The office of International Student & Scholar Services at Georgia State University (GSU) is seeking an Educational Program Specialist (EPS) (International Student Advisor).
This position has primary responsibility for one-on-one advising of GSU's F1 and J1 visa students and their dependents, and other non-immigrant or international students, in the areas of federal immigration and tax regulations as well as academic and personal counseling.
The EPS will utilize the Sunapsis immigration compliance software to review student requests, run relevant reports, issue documents, and manage their daily work. They will also develop communications, present workshops, assist with student programs and activities, and support scholar and admissions advising as needed.
The EPS is responsible to meet with international students to educate them on their immigration status and regulations and to assist them in meeting their responsibilities while working toward academic and personal goals.
Disclaimer: This job requisition provides a high-level job definition. It is not intended to provide a comprehensive or exclusive list of job duties. As such, job duties and/or responsibilities within the context of this job requisition may change at the discretion the employee’s direct supervisor.
Required: Bachelor's degree and one year of related experience; or a combination of education and related experience.
Preferred: Master's degree in related field; Experience working with F1 and J1 international students; Meet the Department of Homeland Security's requirements for Designation School Official (DSO) and Alternative Responsible Officer (ARO).
About Georgia State University
With six campuses throughout metro Atlanta, the university provides its world-class faculty and more than 53,000 students with unsurpassed connections to the opportunities available in one of the 21st century’s great global cities. A national leader in graduating students from diverse backgrounds, Georgia State provides a rich experience with award-winning housing, hundreds of student clubs and organizations, and one of the most diverse student bodies in the country. Students, faculty and alumni enjoy a unique campus personality and culture based on ambition, hard work, dedication and perseverance.