Advises and assists enrolled international students and American minority students on personal and cultural adjustment matters, from their arrival through their graduation.
Counsels and advises international and American minority students on a wide range of issues including university policies and procedures; career, educational, and personal matters; cultural adjustment; and academic advising. Makes referral to other university departments or outside resources, as appropriate. Provides workshops and seminars for international students on issues of importance, such as employment and cultural adjustment.
Assists in coordinating cultural, recreational, educational, and social programs for the general student populations. Programming is intended to promote understanding of the cultures represented by the multicultural and international population at Webster University campuses and to promote an appreciation of diversity.
Works with MCISA staff to plan, coordinate, and implement a thorough orientation program for new international students (in conjunction with larger University orientation programs) designed to facilitate their personal and academic success.
Provides a supportive welcome for all new international students and minority students, with services such as airport pick-up and trips to local resources, agencies and cultural institutions.
This position is applicable to a broad number of graduate programs that the university offers. These programs include the following: Advertising and Marketing Communications (MA)
Business Administration (MBA)
Communication Arts (MA)
Communications Management (MA)
Cybersecurity (MS) Data Analytics (MS)
Environmental Management (MS)
International Nongovernmental Organizations (MA)
International Relations (MA)
International Relations (Global MA)
Legal Studies (MA)
Management and Leadership (MA)
Human Resources Development (MA)
Human Resources Management (MA)
Information Technology Management (MA)
New Media Production (MA)
Nonprofit Leadership (MA)
Organizational Development (MA)
Public Relations (MA)
Teaching English as a Second Language (MA)
Minimum Qualifications Bachelors degree Acceptance to a graduate program (ongoing enrollment is condition of employment) Experience in planning cultural programs: knowledge of program production, promotion, budgeting; creativity for initiating new programs Excellent written and verbal communication skills Ability to relate and work well with students Demonstrated familiarity with and sensitivity to cultural diversity concerns Ability to work weekends and nights as the job requires Must have a valid drivers license and automobile insurance with their name on the policy
Webster University is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to maintaining a culturally and academically diverse faculty and staff of the highest caliber. Accordingly, Webster University provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ethnicity, age, protected veteran or disabled status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law.
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With its home campus in St. Louis, Missouri, USA, Webster University comprises an action-oriented global network of faculty, staff, students and alumni who forge powerful bonds with each other and with their communities around the globe. Founded in 1915, Webster is a private non-profit university with students studying at campus locations in North America, Europe, Asia and Africa and in a robust learning environment online. The university is committed to ensuring high-quality learning experiences that transform students for global citizenship and individual excellence.