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Assistant needed: Master of Public Administration China Program

Job Responsibilities:

  • Acts as liaison between Chinese MPA cohort students and IIT department heads.
  • Assists program and academic directors with multiple tasks related to China groups and administration of academic programs, ranging from program of study advisement to course registration.
  • Maintain files of all programs, letters and payments.
  • Performs data entry for admissions and international documentation.
  • Assists with prospective students' admissions materials and correspondence.
  • Translates, designs and distributes MPA news and information materials.
  • Organizes, schedules and coordinates logisitics for participants in MPA short-term training program, MPA degree program, visiting delegations, including:
    • Transportation
    • Meals
    • Housing
    • Speakers
    • Classrooms
    • IDs and CTA U-Passes
    • Orientations
    • Commencements
  • Correspondence and coordination with IIT International Center and US Consulate.
  • Plans/implements student orientations.
  • Assists with MPA program's conferences and receptions.
  • Provides interpretation and translation services when needed.

Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and writing skills - both Chinese (Mandarin) and English.
  • Outstanding organizational skills, including project management skills.
  • Proficient in MS Office including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Proficient in Adobe Photoshop, Acrobat and other design software.
  • Ability to work well with multiple administrative offices/departments throughout IIT and work with multi-task assignments.
  • Reports to MPA Program Development Director and MPA Academic Director, China programs.

Commitment of 20 hours/week is required.

If interested in applying for this position, please submit resume to the MPA program at: mpa@iit.edu. Include job title in subject field of e-mail.

 

 

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