Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its nine colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.
The University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes medical, dental, and vision insurance; flexible spending accounts; retirement plans; life insurance; short and long-term disability; employee assistance program (EAP); tuition remission; and generous time off.
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
Department: Office Of International Student Services
Campus: Rose Hill (RH) - Bronx
Reporting to the Director of Office of International Services, the Associate Director/Office of International Services provides guidance and services in support of international students and scholars as well as various university stakeholders.
The incumbent serves as an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) and Designated School Official (DSO).
Assigned as being Designated School Official (DSO) to implement regulations under SEVP compliance. Including, not limited to, performing SEVIS database management duties such as CPT and OPT applications, SEVIS registration, and external communications management.
Responds to immigration inquiries and provides immigration advising to the University's current and incoming international students
Issues I-20 documentation and perform various administrative tasks in support of office information systems and mailings
Advises and facilitates Post-Completion OPT and STEMOPT applications for University's F-1 graduates.
Drafts language for and edit OIS newsletters and website.
Serves as a liaison to Lincoln Center admissions offices
Attends professional conferences and training sessions to develop and maintain skills and knowledge.
Supports, hosts, and attends OIS events including orientation programming and information sessions.
Database and SEVIS Administration:
Maintains International Student and Scholar Management (ISSM) database by liaising with IT for updates and annual certification.
Monitors data flow from Banner to ISSM.
Assists IT with troubleshooting and testing elements ofISSM to ensure database's functionality.
Manages OIS' SEVIS related operations to maintain best practices, assist in the resolution of datafix tickets and respond to correction requests,
Keeps abreast of changes in F- 1 regulations and changes in SEVIS functionality and requirements and assists with setting up institutional policies accordingly.
Creates and updates office informational handouts or deliverables for document submission portals and/or office website.
Prepares, formats and issues University-wide communications from OIS through Fordham messaging Platform Acoustic.
Bachelor's degree in any area
Minimum three years of experience in international education required
Fordham Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United kingdom.