The International Student Service Center (ISSC) coordinates administrative services and all immigration matters pertaining to International Students on the F-1 and J-1 student visas. The Center also offers information about study abroad programs and arranges programs of special interest to international students. The International Student Advisor primary responsibility is to ensure the College???s compliance with the United States Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) related to non-immigrant students. This position reports to the Director of the International Student Service Center.
The duties and responsibilities of the position will include but, are not limited to:
Serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) to manage international student???s information in the SEVIS (Student Exchange Visitor Immigration System) database.
Monitors the interface between the College system and the SEVIS System.
Advises international students on immigration matters and prepares immigration forms.
Prepares regular electronic communication to students regarding SEVIS updates and compliance issues.
Assists in organizing orientation programs, cross-cultural events, and informational.
Maintains relevant international students SEVIS records, prepares statistics and generates reports when needed.
Communicates with various departments across the College to keep them abreast of current immigration regulations affecting international students.
Collaborates with various staff members of the Center to actively implement and achieve departmental goals and objectives.
Participate in campus-wide retention and persistence outreach and activities.
Assists the Director with daily office operations, and supervising part-time staff.
Until further notice, this is a hybrid position, eligible to work remotely and work on-site in the office. All CUNY employees must reside within a commutable distance to the tri-state area.
Candidates will be required to provide proof of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 upon commencing employment. Exemption (medical or religious) requests to this requirement will be considered in accordance with applicable law. Being fully vaccinated is defined for this purpose as being at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. Final candidates must be fully vaccinated as of their first day of employment.
A Bachelor???s Degree required
Two years related experience preferred. Experience and skills in cross-cultural advising and counseling is also preferred. The successful candidate will have a comprehensive knowledge of F-1 and J-1 immigration rules and regulations, along with familiarity with SEVIS policies and procedures. Must have a strong ability to establish priorities and manage multiple demands and assignments. Attention to detail and exceptional customer service skills are essential, along with excellent organizational, oral, written and interpersonal communication skills. Must be proficient using Microsoft Office software programs and/or other e-mail / scheduling programs and education management software. As per the department of Homeland Security requirements, U.S. citizenship or permanent residency is required in order to serve as a DSO or ARO.
CUNY TITLE OVERVIEW
Assists and advises international students on immigration and related issues
Advises new and continuing international students on immigration procedures, registration, change of status, leave of absence, and other issues; facilitates immigration paperwork and data processing
Processes information in related systems such as SEVIS (Student Exchange Visitor Immigration System) and I-1440 databases related to student activities; assists in maintaining student records and creating related reports
Maintains up-to-date information on regulations, policies and practices (internal and external) pertaining to international students
Assists in organizing orientation programs, cross-cultural events, and informational workshops
Performs related duties as assigned.
Assistant to HEO
COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS
CUNY's benefits contribute significantly to total compensation, supporting health and wellness, financial well-being, and professional development. We offer a range of health plans, competitive retirement/pension benefits and savings plans, tuition waivers for CUNY graduate study and generous paid time off. Our staff also benefits from the extensive academic, arts, and athletic programs on our campuses and the opportunity to participate in a lively, diverse academic community in one of the greatest cities in the world.
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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
CUNY encourages people with disabilities, minorities, veterans and women to apply. At CUNY, Italian Americans are also included among our protected groups. Applicants and employees will not be discriminated against on the basis of any legally protected category, including sexual orientation or gender identity. EEO/AA/Vet/Disability Employer.
Baruch, a senior college of the City University of New York (CUNY), is located in the historic Gramercy Park/Flatiron district of Manhattan. Baruch has an extremely diverse student body of more than 18,000, many of them first-generation college students. We seek faculty and staff who thrive in multicultural academic environments and are committed to access and excellence in higher education. www.baruch.cuny.edu.