Assistant International Student Support Officer

Location
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Salary
£24,771 - £29,515 per annum
Posted
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Nov 2018
Ref
18REQ0000836
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Application closing date 12/11/2018
Location Llandaff Campus
Salary £24,771 - £29,515 per annum
Package
Job category/type

Job description

Role Summary:

Cardiff Metropolitan University International Office is responsible for the marketing, recruitment, admissions, welfare, English language & study skills support of all international students. There are approximately 1500 international (Non-EU) students at Cardiff Met from over 50 different countries. Cardiff Metropolitan University welcomes a large number of students from China each year, therefore familiarity with Chinese culture and language is advantageous.

The Post Holder will be responsible for providing an accessible welfare service to international students studying at Cardiff Met across five academic schools to aid students in adjusting to student life and unfamiliar UK procedures and to enhance their student experience.

The Post holder will also play a vital role in protecting Cardiff Met's Tier 4 sponsor licence by counselling international students through the Tier 4 visa application process and minimising visa refusal rates

The post holder will be required to possess excellent oral and written communication skills in the medium of English in order to provide information to international students from, university staff and external agencies and provide a high level of administrative support to international students studying at Cardiff Met.

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