Coordinates all events under the supervision of the Assistant Director of the UCO International House and International Programming and under the direction of the Office of Global Affairs.
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.
Coordinates the official International House calendar and monitors the maintenance of the property. Reports any damages or needs to the appropriate contact. Oversees scheduling of the Intenational student employees to ensure that all International House events are properly set up, torn down and cleaned properly and works well with the Internnational House staff assigned. Provide cultural and technical support to guests using the International House, such as how to serve high tea and coffee to special guests. Manages storage of the Office of Global Affairs and International Programming. Recruits and mobilizes volunteers for any necessary projects such as the annual gala and other signature events.
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: Current student at the University of Central Oklahoma. Experience interacting withy Americans and international students. Experience with student programming and activiites on an university campus. Firsthand knowledge of American family culture and values. Demonstrrated proficiency in scheduling and maintaining a calendar of events. An established record of demonstrated leadership experience with student programming and activities experience with event or activity management from ideation to implementation. Actively strive to promote and serve as a spokesperson for the International House to the local community, partners and the UCO campus.
Preferred: Familiarity with paperwork and funding processes throughout the Department of Student Affairs Organizations. Familiarity with reserving rooms and equipment through Conference and Event 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.