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International Student Advisor

Job Details
Working Title:
International Student Advisor
Department:
Global Initiatives
Division:
Academic Affairs
Campus:
Oxford
Posting Date:
06/26/2018
Job Category:
Staff
Position Group:
Unclassified
Job Description Summary:
Job ID: 5966
The International Student Advisor will provide support for international students on campus by offering visa and immigration advising, assisting with orientation and other programs, and collaborating with other units on campus to offer support and advocacy related to the successful transition of international students to the Miami University community.
Duties/Physical Demands:
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Advising
Approximately 70% of this position consists of the following:
Serve as Designated School Official (DSO)
Advise F-1 students on issues related to maintenance of legal status
Assist with SEVIS reporting
Process visa documents and other related paperwork
Offer counseling related to cultural adaptation and general wellbeing issues
Student support and programming
Approximately 30% of this position consists of the following:
Assist with the planning and coordination of international student orientation, programs, workshops, and excursions
Coordinate support efforts related to international student taxes and health insurance
Liaise with other campus units and student organizations to provide training and advocacy related to international student support
Promote an institutional culture that celebrates diversity, multicultural, and intercultural learning
General
Follow university policies and procedures related to purchasing, accounts payable, personnel, payroll, volunteers, payroll, and participant travel
Correspond with students, parents, faculty and staff with diplomacy, discretion and judgment
This position requires attendance at evening and weekend activities during certain times of the year
Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree
Knowledge of SEVIS and F-1 regulations
Experience working with international students
Strong intercultural communication skills
Evidence of excellent attendance record
Federal regulations require that this position be held by a US citizen or US permanent resident
Preferred Qualifications:
Master's degree
Previous DSO experience
Familiarity with Banner
Familiarity with Sunapsis
Experience with planning orientation or other programs for international students
Hours Per Week/Percent Time:
100%
Duration:
12 months
Temporary:
No
Benefit Eligible:
Yes
Date to Begin Screening:
07/02/2018
Required Documents:
Cover Letter, List of Three References, Resume
Advertised Pay Range Minimum:
40000
Advertised Pay Range Maximum:
45000
Special Instructions to Applicant:
Direct inquiries to Donna Gouvan at gouvandm@miamioh.edu
Application Types Accepted:
Unclassified
Criminal Background Check Required:
Yes



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