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Employment Type:
Full time
Job Category:
International Student & Scholar Advisor
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Job Description

Job Purpose: Advise F-1 and J-1 Exchange Visitors in student and scholar categories including degree seeking, bi-lateral exchange and non-Georgia Tech sponsored students, student interns, and research scholars on immigration regulations. Provide adjustment and integration support.

Major Responsibilities:

* Identify, interpret, and apply relevant law, government, and institutional policy within the scope of advising international students and visiting scholars as Designated School Official (DSO)/Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO).
* Functional responsibilities may include: communication and at risk student support, Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) compliance, student engagement and professional development, scholar advising, and data management.
* Develop partnerships on and off-campus to advocate for the International Student & Scholar (ISSS) community.
* Support orientation, cultural adjustment, co-curricular engagement, advocacy, and professional development programs.
* Perform other related duties as assigned.

Basic Qualifications:

* Education: Bachelor's degree in related field or equivalent combination of education and experience
* Work Experience: One to two years job related experience
* Certifications: N/A
* Skills: This job requires knowledge of F and J immigration regulations, proficiency with basic office applications, cross-cultural communication skills, and proficiency using a variety of technologies including database management systems.

Preferred Qualifications:

* Preferred Education: Master's in Higher Education Administration, International Affairs, Business or a related field
* Preferred Work Experience: Two to three years job related experience
* Preferred Certifications: N/A
* Preferred Skills: Experience in a university environment advising international students on F-1 and J-1 visas. Experience using BANNER and Sunapsis or other batch system.

Additional Information: Due to nature of work candidate must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

Impact & Influence: This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Unit management and staff. This position typically will advise and counsel: International students, scholars, staff and faculty. This position will supervise: NA.

The Office of International Education provides leadership in advocating for, supporting, and pursuing the institute's goals for international education and exchange. Georgia Tech is dedicated to expanding its global footprint and influence and to ensuring that we graduate good global citizens.