Job Purpose: Advise F-1 and J-1 Exchange Visitors in student and scholar categories including degree seeking, bi-lateral exchange and non-Georgia Tech sponsored students, student interns, and research scholars on immigration regulations. Provide adjustment and integration support.
Identify, interpret, and apply relevant law, government, and institutional policy within the scope of advising international students and visiting scholars as Designated School Official (DSO)/Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO).
Functional responsibilities may include: communication and at risk student support, Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) compliance, student engagement and professional development, scholar advising, and data management.
Develop partnerships on and off-campus to advocate for the International Student & Scholar (ISSS) community.
Support orientation, cultural adjustment, co-curricular engagement, advocacy, and professional development programs.
Perform other related duties as assigned.
Education: Bachelor's degree or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Work Experience: Three to four years job related experience.
Skills: This job requires experience with academic advising or education abroad advising. Use of office related computer applications is required. Additionally skills in communication, international experience and customer service are required.
Preferred Education: Master's degree in higher education, international education, cultural studies, or related field is preferred.
Preferred Work Experience: Experience advising college-level students on career development and experience with employer relations is preferred.
Preferred Certifications: N/A
Preferred Skills: Proficiency in a foreign language is preferred. Experience with Terra Dotta and Banner is preferred.
Internal Number: 0180282
About Georgia Institute of Technology
The Office of International Education at the Georgia Institute of Technology provides leadership in advocating for, supporting and pursuing the institute's goals for international education and exchange. Georgia Tech is dedicated to expanding its global footprint and influence and to ensuring that we graduate good global citizens. In this regard, the office sees its most important priorities to include:
* Collaborating with faculty to further internationalize the curriculum;
* Advocating for programs of study that prepare students to be globally competent;
* Identifying opportunities for faculty to acquire international education experiences;
* Serving the large and diverse population of international students and visiting scholars.