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International Student Specialist, Arizona International (Multiple Positions)

The University of Arizona
Job Location:
Tucson, Arizona
International Programs and Services

Posting Number: req11779

Department: International Education

Location: Main Campus

Address: Tucson, AZ USA

Position Highlights

The International Student Specialist works closely with the Program Manager for International Education and indirectly supports day-to-day student needs and activities in the student life cycle (from application, to matriculation, and course enrollment through graduation) at Arizona International Microcampuses (dual degree programs). The majority of this position involves supporting colleagues at international university partners and UA Main Campus colleagues, with limited direct student contact. Additionally, this position requires great attention to detail and excellent analyzation skills in order to run reports, analyze the data, and compile it in an easy-to-read format.

Outstanding UA benefits include health, dental, and vision insurance plans; life insurance and disability programs; paid vacation, sick leave, and holidays; UA/ASU/NAU tuition reduction for the employee and qualified family members; state and optional retirement plans; access to UA recreation and cultural activities; and more!

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Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the application, admission, and enrollment processes for Arizona International
    Microcampus students.
  • Manage student
    service processes including CatCard (university ID card) application
    processes, change of campus/mobility across Microcampuses, transfer of
    credits, and graduation and post-graduation services for Microcampus
  • Provide general
    support and front-line advising to UA students attending Arizona Global
  • Interface with
    UA administrative and academic units to coordinate student-related tasks
    such as coordinating orientation and graduation logistics, visa support
    letters, and other responsibilities.
  • Collaborate with
    Location Managers to ensure effective and timely response and support on
    student-related matters.
  • Provide problem
    solving assistance to faculty, staff, and students.
  • Prepare reports
    and quickly analyze data on Microcampus students
  • Assist in the
    coordination of engagement activities - remotely and at UA Main Campus -
    for Microcampus students.
  • Support the
    various aspects related to launching Arizona International Microcampus
    locations, as well as other international education models and
    initiatives, as needed.
  • Represent the UA
    in a positive and engaging manner to ensure positive working
    relationships with all key stakeholders, including partner universities,
    students, potential partner universities and applicants, program staff,
    government institutions and ministries, and the broader public.
  • Work closely with academic departments administrative staff to provide guidance in the creation of courses.
  • Requests course creation and tracking through Room and Course Scheduling.
  • Assist with coordination of DCC process for Global Lecturers.

General Operations:

  • Attend all UA
    International Team meetings.
  • Serve as member
    of UA International committees/task forces as needed.
  • Contribute to
    the collaborative planning and execution of UA strategic priorities.
  • Represent UA
    locally, nationally, and internationally, as needed.
  • Maintain
    currency in field through professional development. Attend conferences
    and workshops as appropriate on a rotating basis.
  • Participate, as
    possible, in Arizona International events.
  • Other duties and
    special projects as assigned by supervisor.

Knowledge, Skills, and

  • Excellent
    problem-solving, organization, analyzation, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to
    effectively communicate and collaborate with people from a variety of
    culturally diverse backgrounds.
  • Demonstrated
    commitment to the principles of diversity.
  • Be a team player
    and help Arizona International across all units.
  • Must be able to
    regularly work non-traditional business hours.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited university.
  • One year of relevant work experience.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience working in higher education, international education, or related activities.
  • Experience with UA data systems or general university systems (e.g., Peoplesoft, Microsoft office).

FLSA: Exempt

Full Time/Part Time: Full Time

Number of Hours Worked per Week: 40

Job FTE: 1

Work Calendar: Fiscal

Job Category: Student Services

Benefits Eligible: Yes - Full Benefits

Rate of Pay: $40,000 - $41,000

Compensation Type: salary at 1.0 full-time equivalency (FTE)



Career Stream and Level


Job Family

Student Support

Job Function

Student Services

Type of criminal background check required: Name-based criminal background check (non-security sensitive)

Number of Vacancies: 2

Contact Information for Candidates

Katelyn Maragi

Open Until Filled: Yes

Documents Needed to Apply: Resume and Cover Letter

Diversity Statement

At the University of Arizona, we value our inclusive climate because we know that diversity in experiences and perspectives is vital to advancing innovation, critical thinking, solving complex problems, and creating an inclusive academic community. As an Hispanic-serving institution, we translate these values into action by seeking individuals who have experience and expertise working with diverse students, colleagues, and constituencies. Because we seek a workforce with a wide range of perspectives and experiences, we provide equal employment opportunities to applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or genetic information. As an Employer of National Service, we also welcome alumni of AmeriCorps, Peace Corps, and other national service programs and others who will help us advance our Inclusive Excellence initiative aimed at creating a university that values student, staff and faculty engagement in addressing issues of diversity and inclusiveness.

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