FOUNDED IN 1829, Rochester Institute of Technology is a privately endowed, coeducational university with nine colleges emphasizing career education and experiential learning.
THE CAMPUS occupies 1,300 acres in suburban Rochester, the third-largest city in New York State. RIT also has international locations in Eastern Europe, Dubai, and China.
THE RIT STUDENT BODY consists of approximately 15,400 undergraduate and 3,200 graduate students.
ISS: The staff at International Student Services provides a solid foundation for RIT's commitment to international education, assisting over 3,300 individuals from 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.
Position 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. Manage social media platforms for ISS. For more information about ISS, please see www.rit.edu/studentaffairs/iss