International Student & Scholar Services Advisor (AA18118)
MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY, MANKATO 336 Wigley Administration Center Mankato, MN 56001
MSUAASF Salary Range B (Unclassified MSUAASF)
Reporting to the Director of International Student & Scholar Services, the International Student and Scholar Services Advisor serves international students' needs and provides federally required tracking and advising of F visa holders. The position assists the University, Kearney Center for International Student and Scholar Services, and international students with matters related to the Student Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS). Reporting and handling vital advising for international students for legal work authorization due to internships, graduation, economic and political events are a major focus of the position. In addition, the position advises students regarding their adjustment and other cultural and international student issues along with special requirements needed by students matriculating under unique government and sponsoring contract
Master's degree in Counseling, International Education, Student Affairs or a closely related field. (Conferred on an official transcript at the time of application.)
Minimum of two (2) years of full-time professional experience (or the equivalent) as a Designated School Official (DSO) in a higher education institution and responsibility for advising international students. (In order to serve in as a DSO, you must either be a U.S. citizen or a lawful permanent resident of the United States.)
Demonstrated ability to work effectively with persons from diverse cultural backgrounds.
Experience working collaboratively with others and/or departments.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Self-directed with strong attention to detail.
Ability to multi-task and balance competing priorities.
Demonstrated commitment to fostering a diverse working and learning environment.
To apply for this position, please continue the process via this website or directly at: http://www.mnsu.edu/hr/vacancy/jobopp.html. A complete online application will include the following attachments. Incomplete applications will not be reviewed by the search committee.
Contact information for three (3) references
Unofficial Transcript(s) of your highest completed degree
Candidates must be willing to adjust their personal schedules to meet the demands of unexpected crises and the scheduling of university events that occur outside the normal work day. Some evening and weekend work is required and overnight travel may sometimes be necessary. Additional information on Minnesota State University, Mankato can be found at: http://www.mnsu.edu.
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