International Student & Scholar Advisor

Job description

Job Summary  

Advise F and J visa holders in student and scholar categories including degree seeking, bi-lateral exchange and non-Georgia Tech sponsored students, student interns, and research scholars on immigration regulations. Provide adjustment and integration support. This position will interact on a consistent basis with: Unit management and staff. This position typically will advise and counsel: International students, scholars, staff and faculty. This position will supervise: NA.


Job Duty 1 -
Identify, interpret, and apply relevant law, government, and institutional policy within the scope of advising international students and visiting scholars as Designated School Official (DSO)/Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO).

Job Duty 2 -
Functional responsibilities may include: communication and student support, Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) compliance, student engagement and professional development, scholar advising, data management, and report generation.

Job Duty 3 -
Develop and maintain partnerships on and off-campus to advocate for the International Student & Scholar (ISSS) community.

Job Duty 4 -
Support orientation, cultural adjustment, co-curricular engagement, advocacy, and professional development programs.

Job Duty 5 -
Perform other duties as assigned

Required Qualifications  

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Other Required Qualifications
Must be a US citizen or permanent resident.

Required Experience
One to two years of job related experience

Preferred Qualifications  

Additional Preferred Qualifications
Experience in a university environment advising international students on F-1 and J-1 visas. Experience using BANNER and Sunapsis or other batch system. Experience with student and scholar programming. Experience with intercultural engagement.

Preferred Educational Qualifications
Master's Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Experience
Two to three years of job related experience

Knowledge, Skills, & Abilities  

This job requires knowledge of F and J immigration regulations, proficiency with basic office applications, cross-cultural communication skills, and proficiency using a variety of technologies including database management systems.

Equal Employment Opportunity   Georgia Tech provides equal opportunity to all faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including applicants for admission and/or employment, contractors, volunteers, and participants in institutional programs, activities, or services.  Georgia Tech complies with all applicable laws and regulations governing equal opportunity in the workplace and in educational activities. Georgia Tech prohibits discrimination, including discriminatory harassment, on the basis of race, ethnicity, ancestry, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, or veteran status in its programs, activities, employment, and admissions.  This prohibition applies to faculty, staff, students, and all other members of the Georgia Tech community, including affiliates, invitees, and guests.




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Job No: 225764
Posted: 4/8/2021
Application Due: 6/7/2021
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