International Student Counselor

University of Rochester Rochester, NY
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Full Time 40 hours Grade 052 Dean's Office Col-Advising

Schedule

8 AM-5 PM

Responsibilities

Position Summary:

Provides comprehensive advising to undergraduate students in the College Center for Advising Services; advises students on academic matters including program planning, goal setting, academic progress, policies and procedures; refers students to faculty and other offices for specialized help. Provides specialized advising and programming for international students.

Specific Responsibilities:

Under direction of Director for International Student Engagement, with latitude for independent judgment:

* Manages the International Student Mentor program.

* Oversees international student early arrival and orientation.

* Completes required immigration paperwork for F-1 student visa maintenance.

* Plans and implements cultural, social, and educational activities and events for the campus community.

* Develops and coordinates services for international students.

* Oversees student mentoring software platform

* Provide direct assistance to undergraduate students seeking advice about program planning, academic resources, special academic opportunities, rules and policies, graduation requirements.

* Provide support to students in academic difficulty. Serve as a primary resource for students placed on academic probation.

* Monitor and process requests for independent study and internships; review and process transfer credit.

* May teach or co-teach a transition course for international students studying in the U.S. for the first time.

Requirements:

Bachelors' degree with a minimum of two years related experience in student services is required. Master's degree and overseas living experience preferred. Strong cross-cultural communication skills and cultural sensitivity. Familiarity with F-1 student immigration regulations. Excellent organization, time-management, writing skills and ability to build strong interpersonal relationships with students from diverse backgrounds. This job also requires strong problem-solving skills, a desire to coach and advocate for international students and a passion for assisting students as they formulate their educational and personal goals. Desirable skills include familiarity with Macintosh computer applications and FileMaker Pro.

How To Apply

All applicants must apply online.

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

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