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International Advisor

Kansas State University
Manhattan, KS
Closing date
Nov 22, 2023

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Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
About This Role:

Advise international students on pertinent immigration regulations; provide programming for those students. This position assists international students. Scholars and their dependents with immigration regulations that must be followed to maintain legal residency in the United States. Helps students update and maintain student and scholar records in the federal government's database. Processes needed documents for international students and scholars. Advise International Coordinating Council, student group.

Duties for this position include:

International student advising: Advise international students, scholars, and their dependents on pertinent immigration regulations by serving as a Designated School Official for F-1 students and an Alternate Responsible Officer for J-1 students and scholars. Advising on co-curricular matters is also expected. Both will be accomplished through walk-in advising, scheduled appointments, phone and email correspondence, and presentations. This also includes assisting in preparing written information disseminated through handouts/flyers and the listserv. Collaboration with a team of advisors is expected.

Serve as Advisor to Departmental Student Organization International Coordinating Council: Advise ICC by attending meetings, events and providing guidance to help them set and meet goals. Understand and work with accountants regarding funding, expenses, etc.

Other duties as assigned/campus collaborations- including presenting "See more than Manhattan" workshop and organize the Basic Language Training Program.

Why Join Us:

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) provides essential immigration services for over 2,000 international students and scholars from over 100 countries who are involved in educational programs or research at K-State. Additionally, ISSS welcomes countless U.S. students, faculty, staff, and community members in the exploration of other cultures and the celebration of international festivities.

To learn more about ISSS please visit:

Kansas State University offers a comprehensive benefits package that includes health insurance, life insurance, retirement plans, paid time off - vacation, sick, and holidays. To see what benefits are available, please visit:

We Support Diversity and Inclusion:

Kansas State University embraces diversity and inclusion. The university actively seeks individuals who foster a collegial environment and cooperative interactions with coworkers, students, and others. The University is dedicated to promoting the Principles of Community.

Worksite Options:

This position is required to be performed on-site. Work is performed on employer premises or designated assignment location.

Visit this link for K-State's guidance and policies on remote work and flexible work arrangements. Remote work agreements are required for all flexible work arrangements and are subject to review.

What You'll Need to Succeed:

Minimum Qualifications:
  • Requires a bachelor's degree
  • One year of relevant experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree
  • Experience living or working abroad, in higher education, with populations whose first language is not English, or interacting and working with different cultures and languages
  • Working with F-1/J-1 students.
  • Second language ability.
Other Requirements:
  • Must be U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident per federal regulations

How to Apply:

Please submit the following documents:
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
  • Online application including three professional references

  • Screening of Applications Begins:

    Immediately and continues until position is filled. For best consideration, apply by November 26, 2023.

    Anticipated Hiring Pay Range:

    $41,388-$52,764 Annually

    Equal Employment Opportunity:

    Kansas State University is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or status as a protected veteran.

    Background Screening Statement:

    In connection with your application for employment, Kansas State University will procure a Background Screen on you as part of the process of considering your candidacy as an employee.

    Advertised: Nov 02, 2023 Central Daylight Time
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