Director, International Students

Miami, FL
Sep 07, 2017
Executive Administration Jobs
C-Level & Executive Directors
Institution Type
Community College

Job Title Director, International Students
Job ID 996710
Location Wolfson Campus
Full/Part Time Full-Time
Regular/Temporary Regular

Job Details

Job Family
ADMIN - Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC)
$62,300- $77,875
International Student Services
Reports To
Dean of Students
Closing Date
Open Until Filled
FLSA Status
Exempt - Not Eligible for Overtime Compensation

Job Summary

The Director is responsible for the overall operation and management of International Student Services at the Campus. Provides the necessary migratory services to international faculty and students recruited for the Campus, and serves as Principal Designated School Official (PDSO) and Responsible Officer (RO) for Miami Dade College to the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of State in all international student immigration-related matters, including the issuing of the I-20 documents, DS 2019 Forms and maintenance of SEVIS records. This is a Professional Exempt Contractual (PEC) position for which an annual contract reflecting the base salary within the fiscal year (July 1st to June 30th) will be issued after ratification by Miami Dade College's District Board of Trustees.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Monitors the information on FSAAtlas to meet the Student and Exchange Visitors Information System (SEVIS) reporting requirements
  • Evaluates admissions applications and supporting documents for compliance with federal regulations and college standards
  • Provides advisement for international student related issues with regard to Department of Homeland Security and Department of State regulations pursuant to maintaining F1/M1/J1 immigration status and F1/M1/J1 status
  • Maintains proof of international student health insurance
  • Coordinates articulation between insurance providers and the College
  • Supports and monitors international student employment
  • Designs and implements strategies for international student recruitment and retention
  • Hires, trains, and supervises staff
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • Master's degree and three (3) years of related experience in higher education or equivalent; or Bachelor's degree and seven (7) years of related experience in higher education
  • All degrees must be from a regionally accredited institution
  • Knowledge and understanding of College organization, goals and objectives, and policies and procedures
  • Advanced working knowledge of F1 and J1 immigration regulations and Student Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) reporting
  • Knowledge of Microsoft office software and specific computer programs related to area of responsibility
  • Possess excellent organizational and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Ability to effectively present information to groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations
  • Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions for reporting purposes
  • Ability to work in a multi-ethnic and multi-cultural environment with students, faculty and staff
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule to include evenings, weekends, and outreach locations