The International Services Office (ISO) at the George Washington University (GW) facilitates international educational exchange through its services and programs. It serves as the primary administrative, programming, and immigration advising office for the GW international community. This fast paced, results driven office values creativity, initiative, teamwork, attention to detail, and customer service. Join a diverse and talented team that believes in supporting each other, developing professionally, and offers the opportunity for international travel.
George Washington Employment Site | Assistant Director, International Services
Qualified candidates will hold a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate area of specialization plus 6 years of relevant professional experience, or, a Master’s degree or higher in a relevant area of study plus 4 years of relevant professional experience. Degree must be conferred by the start date of the position. Degree requirements may be substituted with an equivalent combination of education, training and experience.
Additional Required Licenses/Certifications/Posting Specific Minimum Qualifications:
Degree in a field related to international education and exchange or student personnel administration in higher education.
Management experience to include the ability to manage people, complex systems, processes and budgets.
Experience advising international students, visiting scholars, and faculty on U.S. Visa requirements.
Working experience with Sunapsis to comply with the DHS Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS).
Demonstrate a passion for developing and/or managing international student and scholar advising programs.
Demonstrate excellent written and oral communication skills and interpersonal skills appropriate for a multicultural environment in which most students’ first language is not English.
Ability to communicate with diplomacy, tact and finesse with staff and other stakeholders to establish rapport and nurture a positive work environment.
Previous international travel, study, and/or work experiences.
Familiarity with Banner or student management systems.
Ability to interpret the department’s vision and mission to create actionable steps to propel the department forward.
The George Washington University is one of the largest private employers in the District of Columbia. As we seek to uncover new knowledge, educate leaders and advance society forward, we are also dedicated to meeting the needs of our more than 11,500 faculty and staff.Joining GW gives you practical benefits, opportunities to grow, professional development to turn a job into a career, and the unique experiences associated with our locations and culture.GW is committed to maintaining a diverse workforce that promotes the GW values. GW promotes its value of learning by offering its employees generous tuition benefits as well as other opportunities for professional development and career growth through internal promotion. Employees can take advantage of the many cultural and entertainment events offered by GW, often for free or at a discounted rate.Our main campus, Foggy Bottom, sits in the heart of our nation's capital and is an easy commute from Maryland and Virginia via the Metrorail system. Covering 30 square blocks, this urban campus offers university resources within a vibrant metropolitan area.https://www.gwu.edu/faculty-staff https://hr.gwu.edu/prospective-employees