Job Opening: International Student Services & Media Assistant, Centenary College

job opening - 5Institution: Centenary College
Location: Hackettstown, NJ
Posted: 07/17/2015
Application Due: Open Until Filled
Type: Full Time


International Student Services & Media Assistant

Centenary College of New Jersey is seeking to fill the position of International Student Services & Media Assistant in the International Department. This position will serve as: the primary source of support and guidance for international students; work in cooperation with various campus offices to support the needs of international students; create/implement international/intercultural/programs to further the internationalization efforts of the College.

Centenary College, founded in 1867, is a vibrant, growing and innovative independent, applied liberal arts College with a student body of more than 3,000 which includes students from 21 states and 14 foreign countries. Centenary College is recognized as New Jersey’s fastest growing independent college. Primarily an undergraduate institution, selected graduate, accelerated and online programs are offered, largely in professional areas (including the MBA). The College campus is located on 105 scenic acres in Northwestern New Jersey, about 50 miles from New York City and about 25 miles from Pennsylvania. Hackettstown was named by Money Magazine as one of the “Best 100 Places to Live” in the United States.

Centenary College offers a comprehensive compensation package which includes excellent benefits for employees and an innovative, individualized curriculum for students. The College offers students strong academic programs designed to focus on specific learning outcomes to ensure that each student succeeds. Centenary has a completely wireless campus where all full-time faculty & full-time undergraduate students in the traditional program have laptop computers. We have a strong commitment to interdisciplinary general studies that supports a high-quality liberal arts education and affordability in tuition and other student costs.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Serve as the primary source of support and guidance for international students
  • Develop and coordinate international student activities
  • Coordinate International Family Program
  • Work in in cooperation with various campus office to further the internationalization of the College
  • Create and implement procedures and programs governing the affairs pertinent to the students including orientation programs
  • Develop and implement international/intercultural programs which encourage and enable meaningful interaction throughout the College community
  • Provide outreach to various international organizations beyond campus
  • Serve as advisor to the International Student Organization
  • Manage international student residence life
  • Under the direction of the Dean of International Programs, serve as Director of the Summer Culture & Language Program
  • Supervise Work Study program (SSA Trips, Orientation); train new international work-study students and supervise all work-study employees; develop work-study program for the School of International Programs; organize work and allocate resources to other offices within International Programs; develop and monitor/evaluate outcomes
  • Maintain student contact information database and provide statistical and analytical student data reports
  • Create posters, programs, brochures and certificates for each international program event and provide essential marketing services to the department:
  1. Work with other international staff members and publication relations
  2. Revise and upgrade material designs
  3. Take photos of each student event and record them for the department
  • Arrange translation of materials into several international languages (i.e. Korean, Chinese, Spanish, Japanese) into electronic format such as CD’s and other promotional materials (web-based) that reflect the language of these constituents
  • Maintain the SIP website
  • Maintain departmental graphic design files; make sure that all files are updated and modified
  • Develop and maintain international and recruiting websites
  • Coordinate social media efforts of the SIP to include training of appropriate SIP office personnel
  • Coordinate the College’s overall social media efforts and the training of appropriate personnel in applicable College offices
  • Other duties as assigned by the Director and/or Dean of SIP

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline
  • One (1) year or more experience in relevant field
  • Demonstrated ability as a team player
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Website and Graphic Design Experience
  • Technological expertise in applicable computer programs: Publisher, Adobe Suite,, etc.)
  • Ability to work flexible days/hours as needed

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bilingual
  • Counseling skills
  • Study Abroad experience

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