College International Educational Coordinator

Job description

Position Definition

To develop, direct, coordinate and evaluate a variety of college programs for international students; identify and recruit international students; in coordination with college personnel, provide direct services to international students; facilitate access to college services, college personnel, community support and cultural activities for international students.

Position Title
College International Educational Coordinator

Contra Costa College

Posting Number

$4,452.30 (First Step) (See salary guidelines above)

Examples of Duties/Essential Functions

Duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:
Provides information on programs and college services for international students.
Develops and maintains applicable files and records and prepare necessary reports for audit and validation purposes.
Develops and maintains a network of community referrals for housing and cultural events.
Refers international students to appropriate college support services, such as vocational education, tutoring, counseling, orientation, admissions, matriculation, instruction, and public information.
Evaluates international student application packets.
Acts as program liaison with the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS); tracks students to ensure that they are complying with college and INS guidelines.
Maintains communication with community agencies dealing with international student needs and issues.
Attends meetings, serves on committees, and coordinates special advisory committees, as needed, to represent the college and its programs for international students.
Develops and coordinates workshops in cooperation with college personnel, as needed.
Develops, administers, and monitors the various college programs and special events aimed at the needs of international students in the community.
Develops, administers, and monitors the associated budgets for those programs and events.
Serves as a liaison between the college and District Office regarding international student issues.
Trains and supervises hourly-classified employees and student assistants.
Identifies and recruits students who would benefit from the colleges services for international students.
Develops and implements outreach and promotional activities as needed in cooperation with college services for these programs.
Provides recruiting materials and related services as needed to agencies, schools and other resources in conjunction with the District International Education Coordinator.
Coordinates activities in conjunction with the International Education Center (IEC) for international students.
Provides in-service training programs for faculty and staff to address the special needs of international students.
Develops and implements outreach and promotional materials and activities in cooperation with college personnel for international education students, agencies, schools, and other resources, in cooperation with college personnel.
Performs related duties as assigned.

Minimum Qualification-Education/Experience
Within the last five (5) years, a total of two (2) years demonstrated experience in all of the following: Working with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) regulations AND Developing and/or coordinating educational or training programs or related experiences AND recruiting international populations within the public or private sector.
Possession of a Bachelor€™s degree from an accredited college or university, or the equivalent.

Minimum Qualification-Knowledge Of
Educational admissions policies and procedures.
College and community resources for international students.
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) requirements.
Federal rules and regulations pertaining to the admission and enrollment of international students.
General principles and practices of supervision.
Modern software applications (Microsoft Office Suite, etc.).

Minimum Qualification-Skill To
Skill/Ability to:
Develop, administer, and monitor a program budget.
Develop, coordinate and implement student outreach programs and activities.
Understand and carry out verbal or written instructions in an independent manner.
Identify and obtain resources and other needed programs and services to meet students€™ academic and vocational needs and objectives.
Keyboard with accuracy.
Assign work to, oversee, and train student assistants.
Gather, prepare and maintain accurate data, records, files and reports.
Analyze situations accurately, determine priorities and adopt an effective course of action.
Serve as a liaison between students and community or college agencies and services.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing and prepare clear and concise technical and statistical reports.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with those contacted in the course of performing required duties.
Demonstrate understanding of, sensitivity to, and respect for the diverse academic, socio-economic, race, ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, and religious background of all students, faculty and staff, and with all individuals encountered in the performance of required duties.

Desirable Qualifications
-Culturally competent and able to work with students from a wide variety of countries and cultures.
-Ability to solve complex problems and work independently to meet the goals of the department.
-Prior experience with presenting to large and small groups.
-Flexibility to participate in special activities and events as needed.
-Creativity to develop and update student support programs.

Special Instructions to Applicants
This is a 90% position, 36 hours per week.
Some of the key tasks for the position include:
Day to day problem solving and decision making for a complex program, implementing policies and procedures according to District, State and Federal guidelines; administer the International program and manage the department budget; maintains and compiles statistical reports, student data reports, and other data as needed; plans, develops, and implements the international new student orientation, collaborating with other departments to execute an innovative student experience, designs and develops presentations, meet with community members, business leaders and external agencies to promote the international student program.

Contra Costa College serves about 10,000 students, credit and non-credit, who pursue transfer preparation, career education and foundational skills. The College€™s student population reflects its surrounding diverse communities. Serving predominately African American and Latinx students, Contra Costa College is situated in a socioeconomically diverse, resilient and culturally vibrant community. As a proud Hispanic Serving Institution, we seek candidates who embrace our community, our student population, and our central work: strengthening West County by meeting our students where they are and helping them get to where they want to be.
We seek a colleague who operates with a growth mindset, a strength-based approach centered on students, and an unflinching commitment to equity, especially concerning the elimination of barriers to college access, success, and completion. The ideal candidate will be eager to help construct and maintain a culture of continuous improvement in instructional effectiveness, student service, and leadership.

NOTE: New employees will be placed at the first step which is $4,452.30 per month. Based on current salary placement guidelines, all step increases for which an employee becomes eligible shall take place on July 1st of each fiscal year. These increases will occur, on an annual basis, until the maximum step of $ 5,424.30 per month is reached on the salary schedule.

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled

The Contra Costa Community College District does not discriminate against any applicant for employment on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, age, sex, or sexual orientation. This prohibition against unlawful discrimination extends to any person who is perceived to have any of the above characteristics or who is associated with someone who has, or who is perceived to have, any of those characteristics.





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Posted: 11/30/2018
Application Due: 1/2/2019
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