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International Coordinator II

Employer
Kansas City Kansas Community College
Location
Kansas City, KS
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Specialty
Other
Position Type
Coordinator
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Community College
International Coordinator II

JOB CLASSIFICATION

Pay grade level: 14

Compensation: $49,609 - $72,913. Compensation will be commensurate with education and experience.

Employee category: Full-Time Staff

Department: International and Immigrant Student Services

Reports to: Assistant Director of International and Immigrant Student Services

FLSA status: Exempt

Job Code: SA011FTEISS

Location: Primarily Main Campus, but any other college location as assigned by the appropriate administrator

SUMMARY

The International Coordinator II plays a vital role in enhancing the internationalization efforts at KCKCC. This position is key to providing support and programming for international scholars and students, facilitating their academic and cultural integration. They work closely with the Principal Designated School Official (PDSO) but does not serve as the PDSO. The ideal candidate will have a passion for international education, excellent organizational skills, and the ability to work effectively with diverse populations.

POSITION DESCRIPTION
  • International Scholar and Student Support:
  • Assist in the advising and support of international scholars and students on immigration, cultural adjustment, academic concerns, and personal issues.
  • Program Development and Implementation:
  • Develop, coordinate, and implement programs and activities that support the internationalization goals of the community college, including cultural events, workshops, and orientation sessions for international scholars and students.
  • Compliance and Reporting Support:
  • Support the PDSO in maintaining compliance with federal regulations concerning international students and scholars. Assist in managing SEVIS (Student and Exchange Visitor Information System) reporting and record-keeping.
  • Cross-departmental Collaboration:
  • Work closely with various college departments (e.g., Admissions, Academic Affairs, Student Services) to ensure cohesive support and services for international scholars and students.
  • Community Engagement:
  • Foster community engagement by creating opportunities for international scholars and students to integrate with and contribute to the college and local community.
  • Resource Management:
  • Manage resources allocated for international programs, including budget oversight and materials procurement.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
  • Must demonstrate understanding of the role of international and immigrant student programs, services, and compliance at the community college level.
  • The capacity to represent the College at local agencies/organizations activities and group meetings.
  • Possess strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to and ability to work with a diverse student, faculty, and staff population.
  • Must demonstrate a commitment to inclusive practices that promote social justice and equity.
  • High energy, self-starter who can work with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to develop and maintain excellent working relationships and establish credibility with all levels of students, faculty, and staff in the organization and community partners.
  • Detail-oriented.
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office 365 applications.
  • Ability to manage several projects with multiple deadlines simultaneously.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to collaborate effectively with individuals from diverse cultural backgrounds.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's degree in International Education, International Relations, Education, or a related field.
  • Experience working in International Education, preferably in higher education settings.
  • Familiarity with U.S. immigration regulations pertaining to F-1 and J-1 visas and SEVIS reporting requirements.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Proficiency in a second language is preferred but not required.

WORKING CONDITIONS

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, talk, hear, walk, sit, and occasionally push or lift items. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

WORK SCHEDULE

40-hour work week. Standard work hours are between the hours of 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday-Friday. Must be able to work a variable schedule/hour to meet operational needs. May require evening and weekend hours.

TO APPLY

Visit www.kckcc.edu and click on CAREERS for a list of available positions.
  • Read the job announcement carefully noting the initial screening date, minimum qualifications, and required information. Note that information contained in your application materials will be used to determine if you meet the minimum qualifications for the position. Make sure you complete/submit all the documents listed as required.
  • If the position lists a required transcript (during the application process) unofficial transcripts may be submitted. However, please note that upon selection for hire, you will be required to submit official transcripts.
  • Ensure that your transcripts show that a degree was awarded or conferred if you are stating that it is your highest level of education completed. If you certify your level of education and it cannot be verified from your transcript(s), your application may not be referred to the selection committee.
  • Foreign degrees are acceptable provided they have been translated and/or shown to have equivalency to a United States: Associate, Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate level degree.
  • Documentation verifying completion of a degree, course work within a discipline, or other educational criteria should be electronically attached (uploaded) to your application.
  • Three (3) professional references with phone number and email addresses are required.
  • A college selection committee is responsible for application review and interviews. The final candidate(s) selected to be hired will be made by the hiring manager.
  • Successful completion of a background check on all persons recommended for employment is required Individual hiring departments may elect to administer pre-employment tests, which are relevant to essential job functions as part of the applicant selection/hiring process.
  • This in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by their supervisor. This job description may be revised upon development of other duties and changes in responsibilities.

KCKCC is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Educational Institution

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