Works with the Assistant Director of the UCO International House and International Programming to develop, promote, coordinate and evaluate the 'Glocal' programs and activities facilitated by the Office of Global Affairs and the UCO International House.
Perform computer and customer service related duties in an office setting. Typical duties may include but are not limited to: typing, filing, answering telephones, customer service, scheduling appointments, and Microsoft Office experience.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Makes reservations for events both on and off campus, including booking venues, catering and other event services. Researches activity ideas and costs. Obtains quotes and provides cost comparisions to the Coordinator of International Activities. Prepares agengas for events. Coordinates logistics for events. Communicates details and plans to community members, students and volunteers via e-mail, phone and social media. Answers inquiries regarding events and programs supported by the International House. Explains student and community involvement options and processes. Exercises initiative and leadership in involving volunteers within the Glocal programs, such as Broncho Buddies, CRISP (Community Responding to International Students Program) Ignite, MERGE (Making Experintial Research Globally Engaging), Bridges, SPICE (Students Providing Inernational and Cultural Experiences) and oversees the Global Leadership Ambassador program. Assembles newsletter articles on a monthly basis. Maintains program participation records and reports status on a regular basis. Some nights and weekends required.
ENROLLMENT REQUIREMENTS Fall/Spring Semesters All student employees must be enrolled at least half time to be eligible to work any UCO student position. Half time enrollment for Fall/Spring is considered 5 hours for graduates and 6 hours for undergraduates. Summer Semester Undergraduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in 6 hours to work on campus and Graduate Work-Study students must be enrolled in at least 5 hours. All other students must be enrolled in at least 3 hours to work on campus. Students not enrolled in summer classes must be enrolled in Fall classes in order to work on campus, but will be required to pay FICA taxes. If the number of hours needed to graduate is less than the minimum hours required to work, the student must obtain a letter from his/her advisor stating the number of hours needed to graduate. Call Human Resources Dept. for further information.
Required: A current student at the University of Central Oklahoma. Experience interacting with international students. Experience with student programming and activities on a university campus. Firsthand knowledge of American family culture and values. Demonstrated proficiency in scheduling and maintaining a caldenar of events.
Preferred: Familiarity with paperwork and funding processes throughout the Departtment of Student Affairs Organizations. Familiarity with reserving rooms and equipment through the Conference and Events Services at the University of Central Oklahoma.
Excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel. Experience with promotional material and web design is a plus. Ability to work independently, professionally and maintain confidentiality. Must be detail-oriented and able to handle multiple projects simultaneously. Although infrequent, employees must be able to lift and move supplies weighing up to twenty pounds.
Repetitive movement of hands and fingers – typing and/or writing. Frequent standing, and/or sitting. Occasional walking, stooping, kneeling or crouching. Reach with hands and arms.
Visually identify, observe and assess. Ability to communicate with supervisor/students/colleagues. Regular physical attendance required.
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations (in accordance with ADA requirements) may be made, upon request, to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.