The Program Coordinator will implement International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) programming logistics, assist in marketing efforts, and oversee the evaluation of special events. In addition, the Program Coordinator will be responsible for data entry and processing of general requests for initial and updated immigration documents, and supporting the rest of the ISSS team in educating constituents on immigration and cultural adjustment matters. Opportunities for professional growth include advancing immigration knowledge in order to advise/present to students, authorize employment, and present at professional conferences.
Serve as Designated School Official (DSO) for the F Program and Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO) for the J Program.
Responsible for timely and accurate data entry processing documents for incoming students; prepare and sign immigration documents for initial and continuing students.
Assist with SEVIS compliance through the upkeep of ISSM (fsaATLAS), and Babson's student data system, PowerCampus. Monitor changes in student and dependent records and, when applicable, communicate changes through SEVIS to DHS.
Coordinate logistics, marketing, and implementation for ISSS programs and occasional Glavin office special events which include: orientation sessions, attorney visits, International Teas, and the Graduate International Dinner.
Assist with logistics of the Global Scholars Program (in collaboration with the lead staff coordinator), which includes a pre-orientation program for incoming scholars; a sophomore retreat; social and cultural activities for all scholars; and coordinating the community host program.
Manage ISSS programming, task, and scheduling calendars; ISSS email account; and manage all email announcements/reminders.
Regularly review and update the ISSS content online (web and internal student portal), in handouts and in our standard email communications.
Assist with SEVIS and ISSM (fsaATLAS) testing for new versions when applicable.
Assist with Glavin Office-wide marketing efforts and benchmarking.
Represent Glavin Office/ISSS at college functions as appropriate.
Assume additional responsibilities as required.
Position Knowledge/Skills & Abilities Requirements:
Minimum 1-2 years of related experience
Must be U.S. Citizen or Lawful U.S. Permanent Resident to meet federal regulatory requirements for professional practice as a Designated School Official (DSO) or Alternate Responsible Officer (ARO)
Must have strong technology skills including proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
Must have excellent oral, written, and interpersonal communication skills and demonstrated ability to communicate in a cross-cultural environment
Demonstrated excellence in attention to detail; ability to adhere to instructions and written guidelines to ensure accuracy and consistency in following office protocols.
Must have strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to appropriately prioritize tasks and adjust to changing priorities
Ability to work with ethnically, culturally, and socially diverse students, staff, and faculty
Must be a team player with ability to take initiative and complete tasks with minimal supervision
Envisions and proposes new methods to perform tasks that support ET&A; takes thoughtful risks; and accepts new and ongoing initiatives, objectives, and solutions to gain sought-after results.
Anticipates and embraces change; demonstrates willingness to achieve, acquire, and utilize new skills and challenging tasks; and is flexible in changing conditions.
Must be able to occasionally attend meetings and events during evenings and/or weekends.
Additional Experience, Skills and Abilities:
Experience living, working or studying abroad preferred
Competency in more than one language preferred
Active participation with NAFSA: Association of International Educators preferred