Advisor/Assistant Director, International Student Services and Engagement

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Employer
Discovery Senior Living
Location
Boston, MA
Posted
Sep 01, 2022
Closes
Sep 30, 2022
Ref
447642226
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Internship / Student
Organization Type
Other
Wentworth Institute of Technology is seeking applicants interested in joining the Wentworth community as an Advisor/Assistant Director, International Student Services and Engagement.

Depending upon the level of candidate’s experience and knowledge, the Advisor or Assistant Director, ISSE will assist the Director in supporting the overall experience of Wentworth international and exchange students. Duties will include immigration advising for F-1 visa holders, support of students’ cultural adaptation, and preparing for orientation events and other programs. This role serves as a DSO and will be responsible for SEVIS record maintenance as well as supporting maintenance of current and future technology used for reporting.

The Advisor/Assistant Director will engage regularly with the international student community through day-to-day interactions, development of and participation in on and off campus and activities, and support and advocacy for them as members of the campus community.

The individual should exhibit strong written and verbal communication skills and strong organizational, analytical and problem solving. The individual should be student service focused and able to work independently as well as a team member in the Division of DEI and with other campus partners.

Inclusive Excellence at Wentworth:

Wentworth Institute of Technology is committed to diversity, equity, and inclusion in all University programs and activities. The University does not discriminate based on race, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, religion, disability, age, genetic information, gender identity, veteran status or any other category protected by law. All qualified applicants will receive consideration.

To find out more about the Wentworth’s commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, please visit the website https://wit.edu/about/diversity .

All applicants have the right to accessibility support and accommodations. To request accessibility support or accommodations, contact the Executive Director of Equity and Compliance, Catlin Wells, at wellsc1@wit.edu

How to Apply:

Interested applicants should apply at https://jobs.wit.edu. Please submit required documents.
  • Minimum Education Required Bachelors degree
  • Preferred Education
  • Minimum Work Experience Required 1-3 years of relevant experience
  • Preferred Work Experience
  • Minimum Knowledge Required Working knowledge of concepts, practices and procedures and ability to use in varied situations.
  • Preferred Knowledge

Advertised Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • U.S. Citizen or legal permanent resident as required by federal regulations.

Advertised Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience as a DSO
  • Demonstrated knowledge of F-1 visa regulations and the SEVIS system
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work with diverse populations and a commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
  • Experience working successfully with non-native English speakers
  • Experience coordinating international student support services or leading customer experience programs
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Experience with Banner and ISSM strongly preferred.
  • Event planning and promotion experience, as well as strong presentation skills.
  • Ability or willingness to develop new physical and digital resources and materials.