International Student Services Coordinator
About Our College: Situated in one of the world’s most beautiful regions – SUNY Plattsburgh’s main campus is on Lake Champlain between the Adirondack Mountains of New York and Green Mountains of Vermont. is a vibrant, public, comprehensive college, and member of the State University of New York’s (SUNY) comprehensive system of higher education committed to student-centered academic excellence. While the college enrolls more than 5,200 students in 70+ baccalaureate, certificate, and master’s programs, an average class size of 22 students allows the individual attention necessary to ensure that its graduates are educated to succeed in an increasingly complex, multicultural and interdependent world.
About The Position: The Enrollment and Student Success division supports a student’s entire collegiate experience from the point of admission through to graduation. We partner with students, faculty and staff to provide a network of opportunities and services that lead to student success. Collectively, the division of Enrollment and Student Success positively influences the health, safety and well-being of the student body. The provides a range of services to international students studying at SUNY Plattsburgh, and to all students wishing to study away from campus for a short period of time. GEO is committed to the success of all international students through the entirety of their time at SUNY Plattsburgh, helping turn the risk of leaving home into rewards that will last a lifetime. The successful candidate for this position will serve as a designated school official (DSO) for the F-1 student visa program; counsel new, continuing, and graduated international students on maintaining student status and related immigration concerns; perform data updates in SEVIS; advise international students; develop educational materials; conduct programs about various immigration and administrative processes; coordinate new international student orientation; and have supervisory responsibility for graduate assistant(s). Working with a student population, the willingness and ability to perform evening and weekend work as necessary is also expected. As an institution that delivers challenging and high-quality educational experiences to a diverse group of learners, the successful candidate must demonstrate an understanding of and sensitivity to diversity, inclusion, and equity-minded policies, programs, and practices.
SUNY College at Plattsburgh is a fully compliant employer committed to excellence through diversity.