International Enrollment Management, International Student and Scholar Services
4 Year Degree
Student Immigration Coordinator
The Ohio State University
The purpose of this position is to meet the nonimmigrant needs of international students. The Immigration Coordinator will work collaboratively within Office of International Affairs, with colleagues across campus, and with all the necessary federal agencies to serve that purpose. The Immigration Coordinator for students is a member of the International Student and Scholar team. As Designated School Official (DSO) for F-1 students and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for J-1 students, advises international students on maintaining lawful nonimmigrant status through evaluation, analysis and interpretation of federal nonimmigrant regulations; advises also on cross-cultural issues and other concerns to increase student success. As DSO and ARO, assists with SEVIS Check-In, SEVIS event creation, reporting, and record keeping as mandated by federal regulations. Supports the academic mission by working collaboratively with academic departments and service units on F-1 and J-1 regulatory issues as they pertain to student success, creates and delivers nonimmigrant-related programs (for example, Curricular Practical Training [CPT] and Optional Practical Training [OPT] workshops) and services to support international students; serves on committees.
Bachelor’s degree, or an equivalent combination of education and experience; one year of experience working with F-1 and J-1 student visas; ability to work collaboratively, excellent written and verbal communication skills, and customer service skills.
To be a Designated School Officer (DSO), applicants must be a U.S. citizen or a U.S. Lawful permanent resident.
Demonstrated ability to work in a high volume, fast paced environment
The Ohio State University is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation or identity, national origin, disability status, and protected veteran status.
Internal Number: 451796
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