International Student & Scholar Advisor - International Center-18001231

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International Student & Scholar Advisor - International Center-18001231

The International Center provides immigration assistance advice and intercultural programming to a population of 2400+ international students and faculty/research scholars. The Center is authorized by the US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the US Department of State (DOS) to issue non-immigrant visa documentation. The staff works to ensure that students, faculty/scholars are in legal status while either studying or working at Tufts. Additionally, the staff works to ensure that individuals have a productive, successful academic or work and personal experience at Tufts University.

Under supervision, responsible for orientation and ongoing cultural adjustment and immigration for individual international students, scholars and family members advising related to visas, travel and maintaining legal status while studying and working in the United States. Provides services in assigned area of the university ensuring compliance with U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and the Department of State (DOS). Responsible for conducting semiannual orientation program and design and implementation of workshops and other assigned programming.

Basic Requirements:

  • Knowledge and skills as typically acquired through completion of Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent.
  • 2 years of related experience.
  • Knowledge of immigration law and regulations.
  • Demonstrated computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office, immigration system applications such as SEVIS, Ellucian ISSM and ISD- e-Scholar.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including strong written and editing skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, excellent organizational skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical and research skills.
  • Flexible.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks and project assignments simultaneously.
  • U.S. citizenship or U.S. permanent residency.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters degree

Special Work Schedule Requirements:
Some evening and weekend work .

An employee in this position must complete all appropriate background checks at the time of hire, promotion, or transfer.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minority/females/veterans/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity.

Primary Location: United States-Massachusetts-Medford/Somerville
Job: Other
Organization: International Office-A&S
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full-time
Job Posting: May 11, 2018, 4:24:04 PM





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Posted: 6/15/2018
Application Due: 6/22/2018
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