International Student Life Advisor

Riverside, CA
Jul 15, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution

Salary: $40,300 - $59,800
Title: International Student Life Advisor
Category: Student Affairs and Advising
Department: International Stdnt and Schlrs
Date Posted: 05/16/2017

Position Information: Using professional student services/intercultural communication theories and concepts, provides advising and support services to promote the success and wellness of international students. Serves as a Designated School Official and/or Alternate Responsible Officer; independently providing expert immigration services and regulatory advising to international students. In collaboration with the international student advising and support team, identifies student needs and designs and delivers professional intercultural and support programs that facilitate the educational, professional and personal success of international students at UCR. Contributes to outreach and campus training that provides faculty, staff and students with the resources and skills they need to effectively contribute to an increasingly international campus.

Minimum Requirements: Ability to multi-task, verbal communication, written communication and organization skills.
Skill in communicating effectively and professionally using tact and diplomacy and ability to work effectively as an individual, a team member, and with diverse groups.
Basic knowledge of advising and counseling techniques.
Abilities in problem identification, reasoning.
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 immigration regulations.
Skills in service orientation, active listening, critical thinking.
Interpersonal skills.

Preferred Qualifications: Understanding of University rules and regulations.

Knowledge of University processes and procedures.

Knowledge of common University-specific computer application programs.

Additional Information: 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, faculty and staff member the resources to explore, engage, imagine and excel.

UC Riverside is recognized as one of the most ethnically diverse research universities in the country boasting several key rankings of which we are extremely proud.

  • Washington Monthly (August 2016) ranked UC Riverside 12th in the nation in its annual University and College Survey.
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  • Education Trust placed UC Riverside 9th in the nation for closing the graduation gap between black and white students by 1.7 percentage points.

  • In QS World University Rankings 2016/2017, UC Riverside's Department of Philosophy is #1 in the world for the frequency with which published papers are cited by other philosophers.

  • U.S. News and World Report Survey (September 2016) ranked UC Riverside 118th overall; earns "Great Schools, Great Prices."

  • Shanghai Jiao Tong University (August 2016) Academic Ranking of World Universities ranked UC Riverside among the top 151 to 200 institutions. This survey bills itself as "the most trustworthy precursor of global rankings of the world's top 500 universities."

  • U.S. News and World Report's Best Graduate Schools (2016) including:

    • Graduate School of Education - 62nd among ranked schools

    • Bourns College of Engineering - 71st among ranked schools

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.

For information about our generous employee benefits package, visit: Employee Benefits Overview