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CUNY International Student Advisor - Student Life and Development in Brooklyn, New York

Job Title: International Student Advisor - Student Life and Development

Job ID: 22651

Location: NYC College of Technology

Regular/Temporary: Regular

POSITION DETAILS

New York City College of Technology (City Tech) of the City University of New York (CUNY) is a comprehensive college of over 17,000 students in downtown Brooklyn, offering associate and baccalaureate degrees in technology and health related degree programs, other career-oriented degrees and liberal arts transfer degrees in its Schools of Arts and Sciences, Technology and Design, and Professional Studies. We are the largest public college of technology in New York State and exceptional in that we go beyond traditional class offerings to create a high-tech, hands-on educational experience for our students, to prepare them for a rapidly changing world. For the last five years, City Tech has been among the leaders in the diversity of the students it serves among all Comprehensive Colleges/Bachelor’s (North) in the annual survey by U.S. News and World Report. Students and faculty are from more than 120 countries and speak more than 85 languages, with many students the first in their families to attend college.

The Office of Student Life and Development at City Tech supports the mission of the College through the intentional design and implementation of developmental activities, experiences, and services that foster a supportive, challenging and nurturing environment. Student Life provides opportunities for City Tech students to engage in purposeful and transformative learning to prepare them to be active learners, successful graduates, and engaged global citizens. The Office of Student Life and Development at City Tech welcomes esumes for the position of International Student Advisor.

Reporting to the Student Life and Development Manager, the International Student Advisor will:

  • Advise new and continuing international students on immigration procedures, registration, change of status, leave of absence, and other issues; facilitates immigration paperwork and data processing

  • Process information in related systems such as SEVIS (Student Exchange Visitor Immigration System) and CUNYfirst related to student activities; assists in maintaining student records and creating related reports

  • Maintain up-to-date information on regulations, policies, and practices (internal and external) about international students

  • Assist in organizing orientation programs, cross-cultural events, and informational workshops

  • Support the logistics and implementation of new student orientation programming, including assisting in the recruitment, hiring, and training of student leaders, management of program websites and communications, and the overall transition experience for a diverse population of students.

  • Participate in developing and coordinating educational, cultural programming, events, and workshops to support student engagement of specific groups such as first-year students and underrepresented peoples.

  • Assist in the supervision of student workers assigned to aid with peer-to-peer support initiatives.

-Collaborate in defining content strategies for student engagement platforms.

  • Perform related duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Bachelor's degree required.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Experience working in a college setting focused on providing services to students

  • Familiarity with processes governing international students and the SEVIS system

  • Ability to communicate clearly both one-on-one and to groups

  • Can work independently and take initiative, as well as collaboratively in offering creative solutions to joint department efforts

  • Strong work ethic

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.

CUNY TITLE

Assistant to HEO

FLSA

Non-exempt

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

Salary commensurate with education and experience

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.

HOW TO APPLY

Visit www.cuny.edu, access the employment page, log in or create a new user account, and search for this vacancy using the Job ID or Title. Select "Apply Now" and provide the requested information.

Candidates should provide a resume and cover letter.

CLOSING DATE

Open until filled with review of resumes to begin on or after September 1, 2021

JOB SEARCH CATEGORY

CUNY Job Posting: Managerial/Professional

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.

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