International Student Support & Compliance Advisor (m/w/d)
Based on-site at our Berlin Study Centre
At Arden University, we pride ourselves on being true innovators, disruptors and pioneers, our focus is to promote life-long learning and ensure that everyone, everywhere can access higher education. We are currently recruiting for an International Student Support & Compliance Advisor to support International students at the Arden Study Centre in Berlin.
This will require the management of applicant and student cases throughout the student lifecycle, to ensure that Arden meet their regulatory obligations to relevant authorities. It will include liaison with the recruitment and admissions teams, organising the enrolment process, ensuring all requirements for the visa and enrolment process have been met and ongoing visa and record management of International students in the Berlin Centre.
In addition, as our International students become a part of the Arden student body, the role will be responsible for supporting students throughout their academic life cycle by completing necessary administrative duties. This may also mean from a pastoral perspective from time to time and at times of crisis or complex life circumstances.
We would like to hear from applicants with a degree in a related field - HR, Psychology, Counselling or Communications with a proven track record of relevant work experience in a student immigration advisory service and experience of working in a HE setting.
Ability to work proactively in collaboration with colleagues to ensure the highest levels of administrative support and customer service are provided in the area of general student services/support as well as signposting to key services as required.
Comprehensive knowledge of the visa regulatory requirements in Germany as the role holder will be required to understand and implement the University’s Immigration processes in accordance with German authorities.
At Arden, you will become a part of a passionate and dedicated team who are committed to removing unnecessary barriers to learning and making education more accessible. Our people work hard to ensure our students journeys are the best they can possibly be, as such we want to reward our people with fantastic benefits. Employees benefit from:
- 30 days holiday
- Study any Arden course for free, with generous discount for all family and friends
- Our ‘Golden Ticket’ which allows you to gift anyone in your life a free Arden education
- Access to premium learning and development platforms
- Travel discounts and sports club memberships
- Plus, other competitive benefits!
Stand out, Progressive, Accessible, Resourceful, Kindness, reflect who we are as an institution, a team and as individuals. If they also reflect you and you are excited by the chance to be the driving, creative force within a growing business, we want to hear from you.
There has never been a more exciting time to join Arden University, as we expand into new disciplines and locations. For the full job description, click here, or to start your journey with us, click apply!
Closing date: Sunday 18th December 2022
We reserve the right to close this vacancy before the specified closing date should we receive sufficient applications or in order to respond to business needs. In order to avoid missing an opportunity to apply please submit your application as early as possible.
As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we recognise, and studies confirm, that often underrepresented candidates in the work place are less likely to apply to roles unless they meet all skills and experience of the position. At Arden we celebrate diversity and are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, therefore we make sure that our recruitment and selection processes never discriminate based upon age, race, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, or pregnancy, and actively welcome applications from all groups.
So, if you want to be part of Arden and our journey, but you feel that you’re missing some of the skills or experience the role requires, then we encourage you to apply anyway as you may make a great candidate for this role or others!