Coordinator for International Student Integration

Bryant University  |  Smithfield, RI

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Job Overview

Posted 3 weeks ago Full-Time

Job Details

Position Title:

Coordinator for International Student Integration

Job Type: International Student Services Multicultural/Diversity/ALANA Services
Location: Smithfield, RI
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 3,500 Students
Employer ID: 28077
Application Deadline: 08/31/2019

Benefits

Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Bachelors Required
Major Preference:
Student Affairs, Other Education
Experience:

Position Description

Reporting to the Director of the PwC Center for Diversity and Inclusion and the Assistant Director for International Student and Scholar Services, the Coordinator for International Student Services at the Center for Diversity and Inclusion will work alongside with the professional and paraprofessional staff of the Gertrude Hochberg Women’s Center, Intercultural Center, Disability Services, the PRIDE Center and Campus Ministries/Faith and Spirituality.

The primary role of this position is to support all international students, specifically with regards to programs, campus inclusion, as well as heightening awareness, understanding, and service delivery to meet the unique needs of all college students. The Coordinator will partner with the Office of International Affairs to provide support and services to international students.

Principal Accountabilities:

1. Serve a primary role in planning and execution of 4MILE (Multicultural and International Leadership Experience) for incoming international students and collaborate with Student Events and Orientation in providing assistance with new student orientations in the Fall and Spring. 
2. Collaborate on development of mentor tracking system and assessment of effectiveness of mentor program
3. Develop ongoing programs to assist international students in meeting academic, personal, professional and career goals
4. Meet with students to provide individual and group advocacy and mentoring services to ensure the success of international students 
5. Serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) 
6. Advise the International Student Organization(ISO) and other international culturally based student organizations, provide support for all major programming initiatives
7. Lead in the coordination of key campus -wide programming initiatives including heritage month celebrations, International Education Week and CDI Senior Awards Banquet.
8. Work in collaboration with students, faculty and staff to increase awareness of international related issues and ensure a wide range of international relevant programs 
9. Work with Admissions, the Office of Campus Engagement, the Center for Academic Excellence, Academic Advising, U.S.-China Institute, Confucius Institute and all other appropriate offices on recruitment and retention issues
10. Serve on departmental and campus-wide committees as assigned.
11. Perform other duties as assigned.


Job Requirements

This position is best filled by an individual with a Master’s degree in higher education and student affairs or related field, and 1-3 years working in international related programs and advising student organization in an education setting, preferably higher education institutions. Must meet federal regulations required to serve as a Designated School Official (DSO). Requires experience providing services to a diverse student/international student constituency at the postsecondary level and a solid understanding of needs of international students. Knowledge of Federal regulations related to student immigration is important. Must be sensitive to different cultures and have a strong commitment to broadly defined diversity. The ability to work both independently and collaborate with a team is essential as are excellent oral and written communication skills. This position requires flexible work hours including evenings, weekends, and some holidays. Certain requirements are subject to possible modification to accommodate individuals with disabilities.

Application Information

In order to be considered for this position, interested applicants must apply online at https://employment.bryant.edu/postings/2203

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