International Student Advisor

Jackson State University in Mississippi

Deadline Open until filled
Date Posted May 23, 2014
Type Administrative
Salary Not specified
Employment Type Full-time

The Department of International Programs at Jackson State University invites applications for the International Student Advisor position.


POSITION SUMMARY:  The International Student Advisor will provide functional and administrative support in the advisement of international students and visiting scholars on immigration regulations related to F-1 and J-1 visa regulations, and assist faculty and staff with visa-related matters for international travel.



Bachelor's degree in Foreign Language, International Education, Higher Education or related field.



1. Three (3) years experience in a university environment working with international students on F-1 and J-1 visas.

2. Knowledge of immigration regulations that apply to this population or equivalent combination of training and experience.

3. Must be able to meet the Department of Homeland Security eligibility requirements to be a Designated School Official which include being a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident.



1. Previous experience as a Designated School Official (PDSO/DSO) or a Responsible Officer/Assistant Responsible Officer (RO/ARO).

2. Knowledge and skill interpreting and applying immigration-related laws, regulations, and procedures with respect to applications and petitions filed by the college.

3. Second language ability and/or experience with populations whose first language is not English.

4. Experience living or working abroad or working with international populations.


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