6428 Exchange Coordinator/International Student Advisor, (SSP II 12 Mo), International Student Cent

San Diego, California
Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,935 per month. CSU Classification Salary
Sep 22, 2017
Institution Type
Four-Year Institution



San Diego State University is seeking applicants with demonstrated experience and/or commitment to teaching and working effectively with individuals from diverse backgrounds and members of historically underrepresented groups.

Initial review of applications will begin on September 22, 2017. To receive full consideration, apply by September 21, 2017. The position will remain open until filled.  The online application should be completed in detail. Completion of the online application is required for consideration; a resume alone will not suffice. 

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Position Information


This is a full-time (1.0 time-base), benefits eligible, temporary position (with the possibility of reappointment/permanency) anticipated to end on or before 06/30/2018. This position is designated exempt under FLSA and is not eligible for overtime compensation. Standard SDSU work hours are Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., but may vary based on operational needs.

The Exchange Coordinator / International Student advisor works under the supervision of the ISC Associate Director and is directly responsible for advising exchange students, international students on F-1 and J-1 student visas and coordinating the exchange student application process. This position is responsible for independently designing, developing, implementing and evaluating a full range of services and programs which meet the international objectives of the University and the special needs of incoming exchange students from partner institutions abroad and degree seeking international students. In addition, this position supports the management of the Student Exchange Visitor Information Systems (SEVIS) database and will be a Designated School Official (DSO) and a Responsible Officer (RO) in international student advising.

For more information regarding the International Student Center, please click here.


Compensation and Benefits


Starting salary upon appointment not expected to exceed $3,935 per month. CSU Classification Salary Range: $3,935 - $5,595 per month. Salary placement is determined by the education, experience, and qualifications the candidate brings to the position, internal equity, and the hiring department's fiscal resources. 

San Diego State University offers a rich benefits package that constitutes a major portion of total compensation. For more information regarding SDSU benefits, please click here




Minimum Qualifications 


Possession of these knowledge and abilities is typically demonstrated through the equivalent of two years of professional experience in one of the student services program areas or in a related field; experience should give evidence of competence and indicate the potential for further growth. A master’s degree in a job related field may be substituted for one year of the professional experience.



Equivalent to graduation from a four-year college or university in one of the behavioral sciences, public or business administration or a job related field. Additional specialized experience during which the applicant has acquired and successfully applied the knowledge and abilities shown above may be substituted for the required education on a year for year basis.


Preferred Qualifications and Specialized Skills

Minimum one-year experience in international education 

Working knowledge of SEVIS

Extensive knowledge and understanding of: regulatory requirements affecting student mobility across borders; issues related to international student as they relate to regulatory matters and overall well-being; cultural factors influencing international student attitudes and behaviors.

Strong demonstrated skills in: computer programming and databases; public speaking and encouraging students to seek regulatory and general advice; intercultural communications and cross-cultural relations; interpersonal communication skills, particularly related to advising students and interacting with faculty, staff, and parents; and implementing successful strategies to meet specified goals.


Application Procedures


To apply for this position, please click on the "Apply Now" button on this page.  You must submit your application by clicking on the "Submit" button. If you need assistance completing your application, please click here.

Applicants with disabilities requiring assistance may call (619) 594-7099.

General Information

The person holding this position is considered a ‘mandated reporter’ under the California Child Abuse and Neglect Reporting Act and is required to comply with the requirements set forth in CSU Executive Order 1083 as a condition of employment. 

A background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can be offered a position with the CSU. Failure to satisfactorily complete the background check may affect the application status of applicants or continued employment of current CSU employees who apply for the position.

SDSU is a smoke free campus. For more information, please click here.

SDSU is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

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