Advisor II, International Student Services (Part Time)

  • Salt Lake Community College
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Mar 23, 2024
Part time / Adjunct Admissions/Retention/Enrollment Mgmt.

Job Description


Advisor II, International Student Services (Part Time)

Salt Lake Community College

Position Title: Advisor II, International Student Services (Part Time)

Open Internally or Externally: External

If faculty, tenure track status:

Reports to (title): Director

Department: International Student Admin

Requisition Number: P24174

Position Type: New position

Job Category: Part-Time Staff - Variable

FT/PT: Part-time

Initial Work Location: Taylorsville Redwood Campus

Starting Salary: $17.80-$19.74

Job Open Date: 02/21/2024

Job Close Date:

Open Until Filled: Yes

Priority Review Date:

Job Summary: This professional part-time International Student Advisor works cooperatively with ISS staff to advise non-immigrant international students. This involves processing international admissions applications and preparing acceptance documents; continued foreign student advising during program of study, checking and verifying immigration compliance, and government reporting.They will serve as a Designated School Official (DSO) as defined by USCIS/ICE.The part-time advisor must demonstrate the potential to gain familiarity with international enrollment management, USCIS regulations and Salt Lake Community College policies and must have strong social skills; must be able to meet people easily and adjust quickly to varying situations.They will serve as the point of contact for international students, communicating and acting as the liaison with sponsoring agencies and various on-campus units whose cooperation is necessary to support sponsored and international students.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties: In a timely manner:

  1. Ensure smooth and timely completion of international student admission applications to SLCC.
  2. Serve as the primary point of contact for international students and assist them with their first semester course registration and other general support.
  3. Facilitate communication among sponsors, students, advisors, SEVIS, and the ISS Director. Assist when an action or reporting is needed.
  4. Plan and deliver workshops/orientations that target the needs of international students in order to ensure that international students remain in compliance with on-campus, USCIS and sponsor requirements.
  5. Assist with retention efforts for international students at SLCC by making referrals to campus and community resources.
  6. Assist in continued student advising and immigration compliance.
  7. Assist in government verification and reporting processes.
  8. Other duties as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties Continued:

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required. Emphasis in international/global studies, business, communications, journalism, student affairs, education, public policy, TESOL, counseling, psychology, human development, or closely related fields.
  • Two years full-time, paid related work experience required. (Part-Time, related work experience may be substituted for full-time work experience. Two years related education is equal to one year of the required work experience).
  • Experience working with people born outside the US.
  • Special Requirement: Must be authorized to work within the U.S. to meet federal regulatory requirements to operate SEVIS system as required by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services and the Department of Homeland Security.

Preferred Qualifications: Experience in higher education.Experience with F, M and other visa types and SEVIS system.Experience with Section 8 CFR.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities: Work with international clients and non-native speakers of English.Understand, explain and apply complex laws, rules, regulations, policies and procedures governing International Student Services.Educational language proficiency tests and placement interpretation (e.g. CASAS, LOEP, TOEFL, Accuplacer).Ability to:Demonstrate sensitivity to the needs and concerns of diverse college populations.Conduct follow-up and maintain data to track student’s progress.Organize, retrieve, manage and present large amounts of informational details about international student requirements.Prioritize assignments and carry projects to completion.Lead discussions and make presentations to large and small groups.Demonstrate initiative, creativity, team work, conflict resolution/decision making skills.Work well under pressure; learn quickly.Maintain a flexible schedule with some evening shifts required and possible campus reassignment.Utilize a variety of computer software, including college data systems and internet.Work ethically with confidential informationAdvocate for all studentsCommunicate effectively and respond compassionately with a broad range of diverse people, ability, culture, ethnic background, to maintain good working relationships across the College.Work with all groups in a diverse academic, socioeconomic, cultural and ethnic background of community college students, faculty and staff, including those with disabilities and special needs.

Non-Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

Special Instructions:

SLCC Highlights: Salt Lake Community College is Utah’s largest open-access college with the most diverse student body in the state. We proudly educate 45,000+ students pursuing degrees in 100+ programs across 8 areas of study, and Utah’s fastest growing industries and four-year baccalaureate programs consistently welcome SLCC graduates. Every SLCC employee has a hand in transforming students’ lives to strengthen its surrounding communities. SLCC employees work at 11 locations across the valley and capital city of Salt Lake with easy access to the beautiful Wasatch Mountains, world-class outdoor recreation, sporting events, museums, history, and arts and entertainment.Salt Lake Community College seeks and values contributions from each community member and welcomes new and diverse perspectives. A respectful work environment is its top priority; academic excellence and lasting transformation come about when diverse voices can speak and collaborate freely. As an emerging Hispanic Serving Institution, SLCC leads the state with the highest enrollment of students from the Latinx/a/o community. SLCC is committed to serving diverse students and being a model for inclusive and transformative education.


SLCC Information: Salt Lake Community College (SLCC) is fully committed to policies of equal employment and nondiscrimination. The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, religion, protected veteran status, expression of political or personal beliefs outside of the workplace, or any other status protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.SLCC is a participating employer with Utah Retirement Systems (“URS”). In addition to URS, SLCC offers several other retirement account options.This position may require the successful completion of a criminal background check.

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