International Student Advisor (Program Engagement)
8AM - 5PM
$39,300 - $58,300
Using professional student services/intercultural communication theories and concepts, creates and implements professional programs that foster intercultural competence and global connections across campus; programs that facilitate the educational, professional and personal success of UCR students. Serves as a Designated School Official; independently providing expert immigration services and complex regulatory advising to international students. Advises students, staff and faculty across campus, providing in- depth guidance on all matters relevant to international students. Contributes to outreach and campus training that provides students, staff and faculty with the resources and skills they need to effectively contribute to an increasingly international campus. Works with the team to make recommendations for changes to policies, practices, procedures and programs impacting international students.
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning.
Skills in service orientation, active listening, critical thinking.
Ability to multi-task, verbal communication, written communication and organization skills.
Basic knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Knowledge of SEVIS reporting requirements, as well as federal immigration laws and regulations pertaining to international students in F and J status. Demonstrated ability to research, comprehend, analyze and apply complex immigration regulations.
Skill in communicating effectively and professionally using tact and diplomacy and the ability to work effectively as an individual, a team member and with diverse groups.
Knowledge of University processes and procedures.
Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.
Understanding of University rules and regulations.
In the Heart of Inland Southern California, UC Riverside is located on nearly 1,200 acres near Box Springs Mountain in Southern California; the park-like campus provides convenient access to the vibrant and growing Inland region. The campus is a living laboratory for the exploration of issues critical to growing communities' air, water, energy, transportation, politics, the arts, history and culture. UCR gives every student the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.
At UC Riverside we celebrate diversity and are proud of our #12 ranking among the nation for most diverse universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014). Become part of a place that fosters success for all its constituents, students, faculty, and staff, and where work/life balance and campus culture are integral to our way of life.
UCR is ranked 55th among top public universities (US News and World Report 2013-2014).
The University of California is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer with a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
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