UIC Global Admissions Officer

Chicago, Illinois

Description

 

 

UIC Global Admissions Officer – Chicago, IL

 

About Us


UIC Global is a partnership between University of Illinois at Chicago and
Shorelight Education. The mission of the program is to immerse first-year international students in the academic and cultural life of the university, help them integrate into campus life, and provide the support that increases their academic successes and likelihood in obtaining their university degrees.

 

Job Overview


The Admissions Officer position requires a dynamic individual to assist with the admission of international students at UIC Global. The Admissions Officer reports to the UIC
Global Director of Admissions, and assists with communications between Shorelight Education, UIC representatives in the field and Shorelight Global Admissions. The Admissions Officer must possess a high degree of self-direction, strong attention to detail and excellent problem-solving and communication skills.

 

Essential Functions

Manage data coordination including entering qualified applicants into the university’s database system

Assist in reviewing applications, transcripts, and other documents required for international student admissions

Coordinate I-20 process with the Office of International Services

Review and coordinate mail and documentation on a daily basis

Respond to e-mail and phone inquiries

Process requests for information packets and prepare mailings to prospective students

Participate in weekly staff meetings

Liaise with student services staff to gather student feedback, keep CRM updated, and share student accomplishments with market-facing staff and recruiters

Support the Academic and Student Services directors with pre-arrival processes and documentation including partner and student inquiries

 

Minimum Qualifications

Bachelors Degree in higher education, international education or related field required

Previous experience with Banner and/or Salesforce preferred

Strong working knowledge of one or more foreign language preferred

Knowledge of international student services within a higher education setting preferred

Exemplary customer service, presentation, and public speaking skills

Outstanding interpersonal skills and cultural sensitivity towards students and staff from a diverse range of backgrounds

Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail

Ability to take initiative, perform multiple assignments, and complete projects in a timely manner

Experience using Microsoft Office programs and databases

Ability to meet performance targets

Eligibility to work in and travel freely to and from the United States without sponsorship

 

Application Process


To apply for this position, please visit the
Shorelight Careers page to submit an application with a resume and cover letter.

Background Check Required – Identity, Education, Criminal

 

UIC Global is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

UIC Global

1309 S Halsted Street, Suite 248

Chicago, IL 60607

Phone(312) 996-8165

Fax(312) 413-0019