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International Student Advisor

Iowa Wesleyan University

Last Updated: 7/15/21

Job Description

IOWA WESLEYAN UNIVERSITY
International Student Advisor

Iowa Wesleyan University is seeking an International Student Advisor (ISA) is responsible for maintaining immigration records and reporting relevant student activity to SEVP (Student Exchange Visitor Program) using SEVIS (Student Exchange Visitor Information System) and will assist students in various services while studying at Iowa Wesleyan University. The ISA will oversee orientation for new international students and help set the agenda for programming related to international student activities.

PRIMARY JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:
Immigration Advising: ● Maintain records in SEVIS. ● Keep forms and documents updated for students on processes such as travel, social security numbers, CPT, OPT, etc. ● Educate students on maintaining visa status. ● Assist students in petitioning the government for various needs (such as OPT authorization) ● Ensure students have documents required to travel.
Services:
● Organize and provide transportation for students when necessary. ● Advocate for the needs of international students ● Assist students with various curricular and co-curricular needs. ● Assist other staff in organizing and carrying out events and programs. ● Other duties as requested.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
● Bachelor’s Degree
● Candidate must be a U.S. Citizen to use SEVIS program.
● Valid driver’s license
● Cross-cultural competency
● Experience working with SEVIS (preferred)
● Proficiency in second language (preferred)

Review of resumes will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Qualified candidates must upload their letter of interest, resume/CV, transcripts, and contact information for three professional references at https://www.iw.edu/careers.

No phone calls please, candidates will be contacted if search committee needs further information. Iowa Wesleyan University is an equal opportunity employer.



Company Details

Mount Pleasant, Iowa, United States
The academic programs at Iowa Wesleyan include undergraduate, graduate, and online learning. Service-learning is integrated into the curriculum, ensuring that all students connect classroom learning with service to others. Located in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, Iowa Wesleyan offers a variety of arts and cultural opportunities for southeast Iowa. Art shows, concerts, lectures, and plays take place throu...