International Student Advisors advise international students and the campus community on F-1 international student visa maintenance. Advisors regularly maintain student information held in the federal government database (SEVIS) and determine student eligibility for new and updated I-20 documents for a variety of status maintenance issues including but not limited to initial attendance, updated program of study, financial support, work authorization before and after graduation, travel, authorized under-enrollment, academic suspension, and program completion.
Review of applications will begin July 25, 2018 and continue until the position is filled.
Experience providing administrative or student support in areas such as developing procedures, program planning and implementation, and/or coordination of efforts between various entities.
Experience providing services for people of diverse cultural backgrounds preferred. Experience planning and implementing programs, policies, and activities required. Preferred experience in international affairs. Experience and/or working knowledge of various cultures, including international travel or experience living abroad preferred. Knowledge of immigration regulations preferred. Current or prior DSO status preferred.
Attention to detail, Communication skills, including oral, written, and/or nonverbal, Knowledge of a University environment preferred, Human Relations/Interpersonal skills, Leadership skills: organization/meeting facilitation/project leadership, Supervisory skills, including motivation, delegation of duties, evaluation, etc, Management and/or administration skills, Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and meet deadlines, Maintain confidentiality
Experience working on a team and team leadership. Ability to serve as a resource for international students, including the ability to diplomatically advise international students regarding legal, cultural, academic, and personal concerns. Ability to research, identify, and create programs and services to enhance the University experience for students.
Current or previous member of NAFSA (Association of International Educators) preferred.
Internal Number: 997397
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The University of Central Missouri experience transforms students into lifelong learners, dedicated to service, with the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed and lead in the region, state, nation and world.
Reasons to Believe in a UCM education.
A Culture of service connects students to something bigger than themselves through opportunities to give back to the community such as Habitat for Humanity.
Engaged Learning through hands-on learning experiences in and outside the classroom includes programs such as Innovative Public Relations and the Integrative Business Experience.
Future-Focused Academics offers state-of-the-art equipment such as Redbird simulators and internships to equip students with up-to-date skills.
A Worldly Perspective enhances students’ college experience by offering opportunities to participate in study abroad programs in countries such as France or New Zealand.
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Founded in 1871 in Warrensburg, Missouri with only a few dozen students, more than 140 years later, UCM has grown to serve more than 14,000 students. Our diverse student population represents nearly every state and 50 countries across the globe.