Global Affairs Fellows Positions
Academic Year 2017-2018
Job Title: Global Affairs Fellows – 3-4 positions available
Rate of Pay: $12 per hour
Supervisor: Study Abroad Manager & International Student Advisor
Hours per week: 10 hours per week (M-F, 9AM-5PM and some weekends, exact times are flexible)
Employment Period: June 1, 2017 - May 31, 2018
Unit and Position:
The Office of Global Affairs (OGA) consists of Study Abroad, Fellowships, International Student and Scholars Services and International Exchanges. OGA is looking 3-4 exemplary students to serve as Global Affairs Fellows.
Serve as peer advisors for UW Tacoma students who’re interested in study abroad
Support UW Tacoma students in applications to competitive fellowships
Assist new international students with their transition to UW Tacoma
Create community around international and domestic students
Provide opportunities for students to learn about other cultures and languages
Positively represent your country, culture, and UW Tacoma
Assist OGA Staff with special projects
Communicate with students via website, social media announcements, newsletters, etc…
Plan and coordinate on-going events such as quarterly orientation for new students, Weekly UWTea Time, career workshops, International Education Week (IEW), and the Global Ambassadors Program.
Able to work at least 10 hours a week on campus during the 2017-18 academic year
A minimum of one quarter as a full-time student at UW Tacoma
Be a current UW Tacoma student in good academic standing (2.5 GPA or above).
Ability to attend all training sessions as well as orientations
Strong written and oral English skills; good communication skills
Ability to solve problems, take initiative, manage conflict, and express maturity
Willingness to share your culture and learn about others
A valid driver’s license with two years of driving experience and willingness to be trained and drive a university vehicle.
Send a resume and cover letter to Courtney Kroll, Study Abroad Manager, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Priority Deadline: Monday, May 1st.
Note: OGA will review each applicant’s GPA and any holds on their record. Also, please note that OGA
will check the selected Global Affairs Fellows’ GPA every quarter during employment.