There are two International Student Advisor positions available. Their roles are to assist international students, scholars and their dependents with immigration regulations that must be followed to maintain legal residency in the United States; help students update and maintain student and scholar records in the federal government's database; and process needed documents for international students and scholars.
Duties for these positions include:
· Advising includes walk-in advising, scheduled appointments, phone, and email correspondence, and presentations
· Advising international students, scholars, and their dependents on pertinent immigration regulations by serving as a Designated School Official for F-1 students and an Alternate Responsible Officer for J-1 students and scholars
· Advising on co-curricular matters
· Assisting in preparing written information disseminated through handouts/flyers and the listserv
Connecting to Campus
· Serve on committees or help coordinate activities across campus that support or enhance international education
In addition to the duties listed above, below is a breakdown specific to the two different Advisor positions.
· Coordinate international student orientation programming including collaboration within ISSS and campus partners
· Outreach to find sponsorship funds for orientation programming
International Student Scholarship Management
· Attend annual scholarship administrator training
· Create application procedures, rubric, and create a timeline to allow for students time to apply and committee members to review applications
Serve as Advisor to Departmental Student Organization International Buddies
· Advise International Buddies by attending meetings and providing guidance to help them set and meet goals. Understand and work with accountants regarding funding, expenses, etc.
· Basic Language Training-Recruit and select teachers, create semester schedule, promote and recruit participants, establish and monitor registration, assist with training of teachers;
· Coordinate orientation volunteers as well as document translation-recruit returning international students to volunteer for new international student orientations. Coordinate training and schedule for volunteer placements;
· Coordinate participation with the annual Truman luncheon-promote opportunity and select students to attend. Chaperones selected students to the luncheon.
Bachelor's degree and one year of relevant experience
Good interpersonal, advising and communication skills
Demonstrated interest in international education
Experience living or working abroad, in higher education student services, or working with F-1 and J-1 international students
Second language ability
Previous experience with populations whose first language is not English
Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States at the time of employment
Must be U.S. citizen or lawful permanent resident per federal regulations
About Kansas State University
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