Essex Abroad Officer

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Administrative,Student Services,International Activities

Short info about job

Company: University of Essex

Department: Academic Section

Salary: £21,586 to £24,983 per annum

Hours: Full Time

Contract type: Permanent

Type / Role: Clerical

Phone: +44-1200 4351104

Fax: +44-1558 5523071

E-mail: N\A


Detail information about job Essex Abroad Officer. Terms and conditions vacancy

Academic Section - Essex Abroad

Essex Abroad plays a key role in the University's international work and maintains a large network of international partners.

The Role and Duties

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated and personable individual to assist in preparing Essex’s students for their year abroad. You will assist in the administrative processes related to Erasmus and Study Abroad, and liaise with students and colleagues at partner institutions, ensuring students have a thorough preparation for their time abroad and you will also assist students throughout their studies at the host institutions.

The main areas of responsibility relate to the coordination of outbound student mobility, and includes the provision of information, advice and guidance for outbound students, including the Erasmus+ programme for student mobility;

Qualifications and skills required

This role requires strong administrative skills, as you will need to handle large numbers of student and partner queries, applications and assist the team in a range of outbound related tasks. You will need to show a willingness to learn, and initiative, while working with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders.

The successful candidate will be an effective team player, who can relate well to a wide range of people, including international students and visitors. You must have a flexible approach to work and tasks, be comfortable working in a high paced international environment and computer literate. The role requires strong communication and organisational skills, as well as an excellent command of English. You will need to able to develop and manage relationships with at all levels within the University, and international university partners. You should possess good IT skills including Word, Access, Excel and Outlook. You should also have the ability to work well under pressure whilst maintaining close attention to detail with a calm and professional manner.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

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