Serve as a DSO for F-1 students and an ARO for J-1 students/scholars.
Develop and implement systematic procedures for assessing the needs of international students and developing and maintaining programs to meet those needs.
Advise and serve as a resource for faculty and staff in all schools on guidelines and policies regarding international student immigration requirements, benefits and obligations.
Publish five OIS Newsletters per year.
Manage communications to students on important information regarding US immigration obligations, rights and requirements under the law.
Improve efficiencies in OIS office procedures through use of available digital resources.
Review applications for I-20s
Advise incoming students
Issue Initial and Transfer Pending I-20s
Process immigration check-ins
Global Transition (GT):
Manage the work of two GT Student Coordinators and 40-50 Global Transition Assistants
Create, manage and execute GT Program biannually.
Coordinate and liaise with several other external entities and internal departments involved in GT including but not limited to Residential Life, Aramark, Academics, The Institute for American Language and Culture (IALC), Student
Involvement, Ram Van, Mission, Integration and Planning, and Campus Security
Analyze and prepare reports using data from GT program evaluations
Global Transition Society, Advisor, with oversight of Society Board.
Current Students & Post-Graduation:
Respond to immigration inquiries and provide immigration advising
Manage the University’s SEVIS reporting for all Rose Hill F1 students
Review applications and issue work authorization
Assist students in applying for OPT, advise them while under OPT
Expert level with knowledge of the F and J regulations and advisement
3 years’ experience as a DSO and /or ARO
3 years’ experience with SEVIS and batch programs
3 years’ experience with Banner and ISSM
3 years’ experience managing student-centered programming and overseeing students staff/workers
3 years’ experience with web editing and the development of guidance documents
Interest in and experience with inter- and cross-cultural programming is a plus.
Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident. (NOTE: Under U.S. Federal Regulations, a DSO and/or ARO must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Permanent Resident.)
Successful candidates should have a knowledge of and commitment to the goals of Jesuit Education.
About FORDHAM UNIVERSITY
Founded in 1841, Fordham is the Jesuit University of New York, offering an exceptional education distinguished by the Jesuit tradition to more than 16,000 students in its 9 colleges and schools. It has residential campuses in the Bronx and Manhattan, a campus in West Harrison, N.Y., the Louis Calder Center Biological Field Station in Armonk, N.Y., and the London Centre in the United Kingdom.