Senior Specialist - International Center

Las Vegas
May 03, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Institution Type
Community College

Senior Specialist - International Center

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Job Description

The Senior Specialist - International Center will report to the Assistant Director of CSN International Student Center Support and serve as international students' advisor, primarily to F-1 students and Designated Schools Official (DSO) as per federal regulations. The Senior Specialist - International Center will meet and enhance international students' needs and experiences and will be responsible for assisting the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of programming relevant to CSN's International Center.

The Senior Specialist - International Center will also assist with;
  • the CSN's global partnerships including academic agreements that provide our international students, faculty, and scholars opportunities to further their educational and professional careers
  • the data management and reporting of all the enrollment, programming, and activities at the International Center
  • expanding CSN's international 2+2 partnerships and work with relevant partners to create new transfer opportunities for CSN's international students
  • international alumni association with the oversite of the Director

The ideal candidate will have:
  • Diversity and inclusion experience, with sensitivity to cultural differences
  • Knowledge of SEVIS compliance requirements
  • Experience in providing advising services to the international student population
  • Knowledge of Immigration Law and specifically how it pertains to F-1 status
  • Full-time service experience as a Designated School Official (DSO) at a college or university with concurrent experience as administrator or co-administrator of Sunapsis or a similar F-1 and immigration data management system (e.g., Terra Dotta
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate regulatory requirements to institutional and international customer-base that is professionally, educationally, and culturally diverse
  • Knowledge of higher education institutions, academic and professional degree requirements
  • Knowledge of student's database management, electronic technology, and website updating
  • Knowledge and skills in retention issues Experience in project management
  • Strong leadership skills and experience
  • Proficiency in a second language
  • Ability to travel locally, statewide, nationally, and internationally

Minimum Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR an equivalent combination of education and experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • Experience with Higher Education policies and Procedures
  • Knowledge about federal regulations and international affairs
  • Knowledge about international partner development and management
  • Experience working, living, and/or studying abroad
  • Experience working with international student population

Starting Salary Range

Administrative Faculty Grade C

$48,000 - $51,000


Full-Time Equivalent

Required Attachment(s)

To be considered for this position, please upload the following documents to your application:
  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Contact information for three professional references (Name, email and phone number)
  • Unofficial Academic Transcripts (Applicants who have earned their degrees outside of the United States must have their educational transcripts evaluated by an approved evaluator if their college or university is not listed in the most recent edition of the Higher Education Directory, published by Higher Education Publications, Inc. If you have any questions regarding this, please reach out to the Human Resources, Talent Acquisition & Classification team)

National Search

Out of Area/State Candidates may be offered travel reimbursement with original itemized receipts and in accordance with GSA rates at time of travel.


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Posting Close Date

Note to Applicant

Applicants should fully describe their qualifications and experience with specific reference to each of the minimum and preferred qualifications. The search committee will use this information during the initial review of application materials.

All document(s) must be received by 11:59 p.m. the day prior to the closing date posted on the job announcement.

This position may require that a criminal background check be conducted on the candidate(s) selected for hire.

As part of the hiring process, applicants for positions in the Nevada System of Higher Education may be required to demonstrate the ability to perform job-related tasks.

Schedules are subject to change based on organizational needs.

CSN is responsive to serving the educational needs of a diverse and ever-changing community. CSN employs only U.S. citizens and aliens authorized to work in the U.S. CSN does not sponsor aliens applying for faculty, professional staff, or management positions (H-1B Visas) in the absence of exceptional circumstances as defined by the USCIS.

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About Us
The College of Southern Nevada (CSN) creates opportunities and changes lives through access to quality teaching, services, and experiences that enrich our diverse community. CSN has three main campuses in Las Vegas, North Las Vegas and Henderson and multiple sites and centers.

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