International Student Success Navigator
The International Student Success Navigator will be primarily responsible for designing, implementing, and coordinating support for University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s international student populations. This position will be responsible for providing assistance to international students with arrival, transition, and integration to campus, including where to find UNL academic counselors, locating academic buildings, directing students to on-campus health facilities and providing information on off-campus locations for food, entertainment, groceries, etc. This position will also serve as primary sponsored student advisor on campus and be the primary liaison and point of contact for sponsored students on campus units (including Admissions, Housing, Student Accounts, Health Center, Academic Advisors, etc.) to support sponsored students. The ISSN will work with UNL units and sponsors abroad to ensure the smooth, timely and complete application and transition to UNL. Nights and weekend activities may be required.
Minimum qualifications include: Bachelor’s degree in education, counseling, psychology, international studies, public administration, or related field plus one year of related experience working with international students at secondary or post-secondary level in an advising, counseling, transitions or retention-related role. Ability to work independently and within a team environment. Experience must demonstrate excellent oral and written communication skills. Proficiency with word processing, database, spreadsheet, presentation and student management/course management systems. Ability to effectively problem solve, think critically, and communicate effectively with international college students, scholars and staff in situations of shared responsibility and confidentiality. Ability to work productively and diplomatically with a wide variety of stakeholders.
Preferred qualifications include: Master’s degree in education, educational administration, public administration, counseling, psychology, international studies, or related field. Experience working with a students and scholars from a diversity of cultures. Expertise in strategies and best practices for supporting international students’ success. Familiarity with basic immigration policies and procedures.
Criminal history background check will be conducted. Excellent benefits including staff/dependent scholarship program. Applicant review begins June 17. View requisition S_210363 at http://employment.unl.edu to apply. The University of Nebraska-Lincoln is an EO/AA employer and encourages minorities, women, veterans, and individuals with disabilities to apply.