International Education Coordinator

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Ohio Dominican University
Bexley, OH
Nov 10, 2022
Dec 07, 2022
Global Education
Position Type
Employment Type
Internship / Student
Organization Type
College / University
Position Summary

As members of the Office of International Education (OIE), the International Education Coordinators support the university's international student program. The Coordinators play a role in all stages of the international student experience, supporting applicants throughout the admission process and advising international students on visa compliance in the role of a Designated School Official (DSO). In addition, the Coordinators promote international education on campus through special programs and by advising students on study abroad opportunities.

Essential Job Duties & Responsibilities

50% International Admission (Undergraduate)
  • Actively follow up with international applicants via email, text, and video call to achieve application completion
  • Evaluate and assess foreign credentials to determine admission and scholarship eligibility
  • Communicate admission decisions to students and recruitment partners
  • Support recruitment efforts, such as virtual fairs and events, as needed
  • Determine student eligibility for non-immigrant status and issue official visa-related documents (Form I-20)

50% International Education & Student Support*
  • Serve as a DSO (Designated School Official) by advising F-1 visa holders on enrollment requirements, employment authorization, travel, and other matters of compliance.
  • Assist the Director (PDSO) in maintaining student SEVIS records
  • Coordinate International Student arrival and orientation events
  • Support the adjustment and success of international students through engagement activities, retention efforts, and assisting students in navigating
  • Promote and recruit ODU students for faculty-led and third-party study abroad opportunities; assist students in the application process, funding opportunities, academic credit approval, and logistics of study abroad
  • Support the planning and implementation of faculty-led programs abroad
  • Coordinate international education opportunities on campus, support student programs (e.g. World Student Club)
  • Train, supervise, and support International Education Assistants (student workers)
  • Keep office forms, social media, and office communication up-to-date

*Two IECs will share these duties, specializing where appropriate

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Experience in international higher education as a participant or professional desired
  • S. citizen or permanent resident (required to serve as a DSO) with a valid passport
  • Excellent communication skills; ability to work collaboratively with students, faculty, staff, administrators, as well as external constituents
  • Demonstrated success in intercultural communication
  • Ability to multitask or task-shift

Additional Information:

This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with the position. It is, instead, a description of the essential elements of the position.

Ohio Dominican University is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees, as we respect and seek to empower each individual and support the various cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

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