Student Resource Officer (f/m)

Webster Vienna Private University
  • Wien
  • Vollzeit
  • Berufserfahrung
  • 12.7.2018

Student Resource Officer (f/m)

For over 35 years Webster Vienna Private University (WVPU) has provided its students with an internationally competitive, American-based liberal arts education in the heart of Europe. Accredited in both Austria and the United States, WVPU offers an individualized, student-centered American education within the framework of a European research university. As part of a global network of campuses based in St. Louis, USA, WVPU is dedicated to preparing its students for an increasingly globalized world through academic programs that cultivate critical thinking and intercultural understanding.

Webster Vienna Private University is committed to excellence in teaching and research. WVPU offers innovative programs at both the undergraduate and graduate level, awarding Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BS), Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees. At the undergraduate level, the departments of Business and Management, International Relations, Media Communications, and Psychology are complemented by the Center of Liberal Arts´ multidisciplinary curriculum in the human, social and natural sciences.

At the moment we are looking for a

Student Resource Officer (f/m) - Full Time (40 hours/week)

Ideal starting date: September 2018

WVPU is seeking a customer-oriented individual to provide a diverse set of services aimed at enhancing the student experience and strengthening retention.

This position is intended to build up a visa consultancy service for WVPU students. The main goal is to actively support our students with all necesary legal advice and documentation as well as to communicate and interact with authorities.

Further, the position holder is expected to work in close cooperation with other student oriented service providers such as Career Services, Job Placement, or Alumni relations.

Key responsibilities:

  • Build up a professional visa consultancy for the student body
  • Provide visa support for new visas and renewals - i.e. prepare documentation, interact and communicate with authorities
  • Act as a central contact point for study abroad, site transfer and international students, assisting and redirecting them as needed to key university service providers
  • Act as a central contact point for student housing support
  • Support the organization of extra-curricular activities as well as co-curricular programs and other student life programs
  • Assist in the transition of new students into the wider Webster community

Education and qualifications:

  • Minimum completed secondary education
  • Several years of relevant work experience
  • Profound knowledge of visa legislations, rules and regulations


  • Experience in higher education student services
  • Experience in communicating and dealing with Austrian authorities, handling of visa applications and renewals

Skills :

  • Customer relations skills
  • Proven team work and collaboration skills
  • Ability to work effectively in cross-cultural settings
  • Excellent communication skills in German; very good command of English

The applicant must have the legal right to work in Austria. The yearly gross salary on a full-time basis (40 hours/week) for this position is a minimum of EUR 31.000, - gross p.a. The actual annual salary depends on your qualifications and professional experience.

If you would like to be part of our team in an international environment and wish to make a difference to our expanding educational enterprise, we are looking forward to receiving your complete application (CV, cover letter stating your relevant experience, knowledge and motivation for this role, certificates) online via our Webpage

Deadline for applications is July 31, 2018.

For questions related to your application, please contact the HR Department: at WVPU, Praterstraße 23, A-1020 Vienna.

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Founded in the U.S. in 1915, Webster University is an American University with a global perspective. The Vienna Campus, Webster Vienna Private University, opened in 1981 and is accredited both in the USA and in Austria. The University focuses on excellence in teaching, the joining of theory and practice,…