New Student and Special Programs Coordinator
Center for Global Engagement - International Student and Scholar Services
Regular Full Time - Exempt
UT Market Range MR07 expected salary $42,000 - $45,000
The Center for Global Engagement, (CGE), is hiring a New Student and Special Programs Coordinator to join a team of professional advisors in our International Student and Scholar Services unit. Working together, the team provides a broad range of services to international students, scholars and their dependents including immigration advising, adjusting to life at University of Tennessee, Knoxville and supporting students in academic and post-graduation activities.
CGE is comprised of seven units (Asia Engagement, Communications, English Language Institute, Global Research, the International House, International Student and Scholar Services, and Programs Abroad) who are responsible for working throughout campus, across Tennessee and around the world to provide enriching and diverse international experiences for faculty, students and scholars.
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville (UTK) is a modern R-1 land-grant university with approximately 29,000 students, 9500+ faculty and staff, 11 colleges, and 300+ degree programs. There are more than 1600 international students and scholars on the UTK campus. The University is located on a 580-acre campus in the city of Knoxville in eastern Tennessee, near the Great Smoky Mountains. The University of Tennessee Knoxville campus is seeking candidates who have the ability to contribute in meaningful ways to the diversity and intercultural goals of the University.
The City of Knoxville is a hidden gem surrounded by eight gorgeous lakes, with a beautiful and walkable downtown, a diverse music scene including internationally recognized festivals, active neighborhoods, unique restaurants, and a robust offering of diverse cultural and outdoor activities. UTK is located within easy driving distance to the Great Smoky Mountains, Atlanta, Nashville, Asheville, Charlotte, Louisville, and Cincinnati. It is only a day's drive to Memphis, Chicago, and Washington D.C. Knoxville and the surrounding counties have a population of more than 850,000 people.
Position Summary: This position coordinates the transition of admitted student to students of record at the University of Tennessee. This includes the issuance of F visa immigration documents, communication regarding arrival, pre-arrival engagements, information on the initial transition to student life, and orientation registration. In addition, this position facilitates the operation of special and cohort programs requiring unique engagement as part of the immigration document issuance and arrival process.