned.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Develop a comprehensive international student orientation that includes ways the international community can engage with one another as well as the extended campus and Geneva communities
  • Communicate regularly with the incoming international students assist with travel planning and general information ahead of their arrival to campus
  • Assist in the development of online resources that can assist international students prior to and after arrival
  • Participate in virtual college fairs and conduct regular outreach to prospective students that will promote awareness of HWS throughout the world
  • Providing prospective students with information and assistance regarding admissions application procedures and timelines and establishing a continuum of personalized communication with prospective candidates
  • Other duties as assigned

Required Skills:

  • Have a strong customer service orientation: positive, helpful, resourceful
  • Demonstrate an awareness of and sensitivity to unique social, cultural, and economic circumstances of students
  • Demonstrate a genuine desire to help others: people friendly, respectful, willing to go the extra mile to help folks find answers to questions and give accurate directions
  • Demonstrate a firm knowledge of the Colleges’ educational philosophy and mission 
  • Be familiar with HWS campus, programs, services, departments, etc.
  • Be flexible and adaptable and able to work independently (minimal on-site supervision)
  • Be highly reliable (at work on-time or call in advance)
  • At least 1 semester of residency at HWS or in Geneva

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS:

Review of applications will begin immediately. You may be contacted by the hiring supervisor for additional information. 

Interested applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter by Wednesday, March 31, 2021 by 11:59 p.m. using our application service Interfolio at the following link:

http://apply.interfolio.com/85231

Interviews will take place the week of April 4, 2021.

If you have any questions about using Interfolio, please email HR@hws.edu or call the Office of Human Resources at 315-781-3312.

Once hired, students must be authorized to work any job on campus by completing the Form I-9 and tax withholding forms. Please contact Human Resources at ext. 3312 or by email HR@hws.edu to ensure that your forms are complete. 

 

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