Assistant of Afghan Students’ / Dormitory Coordinator
American University in Central Asia is seeking an individual to fill the position of Assistant of Afghan Students’ / Dormitory Coordinator:
Working closely with Dormitory and Afghan students, the assistant of International Office provides administrative and organizational support to Afghan Students’ / Dormitory Coordinator. The assistant performs various logistical, operational and organizational work required for efficient and smooth flow of the projects related to Afghan students on Grants, projects related to the Dormitory life, programs and etc.
The primary responsibilities include but are not limited to:
Correspond with prospective Afghan students and their families in person, by telephone, and email.
Oversee the student arrival process and ensure that students' pre-departure needs are met.
Maintain inventory of documents related to student advising, visa support, etc.
Maintain website and provide updates as related to the Afghan students in AUCA, Afghan alumni and projects performed by and for Afghan students.
Create weekly, monthly and year-end admission reports as needed.
Maintain the database of Afghan students on grant, prospective Afghan students, Afghan alumni and Dormitory residents, ensure data is correct and consistent.
Assist international student visa and registration specialist with administration of visa related paperwork for Afghan students.
Assist International Student Office in the organization of international student Orientation, training, and other conferences organized for AUCA students’ needs.
Correspond the internship program in Afghanistan.
Coordinate anticipated new program to maintain contact with Afghan alumni
Cooperate with insurance companies and assist to maintain smooth process of medical insurance documental processes.
Assist with the creation and maintenance of immigration documents, visas, invitations, OVIR registration, visa/passport extension, etc.
Arrange doctor visits; assist with access to medical services.
Be the point person for student pick up/drop off at the airport.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in a directly related field such as International Relations, Marketing, English or relevant social sciences.
International travel experience
Demonstrated leadership experience within an academic and non academic setting.
Ability to work in stressful situations.
Ability to work independently and aptitude to meet deadlines.
Excellent knowledge of English and Russian. Knowledge of Kyrgyz and Dari/Pashto is an advantage.
Excellent intercommunication skills.
Demonstrated ability to effectively work with persons of diverse socioeconomic, cultural, disability, and ethnic backgrounds.