The Student Success Specialist and International Student Advisor provides academic advising and other support services to students. S/he offers students resources for career exploration, interprets career assessments, and helps students to research employment trends. S/he assists with orientation, course selection, course withdrawal, program changes, and teaches students about technology available to them for registration. S/he monitors student educational progress, responds to early alerts, and assists students with identifying and utilizing college and community resources that support retention and degree completion.
The Student Success Specialist and International Student Advisor acts as the Primary Designated School Officer for the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). S/he issues I-20 forms to international students and works with other designated school officers to meet the requirements of federal reporting for international students. S/he serves as the Advisor for the International Student Association. This individual performs additional duties as determined by the Director of Student Success and Retention Services.
Bachelor's degree in social science, counseling, business, or related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
Master's degree in social science, counseling, business, or related field from a regionally accredited post-secondary institution.
Three years of career advising/guidance experience that includes helping students set academic and career goals.
One year experience with international student population, Department of Homeland Security requirements, and SEVIS.
Greater than three years of educational advising/guidance experience that includes helping students set academic and career goals.
Greater than one year experience with international student population, Department of Homeland Security requirements, and SEVIS.
Guilford Technical Community College offers more than 80 programs of study and continues to support success through innovative education, training and partnerships. The college offers associate degrees, diplomas and certificates as well as noncredit courses in professional development, personal enrichment, job training, career development and basic education. As the third largest of 58 community colleges in the North Carolina Community College System, GTCC serves more than 40,000 students annually from its Jamestown, Greensboro, High Point, Aviation and Donald W. Cameron campuses as well as its Small Business Center in Greensboro and High Point.