International Enrollment Management, International Student and Scholar Services, Other International Education Opportunities
4 Year Degree
This position reports to the Assistant Vice President of International Services and Global Partnerships. The International Student Advisor and Internship Coordinator oversees operations at the Phoenix location, assists with faculty needs, maintains office hours when classes are in session, oversees Trine’s curricular practical training (CPT) program, and advises international graduate students enrolled at Trine University. This position serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) and is the Arizona statutory agent for Trine University. The International Student Advisor and Internship Coordinator may also support partnerships, recruitment, and other initiatives as needed for Trine University at the Phoenix, Arizona location. Training provided. Excellent entry-level position with opportunity for growth and, if desired, future participation in international travel and recruitment.
Functions as a DSO (Designated School Official) and liaison to SEVP (Student Exchange Visitor Program) processing and updating I-20 forms.
Works closely with the Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) and other OIS staff to ensure CPT and visa regulations are followed.
Stays abreast of SEVP/DHS/USCIS regulations to appropriately advise F-1 international students and F-2 dependents.
Oversees the Curricular Practical Training (CPT) program at Trine University, including ensuring students continuously meet F-1 visa requirements.
Processes CPT applications and appropriate paperwork.
Provides assistance to faculty members related to paperwork, technology, and any additional services offered at Trine University’s Phoenix Education Center.
Manages the day-to-day operations (weekends may be included) at the Phoenix location and serves as the emergency contact for all Phoenix location related issues.
Participates in recruitment events and activities with the Office of International Services and Global Partnerships to attract and retain students.
All other duties as assigned.
Education / Experience
Bachelor’s degree required. Preference given to detail-oriented individuals with degrees in the fields of international studies or education, knowledge or experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS), and ability and desire to work with students from diverse backgrounds and cultures.
Other desirable qualifications for the position include proficiency in one or more foreign languages; study, employment, or residence in another country or extensive travel outside the United States; knowledge of F-1 SEVP regulations. Computer skills are required.
Additional Salary Information: The salary is competitive and commensurate with experience and qualifications.
Internal Number: 1665
About Trine University
Founded in 1884, Trine University Main Campus in Angola, Indiana has prepared students to lead, succeed and serve for over 135 years. With branch locations in Detroit, Michigan and Phoenix, Arizona, Trine offers students experience with real-world projects, expert and caring faculty mentors, state-of-the-art facilities, and alumni who impact their communities, nation and world.
While our ABET-accredited engineering school is central to our reputation, we also offer outstanding programs in business (ACBSP), education (NCATE), and health sciences (CAPTE). With an average class size of 19 students and a 16 to 1 student to faculty ratio, our high standards are consistently recognized by publications like U.S. News & World Report and Princeton Review. Our 99.3% job and graduate school placement ranks highest in Indiana and possibly the region.
Trine is a member of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association with more than 600 male and female student athletes competing in 32 varsity sports, including ice hockey, soccer, football, basketball, volleyball, baseball and Esports, among others. Amenities include the 18-hole Zollner PGA golf course, Thunder Ice Arena, The Bock Center ...for Innovation and Biomedical Engineering, and the T. Furth Performing Arts Center. Trine's beautiful 450-acre main campus provides a safe, nurturing environment while also boasting proximity to major urban centers like Chicago, Detroit and Indianapolis. Each year, Trine University provides excellent service and a high quality education to over 700 international students from around the world as we strive to be a premiere private university in the USA.