Job ID: 2022-10707 Type: Office of the Vice Chancellor, University Life and Global Programs (WS1024) # of Openings: 1 Category: Academic Program Support New York University
NYU's Global Programs & University Life organization is committed to being a welcoming campus community that reflects and enacts the values of inclusion, diversity, belonging, equity and accessibility that inform academic excellence. Employees in this organization are expected to contribute to diverse, equitable, inclusive and accessible learning and working environments for our students, staff, and faculty.
Develop, coordinate, and implement programs for international students and scholars and their dependents within the Office of Global Services to support intercultural understanding, growth and adjustment, fostering an inclusive community at NYU. As an active member of the International Student Support Initiative (ISSI), a collaboration between the Office of Global Services (OGS) and Center for Student Life (CSL), be involved in management of day-to-day administrative functions of international student and scholar support programs, program assessment, and major programming. Work with departmental leadership and other campus partners as possible in creating community for international students and scholars at New York University through international orientation programs administered by OGS and Welcome and transition programs managed by CSL. Coordinate student leadership experiences in partnership with CSL club life and leadership and service, counterpart and student engagement, social programs, student focus groups, English conversation programs, advocacy, professional development programs for University staff to support international students/scholars/dependents, cross-cultural adjustment programs, and large-scale University-wide cultural celebrations. Provide leadership for up to five student employees. Act as designated school official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) in issuing required US government documents for international students; assist as needed in issuing letters and required US government documents for international students to obtain student or exchange visitor status, extend stay, apply for employment authorization, travel abroad.
Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in a related area
Preferred Education: Master's Degree in Student Affairs in Higher Education, International Education, Education, Cross-Cultural Communication, Counseling, Area or Cultural Studies, Foreign Language, TESOL.
Required Experience: 2+ years of related experience administering programs and/or services to college students/scholars, including planning and implementing programs, advising and supervising students/scholars, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Preferred Experience: Significant relevant programming experience in a college student life environment working with targeted communities of students/scholars, student/scholar organizations, peer leader programs, international students/scholars, new student/scholar transition programs. Experience as a DSO/ARO in a higher education setting.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to manage work concurrently. Excellent interpersonal skills, including the demonstrated ability to develop effective relationships and communicate with diverse populations and stakeholders. Knowledge of standard office productivity software.
Preferred Skills, Knowledge and Abilities: Fluency in at least one foreign language; experience living abroad. Familiarity with Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Web-based applications. Completion of NAFSA F-1 and J-1 Professional Development Programs.
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