International Education Advisor II (S02036P)

University of Texas at Arlington

Arlington, TX

ID: 7063031
Posted: January 13, 2020
Application Deadline: Open Until Filled

Job Description

Job Summary
Serves as a designated school official (DSO). Advises international students and processes a variety of documents to ensure compliance with federal immigration regulations. Advises international students on matters of personal and cultural adjustment.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Processes immigration documents and student requests for F1 students in a timely and accurate manner while maintaining data integrity and solid record keeping. Advising international students on immigration and academic issues. Advises international students on matters of personal and cultural adjustment. Advising may occur in person, on the phone or via email. Responsible for advising and processing of more complex case work including but limited to: Reinstatements, employment bases applications, internships, and others. May work with specialized populations or cohorts.

Maintain communication with various departments including: Health Center, New Maverick Orientation, Academic Departments as well as government agencies such as USCIS, SEVP, SSN office, DMV office, and ICE.

Presents information regarding immigration regulations, employment regulations, campus resources, cultural adjustment, and campus technology to large groups of students.

Work alongside Graduate Office and ELI office regarding students enrolled in GESP (Graduate English Skills Program), to update exceptions page in PeopleSoft to reflect the number of hours they are enrolled.

Assists with training of junior International Education Advisors. Assists with campus community outreach regarding F-1 status requirements.

Required Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of one (1) year of experience in immigration advising. Preferably in an academic setting and working with F-1 students. Must be able to process and advise immigration casework. Customer service driven with the ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and a sensitivity of students’ needs. Must be a U.S citizen or permanent resident as required by the US Department of Homeland Security to serve as a designed school official.

Preferred Qualifications
Master’s degree, three (3) years of DSO experience. Experience working or living abroad.

Working Conditions
Special Conditions for Eligibility
EEO Statement
UTA is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action institution. Minorities, women, veterans and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply. Additionally, the University prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of sexual orientation. A criminal background check will be conducted on finalists. The UTA is a tobacco free campus.


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