International Student Coordinator

Community College of Denver - Denver, CO4.0

Full-time
Title: International Student Coordinator

Department: Office of Registration & Records

SELECTION PROCESS

Community College of Denver is seeking individuals with demonstrated commitment to creating an inclusive learning and work environment. CCD values the ability to work effectively with students, families, faculty, instructors and staff of diverse backgrounds.

Preliminary screening will be made on the basis of completed application packet submitted by candidate. Completed application packet includes: a letter of interest of no more than five pages, addressing in general the items under "Primary Duties" and specifically each item under “Minimum Qualifications”; an online application; resume; and transcripts. All candidates, including current Community College of Denver employees must submit a complete application packet which includes all material listed above.

Only completed application packets will move forward for screening. Please review the job duties and minimum requirements carefully. It is your responsibility to demonstrate on your application that you meet all of the minimum requirements listed below to be considered. Failure to do so will result in your application being rejected. Meeting the minimum qualifications for a particular position does not assure the applicant an interview. Selected applicants will be invited by the screening committee for interviews. All application materials become the property of Community College of Denver and cannot be copied.

GENERAL SUMMARY

The Office of Registration & Records helps students enroll in CCD, register for classes, and provides the necessary resources to maintain academic progress, degree evaluation and certification, and provides information regarding academic policy and state/federal regulations. ORR also maintains and releases educational records for job applications or transfer to other institutions.

The International Student Coordinator reports to the Assistant Registrar, and is responsible for providing assistance and support to international students applying for F-1 visas to study at CCD, including new, transfer, and active students. This position adheres to all necessary state and federal policies and procedures to ensure CCD maintains eligibility to provide educational services to international students. This position serves as a Designated School Official (DSO) for the college, and will work with the Assistant Registrar to create and update international compliance processes, audit registration, monitor academic progress, and report student information in the Student Exchange and Visitors Information System (SEVIS). The International Student Coordinator helps disseminate materials to foreign students and facilitates cultural adjustment and adaptation to life at CCD, and assists with responsibilities as they relate to students, faculty & staff.

PRIMARY DUTIES

The International Student Coordinator will serve as a Designated School Official* (DSO) and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO), and will assist with the enrollment, registration, and orientation of international students, maintain SEVIS and Banner records, respond to and resolve application and enrollment inquiries, explain and troubleshoot complex immigration circumstances related to enrollment while adhering to the Family Education Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA), monitor academic progress and enrollment status to ensure compliance with Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations, liaise with US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) and US officials, and report appropriate data to DHS/USCIS.

The International Student Coordinator will also meet with and advise students on policies and procedures related to Admissions and Registration & Records, financial statements, test scores, immigration status, academic standing, cultural adjustments, reduced course load, employment, Social Security, and identification/driver’s license. This position will collaborate with Academic Centers, Program Advisors, and other college partners on the Auraria Campus to ensure student success and foster communication with international students.

The International Student Coordinator will develop and update website content for international students, develop and implement marketing materials for international admissions, and perform other duties as assigned.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Associate’s Degree.

Experience:
Two (2) years of admissions experience OR three (3) years of record keeping and database management experience, in higher education.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Experience working with diverse or at-risk populations.
Experience managing databases, spreadsheets, or records.
Experience working in a multicultural setting.
Demonstrated sensitivity to diverse populations.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS:
Education:
Bachelor’s Degree.

Experience:
One (1) year of experience in international admissions in higher education.
One (1) year of experience recruiting international students.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities:
Experience maintaining records in SEVIS.
Knowledge of USCIS/Federal regulations related to international students eligibility.
Bilingual.

  • Designated School Officials (DSO) must be either a citizen or legal permanent resident of the U.S.
OPEN DATE: October 31, 2018

CLOSING DATE: November 14, 2018 4:30PM

SALARY: $42,500 Annually

Our campus is located in downtown Denver, adjacent to two light rail stations, and just minutes away from shopping, restaurants, and event venues. When you visit our campus, it will be immediately evident that our faculty, staff, and instructors are passionate about serving our diverse student population. At CCD our passion is to help others, and we offer career pathways that will make a difference in the lives of our students.

If you are interested in sharing our passion for student success, CCD offers generous medical, dental, vision, life, and retirement options. We also offer the opportunity to expand your education, and those of your dependents, through our tuition reimbursement program.

For a complete review of the benefits we offer, please click on the following link:

https://www.cccs.edu/employee-resources/employee-benefits/.

APPLICATION PROCEDURES:
Interested applicants must submit a complete application packet at https://ccdcareers.silkroad.com/ which includes:

Electronic Application, Click ‘New Resume’ at the bottom of this page
Cover Letter
Resume
References - Names, phone numbers, addresses, & email addresses of three professional references
Copies of transcripts, unofficial preferred
Copies of appropriate credentials, if applicable

**All included attachments should be saved with the following nomenclature: Last name, First name Document; for example Doe, John Resume; Doe, Jane Transcripts

***Your resume should clearly indicate how you meet the minimum qualifications. Those applicants that do not meet the minimum qualifications will not be considered. Part-time experience is ½ the equivalent of full-time experience. Example: Four (4) years applicable part-time experience equals 2 years full-time equivalency.

You will only be able to upload five (5) documents. Please send any document for your application that is over the allotted amount to CCDEmployment@ccd.edu. You will not be able to save your application and resume at another time. The system will time out after 45 minutes.

CCD is a Learning College where policies, programs and practices support learning as the major priority. The Community College of Denver is an Equal Employment Opportunity Educational Employer.

Background checks will be conducted on all finalists for employment consideration.

CCD recognizes that administration, faculty, instructors, and staff reflect the diversity of its students and community and prohibits employment and student discrimination based on race, color, religion, national origin, citizenship, gender, marital status, sexual orientation, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

For information regarding Community College of Denver Security, including crime statistics for the campus and surrounding area, please see the CCD Campus Security website under “student’s right to know”: http://www.ccd.edu/ccd.nsf/html/WEBB87SQ2T-Student+Right+to+Know. For a hard copy report please contact 303-352-3042.

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