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The Office of Global Learning is part of the Office of the Vice Provost for International Affairs and shares the mission of developing and supporting global learning activities across the Cornell University community--in Ithaca, New York City, and the world. As a comprehensive international education unit, our office helps Cornellians from around the world grow as global learners. Our team coordinates education abroad experiences for Cornell students, advises international students and scholars on federal immigration and labor regulations and supports their inclusion and success in the Cornell community, and promotes cross-cultural competency on campus and beyond.
Under the general supervision of the Senior Immigration Advisor, the Immigration Advisor primarily answers questions related to immigration status for international students, scholars, and their families and provides information and appropriate referrals relating to a broad range of issues of concern to international students and scholars. With training and supervision, must keep abreast of current government regulations on immigration law and serve as an Advisor on Duty for students. Serves as federally approved Designated School Official and Alternate Responsible Officer for Cornell University's F (student) and J (exchange visitor) programs, reviewing and signing government documents as an official representative of the university for routine immigration procedures.
Enters and updates data in university and government data systems and manages cases for a substantial volume of student and scholar requests, including but not limited to initial form production, reprints, extensions, and work authorization applications. Monitor and investigate student and scholar immigration status issues. Responsible for administration of J-1 Student Intern Program, including participant and partner communication, application tracking and support, onboarding, and federally mandated orientation and evaluation.
Provides assistance with office administrative tasks and projects as needed, including reception support and data reporting. Assist with various immigration, orientation, and inclusion and support programming.
Associate's degree or equivalent education and work experience required. Minimum of two years' experience in student services, teaching, counseling, overseas development work, or a closely related field. Excellent writing and interpersonal communication skills. Strong service orientation. Aptitude in working with computer software packages such as word processing, spreadsheets, and database applications (e.g., Sunapsis). Ability to work with people from different cultures and backgrounds required.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent. Ability to interpret government regulatory language helpful. Second language skills highly desirable. International student and/or scholar services experience and familiarity with Cornell University desirable. Proficiency in PeopleSoft, Sunapsis, or similar software.
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent. Ability to interpret government regulatory language helpful. Second language skills highly desirable. International student services experience and familiarity with Cornell University desirable. Proficiency in PeopleSoft .
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