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Academic Advisor     Position Number: 008/2017     Post Date: November 9, 2017     Status: Open

JOB OPPORTUNITIES:
2 ACADEMIC ADVISORS
(Undergraduate Department)

Position's Functional Title: Academic Advisor
Salary: Bachelor's Degree - US$54,600.00 per year; Master's Degree - US$62,400.00 per year
Work Schedule: Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (37.5 hours per week)
Position Type: Full-Time/Permanent Position
Required Immigration Status: U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card Holder)

Position Summary:
The Cultural Division, Embassy of the State of Kuwait in Washington D.C. office is recruiting an Academic Advisor. The Academic Advisor is responsible for all aspects of administering Kuwait Government scholarship programs including but not limited to providing academic advisement and counseling for a number of Kuwaiti sponsored students attending Universities in the Unites States and Canada.

Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree and 2-5 years and above of related experience; or
Master's degree and 2-5 years and above of related experience.
Educational Degree major in Education, Counseling, International Education or related field is preferred.

Preferred Qualifications:
• Previous experience in educational institution.
• Previous experience in advising college and/or university international students.
• Awareness of multi-cultural settings.

Minimum Requirements:
• Must have 2-5 years and above professional experience.
• Must have up-to-date knowledge of U.S. Higher Education, Immigration rules pertaining to international students/scholars.
• Must have the ability to function and perform day-to-day academic advising task in a fast-paced, team-oriented multi-cultural environment.
• Position requires strong organizational communication skills.
• Computer literacy including skills with Internet research tools and social media.
• Must have excellent interpersonal, teamwork, critical thinking and presentation skills.

Closing Date:
The closing date for receipt of applications for this position is on Thursday, November 30, 2017 5:00 pm (EST). Applications received after the closing date will not be considered. If you have not received an invitation for interview within three weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been selected for potential candidacy at this time.



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