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Advisor, International Students

Auburn University

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Position Information

Requisition Number S2271P
Home Org Name International Programs
Division Name Provost and VP Academic Affair
Position Title Advisor, International Students
Job Class Code AA44
Appointment Status Full-time
Part-time FTE
Limited Term No
Limited Term Length
Job Summary The Office of International Programs seeks candidates for a International Students Advisor.The individual selected will provide a wide-range of advisement and coordination of professional services relating to visiting non-immigrant international students, scholars, employees, faculty and dependents while ensuring institutional compliance with federal immigration law.
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Essential Functions
  • Provides advisement/counseling for international students in matters related to immigration status which includes, but is not limited to, various categories of visa issues, legal employment and career consideration for different disciplines, daily needs in the Auburn community (social security requirements, driver’s license requirements, international travel, Medicaid and related support
    services), and first point of contact for academic difficulties, health and personal issues.
  • Plans and makes appropriate decisions based on established parameters, guidelines and regulations impacting student/scholar progress toward timely program completion and post-program
    employment; serves as liaison with professionals in other offices on campus, or with sponsors in foreign countries, to troubleshoot and solve problems as new issues arise or newprograms interface.
  • Collaborates with Auburn Global staff and administrators in serving incoming international students’ academic and services needs. This includes establishing pathway programs to help students transition into degree-seeking status, provide appropriate immigration documentation to facilitate student matriculation and ensuring processes are consistent with Auburn University and federal government requirements.
  • Serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Office (ARO) for Auburn University, interpreting and following the regulations governed by the Department of Homeland Security.
  • Plans/executes international student events and programs, which includes orientation, employment workshops, travel validation events, scholar recognition events, etc.
  • Provides international student enrollment reports internally and to the Federal government each semester. Monitors student and faculty travel to and from world areas of health concern and
    reports identified travel to EAMC, Student Medical Clinic and State Health authorities.
  • May be responsible for training, assisting or assigning tasks to others. May provide input to performance reviews of other employees.

Minimum Education and Experience

Education Level Bachelor’s degree
Field of Study No specific discipline.
Years of Experience 1 year
Area of Experience Experience working in an international student & scholar services office to include advising or counseling international students, familiarity with processing immigration documents, and/or
coordinating international student events and programs.
Requirements for Additional Job Levels Level II: Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position plus 4 years experience. Experience must include at least 2 years at the preceding level or equivalent.
Level III: Bachelor’s degree in discipline appropriate to position plus 6 years experience. Experiencemust include at least 2 years at the preceding level or equivalent.

Alternate Minimum Education and Experience (If available)

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Minimum Skills, License, and Certifications

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Minimum License and Certifications Must be a United States citizen or a legal permanent resident (federal immigration requirement).

Desired Qualifications

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Posting Detail Information

Salary Range $37,900 – $72,200
Job Category Academic Advising/Support
Working Hours if Non-Traditional
City position is located in: Auburn
State position is located: Alabama
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Posting Date 01/02/2023
Closing Date 02/28/2023
EEO Statement Auburn University is committed to an inclusive and diverse campus environment. Women, underrepresented groups, individuals with disabilities and veterans are encouraged to apply.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY IS AN AFFIRMATIVE ACTION/EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER. It is our policy to provide equal employment opportunities for all individuals without regard to race, sex, religion, color, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other classification protected by applicable law.
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