The International Student Advisor counsels international students, scholars, and university faculty and staff on a broad range of immigration and intercultural issues. The advisor serves as a Designated School Official and Alternate Responsible Officer in capacities dealing with immigration, reporting, and compliance, as well as assists with the overall support and success of International Student & Scholar Services.
Primary Responsibilities :
Counsels international students, scholars, and the university community on immigration and intercultural issues
Assists in the design and implementation of programs and events to acclimate and integrate international students into the US, and to support student success
Communicates with incoming students and assists with their transition to NKU
Manages international student health insurance enrollment each semester, andidentifies and appropriately resolves issues related to international health insurance
Manages semester reports for immigration compliance and enrollment purposes
Helps support recruitment initiatives
Monitors and helps manage ISSS’s budget allocations and expenditures; responsibly uses procurement card and completes statement reconciliations in a timely manner
Coordinates website development and content; designs monthly electronic newsletter
Fulfills various service requests, including driver’s license letters, good standing letters, and other documentation requested by students, employers, or foreign entities
Bachelor’s degree plus two year’s related experience required. Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Outlook, Excel, and Access. Detail-oriented, organized, professional demeanor, and tolerant of other cultures is a must. Preferably tech-savvy and able to learn new systems quickly. Familiarity with ImageNow is a plus.
Any candidate who is offered this position will be required to go through a pre-employment criminal background check as mandated by state law.
As per federal regulations, the applicant must be a US citizen or lawful permanent resident.
Minimum Education: Bachelor's Degree
Minimum Experience: 2 years
Quick Link: 8570
Internal Number: 8570
About Northern Kentucky University
NKU is a growing metropolitan university of more than 14,000 students served by more than 2,000 faculty and staff on a thriving suburban campus near Cincinnati.
Located in the quiet suburb of Highland Heights, Kentucky—just seven miles southeast of Cincinnati—we have become a leader in Greater Cincinnati and Kentucky by providing a private school education for a fraction of the cost.
While we are one of the fastest growing universities in Kentucky, our professors still know our students' names.