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International Student Admissions Advisor

City University of New York
Brooklyn Heights, NY
Closing date
Apr 21, 2024

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Adviser / Advisor
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
International Student Admissions Advisor

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Brooklyn College

Full/Part Time




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Brooklyn College is soliciting applications for an International Student Admissions Advisor. Reporting to the Director of the International Student and Scholar Services (ISS). The International Student Admissions Advisor serves as a liaison to the United States Department of State and Homeland Security.

The Department of International Student and Scholar Services educates the International student population and the College community about the rules and regulations that govern the admission and enrollment of international students in order to ensure that both the College and the students remain in compliance with immigration regulations set forth by the United States Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS).

In addition to the CUNY Title Overview, duties include but are not limited to:
  • Recruit international students and advise on immigration and related issues
  • Advise new and continuing international students on immigration procedures, registration, change of status, leave of absence, and other issues; facilitates immigration paperwork and data processing
  • Serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) for the F program. Serves as an Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for the J Program.
  • Advise international students and exchange visitors in obtaining and maintaining F-1 and J-1 non-immigrant status. Monitor and report on F-1 and J-1 college enrollment and federal compliance requirements
  • Provide information and guidance to faculty and administrators regarding college and student/scholar obligations pertinent to U.S. entry, status maintenance, work permission, health and safety, academic progress and program completion
  • Process information in related systems such as Student Exchange Visitor Immigration System (SEVIS), I-1440 and CUNYfirst. Assists in maintaining student records and creating related reports
  • Conduct immigration and cultural orientation sessions, workshops and events on-campus, virtual and in the surrounding NYC area for prospective students and families
  • Serves on appropriate CUNY committees
  • Maintains up-to-date information on regulations, policies and practices (internal and external) pertaining to international students
  • Performs related duties as assigned.


Bachelor's Degree required.

Valid driver's license required

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience working with International Students
  • Ability to work independently, take initiative, and be a proactive member of the admissions team
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint). CUNYfirst preferred
  • Possess a sensitivity to the needs of a diverse campus population
  • Possess excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Flexibility to work evening and weekend hours as needed
  • Demonstrates communication skills, writing and public speaking ability, exemplary customer service skills and ability to build and maintain relationships with key constituents and prospects within assigned territory
  • Two years of experience in an Admissions office or Enrollment area setting preferred
  • Experience working with SEVIS as a PDSO/DSO and/or RO/ARO a preferred
  • Experience with events and local or regional travel planning preferred


Coordinates and contributes to student recruiting activities.
  • Conducts open house sessions and orientations to ensure applicants are fully informed of requirements and processes
  • Assists in direct recruiting at high schools, community outreach events, and other appropriate locations
  • Provides general information on programs and services in person or by telephone, email, or letter
  • Maintains current information about College programs and degree requirements
  • Performs related duties as assigned

Job Title Name: Admissions Advisor


Assistant to HEO




$49,960 - $57,517; Salary commensurate with education and experience.

CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.


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Applicants should provide a cover letter and resume in .doc or .pdf format.


May 8, 2024


CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional


CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.

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