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International Student Advisor

Syracuse University
Syracuse, NY
Closing date
May 16, 2024

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Student & Scholar Services
Position Type
Adviser / Advisor
Employment Type
Organization Type
College / University
The position of International Student Advisor, Center for International Services will serve on a team of five advisors who serve the 4,000 + international students, scholars and dependents at the university.

  • Bachelors degree in a related field such as Law, Cross-Cultural Counseling, Higher Education, International Relations, Humanities, Social Work, Information Technology.
  • Strong computer skills are required.
  • As required by the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State must be a U.S. Citizen or lawful permanent resident to meet federal regulatory requirements for status as a Designated School Official and Alternate Responsible Officer.
  • Significant technology expertise is required including MS-Word, Excel, Access, Outlook and other web-based applications.
  • Expertise with SEVIS, Psoft, Oracle systems and an international education office software program preferred.
  • Cross-cultural counseling educational background beneficial.

Job Specific Qualifications
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills in the English language required.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills to interpret regulations and apply them to university students and scholars' situations.
  • Participation in NAFSA: Association of International Educators is preferred.

  • Serves as a Designated School Official /Student and Scholar Advisor: Advises students as Advisor On Call, by scheduled appointment, over the phone, video chat, and through email.
  • Process immigration related benefit applications including CPT, OPT, extensions of stay, program changes, transfers in and transfers out, dependent requests and travel signatures.
  • Conduct informational seminars on such topics as CPT, OPT and others as necessary.

Physical Requirements

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Application Instructions

About Syracuse University

Syracuse University is a private research university, with over 14,000 full-time undergraduate and over 4,000 full¬time graduate students representing the 50 states and 124 foreign countries. Founded in 1870, it is home to 11 schools and colleges offering undergraduate, graduate, and professional degrees in Architecture, Arts and Sciences, Education, Engineering and Computer Science, Human Services and Health Professions, Information Studies, Law, Management, Citizenship and Public Affairs, Public Communications, and Visual and Performing Arts. Syracuse is a medium-sized city situated in the geographic center of New York State approximately 250 miles northwest of New York City. The metro-area population totals approximately 500,000 and offers many social, cultural, and recreational options, including parks, museums, festivals, a symphony orchestra, professional regional theater, and numerous malls and movie theaters. Syracuse and Central New York present a wide range of seasonal recreation and attractions ranging from water skiing and snow skiing, hiking in the Adirondacks, touring the historic sites and wineries along the Finger Lakes to biking trails along the Erie Canal. According to the latest edition of the Places Rated Almanac, Syracuse ranks in the top 10% of Best Places to Live.


Syracuse University is an equal-opportunity, affirmative-action institution. The University prohibits discrimination and harassment based on race, color, creed, religion, sex, gender, national origin, citizenship, ethnicity, marital status, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and gender expression, veteran status, or any other status protected by applicable law to the extent prohibited by law. This nondiscrimination policy covers admissions, employment, and access to and treatment in University programs, services, and activities.

Commitment to Supporting and Hiring Veterans

Syracuse University has a long history of veteran support through education, transition, and hiring. Syracuse University was ranked #1 in New York State and 17th in the nation at the end of 1947 in veteran enrollment as a result of participating in the Serviceman's Readjustment Act of 1944 - the original GI Bill. Today, SU is strongly committed to the Yellow Ribbon Program which is a provision of the Post 9/11 GI Bill to assist in tuition educational benefits and other support. In addition, SU provides a career path for veterans to become Syracuse University employees.

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