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International Student Advisor

Employer
North Dakota State University
Location
Fargo, North Dakota
Salary
$45,000+ DOE plus excellent benefits
Closing date
May 12, 2024

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Description & Details:

The International Student and Study Abroad Services (ISSAS) is a comprehensive, international education office championing internationalization activities at North Dakota State University (NDSU). The International Student Advisor is part of a dynamic, energetic team of advisors who provide direct support to international students (F and J visa holders) and the broader international community at NDSU. 

The international student advisor builds and maintains relationships with an assigned group of international students with the goal of ensuring students maintain their visa status, successfully adapt to life in the US and at NDSU, address personal matters that may affect their continued attendance at NDSU, and other concerns that arise throughout the course of a student’s time studying at NDSU. 

A successful international student advisor contributes to achieving international student enrollment goals through supporting incoming international students during the intake process prior to each semester, designing and delivering student retention programs throughout the academic year, and staying current on the Code of Federal Regulations (CFRs) for the F and J visa programs in the US.

Work Schedule:

Monday through Friday 8AM-5PM, 7:30AM-4PM during breaks and summer, with some evening and weekend hours throughout the academic year. 

Advertised Salary:

$45,000+ DOE plus excellent benefits

Minimum Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree (BA or BS); experience working, studying or living abroad for at least one semester/6 months; US Citizenship or permanent residency in accordance with US CFRs to serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) and/or Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO).

Preferred Qualifications:

Knowledge of a foreign language/foreign language study; experience completing detailed tasks, organization of tasks and use of independent judgment; NAFSA or other professional training related to F and/or J CFRs. 

Applicant Materials Required:

Cover letter addressing how required qualifications are met, Resume, Contact information for 3 professional references

Benefits:

NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package which includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include: wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include: supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans.

About Us:

North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. We educate leaders who solve national and global challenges by providing affordable access to an excellent education that combines teaching and research in a rich learning environment.

NDSU is in the highest Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, R1, granted to the top research institutions in the country.

NDSU has offices across the state of North Dakota, and the main campus is in Fargo, on the Minnesota border. Along with Moorhead, Minnesota, Fargo forms one of the largest metropolitan centers between Minneapolis and Seattle. The community is consistently ranked as one of the best places to live.

No Smoking Notice:

As an employer, the State of North Dakota prohibits smoking in all places of state employment in accordance with N.D.C.C. § 23-12-10.

EO/AA Statement:

North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable.

Diversity Statement:

NDSU strives to be a community of belonging, recognizing unique differences as strengths of our university. We seek to recruit and retain a diverse workforce that supports a community in which diverse populations and perspectives will know and learn from one another. NDSU values candidates who are committed to our core values of respect, inclusivity, community, creativity, excellence, impact, innovation, integrity, resilience, responsiveness, and transformation. Successful candidates will be committed to and help advance our strategic goal to create and maintain an open and respectful environment to promote inclusivity and diversity as a cornerstone of education, research, and outreach.

Veteran’s Preference Notice:

This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.

Reasonable Accommodation Information

North Dakota State University is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, education, and employment for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation in the application process, please contact Human Resources at 701-231-8961 or ndsu.hr@ndsu.edu.

Company

Benefits: NDSU offers a comprehensive benefits package with includes single or family health insurance coverage with premiums paid for by the university – with an effective date for new employees the first of the month following date of hire. Other benefits include, wellness benefits, basic life insurance, retirement plan, tuition waiver, annual leave, EAP, sick leave and holiday pay. Optional benefits include supplemental life, dental, vision, long-term care insurance, flexible spending account, and supplemental retirement plans. About Us: North Dakota State University is distinctive as a student focused, land-grant, research university. Our main campus is located in Fargo, ND with Extension Service and Research Experiment Station locations across the entire state. NDSU has been listed in the Top 100 public research universities in the United States for research and development in agricultural sciences, psychology and social sciences, based on reported research expenditures. NDSU is an exciting place to work offering a stimulating and diverse environment richly populated with people pursuing life-long learning and personal growth. Employees often attend on-campus cultural events, lectures, athletic events and enjoy walks through our beautiful campus. NDSU employs over 6000 full-time and part-time employees across the state, making it the second largest employer in the community. NDSU is the best college in ND, according to Money Magazine (September 2018). NDSU was named a 2019 Best Value College by Forbes. Fargo made Livability.com’s top 10 list of cities to find a job and ranked at #11 for best places to live overall. NDSU offers a wide array of professional opportunities including faculty, executive, managerial, professional, technical, paraprofessional, office support, servers and crafts/trades. Like a small city, NDSU operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Full time employees are offered a superb benefit package to include 100% company paid health insurance premiums and tuition assistance for employees and immediate family members. All of us at NDSU play an important role in serving our students and public constituencies. We encourage motivated and talented team members that thrive in a higher-ed environment to join our university! EO/AA Statement: North Dakota State University is an Equal Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, gender expression/identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, participation in lawful off-campus activity, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, public assistance status, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, spousal relationship to current employee, or veteran status, as applicable. Veteran’s Preference Notice: This position is subject to North Dakota Veteran’s Preference requirements.

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