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International Student Advisor (temporary) will provide immigration advising and program support to international students while full-time regular position vacancy is being filled
Under the supervision of the Director of International Student Affairs, the Program Coordinator/International Student Advisor (temporary):
Serves as a SEVIS F-1 Program Designated School Official (DSO).
Serves as temporary immigration advisor to international students; advises students about immigration-related questions including immigration status, U.S. employment, and preparation for international travel.
Assists OISA team in managing timely and compliant reporting of international student information to the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) and other databases as needed.
Assists with office events including International Education Week and Winter Orientation.
Qualifications: Requires a minimum of a bachelor's degree, or equivalent, and at least one year experience with student services or immigration advising. A successful candidate should have demonstrated understanding of current prevailing issues and key immigration concepts related to international students in U.S. higher education. Must be a U.S. Citizen or Lawful Permanent Resident to meet U.S. Department of Homeland Security requirements for role of F-1 Designated School Official (DSO).
Preferred Qualifications: An ideal candidate would be a current F-1 Designated School Official (DSO), with at least two years of experience in an international office advising F-1 students. Also preferred: strong knowledge of Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and Department of State (DOS) regulations pertaining to international students and SEVIS. Preferred related experience may include: work in international student admissions, study abroad, exchange visitor programs, international student taxes, intercultural programming, or immigration regulations related to other immigrant/ non-immigrant statuses.
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