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Graduate Assistant International Student Recruitment

Company name
University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR, United States

Employment Type


Posted on
Feb 01,2019

Valid Through
May 17,2019


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Working Title

Graduate Assistant, International Student Recruitment


International Recruitment

About the University

Founded in 1871, the University of Arkansas is a land grant institution, classified by the Carnegie Foundation among the nation’s top 2 percent of universities with the highest level of research activity. The University of Arkansas works to advance Arkansas and build a better world through education, research and outreach by providing transformational opportunities and skills, promoting an inclusive and diverse culture and climate, and nurturing creativity, discovery and the spread of new ideas and innovations. Ten colleges and schools serve more than 27,600 students with 200 academic programs. U of A students earn nationally competitive awards at an impressive rate and represent all 50 states and 120 countries.

The University of Arkansas campus is located in Fayetteville, a welcoming community ranked as one of the best places to live in the U.S. The growing region surrounding Fayetteville is home to numerous Fortune 500 companies and one of the nation’s strongest economies. Northwest Arkansas is also quickly gaining a national reputation for its focus on the arts and overall quality of life. Arkansas is a natural wonder of forests, mountains and lakes framed by picturesque rivers and streams. Some of the best outdoor amenities and most spectacular hiking trails are a short drive from campus.

As an employer, the University of Arkansas offers a vibrant work environment and a workplace culture that promotes a healthy work-life balance. The benefits package includes university contributions to health, dental, life and disability insurance, tuition waivers for employees and their families, 12 official holidays, immediate leave accrual, and a choice of retirement programs with university contributions ranging from 5 to 10% of employee salary.

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Summary of Job Duties

The International Recruitment and Admissions Graduate Assistant is responsible for managing the


office email account, including responding to prospective international student inquiries. The GA will also assist in maintaining the prospect records for all international students interested in the UA, assist with the overall recruitment communication plan, coordinate and manage a team of international student ambassadors, as well as help to coordinate campus visits made by prospective international students. The GA will also work closely with the international recruiters to help create and maintain recruitment materials, host campus recruitment events, assist with possible regional college visits, and other recruitment initiatives.

Minimum Qualifications: Please ensure that all relevant application materials include details addressing the minimum qualifications. Applicants not meeting the minimum qualifications will be disqualified from consideration.

Current University of Arkansas Graduate Student



of 3.0, admitted into a degree seeking graduate program

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Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities (KSAs)

Ability to work in a fast paced office environment and with diverse groups

Strong verbal and written communication skills

String leadership skills/evidence of past leadership roles

Ability to take initiative

Working knowledge of software applications (Microsoft Office Suite, Adobe Acrobat, etc.)

Multitasking abilities, and attention to detail.

Physical activities associated with this position

For questions regarding reasonable accommodations please contact the Office of Equal Opportunity and Compliance 479-575-4019.

Work Schedule

Monday - Friday 20 hours per week, times flexible depending on class schedules

Overtime Eligible


Is this position weather/event essential? If yes, the employee in this position will report to work at the scheduled time when the University is closed due to inclement conditions.


Work Location/Building

Fayetteville Campus-Gearhart Hall

Benefits Eligible


Appointment Percent


Salary/Hourly Range

$14,219 per year

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Pre-employment Screening Requirements

This position is subject to a pre-employment criminal background check. A criminal conviction or arrest pending adjudication alone shall not disqualify an applicant in the absence of a relationship to the requirements of the position. Background check information will be used in a confidential, non-discriminatory manner consistent with state and federal law.

Posting Detail Information

Future Open Date

Close Date


Open Until Filled


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Recruitment Contact Information

Karl Anderson,

Special Instructions Summary

Hiring Location

222 Administration Building Fayetteville, AR 72701.

EEO Statement

The University of Arkansas is an equal opportunity, affirmative action institution. The university welcomes applications without regard to race/color, sex, gender, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability, religion, marital or parental status, protected veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal or state law.  Persons must have proof of legal authority to work in the United States on the first day of employment. All applicant information is subject to public disclosure under the Arkansas Freedom of Information Act.

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City, St.

Fayetteville, AR

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University of Arkansas
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Company Profile
The University of Arkansas boasts a tradition unique among the nation's universities: Senior Walk, consisting of more than three miles of sidewalks crisscrossing campus that are engraved with the names of more than 150,000 graduates, dating back nearly 140 years. It’s concrete proof of the university’s commitment to our students. That 'students-first' philosophy is a big reason why the U of A is consistently ranked among the nation's top public research universities and best values. We work hard to ensure a low student-to-faculty ratio that promotes plenty of personal attention and mentoring opportunities. The Carnegie Foundation classifies the university as having "the highest possible level of research," placing us among the top 2 percent of colleges and universities nationwide.

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