Senior Advisor, Access Barnard - International Student Services

Barnard College  |  New York City, NY

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Posted one week ago Full-Time

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Position Title:

Senior Advisor, Access Barnard - International Student Services

Job Type: International Student Services
Location: New York City, NY
Positions Available: 1
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year
Institution Size: < 3,500 Students
Employer ID: 14999
Application Deadline: 12/21/2022

Benefits

Salary Range:
$63,000 - $68,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Benefits
Salary Range:
$63,000 - $68,000
Housing for Position:
None provided
Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Qualifications
Education:
Masters Preferred, Masters Required
Major Preference:
No Preference
Experience:

Position Description

Senior Advisor, Access Barnard - International Student Services
New York City, NY
Staff
Full time
Staff
Job:
Senior Advisor, Access Barnard - International Student Services

Job Summary:
Reporting to the Director for International Student Services, Access Barnard, the Senior Advisor serves as an administrative and programmatic manager for International Student Services (ISS).

Job Description:

Primary Responsibilities:

1. Coordinate and implement International Student Services (ISS) program objectives as a member of the ISS focus within Access Barnard.

2. Serve as one of the college's designated school officials to ensure that the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) is accurately updated and in compliance.

3. Contribute to the development of policies and procedures as well as overall management of International Students Services.

4. Plan and direct international and third culture student outreach services (orientation, regulatory sessions, information sessions, targeted advising, cross-cultural workshops, etc.).

5. Assist in coordination with other offices on campus to develop and offer collaborative programming to the international student community and cross-cultural training to university administrators and faculty.

6. Maintain current and complete knowledge of federal regulations regarding student processing and expertise with university systems and databases to monitor and report student data.

7. Assist with the coordination and implementation of the Access Barnard summer pre-orientation and academic year programming.

8. Advise, as requested, faculty and administrative colleagues on methods to enhance the quality of the college going experience for international student populations.

9. Design and develop academic, student-centered one-to-one and group advising programs for international students.

10. Collaborate with campus partners to ensure consistent, high-quality support for international students.

11. Collaborate with the Office of Admissions and Enrollment to support the successful transition of international student participants.

12. Serve on college and University committees as requested by department leadership.

13. Co-facilitate the organization of supportive institutional and campus resources aimed at mitigating educational barriers that may be encountered by international students.

14. Follow institutional protocols related to student referrals for counseling and crisis intervention.

15. Advise students on opportunities, regulations and maintenance of VISA status, and policies and procedures related to OPT and CPT for international students.

16. Maintain active professional development in the field as required.

17. Assume responsibility for special projects and other duties as assigned.
18. Perform additional duties and responsibilities as needed.

Skills, Qualifications & Requirements:

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

 

  • Excellent written and public-speaking skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills
  • Facility with social media and various technological platforms is key
  • The ability to absorb detail is essential
  • The ability to understand and adhere to college and national policy and to decipher between confidential and need-to-know information is a must
  • Diplomacy and the ability to work as a member of a team is essential
  • Experience or training in inclusion, diverse campuses, or student affairs is key Special sensitivity to concerns of students of diverse and of low-income backgrounds
  • Ability to communicate and work effectively with students and scholars from many countries and cultures who have varied skills in the English language
  • Experience in working with international college students and third culture populations
  • Strong organizational skills with demonstrated experience in coordinating and implementing special events for students
  • Ability to establish and maintain positive relationships with students, faculty, staff and other campus stakeholders

 


Qualifications:

 

 

  • Bachelors' degree.
  • Minimum 3 years related experience.
  • Must be available for weekend, evening and some overnight travel.

 


Preferred Qualifications:

 

 

  • Master's degree in higher education, international relations, or related field
  • Minimum 3 years related experience
  • Must be available for weekend, evening and some overnight travel

 


Physical Requirements:

 

 

  • Ability to perform customary office tasks for moderate to prolonged periods of time combined with light to moderate reaching, bending, and lifting

 


Salary Range: $63,000-$68,000

As a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Council of Ivy Group Presidents (Ivy League), it is imperative that members of the Columbia University community, which includes Barnard College, in all matters related to the intercollegiate athletics program, exhibit the highest professional standards and ethical behavior with regard to adherence to NCAA, Conference, University, and Department of Intercollegiate Athletics and Physical Education rules and regulations.

This job description is intended as a summary of the primary responsibilities of and qualifications for this position. The job description is not intended as inclusive of all duties an individual in this position might be asked to perform or of all qualifications that may be required either now or in the future.

Company:
Barnard College

Time Type:
Full time

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