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International Student Liaison

JOB DETAILS:

  • Great team culture
  • Location close to transport hub, flexibility for remote working
  • Full Time Fixed Term (12 Months)

** Candidates must have an ongoing and unrestricted right to work in Australia to apply for this position **

About this opportunity:

To provide ongoing support to international students studying at Alphacrucis with their academic and campus participation and progress within the programs, as well as supporting them from enrolment through to graduation and beyond. The Liaison will work proactively with students to support their orientation to learning and adjusting to living in Australia, and other tasks related to the onboarding, progression, and retention of international students.


Your new team:

Alphacrucis University College (AC) is Christian college with a reputation for excellence in training, teaching and research. AC has students worldwide, served via 7 campuses throughout Australia and New Zealand and via our online campus.

Whilst we are Christian in heritage and values, we welcome students of all worldviews. We offer qualifications from VET Certificate to Bachelors, Masters and PhD degrees in Ministry, Theology, Business, Education, Social Science/Counselling, Music/Media and Chaplaincy. Our vision is to be a global Christian university, transforming neighbourhoods and nations.

Responsibilities:

  • Work directly with the Student Experience Team, Heads of Schools, and Program Directors to ensure academic guidance, development and support are given to students
  • Develop opportunities, support, and referral services for international students,
  • Administration related to international student needs and compliance.
  • Assist in building and planning structure and processes for international students
  • Administrative duties to ensure systems are maintained for student information, e.g., extension requests, plagiarism
  • Liaise with the Student Experience team and Program Directors for further activities to enhance the student experience.


Required Skills and Proficiencies:

  • Completion of a bachelor’s degree from an Australian university or other recognised Australian or international institution of higher education.
  • Commitment to the Christian faith that informs one’s professional and personal choices and commitments
  • Successful experience in academic administration activities
  • Experience working with international students and intercultural settings
  • Understanding of the mission of higher education and vocational training within the church
  • Strong skills in essay writing, grammar, and other academic skills.
  • Knowledge of software relevant to academic administration
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Understanding of intercultural dynamics and communication
  • Ability to manage multiple projects within expected timeframes
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Time management/organisation

HOW TO APPLY:

  • To be considered for this opportunity send your resume and cover letter to Human Resources. In your cover letter please address the required skills and proficiencies listed above.
  • This position description can also be viewed at https://www.ac.edu.au/job-opportunities/
  • APPLICATIONS CLOSE 3 October 2022, unless filled prior to this date.
  • PLEASE NOTE: Due to high volumes of applications, only those shortlisted will be contacted.

** Candidates must have an ongoing and unrestricted right to work in Australia to apply for this position **