Administrative Assistant – Chinese Seminary Studies

Seminary & School of Ministry (SSM)
20 hours, 12 months
September 01, 2018


This position provides administrative support for graduate-level theological programs offered online in Chinese. It includes day-to-day responsibilities as well as short- and long-term projects.


  • Implement short- and long-range projects necessary to deliver the degrees
  • Communicate with contacts and prospective students in China
  • Coordinate transcription of English online courses in preparation for translation to Chinese
  • Translate documents and materials from English to Chinese and from Chinese to English
  • Coordinate activities of contract recruiters and mentors
  • Coordinate travel planning and production of recruitment materials
  • Work closely with various CIU departments, such as Admissions, Registrar, Financial Aid, and Student Life to facilitate communication and smooth cooperation


  • Fluent in Chinese (Mandarin) and English
  • Good oral and written communication skills in Chinese and English
  • Able to translate well from Chinese to English and from English to Chinese
  • Able to organize tasks, plan well, and work independently
  • Able to maintain accurate files and records
  • Good computer skills, including word processing, spreadsheets, and e-mail communication software
  • Familiar with US graduate-level education
  • Bachelor's degree in education required; master's degree preferred
  • Two years of experience in office administration preferred
  • Cross-cultural experience preferred