The part-time International Student Advisor provides direct immigration-related advising to international students at the college, with a focus on maintaining and tracking immigration information for all F-1 students.
• Advise international students regarding immigration rules and regulations and serve as a main contact for questions • Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) to federal programs governing the support of international students • Create, update, and manage records in the SEVIS system • Assist with planning and implementation of international student orientation processes • Create, update, and manage records in the federally-administered SEVISsystem • Liaise with other departments to confirm and verify student attendance and related data • Maintain immigration-related student files in compliance with regulations • Advise students on employment application preparation, timelines and regulatory requirements
Skills & Knowledge
• Ability to meet regulatory eligibility to be a DSO/ARO • Knowledge of immigration-related law, Dept. of Homeland Security, Dept. of State regulations and procedures • Cross-cultural communication skills • Proficient in Microsoft Office products (Excel, Word, Banner) • Ability to efficiently multitask and prioritize with demanding timeframes • Strong analytical problem solving, and organization skills
• Experience interacting with SEVIS strongly preferred • Experience working with international students or clients
• Bachelor’s Degree
About New England College
New England College is a private, non-profit college, located in the quintessential New England town of Henniker, New Hampshire dedicated to providing exceptional education for undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral students from all over the world.