The International Student Success Navigator will be primarily responsible for designing, implementing, and coordinating support for University of Nebraska-Lincoln's international student populations. This position will be responsible for providing assistance to international students with arrival, transition, and integration to campus, including where to find UNL academic counselors, locating academic buildings, directing students to on-campus health facilities and providing information on off-campus locations for food, entertainment, groceries, etc. This position will also serve as primary sponsored student advisor on campus and be the primary liaison and point of contact for sponsored students on campus units (including Admissions, Housing, Student Accounts, Health Center, Academic Advisors, etc.) to support sponsored students. The ISSN will work with UNL units and sponsors abroad to ensure the smooth, timely and complete application and transition to UNL. Nights and weekend activities may be required.
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln seeks to attract and retain a high performing and diverse workforce in which employees' differences are respected and valued to better meet the varying needs of the diverse populations we serve. The university fosters a diverse and inclusive work environment that promotes collaboration so that all individuals are able to participate and contribute to their full potential. As an EO/AA employer, qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, national origin, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, marital status, and/or political affiliation. See: http://www.unl.edu/equity/notice-nondiscrimination.
Minimum Required Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in education, counseling, psychology, international studies, public administration, or related field plus one year of related experience working with international students at secondary or post-secondary level in an advising, counseling, transitions or retention-related role. Ability to work independently and within a team environment. Experience must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with word processing, database, spreadsheet, presentation and student management/course management systems. Ability to effectively problem solve, think critically, and communicate effectively with international college students, scholars and staff in situations of shared responsibility and confidentiality. Ability to work productively and diplomatically with a wide variety of stakeholders.
Master's degree in education, educational administration, public administration, counseling, psychology, international studies, or related field. Experience working with a students and scholars from a diversity of cultures. Expertise in strategies and best practices for supporting international students' success. Familiarity with basic immigration policies and procedures.
Posted Salary: $42,000/yr. minimum
Job Type: Full-Time
Internal Number: 72974
About University of Nebraska - Lincoln
With over 25,000 students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is a diverse educational insitution with international stature. The intellectual center for the state of Nebraska and beyond, we are a land-grant, top tier national research-extensive insitution. Part of the Big Ten conference, Big Ten Academic Alliance, our mission includes growing relationships and resources that enable the University of Nebraska to change lives.