Student Development Specialist I
Student Development Specialist IUniversity Pay Plan Title:
Student Development Specialist ILocation:
International Student & Scholar ServicesRecruitment Type:
Open to AllJob Type:
$3,105 + commensurate with experienceJob Category :
ExemptRequired Qualifications: Applicants must specifically address how they meet these required qualifications to meet the requirements of the position.:
•Experience in cross-cultural advising specifically empathizing and identifying with international students, scholars, and faculty.
•Ability to understand, interpret, and explain complex regulations or policies.
•Excellent verbal, listening, writing, problem-solving, and interpersonal communication skills.
•Effective at using organizational and planning skills, including attention to detail and follow-through.
•Ability to work efficiently while managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment and complete tasks within established deadlines.
•Ability to take initiative and work with minimal supervision.
•Experience in public speaking and presenting complex information to large diverse groups.
•Experience in event or program planning and digital marketing.
•Experience working effectively in a team environment and collaborating with various stakeholders.
•Must be a U.S. Citizen or U.S. Legal Permanent Resident per federal regulations.
•Experience in higher education academic advising with the ability to assess student needs and provide appropriate resources and referrals.
•Knowledge of higher education admission requirements and university enrollment.
•Experience working with international student recruiters and managing international partnerships.
•Experience living, working, or studying in a different country.
•Knowledge of immigration policies particularly F-1/J-1 regulations and the international student lifecycle.
•Experience using ISSM, SEVIS, or similar student information system.
•Fluency in a language other than English.
Coordinates outreach efforts to prospective international students and guide students with recruitment, admissions, immigration, and pre-arrival processes. Serves as the first-year advisor for all new F-1 and J-1 international students. Advises F-1 and J-1 international students with SEVIS compliance, immigration regulations, campus services, and cultural adjustment. Assists with initiatives to attract new international students through digital marketing, recruitment agencies, institutional partners, and enhancing university brand recognition in global markets.Job Duties:
•Serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) and assist with SEVIS management and institutional compliance with federal regulations.
•Serve as the primary point of contact for prospective and new international students.
•Serves as the first-year advisor for all new F-1 and J-1 international students.
•Create Form I-20s for initial, transfer, change of status, and change of level students.
•Assists the Assistant Vice President for International Affairs (AVPIA) with streamlining departmental processes and developing and coordinating external relationships with partners, recruitment agencies, consultants and vendors.
•Coordinates print and digital media communications and marketing materials for prospective students, recruiting agencies, and international partners.
•Manage new international student orientations, pre-arrival webinars, virtual tours, and other related programing events.
•Manages the ISSS social media accounts and responsible for ISSS digital media efforts.
•Responsible for coordinating with Texas State University admission offices, academic departments, program coordinators, and others university officials to facilitate international student recruitment and enrollment.
•Facilitate ISSS workshops and other presentations to external stakeholders and campus departments.
•Actively seek campus and community resources that contribute to international student retention.
•Assist with ISSS events and programming.
•Provide support to the ISSS Front Desk and PDSO/DSOs as needed.
•Position may require in-state, out-of-state, or international travel.
•Position may require working evenings or weekends several times per year.
•Perform other duties as required.
06/04/2021Job Close Date (posting closes at midnight):
06/18/2021Open Until Filled:
NoNormal Work Days:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, FridayNormal Work Hours Start:
8:00AMNormal Work Hours End:
YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A RESUME AND COVER LETTER TO YOUR APPLICATION. , YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A LIST OF REFERENCES., YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO ELECTRONICALLY ATTACH A LETTER OF RECOMMENDATION.Legal and Required Notices:
Texas State University is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, committed to inclusive thought and action in support of our diverse community. Individuals from historically underrepresented groups and all those who share our commitment to inclusivity and passion for the strength of our diversity are strongly encouraged to apply.
Employment with Texas State University is contingent upon the outcome of record checks and verifications including criminal history, driving records, education records, employment verifications, reference checks, and employment eligibility verifications.
Texas State University is a tobacco-free campus. Smoking and the use of any tobacco product will not be allowed anywhere on Texas State property or in university owned or leased vehicles.
Texas State University is a member of the Texas State University System. Texas State University is an EOE.
Texas State is committed to increasing the number of women and minorities in administrative and professional positions.
• Amazing health insurance: various coverage options starting your first day of employment for full-time employees with Texas State paying 100% of the employee premium and 50% for your dependents!
• Generous paid time off: vacation, holidays, sick days and many more!
• Excellent work life balance resources: mother and family-friendly resources in addition to a comprehensive FREE wellness program
• Great training and development opportunities: choose from a variety of classroom and online course offerings, learning resources, certifications, and employee educational support programs.
• An inclusive Bobcat community: join our many social networks offered on and off-campus
• Retirement peace of mind: TRS pension, retirement plans and voluntary saving options with generous employer contributions
By joining the Texas State Bobcat team, you’ll be a part of one of the most beautiful, diverse, and growing universities in the nation.