International Program Coordinator

About SUNY Oneonta:

SUNY Oneonta is a public college in Central New York, enrolling about 6,500 students in bachelor's, master's and graduate certificate programs. Most of SUNY Oneonta's main campus lies within the City of Oneonta, which is located in the northern foothills of the Catskill Mountains, about a four-hour drive from New York City, Boston and Philadelphia. With a population just shy of 14,000, the City of Oneonta is the largest municipality in a rural region dominated by agriculture and tourism.

Known as an exemplary residential campus that values inclusion, service and sustainability, SUNY Oneonta is a nurturing community where students grow intellectually, thrive socially and live purposefully. Employees give SUNY Oneonta high marks for work/life balance and culture. The college's and ratings are 4.5 and 4.1, respectively.

Beyond campus, many residents enjoy the natural beauty of the Catskills. Outdoor activities such as hiking, biking and running are among the most popular. Several ski areas nearby typically operate for seasons lasting over 100 days beginning in late November or early December. During the summer, boating, swimming and other water sports are popular on lakes throughout the region.

Job Description:

The Office of International Education at the State University of New York (SUNY) College at Oneonta invites applications for the position of International Program Coordinator. Reporting to the Director of International Education, expectations include providing expertise, support, and advisement to international degree-seeking and exchange students, international scholars, and education abroad students, as well as collaborating with faculty members to manage short-term faculty-led programs.

The Office of International Education supports the advisement of international students and scholars, education abroad students, and collaborates with faculty to manage international and domestic short-term faculty-led programs. To learn more about the College or the Office, please visit or

Duties include but not limited to: serving as the Primary Designated School Official (PDSO) and Designated School Official (DSO) to facilitate visa compliance and maintenance of F-1 student records in the Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS); serving as the Exchange Visitor Advisor (EVA) for J-1 exchange visitors; providing advisement and support to SUNY Oneonta international degree-seeking and exchange students, and international scholars; coordinating arrival/orientation of new international students; providing comprehensive marketing, advising, and processing for education abroad participants for Oneonta and SUNY system-wide programs; managing the inbound exchange program; supporting faculty in the program development, approval, and management of a portfolio of short-term faculty-led programs; serving as a plan administrator for enrollment and management of UHC international health insurance for education abroad and international student and scholar enrollees; conducting pre-departure orientation(s) and reconnection sessions for education abroad participants; collaborating with College departments, faculty members, overseas program administrators, and other SUNY institutions; coordinating special events related to education abroad (including the annual SUNY Study Abroad Fair) and events related to international student services, as well as assisting with other office-wide events; managing student portal (Via-TRM) for promotion, application, and processing of education abroad and inbound exchange program participants; supervising student employees who assist with general education abroad advising, administrative tasks, and mentoring new international students; collecting and sharing education abroad and international student data with the SUNY Office of Global Affairs and other organizations; managing education abroad scholarship funds and leading an education abroad scholarship committee; entering student information into Banner student information system as needed; representing the OIE at relevant SUNY international education meetings and conferences; conducting occasional site visits to partner institutions; assisting with emergency response, assessment, and streamlining of processes and procedures related to international education. Job includes occasional evening and weekend duties.


Required Qualifications: bachelor's degree; minimum of two years of professional experience working within an international collegiate office; relevant experiences and/or studies in an international setting; excellent communication skills; proficiency in MS Office applications; valid driver's license.

Preferred: master's degree in relevant field; knowledge of F-1 and J-1 visa requirements, SEVIS, overseas logistical processing, and global issues impacting campus internationalization; experience with Banner or other student information system; experience working with and serving diverse populations.

Additional Information:

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Application Instructions:

To apply online go to: Please upload a letter of interest and resume. Contact information for three professional references is required.

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