Job Description - Specialist, International Student Services
Description View created on 09/01/2014

Specialist, International Student Services

FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Pay Grade: 12
Job Title ID: 121002
Job Series/Job Family: Student Support & Success Series / Admissions Family

Reports To

Supervisor, International Student Admissions

Job Purpose

To provide support services to prospective students though the international student website; assists students in person and by telephone, regarding immigration and admission requirements.

Description of Duties and Tasks

Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  1. Interpretation and implementation of complex immigration laws, rules, and regulations, with regard to international students
  2. Processes change of immigration status applications, tuition bill waivers, proof of enrollments for F1V1Ôs, I-20 extensions, travel endorsements and travel letters, transferring international students.
  3. Provides support and assistant to students, faculty, administrators and others in implementing international students' rules, regulations, policies, ans procedures. Assists students on a walk-in basis.
  4. Maintains appropriate electronic and paper records. Revises information in student documents as requested; ensures documents received by International Student Office are completed correctly, updates are made on student system and holds are removed; logs documents into spreadsheets, and sends to main Admissions & Records office.
  5. Conducts research, data collection, and information to assist and implement international student procedures.
  6. Creates and implements immigration orientation presentations for in-coming F-1 international students.
  7. Run queries and make necessary changes to maintain and update records Check for major changes to update SEVIS program.
  8. Processes new applications for international students by revising documents received to ensure they meet College admission and Department of Homeland Security requirements; maintains files for audit purposes.
  9. Assists students at the front desk and by phone regarding inquiries on immigration status, admission requirements, holds on records, and change of information on records.

Knowledge

Must possess required knowledge and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Preferred

Skills

Must possess required skills and be able to explain and demonstrate, with or without reasonable accommodations, that the essential functions of the job can be performed.

Required

Computer Skills

Required

Physical Requirements

Work Experience

Required

Preferred

Education

Required

Preferred

Licenses/Certifications

Required

Preferred

Safety