PCC is looking for an International Student Admissions Specialist who will be primarily responsible for the processing and reviewing of applications from prospective international students. The Specialist assists in the recruitment of new students through a variety of outreach efforts, reviews and analyzes documentation, trouble-shoots and helps resolve obstacles to enrollment, ensures compliance with related rules and regulations, and supports broader department goals and initiatives. The Specialist acts as a Designated School Official (DSO) as defined by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).
See the classification description for additional information: https://www.pcc.edu/hr/employment/academic-pro-jobs/IntlStdtAdmSpec/
These qualifications, skills and abilities are critical for success in this position.
Throughout the screening process, you will be evaluated based on the demonstration of these qualifications.
Training and experience as a Designated School Official (DSO) for F-1 visa students, especially as it pertains to International Student Admissions and the issuance of I-20s.
Training and experience with Salesforce / EnrollmentRx.
Experience with international student recruitment.
To be considered, your application must demonstrate these minimum qualifications. (Experience is calculated based on the start and end dates you provide multiplied by the number of hours per week worked).
Bachelor’s degree in Global Studies, International Affairs, International Education, Social Sciences, International Business, Marketing, Foreign/Modern Languages, or other related field.
Experience performing the duties of this job may substitute for the degree requirement on a year-for-year basis.
Two years of experience working with international (F-1 or J-1) students in a service-oriented environment.
Ability to be a Designated School Official as required by the Student and Exchange Visitor Program (SEVP).
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES
Considerable knowledge of immigration rules and regulations.
Considerable knowledge of college admissions policies and procedures.
Skill in reviewing/evaluating foreign and domestic transcripts.
Skill in delivering presentations.
Strong intercultural communication skills.
Skill in operating a computer and supporting software.
Ability to demonstrate cultural sensitivity and diplomacy.
Ability to prioritize multiple projects.
Ability to effectively communicate in oral and written form.
Ability to learn and apply applicable federal regulations.
Work is typically performed in an office environment with a high level of public contact, both over the phone and in person. During peak registration periods incumbents will typically work extended hours, including some weekends. This position requires travel within the community and PCC campuses using a personal vehicle.
Occasional lifting of large quantities of recruiting materials and display equipment that may weigh 30-50 pounds required. During peak recruiting seasons requires long hours of standing on cement or gym floors.
Portland Community College complies with the Oregon Veterans' Preference in Public Employment law which provides qualifying veterans and disabled veterans with preference in employment. You will be given instructions during the application process to claim Veterans' Preference in the recruitment of this position, and to provide the documents required for verification of eligibility. Please do not send your documentation to the hiring manager directly. For verification of eligibility, please submit the following documentation:
Disabled Veterans: DD214 and Letter from the Department of VA
Portland Community College is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or any other protected class.