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Assistant Director, International Admissions

Employer
New York Institute of Technology
Location
Upper West Side, NY
Closing date
May 25, 2024

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Specialty
Admissions
Position Type
Assistant Director
Hours
Full-time
Employment Type
Permanent
Organization Type
Non-profit
New York Institute of Technology's six schools and colleges offer undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in in-demand disciplines including computer science, data science, and cybersecurity; biology, health professions, and medicine; architecture and design; engineering; IT and digital technologies; management; and energy and sustainability. A nonprofit, independent, private, and nonsectarian institute of higher education founded in 1955, it welcomes nearly 8,000 students worldwide.

The university has campuses in New York City and Long Island, New York; Jonesboro, Arkansas; and Vancouver, British Columbia, as well as programs around the world. More than 112,000 alumni are part of an engaged network of physicians, architects, scientists, engineers, business leaders, digital artists, and healthcare professionals. Together, the university’s community of doers, makers, healers, and innovators empowers graduates to change the world, solve 21st-century challenges, and reinvent the future.

For more information, visit nyit.edu.

New York Tech’s New York City campus seeks an Assistant Director for International Admissions. This role is considered a hybrid/remote position that offers the flexibility of working remotely and in on campus, in line with NY Tech policy.

  • As a Designated School Official (DSO), the assistant director will assist with SEVIS registration and reporting within strict DHS deadlines. He/she advises students on complex immigration regulations including reinstatements, employment authorization, and change of status, etc..
  • Works with international students on visa and employment matters; OPT, CPT, etc...
  • Provides a welcoming atmosphere for incoming international students during SEVIS check In and assists in conducting F-1 orientation sessions.
  • Counsels enrolled students on matters related to university life and the U.S. study experience, including personal matters, transportation, finances, employment, health insurance, adjustment to campus, and maintenance of student status.
  • Maintains appropriate and accurate electronic records of all international student documents.
  • Participates in the implementation and delivery of various programming activities including employment workshops; and joint programming with other departments as needed.
  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge on the laws and regulations governing international students.
  • Provides support to OIE functions, including corresponding with international students on issues associated with their international student experience and status.
  • Works in the development of training workshops and info sessions on issues specific to international students.
  • Must be able to report to NYC and Long Island campuses as needed.
  • Assist with admissions recruitment activities and application review upon request.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • Understanding of U.S. higher education culture, procedures, and practices.
    • Exceptionally strong communication skills (written and oral).
    • Strong analytical/problem solving skills and demonstrated ability to take initiative.
    • Strong organizational skills and the ability to effectively prioritize and manage multiple tasks with demanding timeframes.
    • Ability to provide high quality and efficient customer service to work effectively with students, faculty, staff, alumni, and community members who represent a broad range of cultural backgrounds and perspectives.
    • Ability to work independently or as a team member.
    • Knowledge of best practices and trends related to international student populations.
    • Strong computer skills including SEVIS, Slate, PeopleSoft, Microsoft Suite, Adobe Suite, Zoom.
    • Ability to work effectively with individuals from diverse communities and cultures.
    • Bachelor’s degree required.


    Additional Responsibilities
    • The Assistant Director will be required to work limited weekends, including admissions events (i.e.: Open House and Admitted Student Days) or as requested.
    • Knowledge of J-1 and H1B visa policies is helpful but not required.


    New York Institute of Technology offers numerous opportunities to enhance personal and professional growth and provides employees with a competitive compensation and benefits program inclusive of generous paid time off, holidays, tuition remission, and retirement plans with employer contributions.

    New York Institute of Technology is an Equal Opportunity Employer - All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

    In compliance with local legislation as well as to provide greater transparency to candidates, the annual base salary range for this position is listed. New York Tech considers factors such as (but not limited to) scope and responsibilities of the position, candidate experience/expertise, education/training, key skills, geographic location, internal peer equity as well as market, organizational considerations and/or applicable collective bargaining agreement when extending an offer.

    USD $62,400.00/Yr.
    USD $62,400.00/Yr.

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