International Student Advisor 5986BR Student Affairs International Student Services
Detailed Job Description Advise international students on immigration, cross-cultural and personal adjustment matters. Interpret immigration regulations for students and staff pertaining to F-1 and J-1 students and scholars. Serve as Designated School Official (DSO) authorized by the Department of Homeland Security, and as Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) authorized by the Department of State. Assist in maintenance of SEVIS database. Assist with International Student Orientation (including hiring and supervising student orientation assistants). Join an innovative and creative team in facilitating the successful transition of international students to the campus community. Help develop educational and social programs and oversee the intake process for occasional visiting Research Scholars/Faculty. Assist with social media platforms for ISS. Must have the ability to contribute to RIT's commitment to cultural diversity and pluralism. For more information about ISS, please see www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/iss
Department/College Description The staff at International Student Services provides a solid foundation for RIT's commitment to international education, assisting nearly 3,000 individuals from nearly 100 countries. We advise students, faculty, clubs and departments on immigration, cultural, academic and personal matters. We work closely with Global Union, and several other international student clubs. Off-campus programs are often run with our colleagues at the RIT English Language Center as well as with Rochester Global Connections
Experience: Experience working as a DSO or ARO with student or scholar visa regulations (or comparable experience). Must be either a U.S. Citizen or a U.S. Lawful Permanent Resident (federal requirement for DSO/ARO roles). Minimum of three years of experience working in higher education. Demonstrated problem solving, crisis management, and cross-cultural communication skills. American Sign Language or a commitment to develop ASL skills is required (free campus courses available). Must be able to work effectively as part of a team, managing multiple priorities. Must be willing to develop and maintain professional competence by active involvement with international associations. Basic Computer proficiency. Ability to manage confidential information.
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Rochester Institute of Technology, the 10th largest private university in the U.S., is among the worlds leading technological universities. Its 18,000 undergraduate and graduate students from all 50 states and more than 100 countries are enrolled in over 200 academic programs, including 7 interdisciplinary Ph.D. programs. A pioneer in experiential education, RIT was the first to offer undergraduate degree programs in biotechnology, information technology, software engineering, and microelectronic engineering. As home to the National Technical Institute for the Deaf, the university offers unparalleled academic opportunities and services for the deaf and hard-of-hearing. Founded in 1829, RIT has 115,000 alumni throughout the United States and around the world. RIT has been named by the Chronicle of Higher Education as one of the Great Colleges to Work For. RIT is a National Science Foundation ADVANCE Institutional Transformation site, and is responsive to the needs of dual-career couples through the Upstate NY Higher Education Recruitment Consortium. For more information, visit www.rit.edu/overview/rankings-and-recognition and www.rit.edu.
As a member of the RIT community employees receive a well-balanced benefits package that offers a variety of choices and access to additional employment advantages. These benefits, combined with an employees pay, provide a total compensation package that can be tailored to meet your needs. More on RITs Benefits, Health & Wellness program can be found at: https://www.rit.edu/fa/humanresources/content/benefits-health-and-wellness
RIT does not discriminate. RIT is an equal opportunity employer that promotes and values diversity, pluralism, and inclusion. For more information or inquiries, please visit RIT/TitleIX or the U.S. Department of Education at ED.Gov
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Founded in 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a diverse and collaborative community of engaged, socially conscious, and intellectually curious minds. Through creativity and innovation, and an intentional blending of technology, the arts and design, we provide exceptional individuals with a wide range of academic opportunities, including a leading research program and an internationally recognized education for deaf and hard-of-hearing students. Beyond our main campus in Rochester, New York, RIT has international campuses in China, Croatia, Dubai, and Kosovo. And with more than 19,000 students and more than 125,000 graduates from all 50 states and over 100 nations, RIT is driving progress in industries and communities around the world. Find out more at www.rit.edu .